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Preferred bidder named for Dutch road project
Contractor Bam in a joint venture with pension fund service provider PGGM in line for €120 million contract
Moderate growth for German construction materials
German Building Materials Association (BBS) forecasts 2% growth this year, compared to 11% in 2011
€185 million Finnish tunnel contract awarded
Consortium of contractors to develop plans for a replacement tunnel to relieve congestion in Tampere, southern Finland
US$ 95 million fine for Korean construction cartel
South Korean Fair Trade Commission hits eight contractors with penalties for bid rigging on government river projects
Vinci loses Strasbourg contract
French government withdraws contractor’s preferred bidder status for €750 million road building project
Vinci preferred bidder for €900 million roads concession
25-year highway maintenance contract on the Isle of Wight involves 821km of roads
FIEC welcomes development fund expansion
Future of European Regional Development Fund programmes has “huge potential”
Romania’s infrastructure drive
Increased capital expenditure on road and railway construction boosting country’s beleaguered construction industry
JCB wins US$ 97 million Brazilian order
Purchase of over 1000 backhoe loaders represents one of the biggest single tenders in manufacturers’ history
Georgia roads get €170 million boost
EIB funds will upgrade and rehabilitate the east-west highway linking capital city, Tbilisi, with Turkey and Azerbaijan.
€200 million for French tram
European Investment Bank approves further support for Île-de-France region tramline
India receives road improvement funds
The World Bank has approved a US$ 320 million loan to the Assam State Roads Project to improve its state road network.
OHL wins Polish motorway contract
OHL-led joint venture awarded road and tunnel construction project worth €221 million
John Holland in Australia road building win
US$ 164 million contract for upgrades to 23 km of road in Victoria, part of Western Highway project
Strabag output volume grows
Full-year figures show output growth while order backlog declines; company issues cautious 2012 forecast
Leighton half year results rise
Australian contractor’s rebound continues, but investigation over oil contracts in Iraq overshadows results
Strabag lands Tanzania transport contract
Austrian contractor Strabag is to build a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Tanzania's main city of Dar es Salaam.
IDB finances Dominican Republic toll roads
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is to lend US$ 130 million to Dominican Republic to repair and expand network
Veidekke and NCC barred from market
Norwegian Public Roads Administration plans exclusion from contracts in central Norway after cartel investigation
Marubeni fined US$ 54.6 million for Nigerian bribes
Latest penalty brings all five companies involved in Bonny Island bribery case to account
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