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Bahrain Bay plans attacked
A local environmental protection group has criticised plans that could permanently destroy a coral reef during construction of the US$ 2.5 billion Bahrain Bay development.
Bribe admission
A former executive with US pipeline contractor Willbros Group has pleaded guilty to charges of corruption. Jason Steph admitted to a court in Texas, US that he was involved in paying bribes of more than US$ 6 million to help win work in Nigeria.
Bid-riggers sentenced
Japan's Nagoya District Court has sentenced five ex–employees of five major construction companies to suspended prison terms for antitrust violations in a series of rigged bids for the Nagoya subway extension projects.
Dam concerns
Iraq's largest dam is at risk of an imminent collapse that could send a 20 m high wave of water into Mosul, a city of 1.7 million people, according to the latest assessment by the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Rail for resources
The Congo has signed a deal with a Korean–led consortium to construct 1500 km of new railways and renovate an existing 500 km line in the Central African state.
Cartel fined US$ 265 million
The European Commission has announced fines totalling € 184 million (US$ 265 million) to a group of five bitumen suppliers accused of operating a cartel in the Spanish bitumen market between 1991 and 2002.
Deportation threat
Dubai's government has reportedly threatened to deport foreign construction workers that were involved in a strike and violent demonstrations against harsh pay and conditions in October.
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