LIBYA: General contractor China Civil Engineering Construction Corp has awarded Vossloh contracts to supply rail fastenings and turnouts for 1 300 km of the future rail network in the west of Libya. The two contracts have a total value of €115m and deliveries will run to 2012.

'These two major contracts again reflect the vast acceptance enjoyed by our products worldwide', said Vossloh CEO Werner Andree. 'We are thus further expanding our already strong position in North Africa.'