Keller Group plc, the world’s largest geotechnical contractor, announced that its 50:50 joint venture with Intrafor, part of Bouygues Construction, has been awarded an A$200m ($150 million US) contract for work on the A$6 billion ($4.5 billion US) Metro Tunnel project in Melbourne, Australia.
Terratec joined workers and officials from Gulermak-TATA Projects JV and the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) to celebrate the completion of the city’s first TBM-driven tunnels as part of the the 22.88-km long (Phase 1 A) Lucknow Metro North-South line.
Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) (“Aecon” or the “Company”) was informed May 23 that the Governor in Council has issued an order under the Investment Canada Act directing CCCC International Holding Limited (“CCCI”) not to implement its proposed acquisition of Aecon. As a result, the arrangement between Aecon and CCCI will not proceed.
On May 3, 2018 a 6.2-m (20.3-ft) diameter Robbins Crossover (XRE) TBM broke through into an underground chamber, marking the completion of the first TBM-driven tunnel in Albania. The TBM was also the first Crossover machine to operate in Europe.
The start of construction of the largest -ever project for Watercare, Auckland’s water utility, is one step closer with the issuing of the request for proposal. Four construction contractors, short-listed earlier this year, now have four months to prepare their proposals.