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Construction giant Amec has walked away from a US$97M contract to build Yusufeli hydroelectric dam in Turkey.

Amec pulled out because the project was becoming too resource intensive and made poor commercial sense, said a spokesman. French firm Spie Batignolles, in which Amec has a 46% stake, remains involved in the project. Environmental and human rights campaigners were last week gearing up to fight the scheme.

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