Worker dies of heart attack while excavating at a highway site

TIMISOARA | Locals from Balint village in Timis county said a worker died from a heart attack, caused by the high temperatures on Saturday, 9th of July, at around 14:00 PM local time (11:00 PM GMT). The 55 years old male was driving an excavator, when he suddently crashed at the wheel during a break. The coworkers called for the ambulance, but it was to late for the paramedics to intervine. The tragic incident happened on the Timisoara-Arad path, in the vicinity of the Sanovita village, 45 kilometers from the city of Timisoara.

The constructions are underway, the workers being pushed hard by the patrons to get the job done in the time the contracts were singed upon. Spedition UMB SRL, Tehnostrade SRL and Carena SpA Impresa di Costruzioni have won €51m tender to build a first lot of the Timisoara to Lugoj highway segment, while the €108m second phase of the contract has been secured by Tirrena Scavi SpA, Societa Italiana per Condotte d’Acqua SpA and Cossi Costruzioni SpA. A consortium comprising Tirrena Scavi, Societa Italiana per Condotte d’Acqua and Cossi Construzioni has secured a €165m ($239m) contract for the first phase of the Lugoj to Deva highway.

CNADNR has awarded a €134m contract to build the first phase of the Orastie-Sibiu highway segment, while Straco Grup SRL and Studio Corona SRL Civil Engineering won a €91.9m contract to carry out the second lot of the highway segment.

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