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September 22, 2017

Uniper and Singapore’s Pavilion Gas sign LNG Deal

Uniper and Singapore’s Pavilion Gas sign LNG deal providing access to their assets in respective home markets: Deal will enhance flexibility within portfolios of both companies Uniper will benef...

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September 22, 2017

Eldorado Gold enters constructive Dialogue with Greek Government

Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado", "the Company" or "we") announced that it has entered into constructive dialogue with Greece's Ministry of Energy and Environment ("MoE") in respect to the develo...

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September 21, 2017

Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel plan to create new No. 2 in European Steel Market

Memorandum of understanding signed to combine European steel activities in 50/50 joint venture Positioning as strong quality and technology leader Annual synergies of €400 million to €600 millio...

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September 21, 2017

Sale of Brazilian Steel Mill CSA complete

The sale of the CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico (CSA) steel mill in Brazil to the Latin American steelmaker Ternium is complete.

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September 20, 2017

Changes to the Board of Directors of Nordic Mining ASA

Tore Viana-Rønningen has given notice of his resignation from the Board of Directors of Nordic Mining ASA.

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September 19, 2017

Alberta Transportation awards Peace River Bridge Twinning Project in Alberta to Flatiron/Aecon Joint Venture

Flatiron Construction Corp. (FLATIRON) together with its joint venture partner, AECON, has been selected by Alberta Transportation to construct the Peace River Bridge structure and twinning Highway 2 ...

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September 19, 2017

Sustainable and reliable Hatch-designed Chaudière Dam in Canada officially opens

In 1998, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) began the commissioning of physical investigative studies and engineering feasibility studies for the Big Chaudière Dam, one of the three d...

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Robbins Slurry TBM ramps up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

September 19, 2017

Robbins Slurry TBM ramps up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

  The first of two Slurry TBMs, a rebuilt 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter machine, passed its factory acceptance on September 4, 2017 in Singapore. The machine, fitted with a Robbins cutterhead and outer s...

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September 18, 2017

BHP celebrated two important Milestones for Olympic Dam in Australia

BHP celebrated two significant milestones at Olympic Dam with first ore from the high-grade underground expansion into the Southern Mining Area (SMA) and the first copper cathode produced from its hea...

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September 18, 2017

Crossrail: Elizabeth Line permanent Track Installation is complete

A significant milestone has been marked with the official completion of the permanent track for the Elizabeth line – London’s newest railway.

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September 18, 2017

New Zealand leads the World in zero Emission renewable Grid Electricity

New Zealand leads the world in zero emission renewable grid electricity now at 85%. With a nice balance between geothermal, hydroelectric, unusually continuous wind power and some solar, the country h...

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September 18, 2017

New Conveyor Components Territory Manager for Superior Industries in USA

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has hired Terry O’Hearn as its new conveyor components territory manager for t...

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September 14, 2017

Strabag Subsidiary awarded Tunnelling Contract in Singapore

Tunnelling works for sewerage system in Singapore Contract volume: € 309 million Construction time from March 2018 to September 2023

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September 14, 2017

Major Contract for Construction of new Lock at Terneuzen in the Netherlands

The Flemish-Dutch Scheldt Commission (Vlaams-Nederlandse Scheldecommissie, VNSC, a partnership between the Netherlands and Flanders for jointly managing the Scheldt estuary) has commissioned the Sasse...

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September 14, 2017

SSR Mining's Seabee Gold Operation strong preliminary Economic Assessment supports Mine Expansion Plan

SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRM) (TSX: SSRM) ("SSR Mining") reports the results of a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for the Seabee Gold Operation in Saskatchewan, Canada prepared with SRK Consu...

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September 14, 2017

Inauguration of the Gabes-Sfax Motorway in Tunisia

Tunisian Public Works Minister has inaugurated the opening of the motorway section Sfax North-Sfax Sud-Mahres built by Salini Impregilo as part of the Trans-Maghreb Motorway Axis, an international pro...

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September 14, 2017

Eldorado Gold received Olympias Operating Permit and Permit for the Tailings Management Facility at Kokkinolakkas in Greece

Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado" or the "Company") confirms that it has received the Olympias Operating Permit and the modified Electromechanical Installation Permit for the tailings management f...

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September 13, 2017

Alacer Gold provides Çöpler Sulfide Expansion Project Photos

Alacer Gold Corp. ("Alacer" or the "Corporation") [TSX: ASR and ASX: AQG] has published a photographic update on the Çöpler Sulfide Expansion Project. The presentation can be found here. Source: Alace...

