Transport in Poland http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28627/all en EU freezes 900 mln euros to Poland pending fraud probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/eu-freezes-900-mln-euros-poland-pending-fraud-probe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Commission said hopes to unfreeze money soon</p> <p>* Poland has charged road contractors with price-fixing</p> <p>* Ministers say EU reaction too harsh</p> <p>By Adrian Krajewski</p> <p>WARSAW, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The European Union has frozen about 890 million euros ($1.20 billion) in aid earmarked for building Polish roads because of a suspected fraud by contractors, a Commission spokeswoman said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/eu-freezes-900-mln-euros-poland-pending-fraud-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business GDDKiA Government of Poland Technology Transport in Poland Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:45:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741503 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-EU freezes 900 mln euros to Poland pending fraud probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/update-1-eu-freezes-900-mln-euros-poland-pending-fraud-probe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Commission said hopes to unfreeze money soon</p> <p>* Poland has charged road contractors with price-fixing</p> <p>* Ministers say EU reaction too harsh (Adds details about charges in court case)</p> <p>By Adrian Krajewski</p> <p>WARSAW, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The European Union has frozen about 890 million euros ($1.20 billion) in aid earmarked for building Polish roads because of a suspected fraud by contractors, a Commission spokeswoman said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/update-1-eu-freezes-900-mln-euros-poland-pending-fraud-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business GDDKiA Government of Poland Technology Transport in Poland Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:16:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741619 at http://www.globalpost.com Poland dismisses state road agency chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140213/poland-dismisses-state-road-agency-chief <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Christian Lowe</p> <p>WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's government on Thursday dismissed the head of the state road agency, who had been at the center of disputes between Poland and international engineering firms over a European-backed road-building program.</p> <p>Many contractors allege that Lech Witecki's agency, known by its Polish acronym GDDKiA, had forced them to take heavy losses on contracts to build Polish motorways, and even drove some into bankruptcy. Witecki has denied the allegations.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140213/poland-dismisses-state-road-agency-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> GDDKiA Government of Poland Technology Transport in Poland Thomson Reuters Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:35:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6069614 at http://www.globalpost.com