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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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<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 ...
<p>Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, emir of Makkah and adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, launched on Wednesday development projects worth a total of SR1.15 billion in the governorates of Kamil and Khulais in Makkah region.</p> <p>These included projects ...
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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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Gulf News   23 December 2016   United Arab Emirates   Middle East  
<p>The Government of Dubai&rsquo;s Dh47.3 billion budget for 2017 with significant increase in public spending on infrastructure, innovation and social sectors is seen as a growth oriented spending plan by the emirate&rsquo;s business fraternity.</p> <p>While ...
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<p>Saudis and Omanis are eagerly waiting for the opening of a 680kilometre-long road linking Oman with Saudi Arabia via the Empty Quarter. It&rsquo;s expected to be a historic milestone linking two of the biggest countries of the GCC by land for the first ...
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<p>Dubai&rsquo;s Roads and Transport Authority is set to open a bridge leading to Nakheel&rsquo;s Deira Islands project this week.</p> <p>The AED 150 million ($40.8m) bridge will be opened on Friday, December 16, 2016, the RTA said.</p> <p>Deira Islands will ...
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<p>Malaysia and Singapore have signed an agreement that paves the way for tendering to begin next year for an international high-speed railway.</p> <p>The 350km-long The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) rail line will have eight stations and will ...
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