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Lemminkäinen leave to appeal
Finnish Supreme Court grants contractor and city of Vantaa leave to appeal over asphalt cartel damages
Petrofac CEO fined
Italian oil services company chief says he is “shocked and surprised” by €300,000 fine
Former bridge official jailed in Canadian bribery case
Michel Fournier accepted US$1.8 million from SNC-Lavalin in exchange for Montreal bridge contract
Polish motorway dispute settled
Court proceedings in longstanding row between GDDKiA and Covec over construction of sections of A2 motorway ends
U-turn resolves dispute over Spanish permits
Attempts to enforce changes to Spain’s exceptional transport regulations have been dropped following complaints from trade bodies
Petrofac COO suspended
Oil services company investigated by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office looking into suspected bribery, corruption and money laundering
Lemminkäinen considers court ruling
Helsinki Court of Appeal orders Finnish contractor to pay €3.4 million in change to District Court verdict
Cat HQ raided by US authorities
Investigators seize documents from three Caterpillar offices over possible tax fraud
International group to probe Odebrecht bribes
A multilateral group of officials will jointly investigate the extent of corruption stemming from the Odebrecht bribery case
Prison sentence for contractor
United Kingdom Health and Safety Executive successfully prosecutes contractor who ignored asbestos survey and failed to protect workers and public
Lemminkäinen settles with State of Finland
Finnish contractor and State settle dispute concerning damages related to decisions in asphalt cartel case
OSHA dust guidelines set for airing at WOC
Experts Don Evans and David Murray to present a seminar on the US Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard compliance guidelines at World of Concrete
Two year prison term for access manager
Manager of a UK-based access rental company sentenced to two years imprisonment following death of one man and serious injuries to another
Lemminkäinen looks to appeal
Finnish contractor in cartel case wants to appeal some of Helsinki Court of Appeal’s decisions last October
City blames crane operator in Tribeca crane collapse
Operator error was responsible for the collapse of a crawler crane in Tribeca, Manhattan, USA, according to the New York City Department of Buildings
Mecca crane crash cause suspected
Human error was allegedly to blame for the crane that fell and killed more than 100 people in Saudi Arabia ahead of the hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca last year
Odebrecht fined US$2.6 billion for bribery
Court case centred around Brazil’s largest construction firm has uncovered corruption at highest governmental levels
Waste Management Protocol becomes a reality
Construction and demolition waste management has its first set of guidelines after 18 months of workshops attended by EDA and others
LA pays $ 300 m to settle claim with Kiewit
Highway authority settles its two-year-long legal battle with Omaha-based contractor
Nooteboom wins low-loader patent case
Ten years of judicial wrangling over the Nooteboom Pendle-X Euro low-loader with excavator trough have finally been decided in Nooteboom’s favour
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