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.
The Forrestfield-Airport Link project in Perth, Australia, reached a milestone on May 8 with the breakthough of TBM “Grace” into the underground station box at Airport Central Station.
In partnership with CPG Corporation, COWI has been awarded the design works for Contract T-09 of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2. The contract was awarded by Leighton Asia, who are contracted to Singapore’s National Water Agency, PUB.
As part Infrastructure Week, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, May 18, to commemorate construction of the Westerly Storage Tunnel.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the archbishop of New York, visited workers at the Delaware Aqueduct Bypass Tunnel on May 9 to provide a blessing and underscore the importance of workplace safety.
Hobas Pipe USA, manufacturer of centrifugally cast fiberglass reinforced polymer mortar pipe, recently announced the promotion of John Simonson to the role of Division Manager South.