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SK E&C Reaches Compensation Deal with Laos over Deadly Dam Collapse

SK E&C Reaches Compensation Deal with Laos over Deadly Dam Collapse

SEOUL, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Engineering & Construction Co. said Thursday that it has reached a deal with authorities in Laos to compensate victims of a deadly hydroelectric dam collapse in the Southeast Asian country. The Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Power Co., a joint venture involving the South Korean builder, inked the deal with the [...]

SK E&C to Build Temporary Shelter for Laos Dam Victims

SK E&C to Build Temporary Shelter for Laos Dam Victims

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean construction firm SK Engineering & Construction Co. said Monday that it plans to complete the construction of temporary shelters by next month in southeastern Laos, which was hit hard by a devastating flood. SK E&C said the structures can accommodate about 150 households on a 10,000-square-meter area [...]

Hundreds Missing in Dam Collapse in Laos, Korean Builder Joining Rescue Operations

Hundreds Missing in Dam Collapse in Laos, Korean Builder Joining Rescue Operations

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Hundreds have gone missing after a dam collapsed in southeast Laos on Monday, affecting 1,300 households and displacing around 6,600 people, the Laotian news agency KPL reported Tuesday. According to the report, one of the auxiliary dams collapsed around 8 p.m. Monday at the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower plant [...]