The expansion of Singapore Changi Airport with an
additional fifth terminal is in full progress. This is
being led by a joint venture of the construction com-
panies Penta-Ocean and
For the first time in Asia, a new 120 t
6113 telescopic crawler crane is being used.
By 2020, the airport is to be expanded to a capacity
of 135 million passengers per year with the new
The initial work is currently being carried out on the
buildings, and around 40 km of roads and traffic routes
are in planning to connect the new, third runway.
The 120 t Sennebogen telescopic crane is optimally
suited especially for unloading and positioning heavy
precast concrete parts. The continuously telescoping
full-power boom with a length of 40.2 m means that it
is not only possible to place the components safely but
to telescope under load as well.
Changi Airport Group has awarded the $1.12 billion
contract to a joint venture formed by Samsung C&T
Corporation and Koh Brothers for the first package of
works relating to the development of a three-runway
system at Singapore Changi Airport.
Development of Secondary Airport
A new Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) is set to be
constructed at the eastern side of Seletar Airport. A
tender for the construction of the new PTB has been
called and construction is expected to begin in October
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