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Aker Solutions Wins Maintenance And Modifications Contract From BP In Norway

SOURCE: Aker Solutions | 26 November 2015

Aker Solutions won a framework agreement to provide maintenance and modifications services at BP-operated oil and gas fields offshore Norway.

BG Group Starts Commercial Operations From QCLNG Train 2 In Australia.

SOURCE: BG Group | 25 November 2015

BG Group (LSE: BG.L), a world leader in exploration and LNG, today announces that commercial operations began from the second train at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant. QGC, BG Group's Australian subsidiary, has also assumed control of Train 2 from Bechtel Australia, which built the facility.

Barrick Reports Mechanical Issue At Pueblo Viejo Oxygen Plant

SOURCE: Barrick Gold Corporation | 24 November 2015

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) ("Barrick" or the "company") today announced that a mechanical issue at the Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic is expected to result in reduced production at the operation until mid-January 2016. Pueblo Viejo is a joint venture owned by Barrick (60 percent) and Goldcorp Inc. (40 percent).

E.ON’s Ironbridge Power Station To Generate Electricity For The Last Time

SOURCE: E.ON | 20 November 2015

E.ON has today (FRI) confirmed that Ironbridge Power Station1 in Shropshire will cease commercial generation at 1430 hours, and will permanently close following 46 years of service.

Hatch Targets Smart Growth In Infrastructure Market

SOURCE: Hatch | 20 November 2015

Hatch is strengthening its global infrastructure business, following the announcement that Hatch Mott MacDonald’s (HMM) Canadian operation will be fully integrated with the company.

Alstom Delivers Ahead Of Schedule New Trains For Melbourne

SOURCE: Alstom | 18 November 2015

Alstom has delivered the latest batch of eight X’Trapolis[1] for Melbourne’s suburban network to Public Transport Victoria (PTV) ahead of schedule. The trains, which have been tested at Alstom’s regional manufacturing centre in Ballarat, will provide a boost to the busy and growing suburban rail networks.

ORIX-VINCI Airports Consortium Selected As Preferred Negotiation Right Holder For The Kansai And Osaka International Airports Concession (Japan)

SOURCE: VINCI | 10 November 2015

The consortium made up of ORIX Corporation, a leading integrated financial services group, and VINCI Airports, an airport concession holder and operator with proven expertise in prime contractor services, today announced that the New Kansai International Airport Company (“NKIAC”) has selected the ORIX - VINCI Airports Consortium as Preferred Negotiation Right Holder

Alstom To Supply 800 Double Electric Locomotives To Indian Railways

SOURCE: Alstom | 10 November 2015

Alstom has received a Letter of Award[1] from the Ministry of Railways to supply Indian Railways with 800 double section freight electric locomotives with associated long-term maintenance[2]. The total contract is worth above €3 billion.

Alstom To Supply Signalling And Infrastructure For Cairo Metro Line 3

SOURCE: Alstom | 09 November 2015

Alstom signed today two contracts with Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to supply a signalling and telecommunications system [1] and infrastructure [2] for the phase 3 of Cairo metro line 3 currently under construction. Both contracts are worth a total of around €190 million [3]. Line 3 of Cairo metro is scheduled to be fully completed in early 2022.

Dominion Informs NRC Of Intent To Seek Second License Renewal For Surry Power Station

SOURCE: Dominion | 06 November 2015

Dominion Virginia Power, a unit of Dominion (NYSE: D), today became the first U.S utility to notify the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of its intent to file a second license renewal application for one of its nuclear stations.