German adhesive manufacturing company Covestro has broken ground on a new €100m manufacturing line for polycarbonate (PC) films at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate in Thailand.
Granite Construction has been selected by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) as the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the $410m Highway 101 Carpinteria to Santa Barbara project, and for the $113m Cosumnes Bridge Replacement CM/GC project in Sacramento County.
Internet search giant Google has announced that it will invest more than $1bn (£760m) to establish a new campus in Manhattan, New York City.
VolkerHighways, an integrated highways service provider operating across London and the South of England, has secured a contract from Bath and North East Somerset Council for planned, routine and reactive maintenance to the highway network, as well as emergency response to road incidents.
Ed. Züblin, a subsidiary of European construction group Strabag, has secured a €80m contract from Rondus Erste Immobilienbesitz, represented by Hines Immobilien, for the construction of a residential complex in Berlin-Schöneberg.
McLaren Health Care and Michigan State University officials broke ground on a $450m health care campus at the University Corporate Research Park in South Lansing, Michigan, US, marking the beginning of construction on the acute care hospital portion of the project.
BAM Construct UK has won a contract from King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) for the development at King’s Cross in London where technology company Facebook will acquire 611,000ft² of office space across three buildings.
A joint venture between Walsh Group subsidiary Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Group has been selected by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for a $783m (£598m) contract to design and build the Cotton Belt commuter rail line in Texas, US, with assistance from lead designer Jacobs Engineering.
Skanska Norway has secured a contract for the construction of Aveny Vest, a 176 residential apartments project divided into three houses in central Lillestrøm, Norway, and the company’s first BREEAM-certified housing project in Norway.
Tideway, the offshore division of DEME, has completed the installation of 467km export cable at Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.
Red Sea Development, a closed joint-stock company owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, has announced the construction of 22 islands off the coast of the Red Sea, in the Kingdom.
Hyatt Hotels has signed an agreement with wasl Asset Management Group, a real estate development and management company in Dubai, to develop an Andaz-branded hotel at La Mer, a lifestyle district in the coastal area of Jumeirah.
A joint venture between CIMIC Group subsidiary CPB Contractors and Australian engineering contractor John Holland has won a contract for the design and construction of the Rozelle Interchange and Iron Cove Link, the last stage of the M4-M5 Link WestConnex project in Australia.
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Norwegian energy group E-CO Energi Holding have signed a long-term loan agreement of NOK1.8bn (€185m) to finance the construction of three hydroelectric power stations and the expansion of an existing power plant in Norway.
NCC, a construction, infrastructure and property development company in the Nordic region, is set to commence work on the SEK1.2bn ($132m) second phase of the tunnel contract on Faroe Islands, a North Atlantic archipelago located between Norway and Iceland and autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Ground was broken on Monroe Blocks, a mixed-use development in Detroit, Michigan, and Danish architecture company Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s first project in the US.
Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling has inaugurated an upgraded terminal at London Luton Airport (LLA), marking the culmination of the airport’s £160m, three-year transformation project.
Technology company Apple will establish a $1bn new campus in north Austin as part of a major expansion of its operations in the US state of Texas.
Australian renewables developer Edify Energy has secured an approval from the New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment for its new A$407m ($294.4m) solar farm at Darlington Point near Griffith in New South Wales.
US-based Mana Investments and Hunter Street Partners have unveiled plans to transform the vacant Sunset Office Plaza in California, US into a mixed-use project, known as The Well at Sunset.