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Friday, 22.05.2015, 17:33
In an interview on this morning's edition of the "Latvijas Neatkariga televizija" (LNT) news program "900 Seconds", the head of state-owned road maintenance company Latvijas Valsts celi (Latvian State Roads) Janis Lange said that the construction quality of Latvia's roads is improving, reports LETA.
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In order to improve the quality of Latvia's main state highways, EUR 218 million worth of European Union Cohesion Funding will be allocated for this purpose from the bloc's 2014-2020 multi-annual budget, the government decided today, cites LETA.
Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on the data from the Building Permits and State Construction Supervision Information System the Republic of Lithuania (IS) Infostatyba, in I quarter 2015, against I quarter 2014, the number of building permits issued increased by 1.6%, of which for the construction of residential buildings – by 2.8%.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in I quarter 2015, the volume of construction work carried out in the country amounted to EUR 392 million at current prices. Against IV quarter 2014, the volume of construction work decreased by 50% at constant prices, while seasonally and working day adjusted – increased by 2.2%.
Lithuania's natural gas transmission system operator, AB Amber Grid, and Poland's gas transmission system operator, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A., signed a tripartite agreement with the European Union's (EU) Innovation Network Executive Agency (INEA) on the financial assistance of the EU to the project Preparatory Works for the Poland-Lithuania Gas Interconnection up to building permission(s) obtainment, informs LETA/ELTA.
The latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that in the 1st quarter of 2015 as compared to the corresponding period of 2014 construction production volume according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices decreased by 0.1%. Construction production volume at current prices accounted for EUR 252.5 mln.
Nordecon AS informed the Tallinn Stock Exchange that it signed a construction contract with Estonian Ministry of Defence for the construction of building complex in the Ämari Air Base, reports LETA.