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Skanska to upgrade Finland's Highway 2 (31/8/06)
Skanska has won an order worth SKr 357 million from the Finnish road administration Finnra to upgrade the country's Highway 2.
Swede to head up British contractor (30/8/06)
UK contractor Amec has appointed Samir Brikho, a senior executive at ABB Group, as its new chief executive.
Bangladesh rural infrastructure boast (31/8/06)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide Bangladesh with a US$ 96.1 million loan to help expand its rural economy by improving rural infrastructure and government.
Scotland plans 5km-long island causeway (30/8/06)
Western Isles Council is investigating the possibility of linking two Scottish islands with a "green" causeway.
Nuttall to construct Europe's longest guided bus route (29/8/06)
Edmund Nuttall has won the contract to construct Europe's longest section of dedicated guided bus route.
Dutch and Spanish win Irish bypass contract (29/8/06)
Celtic Roads Group, which includes Ascon, the Irish operating company of Dutch general contractor Royal BAM Group nv, and Spain's Dragados, has been awarded the Phase 1: Powerstown to Prumplestown Design and Build Contract (Carlow Bypass) by Kildare County Council.
Dragados to build US container port (24/8/06)
Spanish company Actividades de Construccion y Sevicios's logistics unit Dragados has signed an agreement with the Port of Corpus Cristi, Texas, to build a new container terminal at the port.
Brighton Marina's 40 storey tower approved (23/8/06)
Mott MacDonald is design and planning consultant for a major, technically challenging residential scheme at Brighton Marina in southern England, which received planning permission on 30 June.
Egypt reveals multi billion dollar infrastructure works  (23/8/06)
Plans to develop US$30bn of infrastructure projects in Egypt have been announced by a consortium of investment companies led by Abu Dhabi-based National Holding.
Music honours Brunel (23/8/06)
West London's Brunel University next month presents a musical tribute to the innovative Victorian engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, when the New York-born winner of the 2006 Brunel Bicentenary International Composition Competition, Rand Steiger presents his new work, “Traversing”.