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September 12, 2017

UGL awarded Melbourne suburban Network O&M Contract

Cimic Group company, UGL, as part of the Metro Trains Melbourne joint venture, has been awarded a contract to continue the operations and maintenance of the Melbourne suburban train network for a furt...

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September 12, 2017

Eldorado Gold announces amended Investment Plans in Greece

Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado" or the "Company") announces plans to suspend investment at its operating mines, development projects and exploration assets in Greece.

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September 11, 2017

Stake in Rosneft held by Glencore-QIA Consortium

The consortium (the Consortium) controlled by Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority has concluded an agreement with CEFC China Energy Company Limited (CEFC) regarding a transaction in terms of which...

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September 08, 2017

Cimic's CPB Contractors wins Pacific Highway Upgrade Works

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by Roads and Maritime Services to deliver main civil work for the Devils Pulpit to Richmond River section of the Woolgoolga and Ballina Pacific ...

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September 08, 2017

Costain awarded FEED Study Contract for Tolmount Gas Onshore Plant at Dimlington in UK

Costain will conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for onshore plant to receive gas from a new sub-sea pipeline in Dimlington, on the East Yorkshire coast. The gas will come from the...

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September 08, 2017

Strabag constructing Africa’s highest Bridge

223 m high and 1,132 m long bridge over the river Mtentu in eastern South Africa Contract value: approx. € 106 million Construction to last 40 months

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September 08, 2017

Cimic's Thiess awarded Coal Mine Contract in Indonesia

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a new contract at Gunung Bara Utama (GBU) Coal Mine in the West Kurai region, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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September 05, 2017

Queensland leads the Way with new Gas Supplies

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) congratulates Minister Lynham on awarding Senex as the preferred tenderer for a Petroleum Lease in the Surat Basin.

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September 04, 2017

CDM Smith names new Chairman and CEO

CDM Smith’s board of directors has named Timothy B. Wall as its next Chairman and Chief Executive officer. He will succeed retiring Chairman and CEO Stephen J. Hickox on January 2, 2018.

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September 04, 2017

CBE Group, 30 years of Experience in the Tunnelling Industry

Thirty years of experience allowed CBE Group to become one of the major operators in the tunnel industry in 2017, active on every continent, with more than 480 projects achieved. CBE Group is now the ...

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Innovative Slope Stabilization: Bauer Schweiz carries out Foundation Work for a Research and Laboratory Building in Zurich

September 01, 2017

Innovative Slope Stabilization: Bauer Schweiz carries out Foundation Work for a Research and Laboratory Building in Zurich

  The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETH Zürich for short, is building a new research and laboratory complex. The seven-floor building with around 21,000 m² of floor space is planned t...

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September 01, 2017

SNC-Lavalin awarded Design and Engineering Contract in Malaysia by Gunung Hydropower Sdn. Bhd

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announces that it has been awarded the engineering and design contract in the first stage of an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (“EPCM”) contract by Gunung ...

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August 30, 2017

Vinci Construction selected to improve Drinking Water Supply to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam

Design-build of a 10 km water transmission pipeline to supply the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, the economic capital of Vietnam Contract with a value of $69 million (€60 million)

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August 29, 2017

4TRANSIT Joint Venture wins Metrolinx Contract for Regional Express Rail Program in Canada

The 4TRANSIT joint venture, comprising three leading Canadian engineering consulting firms, Hatch, Parsons, and WSP (TSX:WSP), announces that it has been awarded a CAD $300 million contract for provid...

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August 28, 2017

A further Milestone - K+S opens new Potash Port Facility in Vancouver

Today, K+S and partner Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) celebrate the opening of a new potash handling and storage facility in Port Moody, one of Vancouver’s ports. Following the launch of production at ...

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August 28, 2017

The Kiruna Move in Sweden continues

On Thursday 31 August the fifth of a total of eight heritage buildings will be moved to its new location – the foot of Luossavaara Mountain. Now, it's time for the so-called Ingenjörsvillan to be move...

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August 24, 2017

Orica CEO Brisbane Mining Club Speech

This afternoon, Orica CEO, Alberto Calderon, addressed industry leaders at the Brisbane Mining Club.

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August 23, 2017

Balfour Beatty appointed as preferred Bidder for Hinkley Point C Tunnelling and marine Package

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announced that it has been appointed by EDF Energy as preferred bidder for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station tunnelling and marine works...

