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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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The construction index   20 April 2017   Hong Kong   Asia  
<p>A 12km-long tunnel and viaduct link to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will be completely connected this month, Hong Kong&rsquo;s Highways Department has announced.</p> <p>One of the two design and construction contracts is being undertaken by China State ...
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The construction index   07 April 2017   New Zealand   Oceania  
<p>A design inspired by the landscape of New Zealand&rsquo;s South Island has been developed for the new convention centre in Christchurch.</p> <p>A call for tenders from a shortlist of contractors has now been issued and the main works contractor is expected ...
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The construction index   29 March 2017   France   Europe  
<p>Four construction businesses have teamed up to develop a guide to verification processes in building information modelling (BIM).</p> <p>The work by the four - Bureau Veritas, Setec B&acirc;timent, Agence Coste Architectures and Bouygues Construction &ndash; ...
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The construction index   27 March 2017   Turkey   Asia  
<p>The contract has been awarded for a solar power plant with the capacity to supply more than 600,000 households in Turkey.</p> <p>The tender for the plant - which will be the largest in the region and one of the largest in the world &ndash; was won by a ...
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<p>Parsons has won the project management contract for Sharjah International Airport expansion in the United Arab Emirates.</p> <p>Its project and construction management role will include oversight of the planning, design, construction and commissioning of ...
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<p>Two engineering teams have signed contracts to provide consultancy services and technical support for the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel project linking Germany and Denmark.</p> <p>Ramboll-Arup-TEC JV will provide developer Femern with technical consultancy services ...
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The construction index   21 March 2017   Colombia   Americas  
<p>Systra has been awarded the design of the first metro line in Bogot&aacute;, Columbia.</p> <p>The aim is for the elevated line to come into use by 2023, its first metro line.</p> <p>The award of the contract to Systra and its local partner follows earlier ...
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The construction index   20 March 2017   Cyprus   Europe  
<p>The UK&rsquo;s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded Carillion a &pound;90m contract to design and build a communications centre in Cyprus.</p> <p>The new single-story building will be approximately 10,000m2 in area and its environment will ...
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The construction index   16 March 2017   Australia   Oceania  
<p>CPB Contractors has reached contractual close for widening of 12km of the M1 Pacific Motorway in New South Wales, Australia.</p> <p>The construct-only contract with the state&rsquo;s Roads &amp; Maritime Services will generate revenue of approximately AU$145m ...
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