Spanish construction and civil engineering company OHL, through its subsidiary Judlau, has secured a €212m project ($253m) from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority – Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (MTA TBTA) – for the replacement of roadway deck in suspended spans at the Throgs Neck Bridge (TNB), New York.
US-based commercial real estate advisory firm Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has arranged a $77.2m construction loan for Block 9, a new $125m mixed-use development in downtown Fargo, North Dakota, US.
Wates Residential has broken ground on a £27m housing development at Shuttleworth Road in London as part of Wandsworth Council’s housing delivery programme to build 1,000 homes for Wandsworth residents.
American e-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it will establish its second headquarters (HQ2) at a site in Northern Virginia, US.
The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has unveiled the world’s tallest statue, dubbed Statue of Unity, a memorial dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Italian construction and civil engineering company, Salini Impregilo, has won a €718.8m contract from Societé du Grand Paris (SGP) to build a section of a new metro line for Grand Paris Express, which is touted to be the biggest sustainable mobility project in Europe.
A joint venture between Galliford Try and Black & Veatch has secured a contract from the Environment Agency to design and build an improved flood defence scheme at Burton-on-Trent in Staffordshire, UK.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has broken ground on new Terminal One at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, US.
British construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall has been selected by Leeds City Council as one of two construction partners to deliver the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
Ground has been broken on Australia’s Western Sydney Airport, which is expected to strengthen the economy, create infrastructure and boost jobs in the region.
Eggborough Power has secured planning permission from the government for the construction of a new 2,500MW gas-fired power plant at Eggborough near Selby in North Yorkshire, UK.
Menkes Developments, in partnership with Alcion Ventures, has broken ground on the Waterfront Innovation Centre, an office building on the Toronto waterfront in Canada.
Mayo Clinic and Singapore-based real estate developer Pontiac Land Group will jointly expand the Gonda Building on Mayo’s Rochester campus in New York to meet the need for additional clinical space and to offer a premier hospitality experience to patients and visitors.
Bechtel, an EPC and project management company based in the US, has been selected by South Field Energy to design and build a $1.3bn, 1,182MW combined-cycle facility in Columbiana County, Ohio.
American engineering and construction company Fluor-led joint venture Tappan Zee Constructors has completed the final span of the Governor Mario M Cuomo Bridge in New York, which will replace the old Tappan Zee Bridge.
Marriott International and luxury development firm Flag Luxury Group have broken ground on The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad, a $500m luxury hotel in the NoMad neighbourhood in Manhattan, New York.
UK-based construction firm Galliford Try has secured new contract to build a new teaching and research building at Leeds Beckett University’s Headingley campus.
Brasfield & Gorrie has completed the construction of a new facility that will accommodate the Collat School of Business and Bill L Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), US.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and NYC Parks will establish a new water ride, adventure park, and public plaza with open-air food options and an arcade in Coney Island’s amusement district.
Advanced Power has closed a $1.3bn financing for the construction of South Field Energy, a 1,182MW combined-cycle natural gas electric generating facility, in Columbiana County, Ohio, US.