Issue : 9 August 2012
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Mott MacDonald appointed to Hong Kong metro jobSubscription
The Samsung-Hsin Chong contractor joint venture (SHJV) has appointed consultant Mott MacDonald as its designer for the metro operator MTR Corporation’s Shatin to Central Link (SCL) contract 1109 in Hong Kong.
Grontmij moves German bridge in positionSubscription
Consultant Grontmij will move the 175m long Eastern bridge into position over the River Main in Frankfurt, Germany today.
Venues prepare for Paralympic GamesSubscription
Two new competition venues are being completed this week at Eton Manor and Brands Hatch in preparation for the Paralympic Games, London 2012 organisers said today.
Second Crossrail tunnel bore beginsSubscription
Crossrail’s second tunnel boring machine (TBM) broke ground at Royal Oak portal in west London yesterday, according to Crossrail.
Transport Canada has selected a consortium that includes Arup to advise on the initial phases of replacing Montreal’s deteriorating Champlain road bridge.
Costain wins Anglian Water workSubscription
Costain has been awarded a one-year framework to carry out minor civils work for Anglian Water, which supplies 1.2bn.l of water every day to its customers in the east of England and Hartlepool.
Contractor Carillion’s construction services division has seen its profits surge by 69% in the first six months of this year, its interim results revealed today.
Steel fabricator Severfield Rowen is to merge its UK operations largely because of worsening market conditions that have seen profit margins and pre-tax profits more than halve, according to its interim results released today.
The cost of constructing the Maesdu road bridge in Llandudno, North Wales more than tripled from its original estimate of £1.1M in 2008/09 to £3.9M today, an independent report revealed yesterday.
Helsinki reveals new underground metro planSubscription
Plans for a new underground metro line around Helsinki were revealed yesterday by the city’s planning department.