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.
L&T Construction’s Heavy Civil Infrastructure business segment has secured a marine infrastructure contract worth INR15.04bn ($221m) in India.
India’s Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has sanctioned INR55bn ($819m) for construction of a 363km regional ring road around Hyderabad in Telangana state to ease traffic problem in and around the city.
Astaldi, in a joint venture with Reliance Infrastructure, has won an EPC contract from the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) to build the Versova-Bandra sea link in Mumbai, India.
The Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the expansion and modernisation of integrated terminals at Chennai, Guwahati and Lucknow airports, at a cost of INR24.67bn ($370m), INR13.83bn ($207.45m) and INR12.32bn ($184.8m), respectively.
The Philippines' Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has inked a signed a contract worth PHP5.27bn ($101.7m) for the two China-aided bridge projects in the Philippines.
The Government of India and the Government of Madhya Pradesh have signed a $210m loan agreement with the World Bank for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project to upgrade road network in the state.