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  • Projects losses prompt SNC-Lavalin to quit turnkey contracting
    Canadian construction group SNC-Lavalin, parent company of the UK’s WS Atkins, is restructuring after second-quarter project losses.Read Full Article: The Construction Index…
  • Roll-out begins for 3D printing network
    A French start-up that is pioneering large-scale 3D printing for construction has begun the deployment of its network of connected 3D printing units.Read Full Article: The Construction Index…
  • Ramirent shareholders agree Loxam takeover
    Shareholders of Ramirent have agreed to a takeover offer from Loxam.Read Full Article: The Construction Index…
  • Vinci tasked with £900m Auckland rail challenge
    A Vinci-led consortium has won a contract worth NZ$ 1.66bn (£900m) for package three of the City Rail Link project in Auckland, New Zealand.Read Full Article: The Construction Index…
  • International consultants team up with Chinese contractors
    A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) and the China International Contractors Association (CHINCA).Read Full Article: The…
  • Tender process begins for JFK hub
    Designers and developers from around the world are being asked for input into one of the major projects in the US$13bn (£10.5bn) expansion of New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport.Read Full…
  • Riwal opens new European depots
    Aerial work platform and telehandler specialist Riwal has expanded its European operations by opening four new hire depots, including one in Hertfordshire.Read Full Article: The Construction Index…
  • Vinci to build $400m Canadian LNG tank
    A joint venture of two Vinci Construction subsidiaries has won a CA$400m (£245m) contract to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank in Canada.Read Full Article: The Construction Index…
  • First breakthrough on $11bn Melbourne metro
    Three roadheaders have met up 30 metres underground in the first major breakthrough on the AU$11bn (£6.2bn) Metro Tunnel project in Melbourne, Australia.Read Full Article: The Construction Index…
  • CRH to sell its European distribution business
    Building materials group CRH has agreed to sell all of its European builders’ merchants in a deal worth more than €1.6bn.Read Full Article: The Construction Index…