The JV headed by Astaldi Spa (40%) with three local companies has been awarded the EUR164 million contract for design and construction of Parc Bazilescu-Straulesti section on M4 metro line at Bucharest, including a 2 km TBM tunnel, two stations and a shunt. Duration of work 30 months from end-2012. Contact Stefan Rotaru at Metrorex SA in Bucharest, tel + 40 213193601/5571, fax +40 213125149, e-mail srotaru@ metrorex.ro. Visit www.astaldi.it and www.metrorex.ro. 27/12.