Ivanhoe Mines Begins Construction Of First Box Cut For Planned Underground Mine At The Kamoa Copper Discovery In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

SOURCE: Ivanhoe Mines | 25 July 2014

Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) Executive Chairman Robert Friedland and Chief Executive Officer Lars-Eric Johansson today announced the start of construction on the box cut for the initial portal to planned decline ramps that will provide underground access to the proposed Kamoa copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province.

Balfour Beatty Wins US$136 Million Contract To Construct Prestigious High Rise Office Building In Charlotte, North Carolina

SOURCE: Balfour Beatty | 25 July 2014

Balfour Beatty announces today that it has been awarded a US $136 million (£80 million) contract to build a prestigious and environmentally responsible office complex in the heart of uptown Charlotte, North Carolina – the latest in a series of awards to develop the city’s economic and commercial infrastructure.

IXAS Zuid-Oost, A Consortium Consisting Of Fluor, Ballast Nedam, Heijmans And 3i Infrastructure, Selected As Preferred Bidder For The Project A9 Gaasperdammerweg In The Netherlands

SOURCE: Fluor Corp. | 24 July 2014

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands Rijkswaterstaat has announced its intention to appoint IXAS Zuid-Oost, a consortium consisting of Fluor, Ballast Nedam, Heijmans and 3i Infrastructure plc, as the selected bidder for the public-private-partnership (PPP) project A9 Gaasperdammerweg in the Netherlands.

Versalis: New Cooperation Agreement With CB&I To Market LDPE And EVA Proprietary Technologies In North America

SOURCE: Eni | 24 July 2014

Versalis (Eni) has signed a Cooperation Agreement with CB&I, the leading US-based engineering and industrial services company. CB&I will market and provide engineering services for Versalis’ low density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethyl vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) technologies in North America.

Pöyry Awarded Assignment By Austrian Power Grid AG For The Reconstruction Of A Transmission System Substation In Austria

SOURCE: Pöyry | 24 July 2014

Austrian Power Grid AG has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for the construction of new 380/110/30kV switchgears at Kaprun substation, Austria. The assignment includes detailed design engineering, project management and installation services as well as the supply of equipment.

Statoil Awarded Licence Offshore Colombia

SOURCE: Statoil | 23 July 2014

Statoil has been awarded interest in the COL4 licence offshore Colombia in the Caribbean Sea in the 2014 Colombia Licensing Round.

TransCanada Receives Regulatory Approval For Northern Courier Pipeline Project

SOURCE: TransCanada Corp. | 23 July 2014

TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that the Alberta Energy Regulator has approved TransCanada's application to construct and operate the Northern Courier Pipeline Project (Northern Courier).

Balfour Beatty Awarded £129 Million UK ‘Smart Motorway’ Scheme To Upgrade M3

SOURCE: Balfour Beatty | 23 July 2014

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces the award of a £129 million scheme to upgrade a 13 mile stretch of the M3 through Hampshire and Surrey to a ‘smart motorway’. The upgrade, for the UK Government’s Highways Agency, will increase capacity, reduce congestion and shorten journey times for the 120,000 motorists who pass through this part of the network every day.

CB&I And Clariant's Polypropylene Catalyst Partnership Off To A Successful Start

SOURCE: CB&I | 22 July 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) and Clariant announced today its new Ziegler-Natta (ZN) polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky, is on schedule to begin production in 2015.

Jacobs Expands Its Role With United Utilities In The UK

SOURCE: Jacobs | 22 July 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract as sole provider to United Utilities plc for engineering services for the next investment period of its Asset Management Program (AMP6).

Drover-1 Drilling Update - AWE

SOURCE: AWE | 22 July 2014

AWE Limited (ASX: AWE), as Operator of Exploration Permit 455 in the Perth Basin, Western Australia, reports that as at 06:00 hours (6:00am) AWST today the Drover-1 exploration well had reached its planned total measured depth of 2,356 metres and 5 ½ inch production casing is currently being run in the well.

Nordex Awarded Contracts For 64.2 MW For Turkey

SOURCE: Nordex | 22 July 2014

Nordex has received three contracts for the installation of its N117/2400 and the N117/3000 turbines in Turkey, totalling 64.2 MW.

NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility In The U.S. Virgin Islands

SOURCE: NRG Energy | 21 July 2014

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba).

Production Resumes On Njord A

SOURCE: Statoil | 21 July 2014

Statoil resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A platform in the Norwegian Sea on 19 July, after a major reinforcement of the platform structure. Production has been shut down since last summer.

McDermott Awarded Megalodon Platform Installation In Gulf Of Mexico

SOURCE: McDermott | 21 July 2014

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) (“McDermott”) announced today that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a contract to provide transportation and installation services to Walter Oil & Gas Corporation (“Walter”) for the Megalodon platform destined for South Timbalier Block 311 in the Gulf of Mexico. The project is expected to be included in McDermott’s third quarter 2014 backlog.

Hatch Goba Improves Rail And Port Infrastructure In Sierra Leone

SOURCE: Hatch | 21 July 2014

Hatch Goba has been retained by African Minerals Limited – African Railway and Port Services (AML) in Sierra Leone to improve rail and port infrastructure between the Tonkilili mine and the Pepel port, which are 200 km apart.

Pöyry Awarded EPCM Services Assignment By Millar Western For Bioenergy Project At Whitecourt Pulp Mill In Alberta, Canada

SOURCE: Poyry | 21 July 2014

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services for an anaerobic bioenergy project at its Whitecourt pulp mill in Alberta, Canada.

Sembcorp Marine's Sembawang Shipyard Secures Contract Worth About S$600 Million From Saipem SA For The Conversion Of Two FPSOS For Kaombo Project In Offshore Angola

SOURCE: Sembcorp | 21 July 2014

Sembcorp Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has secured a Floating Storage Production Offloading (FPSO) conversion contract worth about S$600 million from Saipem SA, France for the conversion of Two FPSOs for the Kaombo Project in Offshore Angola.

Another Milestone Reached For Angola Block 15/06: N'Goma FPSO Ready To Sail Away

SOURCE: Eni | 19 July 2014

The N’Goma FPSO is ready to sail away to the offshore site block 15/06 in Angola, following the naming ceremony held yesterday at Port Amboim. It will then commence mooring and hook-up operations.

ABB Wins $35 Million HVDC Upgrade Order In Canada

SOURCE: ABB | 18 July 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $35 million from Hydro-Québec to upgrade the 350 megawatt (MW) Madawaska high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link, that connects the grids of New Brunswick and Hydro Québec in southeast Canada. The order was booked in the second quarter of 2014.

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