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Corporate manslaughter verdict for Baldwins
UK crane rental company Baldwins Crane Hire Limited has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter following the death of crane driver Lindsay Easton
NCC to pay following Norwegian court ruling
Swedish contractor to find €9 million extra after Supreme Court rules appeal inadmissible over illicit asphalt collaboration between 2005 and 2008
Japan’s leaning tower reveals pile data scandal
Probe into tower block foundation errors leads to discovery of ‘years of malpractice’
Uncertainty clouds Fehmarnbelt project
Final decision on future of cross-border Fehmarnbelt tunnel construction project due in December
Mendes Junior executives convicted in Brazil
Three names from one of the largest construction companies in the country were found guilty of corruption in the Petrobras case
SNC-Lavalin seeks corruption settlement with Ottawa
New CEO at Canadian engineering group calls for 'reasonable and fair solution' to charges
February hearing for SNC-Lavalin corruption trial
Further postponement in criminal trial into bribery and fraud in Libya from 2001 to 2011
Companies admit breaches of confidence
Individual payments of up to £250,000 could be made after blacklisted construction workers seek justice
SEC prosecutes improper payments in South Africa
US government agency fines subsidiary of Japan's Hitachi Power for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations on power station construction contracts
Fine for former Terex CFO
Joseph Apuzzo fined US$ 100,000 and barred from accounting for five years for his part in the United Rentals equipment sale & lease-back accounting scandal
Chinese police investigate Schindler managers
Allegations of embezzlement and bribe taking have emerged at the escalator and elevator manufacturer’s Chinese sales operation
Hewden support for London’s construction site low emission zone
UK rental company says it has already made its engines future compliant as capital introduces new measures to combat NOx and particulates
EN 13000 crane accident reduction
Industry organisations in Europe believe that the revised EN 13000 standard for mobile cranes has reduced the number of crane accidents since it came into force in May 2010
Police raid contractor over World Cup allegations
Documents seized at Odebrecht offices as part of the Operation Fair Play investigations into alleged over-charging on construction of Arena Pernambuco, a venue for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Saipem to be investigated in Petrobras affair
Oil and gas contractor receives notice that it will be investigated in connection with Brazilian corruption scandal
Jail time for OAS executives
Contractor’s former president and four other senior managers face up to 16 years in jail for their part in the Petrobras scandal. Appeals against the sentences are planned
Cement antitrust case ‘not conclusive’
European Commission closes antitrust investigation against European cement manufacturers including Cemex, Holcim and HeidelbergCement
CADE upholds cement cartel fines
Companies, trade associations and individuals in the Brazilian cement sector to pay fines of some US$ 930 million and face other restrictions
Charges filed against Brazilian CEOs
Marcelo Odebrecht and Otacio Marquez Azevedo deny Petrobras corruption links following their arrest in June
Convictions for Camargo Corrêa executives
President and vice president of Brazil's second largest contractor get house arrest following plea bargains, while chairman will go to prison for bribery, money laundering and conspiracy in the Petrobras scandal
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