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How a $3.7bn construction project aims to protect communities near New Orleans from hurricanes
How the US Army Corps of Engineers plans to protect parishes near New Orleans from hurricane and storm damage with a $3.7 billion programme of construction works.
Contractor wins latest deal on $3.7bn Louisiana hurricane and storm damage reduction scheme
Louisiana-based contractor Dynamic Group has won a US$49.8 million deal to build the fifth levee reach on the West Short Lake Pontchartrain (WSLP) Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction project.
Philippines government suspends Chinese contractor’s Manila Bay land reclamation work
The government of the Philippines has placed 22 land reclamation projects in Manila Bay under review, leading to their temporary suspension.
Hurricane and storm damage reduction scheme outside New Orleans to cost $1.27 billion more
A series of levees, floodwalls and pump stations outside New Orleans, designed to reduce storm and hurricane damage, is to cost $1.27 billion more to complete than originally planned.
‘Largest ever’ diameter HDPE pipe installation in the US
Two Rokbak RA30s are proving vital to the largest ever pipe installation of its kind in Utah, US
Heavy machines making light work
First you dig, then you load, then you haul. Sounds simple, but today’s earthmoving machines are really anything but simple – they are simply better by design, as Mike Hayes reports
Italian Fire Brigade adds new Bobcat loader
Italy’s disaster response division, the Special Operating Group, receives customised T870 compact tracked loader
PCA demands work restart on Panama Canal
Panama Canal Authority claims almost all activity has ceased on Panama Canal expansion project amid stalemate over cost overruns
US$ 400 million for Bangladeshi flood defences
World Bank funds will upgrade country’s embankment system to protect against tidal flooding and storm surges
Impregilo in Qatar contract win
Italian contractor’s US$ 130 million project to construct storm water drainage tunnel in Doha
China railway in US$ 3 billion contract wins
State-owned developer announces three new domestic contracts for housing, commercial and earthmoving projects
Darwin LNG civil works contract awarded
Joint venture between John Holland and Macmahon wins US$ 356 million site development project
Carillion JV wins US$ 618 million Qatar contract
UK contractor’s 80:20 joint venture with Qatar Building wins Msheireb downtown Doha project
Site Report: Pioneering purification in Oman
The largest commercial reed bed water treatment plant in the world is being built in the southwestern desert of Oman to clean-up wastewater from oil extraction. This vast scheme demands a huge amount of precision earthmoving to be carried out in punishing conditions. Chris Sleight reports.
Continued resilience: Regional Report Latin America
Latin America is showing early signs of recovery from the global financial malaise; although it is likely to be 'slow' and 'unsynchronized', according to the World Bank, until government stimulus plans and foreign investment begin to have an effect. Richard High reports
Preferred bidder for US$ 3.12 billion Panama Canal locks
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has named the Grupo Unidos por el Canal consortium - Sacyr Vallehermoso, Impregilo, Jan De Nul and Constructora Urbana - preferred bidder for the US$ 3.12 billion lock upgrade contract.
Panama Canal expansion
Canal and locks extended to increase freight
The Panama Canal - Smooth operator
Driving one of Volvo's new A40E articulated haulers at the Panama canal expansion
The Panama Canal - the American Canal Construction
Panama was enveloped in its own "miasmal mist" of failure following the French Canal adventure.
The Panama Canal - the end of construction
The first complete Panama Canal passage by a self-propelled, ocean-going vessel took place on January 7, 1914.
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