A joint venture between Galliford Try and Black & Veatch has secured a contract from the Environment Agency to design and build an improved flood defence scheme at Burton-on-Trent in Staffordshire, UK.
British construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall has been selected by Leeds City Council as one of two construction partners to deliver the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
Eggborough Power has secured planning permission from the government for the construction of a new 2,500MW gas-fired power plant at Eggborough near Selby in North Yorkshire, UK.
A consortium, led by SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins, has been appointed to prepare a new masterplan to transform Sheffield Midland Railway Station for the arrival of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) services.
York Central Partnership has submitted a planning application for York Central, one of the largest city centre brownfield sites in the UK.
Balfour Beatty has won a multimillion-pound contract from Denmark-based Ørsted to build the onshore substation for the latest offshore wind farm, Hornsea Project Two, on the east coast of England.
North Midland Construction has begun work on the final phase of the Anlaby and East Ella Flood Alleviation Scheme (AEEFAS), which is expected to run until mid-2020.
WSP, a professional services and engineering consultancy, has been appointed as the design partner by BAM Nuttall Morgan Sindall joint venture (bmJV) for the M62 motorway upgrade project in the UK.
Templegate Developments, a joint venture of Evans Property Group and Keyland Developments, has submitted a planning application to Leeds City Council to construct 700 additional homes on the 170-acre Skelton Gate site in the Leeds Aire Valley, taking the total number of homes to 1,800.
British construction company Graham has secured a £113m contract to deliver a 1,400-bed student accommodation project for the University of York as part of a ‘Campus Masterplan’.
Sirius Minerals has broken ground on the first part of a 23-mile tunnel at Wilton International, close to the former Redcar steelworks, which will be used to transport fertilizer between North Yorkshire and Teesside for export.
Balfour Beatty has won a contract from the Leeds City Council for the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR).
Siemens has signed an agreement for lease of land in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, where it plans to establish a modern factory to manufacture and commission trains.
Orsted has appointed Hobson & Porter as the principal contractor for a multi-million-pound extension to its offshore wind operations centre at the Royal Docks in Grimsby, UK.
BAM Nuttall has announced that funding has been secured for a £42m upgrade to the tidal flood defence scheme in the Humber Estuary.
Community retailer Co-op has decided to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018.
UK developer Tide Construction has secured planning permission to build the tallest modular development in the world – a twin-tower scheme of build-to-rent flats – in Croydon, south London.
Legal & General has committed £35m to Wrenbridge Sport and the City of York Council for the development of Vangarde leisure scheme at Vangarde Way in Monks Cross, York.
Developer MEPC has broken ground on the government’s new regional Yorkshire hub to Wellington Place in Leeds.
Construction specialist Interserve has won a £70m contract from Dandara Limited to design and build a residential development comprising 744 apartments in Leeds, UK.