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August 22, 2017

Sweco to plan and design Modernisation of Stockholm Central Station

The Swedish Transport Administration has commissioned Sweco to plan and design the modernisation of the station environment and railway network at Stockholm Central Station. The project covers the ent...

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August 22, 2017

BHP announces 2017 financial Results

BHP released its full year results on 22 August 2017:

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August 21, 2017

Schulte Strathaus now offering integral Solutions for Conveyor Belts

With the introduction of an in-house developed transfer point seal for belt conveyors, the German manufacturer Schulte Strathaus can now offer integral solutions for conveying systems.

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August 21, 2017

New Panama Canal built by Salini Impregilo registers 2,000 New Panamax Transits

The new Panama Canal, built by a consortium led by Salini Impregilo, has registered the transit of more than 2,000 ships, a greater number than had been anticipated after a little more than a year in ...

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August 18, 2017

The Object: Connected Tool for reducing Vibrations

Vibration is a common cause of interruptions in manufacturing. With the long, slender tools used in internal turning, this challenge is amplified. The connected tool Silent Tools + has been developed ...

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August 18, 2017

New Vibratory Product Manager at Superior Industries

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has named Mark Crooks as its vibratory product manager. Crooks’ responsibiliti...

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August 17, 2017

BHP approves Investment to extend Life of Spence Copper Mine in Chile

BHP today announced approval of capital expenditure of US$2.46 billion for the Spence Growth Option (SGO) at the Spence open-cut copper mine in northern Chile, which will extend the mine life by more ...

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August 16, 2017

Strabag to build Thiba Dam in Kenya

Contract value of € 72 million Dam to secure water supply

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August 16, 2017

K+S records higher Revenues and Earnings in the second Quarter 2017

Revenues: +1.4% to € 742 million; EBIT I almost doubled to € 29 million (Q2/2016: € 15 million) Significant earnings increase in the Potash and Magnesium Products business unit Efficient wastewa...

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Mining Machinery Manufacturers from Germany back on the Road to Success

August 15, 2017

Mining Machinery Manufacturers from Germany back on the Road to Success

  Mining machinery manufacturers from Germany are back on track, with incoming orders increasing by 45 percent in the first half of the year. Closer cooperation with Australia is set to bring further...

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August 15, 2017

Changes to the Executive Board of Putzmeister Holding

The Supervisory Board of Putzmeister, the world's leading manufacturer of concrete pumps, mortar machines, mining equipment and thick matter pumps, hereby announces the termination of the contract wit...

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August 14, 2017

Costain extends Employee Health and well-being Support to Supply Chain

Costain has announced it will extend its Employee Assistance Programme to its supply chain. The business is among the first in the construction sector to offer the benefits of its Employee Assistance ...

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August 14, 2017

SNC-Lavalin-Dragados-Pennecon General Partnership to work with Husky Energy on Canadian Offshore Project

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC), Dragados Canada and Pennecon Ltd are pleased to announce that their General Partnership (GP) has been awarded a construction contract from Husky Energy as part of the company’s...

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August 11, 2017

Bauer AG has a significant Revenue Increase in the first Half of 2017

Total Group revenues increased by 21.1% to EUR 916.4 million; sales revenues grew by 27.8% to EUR 830.2 million EBIT increased by 39.7% to EUR 25.7 million (previous year: EUR 18.4 million); earn...

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August 11, 2017

Blyth Offshore Demontrator Wind Farm Project in UK: First Gravity Base Foundation lowered onto Sea Bed

The first gravity-based foundation (GBF) has been successfully installed onto the sea bed as the latest step in the development of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm – the first time this speci...

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August 10, 2017

Appointment of new CEO for DSI Construction

The Board of the DSI Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Matti Kuivalainen as CEO of DSI Construction effective September 1st 2017.

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Elizabeth Line Progress above Ground

August 10, 2017

Elizabeth Line Progress above Ground

  New images released by Crossrail highlight construction progress above ground for the Elizabeth line.

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August 10, 2017

Orica Executive Changes - Positioning for long term Growth and Success

CEO Alberto Calderon announced changes that will continue enhancing the company’s leadership and organisational design to better align to Orica’s long term growth strategy.

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August 09, 2017

Exposibram 2017 in Brazil: Beumer presents Conveying and Loading Technology

At the international mining exhibition Exposibram 2017, which takes place from 18 to 21 September in Belo Horizonte, Brasil, Beumer Group will present their system solutions in conveying and loading t...

