Monday, March 19, 2018

Market Update / DT-18 / 2004

SWECO wins further Sida contract at Luxor Temple

The Swedish engineering consultancy SWECO has been awarded a SEK 5 million contract from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to supervise the rehabilitation works at the Luxor and Karnak temples in Egypt.

NDF: SWECO to plan six storage dams for Senegal

SWECO has won a SEK 9.4 million Nordic Development Fund (NDF) contract to make plans for the construction of a series of water storage reservoirs in six catchment areas around Dakar and Thiès in Senegal.

Danish aid cuts have led to loss of 600 engineering jobs

According to the Danish engineering journal Ingeniøren, Danish engineering consultancy firms have been forced to lay off some 600 people as a result of the cuts in the aid budget introduced by the current government starting in 2002.

Denmark focuses on reforms, private sector in Vietnam

Denmark expects to continue to have substantial development cooperation with Vietnam with particular focus on reforms and the private sector. Danish Integration and Development Minister Bertel Haarder made this known in talks with Vietnam’s Vice Prime Minister Vu Khoan in Copenhagen earlier this week.