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Skanska workers freed in Peru
Peruvian Skanska has announced that its group of employees taken hostage Monday April 9 in Kepashiato, a town near the city of Cusco, in Peru, have been released.
Guilty verdict in Ljubljana bribery case
Fallen Slovenian construction moguls face jail time for bribery over airport contract.
SNC Lavalin CEO resigns in suspect payments saga
Pierre Duhaime steps down having signed-off on US$ 35.5 million of suspect payments. Internal investigation fails to discover what the money was for.
Leighton requests trading halt
Australian contractor announces review of February earnings forecast
FIEC welcomes European competition proposals
European Commission initiative to level the playing field for all contractors is “step in the right direction”
ADB debarred 31 companies in 2011
Asian Development Bank said it received more complaints about corruption last year than any other year
Lafarge admits Southern African cartel
Fine of ZAR 149 million (US$ 19.8 million) to be paid for long-standing international collusion with three competitors.
Suspect payments cause SNC Lavalin loss
Canadian contractor investigating irregular payments totalling US$ 35.5 million that will impact full-year results
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
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