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World Bank approves US$ 660 million for India’s roads
Two loans designed to support improvements to national road network and connect rural areas
Odebrecht plans US$ 8.1 billion Mexico investment
Privately-held Brazilian conglomerate intends to put funds into energy and infrastructure projects over next five years
US$ 1.3 billion Libyan road for Salini Impregilo
Newly-merged Italian contractor leads contract to construct first 400 km section of 1,700 km Libyan coastal motorway
Russia launches €11.6 billion residential project
Consultancy Turner & Townsend appointed to help deliver St Petersburg developments
€330 million Slovak road project awarded
Consortium Doprastav, Strabag, Vahostav-SK and Metrostavwas selected to build 12km section of motorway
Saipem expects full-year loss
Italian contractor revises outlook amid commercial difficulties in Algeria, where corruption investigation is underway
Italian motorway gets €1.5 billion financing
European Investment Bank and Italian banks help fund completion of delayed BreBeMi motorway
Bulgaria motorway funding approved
European Commission signs off on €274 million co-investment for Struma road in south west Bulgaria
Polish road-building investment declines
Contractual disputes have led to delayed and cancelled projects with around 300 construction companies bankrupted last year
The Netherlands awards €1 billion road contract
SAAone consortium consisting of Boskalis, VolkerWessels, Hochtief wins work on first part of road expansion programme for Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam.
US$ 23 billion for Central Asian transport
CAREC programme ministers agree on action plan new for new regional transport infrastructure projects
Preferred bidder named for Dutch road project
Contractor Bam in a joint venture with pension fund service provider PGGM in line for €120 million contract
Moderate growth for German construction materials
German Building Materials Association (BBS) forecasts 2% growth this year, compared to 11% in 2011
€185 million Finnish tunnel contract awarded
Consortium of contractors to develop plans for a replacement tunnel to relieve congestion in Tampere, southern Finland
US$ 95 million fine for Korean construction cartel
South Korean Fair Trade Commission hits eight contractors with penalties for bid rigging on government river projects
Vinci loses Strasbourg contract
French government withdraws contractor’s preferred bidder status for €750 million road building project
Vinci preferred bidder for €900 million roads concession
25-year highway maintenance contract on the Isle of Wight involves 821km of roads
FIEC welcomes development fund expansion
Future of European Regional Development Fund programmes has “huge potential”
Romania’s infrastructure drive
Increased capital expenditure on road and railway construction boosting country’s beleaguered construction industry
JCB wins US$ 97 million Brazilian order
Purchase of over 1000 backhoe loaders represents one of the biggest single tenders in manufacturers’ history
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