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August 09, 2017

New Vice President joins Mott MacDonald's Advisory Practice

Grant Holland has joined the Advisory Practice of Mott MacDonald as a Vice President based in the company’s office in Austin, TX.

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August 09, 2017

Mott MacDonald's Executive Vice President elected to Executive Council of International Tunnelling Association

Randy Essex, Mott MacDonald's Executive Vice President and Director of Professional Excellence, has been elected to the Executive Council of the International Tunnelling Association for a three-year t...

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August 09, 2017

New Vice President for Geotechnical Solutions joins Mott MacDonald’s Environment Practice

Walter Burke has joined the Environment Practice of Mott MacDonald as a Vice President for Geotechnical Services. He is based at Mott MacDonald’s headquarters in Iselin, NJ.

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August 09, 2017

Balfour Beatty’s M3 Project becomes UK’s latest smart Motorway

Balfour Beatty’s M3 project in Surrey and Hampshire has become the latest road in the UK to be upgraded to a smart motorway.

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August 09, 2017

Túnel Emisor Poniente (TEP) II: ITA Project of the Year Nominee

The Robbins Company announces that the recently completed Túnel Emisor Poniente (TEP) II has been nominated as an ITA Tunneling Awards finalist for Project of the Year.

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Final double Breakthrough at the Emscher Sewer in Germany

August 09, 2017

Final double Breakthrough at the Emscher Sewer in Germany

  With the breakthrough of the last two tunnel boring machines into the target pit in Oberhausen-Biefang on June 12, 2017 the tunnel and pipe jacking work for the Emscher sewer has been completed. Ov...

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August 08, 2017

Western Australian Premier marks Start of Salini Impregilo Tunneling Work on Perth Rail Project

The Premier of Western Australian, Mark McGowan, officially launched the start of the tunneling work by Salini Impregilo on the AU$1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link project to alleviate traffic c...

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Robbins Double Shield takes on Nepal’s first TBM Project for Bheri Babai

August 08, 2017

Robbins Double Shield takes on Nepal’s first TBM Project for Bheri Babai

  Irrigation and hydroelectric Project to ease Food Crisis in Mid-Western Region of Nepal

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Rema Tip Top provides Maintenance and Service for the Rhenish Lignite Mining Area

August 07, 2017

Rema Tip Top provides Maintenance and Service for the Rhenish Lignite Mining Area

  Rema Tip Top provides services and products for three RWE Power open-pit mining sites in the Rhenish lignite mining areaRWE Power now exclusively relies on Rema Tip Top for the repair and maintenan...

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August 05, 2017

Porr takes over the Salzburg Hinteregger Group

The agreements to transfer all of the shares in the Hinteregger Group to Porr were signed. This transaction will allow Porr to expand its market position in underground construction and civil engineer...

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August 04, 2017

Cimic's CPB Contractors wins Queensland Roads Project

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by the Department of Transport and Main Roads to deliver Stage 1 of the $497.3 million Mackay Ring Road project in Queensland.

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August 04, 2017

2017 International Bridge, Tunnel & Turnpike Association Foundation Scholarships announced

Virginia and North Dakota University Students Awarded $5000 Each to Pursue Transportation Related Degrees

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August 04, 2017

Trimble announces factory-fit Machine Control Solution for Sumitomo Excavators

Trimble chosen by Sumitomo as its preferred Technology Provider for Machine Control

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August 04, 2017

Trimble and Komatsu collaborate to improve Interoperability for mixed Fleet Earthworks Customers

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and Komatsu Ltd. announced that they are collaborating to improve their customers' ability to exchange 3D construction site data between Komatsu and Trimble construction software...

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August 03, 2017

Former Executive Director and CEO of Metropolitan Transportation Authority joins Hatch in New York

Hatch welcomes Elliot "Lee" Sander as Managing Director, Transportation and a Director of Hatch USA. Sander is the former executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) ...

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August 03, 2017

Moving Ahead - Crossrail's quarterly Update in August 2017

The Crossrail project team continues to work around the clock to deliver the Elizabeth line – the new railway for London and the South East.

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August 02, 2017

Fugro’s integrated Capabilities clinch further Work for Sirius at the World’s largest high Grade Polyhalite Deposit

Fugro continues its provision of site characterisation services at Sirius Minerals’ North Yorkshire polyhalite project with the award of two major new contracts integrating geotechnical and geophysica...

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