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World Bank debars Alstom subsidiaries
Contractor must repay US$ 9.5 million after admitting misconduct on a World Bank-financed hydropower project
Lafarge/Anglo tie-up could damage competition
UK Competition Commission outlines options after finding that joint venture could substantially reduce competition
SNC Lavalin executives exit company
Departures include head of operations in Libya as company faces questions over conduct
Leighton half year results rise
Australian contractor’s rebound continues, but investigation over oil contracts in Iraq overshadows results
Veidekke and NCC barred from market
Norwegian Public Roads Administration plans exclusion from contracts in central Norway after cartel investigation
Pakistan launches cement cartel investigation
Competition Commission of Pakistan raided cement manufacturers’ association to impound evidence of suspected collusion
Marubeni fined US$ 54.6 million for Nigerian bribes
Latest penalty brings all five companies involved in Bonny Island bribery case to account
New wind turbine safety summit
A new one day conference and networking event has been announced for the wind turbine erection and transport industry. Safety Issues in Wind Turbine Installation and Transportation will
New Jersey-based Eagle Recycling fined for illegal waste dumping
New Jersey, USA, based waste processor Eagle Recycling has been fined US$500,000 and told to pay more than US$70,000 in clean-up costs
Metso wins US patent infringement case
Metso Minerals is awarded substantial damages from Terex and Powerscreen over patent infringement on mobile screens
Crane certification program launched
A new national crane inspection program has been launched in the USA offering separate certifications for mobile, tower and overhead cranes
Tower Crane Register to be revoked
The UK's Tower Crane Register, introduced in 2010, will be abandoned, as recommended in an independent review of health and safety legislation published in November 2011
Venezuela to pay US$ 600 million to Cemex
Compensation agreement reached over the nationalisation of Cemex Venezuela in 2008
Odebrecht quits Peruvian dam project
Indigenous protest causes contractor to drop plans for a 1278 MW Tambo-40 dam
NCC’s Destia asphalt acquisition approved
Finnish Competition Authority gives the green light to restructured deal after initially opposing the takeover in August
US Senate committee approves Highway Bill
Two-year, US$ 109 billion highway funding plan cuts number of federal transport programmes by two-thirds
Holcim denies price fixing in Brazil
Cement producer rejects accusations of cartel activity by Brazilian Ministry of Justice
Spanish asphalt producers get €16 million penalty
Spain’s competition regulator imposes fines on 12 asphalt producers after exposing price fixing cartel
Afrisam settles with Competition Commission
South African cement producer will pay US$ 15.3 million fine for its part in southern African international cement cartel.
Canada proposes new anti-corruption law
Quebec labour minister introduces Bill targeting fraud in the construction industry
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