Test drilling for India’s first undersea high-speed rail tunnel has commenced, The Economic Times reported.
A consortium of WSP Engineering Malaysia, Mott MacDonald Malaysia and Ernst & Young Advisory Services has been chosen as the joint development partner (JDP) by Malaysia’s MyHSR and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for a high-speed railway link (HSR) project that will connect Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
The World Bank Group has allotted $200M in funding for repairs to Lebanon’s road network.
Larsen & Toubro’s construction unit has secured contracts worth a combined value of INR12.86bn ($189.1M) in India.
Soletanche Bachy, a subsidiary of Vinci, has formed an equal joint venture with its South Korean partner Sambo E&C to carry out ground reinforcement work at Hong Kong International Airport.
Lebuhraya DUKE Fasa 2A (LDF2A), a subsidiary of Malaysian construction firm Ekovest, has received approval in principle from the government for the privatisation of the MYR6.32bn ($1.4bn) Kampung Baru Link, Istana Link and Kapar Link expressway.
Ekovest Construction (ECSB) and Samling Resources (SRSB) have signed a joint venture (JV) and shareholders agreement to develop and upgrade a stretch of the Pan Borneo highway in Sarawak, Malaysia.
The Indian cabinet has given the go-ahead to the first phase of the Pune Metro Rail Project in Maharashtra, India.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of India have signed a $500M loan for the construction of a new road bridge across the Ganges River in India.
GMR Airports has signed the concession agreement with the state government of Goa, India for the development of northern Goa’s Greenfield International Airport.
Malaysia’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) has awarded two viaduct work package contracts worth MYR1.57bn ($369M) for the construction of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line in Malaysia.
US-based engineering firm Aecom has secured a contract to provide detailed design services for Hong Kong International Airport’s new passenger building.
India-based G R Infraprojects has secured an INR14.4bn ($216M) contract for the widening of a highway segment in Punjab, India.
A consortium of China Railway Construction Corporation, China Railway Group and China Communications Construction Company has won a MYR8.9bn ($2.1bn) contract for a railway project in southern Malaysia.
China Communications Construction Company has won a MYR46bn ($10.9bn) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the construction of the East Coast Rail Link project in Malaysia.The 620km rail line, expected to cost MYR55bn ($13.1bn), will include the construction of an east-west trunk railway line in Malaysia, connecting eastern cities and towns with the nation’s capital. Upon completion, the project will connect townships such as Port Klang, ITT (Integrated Transport Terminal) Gombak, Kuantan, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Baru and Tumpat.The rail line, financed by the Export-Import Bank of China, will be delivered in phases. Construction work is expected to commence in early 2017 and be completed in 2022.
India-based KMC Constructions has secured a INR12.74bn ($190.5M) contract from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the construction of a road segment in Himachal Pradesh, India.
Lum Chang Building Contractors has won a SGD325M ($233.8M) contract from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to construct viaducts and a new platform at Tanah Merah station in Singapore.
A consortium comprising Larsen & Toubro and Sojitz has won an INR37.99bn ($569.2M) contract from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) for a railway project in India.
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given the go-ahead to a INR19.6bn ($292M) highway project in the country.
India-based highway infrastructure firm Gayatri Projects has secured a INR9.26bn ($139M) contract for the construction of a road project in Bihar, India.