Australia: Fortescue Metals has selected Simmons Machine Tool and Andrew Engineering to build and equip wagon maintenance facilities at Port Hedland, including a robotic wheelset shop.

Canada: Metso is to supply Westshore Terminals with a 64 wagon/h rotary tippler for its Roberts Bank coal export terminal.

Europe: Eurostar has selected Nomad Digital to provide on-board wi-fi for the mid-life refurbishment of its 28 trainsets.

Romania: Bucuresti metro operator Metrorex has appointed a Metroul/Systra joint venture to provide project management services for construction of Line 5.

UK: East Midlands Trains has spent £250000 installing 30 Parkeon machines for collecting pre-booked tickets at eight principal stations.

USA: Aecom has been awarded a $17m contract to provide technical and management support for the extension of the DART Orange and Blue light rail lines in Dallas.