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<p>UAE prime minister Mohammed bin Rashid has approved construction of a new AED500m (&pound;109m) link road.</p> <p>The 12km road linking Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road involves the construction of four interchanges including a tunnel and ...
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The construction index   28 February 2017   Germany   Europe  
<p>Hill International has been appointed to manage construction of the &euro;960m (&pound;817m) &Uuml;berseequartier S&uuml;d development near Hamburg, Germany.</p> <p>The contract with Unibail-Rodamco involves the provision of project management and site ...
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The construction index   24 February 2017   France   Europe  
<p>A joint venture led by Vinci Construction has won a &euro;926m (&pound;782m) tunnelling contract on Line 15 South of the future Grand Paris Express transport network in France.</p> <p>Vinci and Spie Batignolles will build an 8.2km tunnel between Fort d&rsquo;Issy-Vanves-Clamart ...
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The construction index   21 February 2017   GCC   Middle East  
<p>Balfour Beatty is leaving the Middle East and selling up to its joint venture partner.</p> <p>Balfour Beatty has agreed a deal to sell its half of loss-making Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf to Dubai Transport Company (Dutco) for &pound;11m cash.</p> <p>As ...
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<p>A consortium of WSP Engineering Malaysia, Mott MacDonald Malaysia and Ernst &amp; Young Advisory Services has been appointed as joint development partner (JDP) for the high-speed railway that will link Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.</p><p>The JDP will provide ...
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<p>Mott MacDonald has bought engineering and design consultancy Wideurope Engineering, which is based in Italy and the UAE.</p> <p>The acquisition is designed to enhance the company&rsquo;s offering, services and capability in the energy sector and provide ...
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The construction index   09 February 2017   Singapore   Asia  
<p>A team that includes Arup has been appointed to develop a masterplan for Singapore&rsquo;s Jurong Lake District.</p> <p>KCAP Architects &amp; Planners is leader of the multi-disciplinary team, which also includes SAA Architects, S333 and Lekker as well ...
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The construction index   08 February 2017   Brazil   Americas  
<p>A joint venture of Van Oord and Boskalis has won a €110m (£95m) dredging contract at South America’s largest port.</p><p>The work at the port of Santos port has been commissioned by the Brazilian Ministry of Transport, Ports &amp; Civil Aviation.</p><p>Studies ...
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The construction index   06 February 2017   Hong Kong   Asia  
<p>Hong Kong's Highway Department is inviting bids for an 83-month road project that includes tunnelling, flyover upgrades, a noise enclousure and demolition work.</p> <p>Work on the Central Kowloon Route - Yau Ma Tei East project includes construction of ...
The construction index   03 February 2017   Ireland   Europe  
<p>Dublin Chamber of Commerce has welcomed reports that the Irish government is looking to bring forward construction of the new Metro North rail link.</p> <p>The Chamber said that the building of the line, which will run from the city centre to Dublin Airport, ...
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