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Construction decline in Slovenia to decelerate
Sector remains weak after being hit hard by the economic downturn, but signs of improvement in civil engineering
UK road contract awarded
Project will transform section of the M6 motorway with traffic flow control technology
European bank funds Azerbaijan modernisation
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to invest US$ 250 million into developing Azerbaijan's road infrastructure.
US$ 3 billion projects approved in Virginia
US state gives green light to separate road-building and tunnel infrastructure contracts
Contrasting results from Indian contractors
L&T sees second quarter net profit rise while HCC reports net loss, hit by economic slowdown
Macedonian roads get €107 million loan
EBRD funds will support the construction of a new section of the north-south Corridor X
Polish road projects worth € 7,7 billion in 2011
Road building boom to be sustained by growth in power sector and local road development
More funds for CAREC roads programme
Asian Development Bank loans US$ 55 million for road linking Kyrgyz Republic and China
Final bids for France’s € 4,5 billion canal
Contractors Bouygues and Vinci compete to win Seine-Nord canal project
Australia flooding halts construction work
Wide-spread flooding in Queensland affects a number of Leighton’s construction and contract mining operations.
Chun Wo joint venture wins US$ 514 million Hong Kong bypass contract
Joint venture collaboration between Chun Wo, China Railway and China Major Bridge Engineering wins tunnel bypass contract.
Plans for US$ 160 million Rabat Grand Theatre unveiled
The theatre’s innovative design will make it a landmark feature in one of the largest developments in Morocco – the Bouregreg Valley project in Rabat
Polish infrastructure
A Skanska Poland and NDI joint venture is currently working on the largest road project in Europe which, once complete, will link Gdansk in the north of Poland with Gorzyczki in the south.
Pole position. Steve Skinner looks at the resilience of the Polish market.
A decline in construction activity across much of Central and Eastern Europe highlights the resilience of the Polish market. Steve Skinner reports on the region and what’s driving growth in Poland.
OMA and Urbanus win Shenzhen Creative Center competition
The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), in collaboration with Shenzhen-based architects Urbanus, has been awarded first prize in the design competition for a major new cultural centre, transport hub, and public landmark in Shenzhen, southern China.
US$ 2.13 billion loan for Kazakhstan highway upgrade
World Bank to lend Kazakhstan US$ 2.13 billion to upgrade a 1062 km road across the country from China to Russia.
Bucharest-Danube Canal to re-start
The Romanian government has announced plans to re-start construction of the Bucharest-Danube Canal in 2010 with completion expected in 2014, according to Sofia News Agency.
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