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The construction index   20 January 2017   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>A joint venture of Hochtief, Fluor and Heijmans has won a &euro;990m (&pound;857m) design and construction contract project in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.</p> <p>The Zuidplus JV&rsquo;s role on the Zuidasdok project includes the widening and partial tunnelling ...
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The construction index   18 January 2017   Germany   Europe  
<p>Hochtief subsidiary ViCon and its partners have won a German government contract to create a map of the country&rsquo;s road network using building information modelling (BIM).</p> <p>Digital construction specialist ViCon will provide consultancy services ...
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The construction index   17 January 2017   Australia   Oceania  
<p>Roadheaders are being prepared ready to be lowered into place for the start of tunnelling for a new underground station in central Melbourne, Australia.</p><p>Two streets in the central business district (CBD) were closed yesterday, and will remain so for ...
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The construction index   16 January 2017   Oman   Middle East  
<p>Royal Boskalis Westminster has received a letter of intent for the award of a €480m (£419m) contract for work at Duqm port in Oman.</p><p>The project involves the engineering, design, procurement and construction of a bulk liquid berth terminal. Boskalis ...
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The construction index   11 January 2017   Angola   Africa  
<p>The design and construction of the Marginal da Corimba project in Luanda, Angola, has been awarded to a consortium of Van Oord and Urbinveste - Promo&ccedil;&atilde;o e Projectos Imobili&aacute;rios.</p> <p>The project aims to revitalize the area of Samba, ...
The construction index   11 January 2017   Portugal   Europe  
<p>A consortium headed by Ferrovial Agroman has won a contract worth &euro;80m (&pound;69.7m) to build the Gouvaes hydroelectric plant in Portugal.</p> <p>The contract for client Iberdrola is the third awarded to Ferrovial Agroman as part of the T&acirc;mega ...
<p>An open call to find the best potential routes for futuristic Hyperloop transport corridors has been narrowed down to 35 semi-finalists, including proposals from the UK, USA and India.</p> <p>Developer Hyperloop One fielded 2,600 registrants in five months ...
The construction index   09 January 2017   Mexico   Americas  
<p>A Mexican-Spanish consortium has landed a US$4.2bn (&pound;3.4bn) contract to build the terminal for Mexico City&rsquo;s new airport.</p> <p>The consortium is led by FCC&rsquo;s majority shareholder Carlos Slim&rsquo;s Grupo Carso. As well as FCC, it also ...
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<p>Construction workers from BAM are set to face some tough working conditions as they have been selected to work with British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on the modernisation of its research facilities.</p> <p>BAM has teamed up with design consultant Sweco for ...
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<p>Systra and Aecom are to take charge of transport planning, preliminary design and invitations to tender for the next phases of the extension to Dubai&rsquo;s tram system.</p> <p>The 14-month contract second and third phases. Phase 2 of the Dubai Tram will ...
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