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Dragados wins New York Subway work (18/7/06)
ACS Group company Dragados has secured the first contract of the New York Subway extension - construction of the East Side Access Manhattan Tunnels - worth $428m.
Dhaka needs tunnels (17/7/06)
Better utilisation of underground spaces could turn the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka into a balanced city by solving problems of traffic congestion and environment pollution as well as minimising earthquake risks, according to the country's BSS news service.
FCC to build Romanian overpass (17/7/06)
The city government of Bucharest (Romania) has awarded FCC, in consortium with Italian company ASTALDI, a Euro 135 million contract to build an overpass in the northwest of the city.
Motts wins Abu Dhabi power and water contract (17/7/06)
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) has appointed Mott MacDonald to oversee development of Saadiyat Island's entire power and water distribution systems from conceptual design to construction supervision.
FCC to extend Athens Metro (12/7/06)
  FCC Construcción, in a joint venture with J&P AVAX, Greece's second-largest construction company, has secured the Euro 95m contract to extend Line 2 of the Athens Metro.
Leighton wins contract for New Zealand highway  (11/7/06)
Hochtief's Australian subsidiary Leighton has secured the contract for the design and construction of a four-lane highway of approximately five kilometres in Manukau, New Zealand.
Skanska secures US highways contract (11/7/06)
  Skanska has been awarded a contract to reconstruct a section of Interstate I-95 in the US state of Georgia.
Milwaukee targets sewer rats (10/7/06)
The potential for sewer construction to "kick up" rats in the US city of Milwaukee has led to a new round of pre-emptive baiting in targeted areas around the city before work begins on several construction projects, according to an item on the city's JSOnline news service.
Funds for Nanning flood control and clean-up (4/7/06)
The Asian Development Bank has granted Nanning City, in China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, a $100m loan facility to help fund a $260m flood control and environmental improvement project.
Piling contract for Jumeirah business centre (4/7/06)
Emirates real estate developer Al Fajer Properties has awarded an AED55 million (US$15m) contract to Arabian Forasol for enabling works on the five Jumeirah Business Center Towers, the company's state-of-the-art freehold commercial development located within the prestigious Jumeirah Lake Towers in Dubai.