UK-based construction company Balfour Beatty has received a £70m contract to deliver Overhead Line works in the west of Scotland, UK on behalf of utility firm Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (SSEN Transmission).
Eurovia, a joint venture between Strabag Rail and Elektrizace železnic Praha, has secured a contract worth €120m (£106m) to upgrade 8.7km railway line section between Smíchov station in Prague and the City of Černošice southwest of the capital in the Czech Republic.
A consortium of Orascom Construction and Siemens has signed an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity to rebuild Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern Iraq.
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has received two contracts, with a combined value of approximately €85m (£75.2m), to strengthen and protect a stretch of seafront coastline from erosion in the UK and Romania.
Hackensack University Medical Center has broken ground on a 530,000ft² patient pavilion at Second Street in Hackensack, New Jersey.
Texas Central, the developer of the Texas Bullet Train, has signed a design-build contract with the joint venture of civil engineering contractor Salini Impregilo and Lane Construction for Texas High-Speed Train.
Swiss electrical equipment manufacturer ABB has broken ground on its new manufacturing and research facility in Kangqiao near Shanghai, China.
UK construction services provider Kier has started work on the refurbishment of the science facilities at St Joan of Arc Catholic School in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.
Mill Creek Residential has broken ground on Modera Marshfield, a luxury garden-style community located in the seaside town of Marshfield in the US.
L&T Construction, the construction unit of Indian technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate L&T, has been awarded EPC contracts in India.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and city officials have broken ground on the $2bn (£1.62bn) Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility, which aims to improve and streamline the car rental process at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the US.
Allied Orion Group has broken ground on Territory at Greenhouse Apartments, a 288-unit, luxury community in Katy, Texas.
Suez NWS, a joint venture between French environmental services provider Suez and NWS Holdings, has been selected for a €1bn (£893m) wastewater treatment contract in Dongying Chemical Industry Park in Shandong province, China.
Austria-based chemicals and fertilizers major Borealis has started construction on a new world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant at its existing production facility in Kallo, Belgium.
UK-based construction company Balfour Beatty, construction engineering firm Colas and WSP UK, the British subsidiary of Canadian consultant company WSP Global, have been recommended to deliver highways services for Lincolnshire County Council from 1 April 2020.
The UK’s City of Edinburgh Council has granted permission for the construction of a new rugby stadium in the city.
8Minutenergy has secured approval from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for the Eland Solar and Storage Center project in Los Angeles, California.
VINCI Construction UK has been selected by Hull City Council to deliver the £130m Albion Square retail-led regeneration scheme in the UK.
R&F Properties has selected Mace to deliver Phase 1 of its Nine Elms Square residential-led mixed-use development, located next to the US Embassy in central London on the South Bank of the Thames in the UK.
Northeastern University, the City of Boston and American Campus Communities have opened the LightView student living community in Boston, Massachusetts in the US.