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CIMIC Group company Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited (‘Leighton Asia’), in joint venture with China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited, has been awarded an $1.21 billion (US) contract by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for the construction of Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel.
Cologne-based STRABAG AG, a German market leader in transportation infrastructure, took over the staff, real estate and equipment of construction company Jansen & Berndsen mbH of Oberhausen effective July 1, 2016.
Three consortia featuring the world’s best construction companies have been shortlisted for the $6 billion ($4.6 billion US) public-private partnership (PPP) to build the Metro Tunnel, the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority announced Aug. 10.
At the World Tunnel Congress in San Francisco in April, Tarcisio B. Celestino was elected as the new President for the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA). He was recently asked about his new role, and his views on the ITA as he embarks on a three-year term.
On Nov. 11-12, 2016, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) is organizing the second edition of its ITA Tunnelling Awards, an international competition seeking to recognize and reward the most ground-breaking achievements and innovations in underground infrastructures worldwide.