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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.
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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
Cementos Portland Valderrivas hit with €1.3 million fine
Spain’s competition authority imposes further penalty on cement producer for not co-operating after exposure of 2007 cartel
Odebrecht challenges Cuba/Syria legislation
Brazilian contractor sues Florida over new law barring the hiring of companies with business ties to Cuba/Syria
Impregilo chairman resigns
Former UniCredit director set to replace Massimo Ponzellini after he stepped down following arrest in Italy
International Construction June podcast (audio)
iC editor Chris Sleight and deputy editor Helen Wright discuss news and features from the June edition of iC.
World Bank debars seven companies
Contractors and consultants from Nigeria, China, Palestine, Thailand and Italy blocked from participating in Bank-funded projects
Impregilo chairman arrested
Massimo Ponzellini is one of three arrested in Italy over alleged kickbacks while he was chairman at Italian bank Popolare di Milano.
China’s former rail minister expelled from Party
Communist Party of China ejects Liu Zhijun, who was suspected of taking more than US$ 100 million in bribes.
Penalty for Australian union
Perth court imposes fine of AU$ 9240 (US$ 9100) for making false and misleading statements that pressured contractors into joining
Nine arrested in Quebec corruption investigation
Former high-ranking public official detained on charges including fraud and conspiracy in connection with construction contracts.
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