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Talent show: operator training
Attracting talent and effective training are key to solving the industry’s skill shortage; You can take your pick of many training organisations
Law and contract: Force majeure in a time of crisis
Force majeure – a potential ally for contractors in light of the coronavirus outbreak
US firm settles over alleged bid-rigging scheme
M.A. Mortenson must donate construction services for project related to pandemic
Ahern serves Tanfield legal summons
The majority owner of Snorkel is taking Tanfield to court over claimed contractual breaches
Qatar to ban ‘kafala’ system of labour
Qatar is set to abolish system which often leads to exploitation of migrant construction workers
New UK plant theft police taskforce
CEA and CITS eager for creation of new police plant theft taskforce in the UK
Kenyan minister denies corruption
Kenyan finance minister accused of corruption related to construction of two dams
Tyre age limit proposal
Ten year age limit proposed for heavy vehicle tyres in the United Kingdom
National Grid fined for crane death
Power supplier admits UK health and safety breach
Nord Stream 2 warns of 'discriminatory' EU regs
Firm behind Russia-Germany gas pipeline demands response from EC president over proposed directive
JCB wins patent case against Manitou
JCB said a French court has granted it a preliminary injunction against Manitou. Manitou said it is appealing the ruling
Panama Canal JV to pay US$850 million
Sacyr-led consortium to repay Panama Canal Authority following dispute over cost overruns
Former Leighton executive guilty
Peter Gregg found guilty of falsifying accounts at Leighton Holdings in 2011
Court rules against Strabag consortium
Written decision in legal dispute over the Pedemontana motorway project will be appealed
Chinese court rules in favour of Metso
Two Chinese firms ordered to stop producing and marketing imitations of Metso’s equipment and parts
Saipem found guilty by Italian court
International contractor found guilty and fined over bribery charges
Veidekke Hochtief settles dispute
At the same time, Norwegian contractor Veidekke undergoes reorganisation of its operating areas
Heijmans lock project could restart
Dispute ruling over Dutch Wilhelmina Lock project entitles contractor to €8 million more compensation
More ECOL trials
Next ECOL trials scheduled as European operator licence scheme prepares for 2019 launch
Lafarge SA under investigation
French investigators place Lafarge SA under formal investigation over Syrian cement plant
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