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Tuesday, May 08, 2001





NHAI to take Panagarh-Palsit project to its board again
THE annuity method of building highways is precariously poised with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) preparing to take the Panagarh-Palsit project to its board again for approval after being deferred at an earlier meeting.

ChPT box terminal staff resort to `go slow'
WORKERS at the Chennai Port container terminal have resorted to `go slow' from Monday first shift (6 am) in protest against the delay in implementing their long-pending incentive scheme. Sources said that the productivity at the two container berths -- C TB-I and II -- came down to 28 and 31 moves per shift per gang respectively, as against the normal handling of around 110 moves per shift per gang in one berth.

SCI in talks with GWA for tea shipments
THE Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has initiated dialogue with the new management of George Williamson (Assam) Ltd (GWA) in India to work out the shipment schedules for the forthcoming tea shipment season, according to SCI sources.

Airlines urged to rethink animal shipment boycotts
THE head of an international convention on wildlife said on Saturday that boycotts by airline companies of shipments containing legally-traded wildlife work against the interests of the animals themselves and of poor people in developing countries, acc ording to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Diesel locomotives shipped to Malaysia
FIVE meter-gauge diesel locomotives were shipped to Malaysia through the Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) on Sunday, according to a ChPT press release.

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