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International consultants round-up (February 26 - March 24)


BELOW is a selection of major commissions mainly based on data supplied by members of the British Consultants Bureau(t 020 7222 3651, Internet, and the Association of Consulting Engineers (t 020 7222 6557, Internet International consultants round-up is a regular monthly feature in Construction News. Consultants which have recently won work overseas are also invited to send details to Construction News for inclusion in the next round-up.


Ireland: The company is carrying out an assessment intothe capacity of Ireland's ports for the country's government.


Hungary: The firm is managing the design and construction and providing the quantity surveying services on reconstruction andrefurbishment projects for ABN Amro.

Malaysia: The consultant is providing facilities management services and preparing life-cycle costs for a central railway station project in Kuala Lumpur. The company has also been selectedas quantity surveyor on the demolition of a single-storey Buddhist Temple in Kuala Lumpur and its replacement with a three-storey temple.

Germany: The firm has a commission to represent Outlet Centres International on its proposal to build more than 100 retail units at a former military airport.


Hong Kong: The company has been appointed lead consultant on a £44 million extension to the Tseung Kwan O rail line.


Ireland: Gibb has formed a joint venture with local firm Jennings O'Donovan to oversee a dual carriageway scheme on the N6 between Athlone and Ballinasloe.


Bangladesh: The company is supplying contractor Nuttall with physical modelling studies on its Bhairab Bridge project.


Hong Kong: The firm has landed a contract for the Water Supplies Department to replace and rehabilitate water mains. Maunsell has also clinched a commission to review sewerage proposals on anenvironmental protection master plan of Hong Kong Island.


Jamaica: The firm has been appointed by the country's port authority to plan, design andsupervise improvements to maritime access at Kingston's container transhipment terminal.

Kazakhstan: Mott is working for the UK's Department forInternational Development on an environmental management and rehabilitation project in the north-east of the country.

UAE: The National Oil Storage Company has selected the company as engineering, procurement and construction manager for an oil storage terminal.

St Vincent & the Grenadines: The group has taken a job for St Vincent Electricity Services to advise on a power station project on the island of Mayreau.


Mexico: Mouchel is providing detailed design and contract preparation for civil and structural works on a cooling system at Rosarito III power station.


US: The group is providing design engineering services for the structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing work on two retail stores in Beverley Hills and San Francisco; and has a deal to provide mechanical, electrical and plumbing design for the headquarters of the National Tropical Botanical Gardens in Hawaii. Arup also has a structural engineering design contract on a retail project in Las Vegas.

FORCED OUT: Hampshire-based contractor Raymond Brown removes a missile in a clearance of the former United States Air Force base at Greenham Common. The job is one of a number, totalling £6 million, for West Berkshire Council.