Plumbers working on the new Perth Children's Hospital expressed concerns about inferior brass fittings that are now being blamed for the lead contamination of the facility's drinking water, but they were not acknowledged, a union says.
It's been two years now Perth's sick children have waited to get access to the new state-of-the-art $1.2 billion Perth Children's Hospital, and there's still no opening date in sight. So how did we get here?
The Indonesian government is courting private investment and encouraging bids for major projects on Madura, an island off the northeastern coast of Java, another island. Madura is part of the East Java province and is separated from Java by the narrow Strait of Madura. The first project would be a 15.3km toll bridge costing likely […]
Estonia's Road Administration and infrastructure company. TREV-2 Grupp has signed a €51 million contract for construction of a new four-lane section of highway between Kose and Ardu. The work will shorten the length of the of the Tallinn-Tartu highway by around 5km. The construction is scheduled in August 2017 with completion in 2020. The new […]
A consortium including engineering design group Obermeyer Helika has won a consultancy contract for a planned D4 motorway project in the Czech Republic. Construction of the 32km Milin-Mirotice motorway section, a public-private partnership, is scheduled to start in 2019. A PPP might be also used for the Prague-Chomutov D7 section.
A series of road projects is being awarded in Nepal. The announcements over the winning tenders for 13 projects is being made in Nepal's capital Kathmandu. Financing worth US$300 million is being provided from Indian sources.
Jan Durisin, head of Slovakia's motorway operator NDS, has said that the R2 expressway, will go ahead despite watchdog fears of poor value for money. Completion of the R2, that includes the Soroska Tunnel, remains 2024, he told Slovakian news agencies. NDS, he said, will start looking for a contractor to start work in 2018 […]