Pulse: Project News From Dodge
Contracts, awards, bids and proposals from Dodge.
Senate Passes Tax ''Extenders'' But Not Terrorism-Insurance Bill
Tax bill includes breaks for renewable energy projects and capital-goods purchases.
MWH Engineer Expat Sues His Now Former Employer Over Family Saga in Qatar
Employee challenges firm''s risk-prevention steps, but an international employment attorney says the situation was tough to ''predict on the front end.''
Saint-Gobain''s Planned Acquisition of Sika Shakes Up Building Materials Market
Acquisition roils Sika management team which says it was not informed of deal ahead of time.
Workers Strike Chinese Firms in Namibia Over Job Hazards and Benefits Inequality
Workers claim they lack social security protections and are denied transportation allowances enjoyed by their Chinese counterparts.
Global Practices Vary Greatly in Use of Migrant Construction Workers
Singapore is pushing incentives to contractors to reduce migrants, but others are making use of new pools of workers from North Korea and Myanmar.
Rentals Rising in China
Softening construction demand is forcing Chinese construction firms to gradually shed their traditional preference for owning equipment.
Maryland Firm to Pay $2M to Settle Contract Fraud Allegations
Forrester Construction payment resolves federal criminal probe of alleged fraud on Washington, D.C., projects.
Mammoth Lock Takes Shape in Belgium
Ship access capacity to the Antwerp's Waasland Canal complex in Belgium will be more than doubled by construction of the world's largest volume ship lock at the Deurganck dock. With a budget exceeding ?500 million, the lock on the River Scheldt's left bank-500 meters long, 68 m wide and 17.8 m deep-...
Antwerp Freight Tunnel Has Twin Bore Beneath the River ScheldtStories 1 - 10 of 1440
Although Belgium has more than 1,000 kilometers of railroad tracks, Europe's second largest port in Antwerp moves only 8% of its throughput by rail. To help increase train use, the country's railroad infrastructure manager Infrabel N.V. has just completed the nation's longest freight tunnel linking ...