Amec is to seek shareholder approval to buy up the remaining 54% of French civils contractor Spie that it does not already own. Amec bought 46% of Spie in 1997 with an option to take full control.
The British arm of the International Association for Bridge & Structural Engineering has created a new award to honour chartered engineers who excel in structural design. Contact iabse@istructe. org. uk
Consultant Hyder has bought Australian building, structures and project management firm Warren & Rowe as part of its plan to increase its strength in Australia. Warren & Rowe has operated for 25 years, principally in the private and government property sector.