Van Don International Airport, the first international airport in Vietnam, has been opened in Quang Ninh province, which is home to the UNESCO World Heritage site Halong Bay, 220km from the capital Hanoi.
Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded six contracts totalling S$3.14bn ($2.3bn) to design and construct the tunnels and commuter facilities, including pedestrian overhead bridges and bus stops, for six sections of the North-South Corridor (NSC).
The $20bn Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge – the world’s longest sea bridge connecting the cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland as part of a broader plan to integrate the special administrative regions into China – has officially been opened on 23 October 2018.
The Buildings and Factoriesbusiness of L&T Construction, a division of Larsen & Toubro, has won an EPC order worth INR30.36bn ($411m) from Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) for the construction of Terminal-2 (T2) of the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), in a joint venture with Hyundai Development Corporation (HDC), has secured a contract worth INR21.26bn ($290m) from the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) for design and construction of Package II of the Mumbai Coastal Road Project.
Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty’s Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, in a 50:50 joint venture with Sanfield (Management), has won a HKD2.3bn ($293m) contract from Sun Hung Kai Properties to widen the Sai Sha Road for its development project in Shap Sze Heung, Sai Kung, Hong Kong.
Singapore has agreed to suspend the construction of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) Project until 31 May 2020 following a request from Malaysia due to its high costs.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of Larsen & Toubro, has won orders worth $373m (INR26.54bn) across various business segments in India.
Leighton Asia, a Cimic Group company, has won a $103m (AUD140m) contract from NLEX Corporation for the construction of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link Segment 10 – R10 Exit Ramp project in the Philippines.
UK-based construction consultancy Mott MacDonald has been appointed to provide airfield and apron design consultancy services at Macau International Airport (MIA).
The Buildings and Factories Business of L&T Construction has won an EPC order worth INR30.28bn ($435m) from GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) in India.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded a SGD795m ($582m) contract to Penta-Ocean Construction-Bachy Soletanche Singapore joint venture to design and construct a stretch of the North-South Corridor (NSC).
US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has signed an agreement with Tongren Transportation and Tourism Investment Group of the People’s Republic of China to build the first hyperloop system in the Asian country.
Gammon Construction, a 50:50 Far East joint venture of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty and Asian conglomerate Jardine Matheson, has won the £249m ‘Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link – Northern Connection Tunnel Buildings, Electrical and Mechanical Works’ contract from the Hong Kong Highways Department.
Alstom, along with Taiwanese engineering and contracting services company CTCI, has won a contract from Systemwide E&M Project Office (SEMPO) of the Department of Rapid Transit Systems, Taipei City Government, to supply an integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7 phase one.
South Korea and the Philippines have signed a $172.64m loan agreement for the construction of an international container port in the Philippine province of Cebu.
L&T Construction has won orders valued at $778m from Indian and overseas clients.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded two civil contracts totalling SGD1.16bn ($865.2m) to construct the tunnel and commuter facilities, including pedestrian overhead bridges, bus stops, sheltered walkways, and cycling paths for two sections of the North-South Corridor (NSC).
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 14-lane, access-controlled, Phase-I of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, stretching from Nizamuddin Bridge to Delhi-UP Border, and the 135km Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), stretching from Kundli on NH 1 to Palwal on NH 2, both in the Delhi NCR.
A joint venture between Singapore-based Yongnam Holdings and Hong Kong-based Leighton Asia has won a SGD553.8m ($412.7m) tunnel and infrastructure contract from the Land Transport Authority for the design and construction of a part of the North-South Corridor (NSC) project in Singapore.