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IronPlanet wins lawsuit against Ritchie Bros
Used equipment online auctioneer wins multi-million dollar law suit over interference in contract with Scheckel Construction
Eni and Saipem investigated for Algerian contracts
Majority shareholder and subsidiary under spotlight for alleged corruption on oil and gas contracts
Backing in UK for crane MoT tests
A campaign in the UK calling for mobile cranes to have regular Ministry of Transport roadworthiness tests has been brought to the attention of Parliament
Wilbert in administration
Tower crane manufacturer Wilbert in Germany has gone into administration with the implementation of insolvency proceedings on 25 January
SNC Lavalin faces Gadhafi bribery allegations
Canadian police accuse scandal-hit contractor of funnelling US$ 162 million in bribes to Saadi Gadhafi, the son of former Libyan dictator
Former New Orleans Mayor charged with corruption
Ray Nagin indicted for accepting kickbacks for contracts, including reconstruction work in the wake of Hurricane Katrina
Fraud at new coal subsidiary costs Cat US$ 580 million
Several years of accounting irregularities discovered at Siwei in China prior to its acquisition.
Uncertainty stalls German offshore wind development
Strabag postpones €300 million investments due to unclear grid connection timeframe
Macmahon weighs up rival bids for construction business
Sembawang and Leighton go head to head to win most or all of Australian contractor’s US$ 1 billion revenue business
Lunda fined for fatal crane collapse
Lunda Construction in the USA has been fined and cited for violating safety standards after a fatal crane accident
World Bank bans Serbian contractor for fraud
Energoprojekt Niskogradnja debarred from World Bank projects for 2.5 years following misconduct on projects in Uganda
Deutsche Bahn files lawsuit against steel cartel
German state rail operator sues four track supplies for a reported €750 million in damages after companies found guilty of price fixing
Hamburg project to cost €575 million
Total cost for over-running Elbe Philharmonic Hall project agreed with developer, new completion date detailed
SNC Lavalin halts ex-CEO payments
Canadian contractor “disturbed” by arrest of former CEO Pierre Duhaime, suspends payments arranged under departure agreement
Saipem CEO resigns amid corruption probe
Parent company ENI also sees CFO step down amid Italian investigation into Algerian contracts
Former SNC-Lavalin CEO arrested
Pierre Duhaime charged in connection to Libyan suspect payments as well as suspected fraud on contract for Montreal’s McGill University Hospital.
Anglo American and Lafarge sell UK assets to Mittal
Proposed joint venture sells portfolio of construction materials operations for €355 million after competition concerns
Vinci warns on taxes
French contractor sees rise in nine-month revenues, warns of full-year impact on net income if new laws enacted
Investigation into Impregilo/Salini deal
Italian authority launches probe into strategic tie-up, meanwhile companies agree sale of Brazilian toll road operator
Polish contractor files for bankruptcy
Budus also files law suit against Polish authorities over construction of a stadium in the city of Lodz
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