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Italian company ICOP applying for tunnel tender

category mayo | environment | press release author Wednesday June 30, 2010 14:34author by Stop Shell Hell in Mayo Report this post to the editors

Italian company ICOP are currently applying for the tender to build the tunnel for the Shell onshore high pressure raw gas pipeline. The local community have been resisting Shell for the last 10 years and are fighting to protect their health, safety and environment.

This is a call out for protests to put pressure on ICOP to pull out.
Here is their website: http://www.icop.it/tool/home.php
And address:
I.CO.P. S.p.A.
via Silvio Pellico 2
33031 Basiliano UD,
Italy

And contacts: info@icop.it, tunnelcom@icop.it, fondazioni@icop.it, amministrazione@icop.it, personale@icop.it, acquisti@icop.it, tecnici@icop.it

T. +39 0432-838611
F. +39 0432-838681

I.CO.P have a poor health and safety record for their projects-here are some examples:

a worker of ICOP, Luis Gentil Velandia Porras, died the 10 july 2009 in Camporosso (Udine) during the building of a pipeline. He was hit with a valve took out from a high pressure tube.

23/1/2009 during the building of a tram, 2 of the 40 segments of the tunnel felt down, opening a hole under two platform of the Mestre train station

Unfair competition, links with Mafia
After the L'Aquila earthquake ICOP was immediately awarded the contract for building temporary houses without it being put out for public tender. There are links between ICOP, Tommaso Cannellaa and Bernardo Provenzano, a boss of a mafia family.

ICOP won the tender to build the motorway Villese-Gorizia, but the TAR judged that it was illegal as the bridge designs were deemed unsafe.

Related Link: http://www.icop.it

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   tender without permission     corrupt    Wed Jun 30, 2010 17:54 
   Great research     Marc Spring    Thu Jul 01, 2010 00:39 
   Workplace deaths and accidents in Italy - One more reason for protest!     candle in the wind    Fri Jul 02, 2010 20:27 


 
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