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New transport authority for Northern Ireland (22/8/06)
A new passenger transport authority is to be established in Northern Ireland which, the government says, will change the way in which train and bus services are delivered.
Motts win Dubai monorail job (22/8/06)
Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Nakheel LLC to provide engineering and site supervision services for a $400 million monorail on the Palm Jumeirah complex off Dubai, UAE.
Oil storage under Singapore (21/8/06)
This month sees the start of construction in Singapore of a gigantic underground storage cavern for oil from the the Middle East.
British consultant wins Berlin waterways condition audit (18/8/06)
Berlin's water authority has appointed UK consultant Peter Brett Associates (PBA) to monitor, survey and assess all navigable waterways throughout the city and state territory, including the main rivers such as the Spree as well as many canals.
FCC expansion continues in central Europe (17/8/06)
Spanish general contractor FCC (Fomento de Constucciones y Contratas) has agreed to pay € 480 million for an 80,7% stake in Alpine Mayreder Bau, Austria's second-largest construction and services group.
Beijing plans second international airport (17/8/06)
China's capital, Beijing, plans to start construction of a second international airport after the 2008 Olympics, according to a report in the China Daily.
Fugro expands in Germany (16/8/06)
Fugro has purchased the business activities of the geotechnical company Ecos GmbH, a German company with eight employees and an annual turnover of around one million Euros.
Halcrow Yolles secures Scots' sports arena (16/8/06)
Halcrow Yolles has been commissioned to work on the new National Indoor Sports Arena and Velodrome in Glasgow, Scotland.
Venezuela contract for Poyry  (15/8/06)
Poyry's Infrastructure & Environment business group has been assigned by CA Metro de Valencia to extend Line 1 of the light rail system in Valencia, Venezuela.
Landmark certification for Dutch high-speed rail line (15/8/06)
The Dutch government has presented the public-private partnership responsible a new high speed rail line between Amsterdam and the Belgian border with a Certificate of Availability for the southern section of the line from the border to Rotterdam.