CHINA: Sapphire Corp subsidiary Ranken Railway Construction Group Co has won four contracts for metro projects in China, the group announced on July 24.

The largest is a 224m yuan civil engineering contract covering three further sections of the Ningbo metro, which are due to be completed by mid-2020.

Two construction supervision contracts totalling 47m yuan cover sections of Line 17 in Chengdu and Line 5 in Hefei.

Finally, Ranken has won a 37m yuan design consultancy contract for the second phase of Line 2 in Taiyuan, which is due to be completed by the end of 2021.