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ABC7 Eyewitness News   20 June 2017   USA   New York  
<p>Emergency crews worked frantically to free a worker following an accident at a construction site in Queens Tuesday.<br />There was a massive sigh of relief when firefighters finally rescued the trapped construction worker and gave him hope for another day.<br ...
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<p>For more than 15 years, Mr Fong went underground.<br>As the founder of a construction firm that specialises in geotechnical engineering services, he toiled at making sure that the soil is stable enough to be built on. But a few years ago, he threw in the ...
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Ferrovial blog   06 June 2017   Spain   Europe  
<p>A fascinating time-lapse film showing construction of the Erques Bridge on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands.</p><p>The Erques viaduct was built over this unique landscape with the aim of joining two of Tenerife’s most populated municipalities, ...
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<p>Europe&rsquo;s first test facility for a hyperloop transport system has been unveiled.</p> <p>BAM has worked with the winners of a hyperloop competition to build the 30m-long test facility on the campus of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). The ...
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<p>Saudi Aramco and Jacobs have agreed to set up a joint venture for social infrastructure projects across Saudi Arabia and the surrounding region.</p> <p>The new Saudi Arabia-based joint venture company will offer professional program and construction management ...
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The construction index   23 May 2017   Bangladesh   Asia  
<p>​​Cowi has been awarded a contract to check the design and construction of a US$530m (&pound;406m) tunnel in Bangladesh.</p> <p>It will be working with local consultancies and Australian partner SMEC.</p> <p>The Karnaphuli Tunnel will be 3.4km long and ...
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Construction News   12 May 2017   United Kingdom   Europe  
<p>Gatwick has chosen three consultants for a key planning framework covering the design and management of existing infrastructure as part of a &pound;2.5bn upgrade.</p> <p>Arup, Atkins and Jacobs have all secured places on the airport&rsquo;s planning and ...
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<p>A design team led by Mott MacDonald and Arcadis is to design six underground stations as part of the second stage of the Sydney Metro project in Australia.</p> <p>As joint lead designers in the Metron consortium, they have won the Underground Station Design ...
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The Telegraph   21 April 2017   United Kingdom   Europe  
<p>British engineering giant WS Atkins has agreed to a &pound;2.1bn takeover by Canadian rival SNC-Lavalin in a deal that will see the FTSE 250 company's chief executive step aside.</p> <p>Atkins' board last night agreed to a cash takeover at &pound;20.80-a-share, ...
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<p>A Spanish-Italian JV has won a US$255m (&pound;201m) contract for a desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.</p> <p>The joint venture of Abengoa and Salini Impregilo&rsquo;s Fisia Italimpianti unit will design and build the plant for ACWA Power on behalf of ...
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