Weekly quiz: What is the name of 19th century Westminster tower in need of restoration?

A digital representation of the new Connecticut River Bridge A digital representation of the new Connecticut River Bridge (Image courtesy of Amtrak)

It’s the Construction Briefing weekly news quiz - how much attention have you been paying to events in the world of construction over the past seven days?

The US OSHA proposed a rule to protect workers from what?

  • Falling objects
  • Extreme heat
  • Chemical hazards

Construction companies have been invited to bid for work to restore the tallest tower at the Palace of Westminster in London, UK. What is the tower called?

  • Victoria Tower
  • Elizabeth Tower
  • Henry Tower

A joint venture between Northeast-based O&G Industries and Tutor Perini will build a new moveable Connecticut River Bridge in Connecticut, USA. What is the contract worth?>

  • $500 million
  • $753 million
  • $1.3 billion

Time magazine has published a new list of the world’s 500 ‘most sustainable companies’. But how many of the 500 are construction companies?

  • 14
  • 8
  • 29

Which contractors have won a $478m contract to build the Sisikon Tunnel, part of the A4 Neue Axenstrasse road project, in Switzerland?

  • Strabag/Skanska
  • Webuild/FCC
  • Implenia/Frutiger


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Andy Brown Editor, Editorial, UK - Wadhurst Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786224 E-mail: [email protected]
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