Felbermayr transported a new 221 tonne transformer on a 90 km journey in Austria. It was the first time an SPMT had been used on public roads in the country. In April 2008, the old transformer from the Styrian Hessenberg substation was decommissioned and preparations for installing the new transformer got underway
Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has signed contracts worth BRL 2.7 billion (US$ 1.6 billion) with 12 state governors for sanitation and urbanisation works, according to government news agency Radiobrás.
Construction of Ajman's new international airport is expected to start in the middle of next year following the unveiling of a AED 12 billion (US$ 3.3 billion) masterplan, according to United Arab Emirates (UAE) daily Gulf News.