Four bidders expected for Athens metro project, source says

Four bidders are expected to show interest in Greece's tender to build a 1.45 billion euro ($1.72 billion) project to expand the Athens metro, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Greece's GEK Terna will bid as part of a joint venture with France's Vinci and Siemens, a spokesman for GEK Terna said.

Bay of Faliro to be complete in 2019

The first phase of works to spruce up the Bay of Faliro will be completed in February 2019 at a cost of 73 million euros, according to the contract signed between the construction firm, Aktor, and the Attica regional authorities.

The project includes flood protection works and changes to coastal Poseidonos Avenue.

New Deadline for Completion of Struma Motorway's Lot 4 Announced

Lot 4 of Struma Motorway between the Bulgarian town of Sandanski and the border checkpoint Kulata should be completed until July 31 within the framework of the available budget.

This is foreseen by the annex to the construction contract signed between Bulgaria's Road Infrastructure Agency (API) and the Greek company Aktor on 23 December 2014, electronic daily Dnevnik reports.

Greece's Aktor signs lease for Florina lignite mine

Aktor, a subsidiary of Athens-listed company Ellaktor SA, announced on Wednesday the signing an agreement for the lease of a lignite mine in the Florina region of northwestern Greece.

The contract provides for the extraction of 120 million tons of lignite and will bring above 150 million euros of net profits for the Greek state in the first 15 years.