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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
Permit system would save hundreds of millions
As much as Euro 250 million would be saved every year if Europe adopted a uniform system of permits and best practice for abnormal road transport, a survey has found
NCC faces €22 million cartel fine
Norwegian Competition Authority issues preliminary decisions against two contractors for asphalt price fixing
Shaw forms Brazil joint venture
Shaw Fabrication & Manufacturing partners with Brazilian manufacturer to target regional prefabrication market
John Deere and Hitachi partner in Brazil
Companies form joint venture to manufacture excavators, while Deere also expands with separate loader factory
Poland to sue Chinese A2 contractor
Lawsuits seeking total of €193 million in compensation to be filed against COVEC over road building debacle
SNC Lavalin in corruption investigation
World Bank refers concerns over US$ 2.9 billion Padma Bridge Project in Bangladesh to Canadian authorities
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