Rosalind Franklin Institute, a new national institute, funded by the UK government through UK Research and Innovation, has begun construction on £40m hub building at the Harwell Campus.
Gemma Power Systems, a subsidiary of Argan, has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from ESC Harrison County Power to build a 625MW natural gas-fired power plant in Harrison County, West Virginia.
UK-based property development firm Quintain has secured £172.5m in financing from Cheyne Capital to fund the next phase of development at Wembley Park in the UK.
GE and its partners have secured approximately $1bn in financing from Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japanese export credit agency (ECA) and private financial institutions for the proposed 1.8GW Hamriyah Independent Power Company in Sharjah, UAE.
Network Rail has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick as principal contractor to upgrade East Anglian railway stations at Waterbeach and Littleport in the UK.
Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) has secured approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to move to the next phase in the construction of four new dairy biomethane projects in the state.
British construction company Wates Residential and Havering Council have submitted plans for the regeneration scheme of Napier and New Plymouth House site in Rainham. This will be the biggest regeneration scheme in Havering borough.
Cinemark and Waterstone Properties are constructing a 12-screen theatre in Rock Row, a mixed-use development in Greater Portland, Maine, US.
Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of railway network in Great Britain, has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of engineering trains and seasonal treatment services in Control Period 6 (CP6, 2019-2024).
UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled plans for a £1bn transformation of trans-Pennine, a key northern route, to improve connections between the east and west of England.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €350m in financing to Northvolt for the construction of Northvolt Ett, a gigafactory for producing lithium-ion battery cells in Skellefteå, Sweden.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, which serves the communities of North Texas and southern Oklahoma, is set to build a $128m facility for mothers and babies in Denton County, Texas, US.
Construction firm Multiplex has completed construction on A$54.2m ($37.5m) Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts for Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
Salford City Council and the University of Salford are seeking a private sector partner to deliver their £800m masterplan for Salford Crescent in the UK.
South Field Energy has broken ground on a new $1.3bn combined-cycle natural gas electric generating facility in Columbiana County, Ohio, US.
Natura Life + Science (Natura) has secured $91m in private funding for the construction of a vertically integrated cannabis campus in California, US.
A consortium of Spanish company Abengoa and Chinese engineering firm SEPCOIII has secured a contract to begin early works for the construction of a $700m reverse osmosis desalination plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
British financial services company Legal & General has purchase two sites in Wandsworth, south London to build its largest build-to-rent (BTR) scheme to date.
Full-service real estate development firm Weller Development, together with state and local elected officials, community and business leaders, has broken ground on the first phase of Port Covington, a 235-acre mixed-use redevelopment project in south Baltimore, US.
American e-commerce giant Amazon has broken ground on a new $1.5bn Air Hub located in Hebron, Kentucky at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).