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CB&I in US$ 3 billion Shaw acquisition
US contractor Chicago Bridge & Iron’s deal creates combined company with backlog of over US$ 28 billion
China bridge collapse kills three
Yangmingtan bridge in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, opened in November last year.
Indonesia proposes US$ 20 billion infrastructure investment
2013 budget aims to boost spending on country’s roads, rail and airports
Spain hits cartel with €16 million in penalties
Seven reinforced concrete and geotechnical tensioning companies accused of operating as cartel for 14 years
Belo Monte Dam construction halted
Brazilian judge orders work to be suspended on the building of Amazon hydroelectric dam over indigenous protests
Competition authority to look at Lemminkäinen deal
Proposed purchase of contractor’s concrete business by Rudus to be investigated by FCA.
Editor's Comment: New appraoch needed to corruption
The World Bank is being tougher on companies that bribe, but it needs to do more and proactively prevent corruption.
Bangladesh plans to push ahead with Padma Bridge
The Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the country will construct the planned Padma Bridge using its own resources.
International Construction July-August 2012 podcast
iC editor Chris Sleight and deputy editor Helen Wright discuss news and features form the July-2012 edition of the magazine.
Leighton dismissal over Iraq bribery investigation
Senior manager from offshore division fired over oil export contracts
World Bank cancels US$ 1.2 billion Padma Bridge loan
Evidence of corruption and poor government response sees funding removed from US$ 2.9 billion, 6.5 km road-rail bridge.
Sign up for free CSA webinar
Registration is open for SC&RA's free webinar on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) programme on 11 July
Indian cement companies hit with US$ 1.1 billion fine
Competition authority accuses 11 companies and Indian Cement Manufacturers Association of price fixing
FEM revises guidance on lifting people
Fédération Européenne de la Manutention (FEM) has revised its guidance on the use of cranes to lift people in connection with leisure activities
June edition of International Construction now online
Read the June edition in our new page-turning format or download the magazine as a .pdf file
FIDIC supports city efficiency initiative
UN proposal launched at RIO+20 conference aims to provide information on sustainability and resource efficiency
Impregilo slams renewed Salini pressure
Release of proxy solicitation for board vote rejected as “groundless and manipulative” as war of words continues
VDMA warns on non-compliant machines
New German Engineering Federation guidelines outline risks of buying or selling non-compliant machines in the EU
Poland’s A2 road opened just in time
Troubled east-west motorway project opened to traffic days before start of European football tournament
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
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