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Third shipment of 4,000-tonne lock gates arrives at Panama Canal

09/09/2014: The third shipment of lock gates for the Panama Canal expansion has arrived on site. more »

Tunnelling begins early for $8.3bn Sydney rail link

09/09/2014: Tunnelling for Australia’s biggest public transport project has begun four months ahead of schedule. more »

Hill International to manage Dubai theme park construction

09/09/2014: Hill International has won a consultancy contract for a new AED9.5bn (£1.6bn) theme park development in Dubai. more »

British firms make shortlist for Fehmarnbelt M&E systems

08/09/2014: A team made up of two businesses from the UK and one from Sweden is among four that have been prequalified for the provision of all electrical and mechanical installations for the €£5.5bn (£4.2bn) Fehmarnbelt tunnel. more »

Atkins buys US nuclear business

08/09/2014: Atkins has completed the acquisition of Nuclear Safety Associates (NSA), an engineering and technical services firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. more »

Skanska signs concession for $2.3bn Florida highway

08/09/2014: Skanska has signed a concession agreement with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for the financing, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the I-4 Ultimate Project in Orlando, Florida, USA. more »

Irish construction marks full year of growth

08/09/2014: Sharp expansion in August means that activity in the Irish construction sector has now increased in each month for a full year. more »

Chile announces $510m rebuild for wildfire-hit Valparaiso

04/09/2014: The government of Chile has allocated US$510m (£310m) to rebuild homes hit by the devastating wildfire that hit Valparaiso in April. more »

Probe begins after suspended ceiling collapse in Ho Chi Minh City

04/09/2014: Vietnam’s minister of construction has instructed Ho Chi Minh City to launch an investigation after a section of the suspended ceiling of a sports hall collapsed this week. more »

More gloom for German construction

04/09/2014: The downturn in Germany’s construction industry continued in August, with declines in commercial and civil engineering activity set against only a slight rise in housing activity. more »

Vinci puts drones to work

04/09/2014: Vinci has begun expanding the role of drones to use them as tools across its business rather than purely for aerial video and photography. more »

Turner & Townsend secures two Dutch PPP wins

04/09/2014: Turner & Townsend has been appointed to provide technical advice to the lenders for two major Dutch PPP projects. more »

Arcadis wins major airports contracts in Peru and Brazil

04/09/2014: Arcadis has won two new aviation contracts in Latin America, for a total amount of US$23m (£14m). more »

Spanish consultant picked for Saudi rail study

04/09/2014: Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has signed a contract for SR6,000,621 (£971,000) with a Spanish consortium headed by Consultrans to study options for a high-speed line between Riyadh and Dammam. more »

WSP to buy Parsons Brinckerhoff for £820m

04/09/2014: Balfour Beatty agreed the sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff, its US professional services division, to Canadian firm WSP Global Inc. for £820m (US $1,352.5m). more »

US construction spending returns to 2008 levels

03/09/2014: Construction spending in the USA in July reached the highest level since late 2008, with monthly and year-on-year gains in all major categories, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. more »

Hong Kong seeks use for surplus construction materials

03/09/2014: Hong Kong’s Housing Authority is launching an online information platform to help in the recycling of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. more »

Drone sneaks look at construction of 'world's best office building'

02/09/2014: A video showing progress of Apple's Campus 2 under construction in Cupertino, California has registered 2.5m views a week after being posted. more »

Strukton submerges final caisson for Venice flood barrier

02/09/2014: Strukton Immersion Projects has submerged the last of the eight 21,000t concrete caissons that form the base of the storm-surge barrier being built near Venice, Italiy. more »

Illinois allocates extra $102m for high-speed rail

02/09/2014: The governor of Illinois has announced a US$102m (£61m) investment to improve performance and reliability on a key section of the route from Chicago to St Louis as part of the US state's high-speed rail plans. more »

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