Leighton Asia, a subsidiary of Australia-based CIMIC Group, has been selected by MPCALA Holdings to construct the Cavite Laguna Expressway project (Cavite section) in the Philippines.
London-based Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been appointed by GVK, the operator of Mumbai’s existing Chhatrapati Shivaji International (CSI) Airport, as the architect of the new Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) in India.
State-run City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco) and the GVK Group broke ground on Navi Mumbai International Airport in the state of Maharashtra in India.
Virgin Hyperloop One, backed by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, has inked an intent agreement with the Indian state of Maharashtra to construct a hyperloop transportation system between Mumbai and Pune.
French engineering group Egis along with its local partner Team Consult has been appointed as the project consultant for Bangkok monorail project, Pink Line Monorail.Pink Line, the first monorail project in Thailand, is estimated to cost THB53.5bn (€1.3bn).
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has won an EPC contract worth INR8.82bn ($138.47m) from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the six-laning of Aurangabad to Bihar–Jharkhand border (Chordaha) section of NH-2 in the state of Bihar.
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given approval for the construction, operation and maintenance of two-lane bi-directional Zojila Tunnel with parallel escape (egress) tunnel, excluding approaches, on Srinagar-Leh section in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).
China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCEC) has secured a SGD79m ($58.48m) contract from the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) for the construction of tunnels between Punggol station and the future Punggol Coast station on the North East Line Extension (NELe).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to provide $330m in financing to Afghanistan for completing the national ring road.
The Airport Authority Hong Kong has selected Leighton Asia, along with joint venture partner Chun Wo Construction and Engineering Company Limited (Chun Wo), to construct the AUD390m ($295m) Terminal 2 (T2) foundation and substructure works at Hong Kong International Airport.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500m multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) for the Second Rural Connectivity Investment Program to improve rural roads in five Indian states.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the first phase of Hyderabad Metro Rail Project on 28 November 2017.
The Singapore branch of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has won a SGD205m ($150.5m) contract for Circle Line 6 (CCL6) from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in Singapore.
The Development Authority (MMRDA) has selected three contractors to construct all three packages of the 22-km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) of worth INR178.43bn ($2.7bn).
A joint venture (JV) of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has bagged an INR4.97bn ($76.9m) contract from Maharashtra Metro Rail (MMRCL) for Pune Metro Rail Project.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted $170m in loans to the government of Vietnam to support the development of urban infrastructure in Hue, Vinh Yen, and Ha Giang.
The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway, a rail link connecting Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia, has been opened.
The government of Bangladesh has given the go-ahead to the BDT169bn ($2bn) Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway project.
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has sanctioned $50m (AED183.65m) concessionary loan to develop the Velana International Airport in Malé, Maldives.
China Railway Tunnel Group Co (Singapore Branch), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Railway Group, has bagged a SGD310.8m ($229m) contract to build the Prince Edward Station and two tunnels on the Circle Line in Singapore.