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Two big-money Middle-East contracts for Daewoo Engineering and Construction

The South Korean company will undertake works worth £910m and $545.8m respectively on a highway construction project in Qatar and a degassing station in Iraq

Skills shortage leaves engineers among UK's most secure staff

Just 18 percent of British engineers feel their job is under threat, well below the national avergae of 23 percent, as school-leavers and graduates reject a career in the industry

Costain appointed to three National Grid transmission frameworks

The company will provide a broad range of services, including front end engineering design, programme management, construction and asset optimisation

AMEC awarded renewed Kuwait Oil contract

The £255 million deal will see AMEC continue to provide Project Management Consultancy services for a portfolio of major upstream projects in Kuwait

Technip wins $400m Kuwait PMC contract

Engineering company will provide Project Management Consultancy for Kuwait Oil Company at new operating centre

Vinci wins 60m gas pipeline contract

The contract for a 63 kilometre pipeline in France includes design, construction and technical support

Keller shares rise on raised outlook

Group's interim statement revealed full-year results are expected to rise above current market expectations, with major projects having generated better-than-expected margin improvement

Theiss wins contract to deliver growth in Queensland

Australia's biggest construction contractor wins contract worth A$650 million to build 12.6km rail route and deliver major growth corridor to the north-east of the country

Contractors being sought for London super sewer

Thames Water is inviting companies to declare interest in multi-billion pound project to tackle sewage problem in the UK's capital city

Balfour Beatty awarded £121 million London hotel contract

Balfour Beatty's impecible environmental record has assured a win on the contract for a new London hotel near the Millennium Dome

AMS launches Asbestos e-learning awareness programme

Described as the 'the best e-learning programme I've ever seen' by one auditor, the AMS asbestos programme will make contractors' task easier

Government Construction Summit hears how public sector construction supports economic growth.

Construction needs to change in order to inspire the growth needed in the UK economy, experts say

Solar-powered construction cams hit UK shores

NW Systems pilot proves that solar and wind-powered surveillance is now a real choice for construction companies

Guangzhou Metro construction destroys ancient tombs

Five one-thousand-year-old Chinese burial chambers have been destroyed by the construction of a new Metro line in Guangzhou

Time to decide the UK's housing future

The UK Government is due to announce its decision on Part L of the Building Regulations Act imminently which could cause a major shift in how houses are built in Britain

Skanska makes good on London Bridge rail promise

Fiftymetres of track has been removed and thirty metres of new plates laid by leading development and construction company Skanska UK, on behalf of Network Rail, as part of a £6billion programme to improve rail services through London Bridge Station.

Kiwi students resurect unseen Maori architecture

Students at one of New Zealand's leading architecture schools have brought a 200-year-old piece of Maori architecture back to life in Auckland

UK cuts may cost economy 89,000 construction jobs

Economists say the UK could have grown up to three times faster over the past year if the government had managed to halt the decline of the construction sector

California to add 275,000 construction jobs as growth remains poor

Mixed signals from the US's largest economy show signs of promise in the construction market, but growth is sluggish

Construction procurement gets a dose of the future

Construction procurement is getting closer to the customer with social media playing a key role, so says construction software managment firm

Green Investment Bank backs funding for energy efficiency

The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has announced the investment figures for its first five months of operation, including in energy efficiency.

Considerate Contractors scheme praises Morgan Sindall

UK construction has celebrated the efforts of Morgan Sindall in keeping with best practise

STRABAG interview

The Managing Director of STRABAG's Tunnelling division talks exclusively to Construction Digital about the colossal challenges of Niagara and what the future holds for the world's foremost tunnelling expert

Laing O'Rourke tops CRS list in Construction

Australian based construction giant Laing O Rourke is well placed in the UK market after overseeing a clinical climb to to the top of the country's CSR ladder

America's military engineers salute Balfour Beatty San Diego projects

US Construction firm Balfour Beatty has been honoured by the US military for its stirling work in recent projects on the US East Coast

Illinois presses ahead with $12.6 billion infrastructure revamp

America's second city, Chicago, is part of a large infrastructure revamp over the coming decade which will modernise the surrounding area

A dam sight safer than the rest

A newly built dam in Northern Turkey is using an innovative hydrualics technique to ensure it remains at the top of the safety league

UK Contractor scores gold for corporate responsibility

Despite challenging economic times, one of the UK's premier contractors has been awarded for staying true to corporate responsibility programmes

Saint-Gobain wins Euro 'Cleantech' Award

French construction firm has been awarded a coveted clean technology in Bilbao after its 2012 innovations took the plaudits

Skanska going beyond the call of green duty

Forward thinking construction expert Skanska is establishing itself as a green leader in what it predicts will be the post-industrial capitalist world

Hyundai factory completed in Brazil

The completion of a $175 million factory project in Rio De Janiero spells promise for region's construction and manufacturing industries

Siemens and BAM awarded major transmission network framework

Construction and engineering giants Siemens and BAM Nuttal have agreed a £200 million contract with Scottish authorities for the SHE transmission network

Suncor to sell off Canadian natural gas reserves

An international consortium has agreed a cost with Suncor for several properties relating to Canadian gas reserves

Suncor to sell off Canadian natural gas reserves

An international consortium has agreed a cost with Suncor for several properties relating to Canadian gas reserves

Top tips to stay safe on site

'eternal vigilance' is key to ensuring the safety and security of persons on a construction site, writes Mikhail Turnkov

Jacobs bags BASF Antwerp contract

Canadian firm Jacobs will play a key role in Chemical giants' BASF's new Antwerp complex

Ho Chi Min Urban Area contractor selected

Archetype Group has won the final contract for a large scale development in central Ho Chi Min that was first approved in 2005

Dubai Trade District back on track

The Dubai Trade Centre District sets an ambitious opening date of 2016 after construction recommenced this week

The $963 million problem for flagship Russian road

One of the key contractors on a vital Russian trade link is in hot water after being accused of dumping over 200 kilometers of unused materials

Samsung works with Azerbaijani State on power project

Korean construction giant Samsung keeps up the pace with Korea's current energy expansions as it teams up with Azerbaijani State Oil

Foster Wheeler to work on Korea's inaugraul Biomass plant

An American construction giant will provide the engineering expertise for one of South Korea's many energy ventures, it has been reported

Balfour Beatty scoops competitive Crossrail contract

Renowned infrastructural leader Balfour Beatty has been selected to lead a large segment of the CrossRail Project

CBI calls for 50,000 new UK homes to boost economy

The CBI is demanding the government make keeping up with increasing housing demand a priority in the coming years

Smart Cities movement big in Japan

One of the world's most exciting and promising urban planning movements has been a hit in the Far East as Japan opens its own information portal

The top five critical change factors in Construction

Amar Hanspal gives the top five factors that are likely to drive critical change in how construction firms compete for business and deliver completed projects in the coming months and years

29 mile patch of M25 set for renovation

Contractor Connect Plus has been awarded a £321 million contract to upgrade 29 miles of the M25 in a bid to improve the road's capabilities.

U.S. Firm Flies Flag of Retail Success

Trinity Construction has been such a hit throughout a tough period for industry at large

1 World Trade Center Construction in Pictures

Several collected images from the ongoing construction of 1 World Trade Center in New York City

American infrastructure overhaul needed, summit agrees

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, genuine concerns around the state of American infrastructure to deal with disaster has been raised once again

MEED highlight $30 billion Qatari projects

Announcements of project tenders and awards - expected to reach $ 30 billion a year from 2013 to 2014 - among key highlights of premiere projects conference in Qatar


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