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  • The Can Tho Bridge in Vietnam following its collapse in September 2007. A Kobelco crawler crane is s

    Inquiry reports on Vietnam’s Can Tho Bridge collapse


    Vietnam's Minister of Construction, Nguyen Hong Quan, has reported the failure of a temporary pillar, set on an uneven foundation, caused the collapse of Can Tho Bridge last September, killing 54 and injuring over 80 Vietnamese workers in the process.

  • This Dynapac CA252 is being used for soil compaction work on a 25 km long stretch of highway south o

    Regional Report: Asia-Pacific


    Despite some impact from the economic problems in the US, construction growth in the emerging Asian economies remains strong. However, labour shortages and soaring materials costs are a growing threat. Chris Sleight reports.

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    JBIC to finance Vietnam's first elevated railway


    The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is to loan over US$ 1.2 billion to finance the Giap Bat-Gia Lam Elevated Railway Project, according to an agreement signed by the bank and Vietnam's Ministry of Finance in Tokyo this week.