Three executives of contractor LPCiminelli Inc., three New York power and commercial developers and a former SUNY president are among nine charged in a 79-page US criminal complaint alleging bribery, bid-rigging and influence-peddling on state-funded projects.
With a federal agreement last month that resolves seven years of illegal campaign contributions in Canada by former executives, Montreal-based design-construction giant SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. moves closer to final resolution of its past regime’s ethics issues that have dogged the firm for nearly five years.
Former senior vice presidents of engineer Louis Berger and now defunct Birdsall Services Group, were sentenced earlier this month in New Jersey courts related to their roles in unrelated bribe schemes of contracting officials.
During this webinar, a professional litigator offers her perspective on the risk pitfalls that derail most construction projects. She’ll discuss do’s and don’ts from her experience counseling and representing engineers to resolve disputes during the project, before litigation, and in litigation.
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.