All Luiz Inàcio Lula da Silva articles

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    Saipem linked to Petrobras scandal

    2019-06-03T08:42:00Z

    Engineering firm’s French and Brazilian subsidiaries face proceedings over irregularities in 2011 contract

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    International group to probe Odebrecht bribes

    2017-02-20T12:24:00Z

    A multilateral group of officials will jointly investigate the extent of corruption stemming from the Odebrecht bribery case

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    Norte Energia consortium awarded Belo Monte contract

    2010-04-28T09:45:00Z

    The Norte Energia consortium led by state-controlled Companhia Hidro Electrica do Sao Francisco has been awarded the BRL 20 billion (US$ 10.9 billion) concession contract for construction of the Belo Monte dam.

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    Bidding on Belo Monte Dam suspended

    2010-04-16T09:33:00Z

    A Brazilian federal court judge has suspended bidding for the construction and operation of the Belo Monte Dam on the Xingu River in the Amazon.

  • Two Manitowoc Model 18000 cranes lift gantry crane sections at the Atlântico Sul Shipyard in Brazil
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    Manitowocs tackle gantries in Brazil

    2009-11-09T11:53:00Z

    Two Manitowoc Model 18000 crawler cranes were used to help erect a pair of 1,500 tonne capacity gantry cranes at the Atlântico Sul Shipyard in Ipojuca, Pernambuco State, Brazil

  • With labour cheap many road expansion and maintenance programs are completed “by hand”.
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    Well connected

    2008-02-27T10:20:00Z

    Colombia is currently enjoying unprecedented economic growth, +6.8% in 2006, and President Alvaro Uribe's decision to implement widespread infrastructure investment, alongside international initiatives, looks like continuing the trend, good news for contractors and equipment manufacturers. Richard High reports.