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Italian Fire Brigade adds new Bobcat loader
Italy’s disaster response division, the Special Operating Group, receives customised T870 compact tracked loader
Compaction fleet expansion
Salim and Daikyo joint venture orders four Liebherr duty cycle cranes in 12 months to meet high demand for compaction work
Contractors sought for €120m UK reservoir
Portsmouth Water looking for contractors for first UK storage reservoir since the 1980s
Remediation contract won by PP O’Connor
PP O'Connor has been awarded a contract to carry out earthworks, remediation and ground stabilisation at the Davyhulme Wastewater Treatment Plant
Neff Corporation aiming to see investments pay off
Full year results to 31 December 2014 show rental revenues up 15%; CEO Graham Hood optimistic for 2015
PCA demands work restart on Panama Canal
Panama Canal Authority claims almost all activity has ceased on Panama Canal expansion project amid stalemate over cost overruns
US$ 400 million for Bangladeshi flood defences
World Bank funds will upgrade country’s embankment system to protect against tidal flooding and storm surges
Impregilo in Qatar contract win
Italian contractor’s US$ 130 million project to construct storm water drainage tunnel in Doha
China railway in US$ 3 billion contract wins
State-owned developer announces three new domestic contracts for housing, commercial and earthmoving projects
Darwin LNG civil works contract awarded
Joint venture between John Holland and Macmahon wins US$ 356 million site development project
Carillion JV wins US$ 618 million Qatar contract
UK contractor’s 80:20 joint venture with Qatar Building wins Msheireb downtown Doha project
Site Report: Pioneering purification in Oman
The largest commercial reed bed water treatment plant in the world is being built in the southwestern desert of Oman to clean-up wastewater from oil extraction. This vast scheme demands a huge amount of precision earthmoving to be carried out in punishing conditions. Chris Sleight reports.
Continued resilience: Regional Report Latin America
Latin America is showing early signs of recovery from the global financial malaise; although it is likely to be 'slow' and 'unsynchronized', according to the World Bank, until government stimulus plans and foreign investment begin to have an effect. Richard High reports
Preferred bidder for US$ 3.12 billion Panama Canal locks
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has named the Grupo Unidos por el Canal consortium - Sacyr Vallehermoso, Impregilo, Jan De Nul and Constructora Urbana - preferred bidder for the US$ 3.12 billion lock upgrade contract.
Panama Canal expansion
Canal and locks extended to increase freight
The Panama Canal - Smooth operator
Driving one of Volvo's new A40E articulated haulers at the Panama canal expansion
The Panama Canal - the American Canal Construction
Panama was enveloped in its own "miasmal mist" of failure following the French Canal adventure.
The Panama Canal - the end of construction
The first complete Panama Canal passage by a self-propelled, ocean-going vessel took place on January 7, 1914.
The Panama Canal - the French Canal Construction
The Geographical Society of Paris organized a committee in 1876 to seek international cooperation for studies to fill in gaps in the geographical knowledge of the Central American area for the purpose of building an inter-oceanic canal.
The Panama Canal - the land at Panama
The Isthmus of Panama, only about 80 km wide at its narrowest point, was characterized by mountains, impenetrable jungle, deep swamp, torrential rains, hot sun, debilitating humidity, pestilence and some of the most geologically complex land formations in the world.
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