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Skanska Q2 pretax profit beats estimates

Swedish construction firm Skanska posted a larger-than-expected second-quarter pretax profit on Friday and said it saw steady revenues in the second half of 2010 versus the year-ago period.

Aramco, Dow extend project deadline-sources

Saudi Aramco [SDABO.UL] and U.S. group Dow Chemical Co extended to Monday a deadline for companies to qualify for bidding to build a giant petrochemical project, industry sources said.

UPDATE 1-Senior sees H1 profits in line with forecast

British engineering firm Senior said its earnings for the first half of 2010 would be in line with the board's expectations and said the outlook was healthy, buoyed by improved order books at its major clients. "The group has traded strongly, with profitability for the first half of 2010 anticipated to be in line with the board's expectations," Senior said in a trading statement on Monday.

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