Italian company Astaldi Group has secured two new construction contracts in Chile and Mexico. Astaldi will have a total share of €193m in the two contracts.
Aluminium rolling and recycling company Novelis has broken ground on its $300m automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky, US.
Nucor, a producer of steel and related products, has announced plans to construct a $240m galvanising line at its sheet mill in Arkansas, US to support the company’s entry into strategic end-market applications.
Watpac has been appointed as the managing contractor by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDMIP) for Stage 1 of the two-stage, AUD170m ($128.3m) Rheinmetall Defence Australia Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (Milvehcoe) at the Redbank Motorway Estate site in Ipswich, Queensland.
Brazilian company Braskem and The Linde Group of Germany have selected Bilfinger Westcon as the lead mechanical subcontractor for Braskem’s polypropylene (PP) production line in the US.
UK-based architectural design and engineering firm Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for the new headquarters for DJI, a robotics company, currently under construction in Shenzhen, China.
US-based DTE Energy has entered into an agreement with The Roxbury Group of Detroit to develop an 11-acre mixed-use and public space project on the former Michigan Consolidated Gas Company industrial site bordering the Huron river in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Facebook has announced plan to double its data centre at Luleå site in Sweden.
T5 Data Centers, which provides secure, customisable, hyperscale computing environments for enterprise companies, has finalised the purchase of a 40-acre site in Douglas County, US, for establishing T5@Atlanta II, the company’s second data centre in the Atlanta region.
Global Switch, an owner and operator of large-scale carrier and cloud-neutral data centres in Europe and Asia-Pacific, is establishing Singapore Woodlands, a SGD280m ($209.8m) data centre in Singapore.
WuXi Biologics, a Hong Kong-listed open-access biologics technology platform company, will invest €325m in a new biologics drug substance manufacturing facility on the Industrial Development Authority’s (IDA) greenfield site in Mullagharlin, Ireland.
UAE-based master developer Nakheel has signed a letter of intent with Austrian hotel chain Vienna House to develop a $160m beachfront resort at Deira Islands in Dubai, UAE.
US-based Caesars Entertainment has announced plans to establish a non-gaming Caesars Palace resort on the coast of Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico.
Shimizu Corporation of Japan is conducting trials for autonomously controlled construction robots inside the Robot Laboratory at Shimizu’s Institute of Technology in Etchujima, Tokyo.
Taiwan-based Formosa Petrochemical has selected St James Parish in Louisiana, US, to establish a $9.4bn chemical manufacturing complex for which the company has purchased a 2,400-acre site along the west bank of the Mississippi river.
Italian company Saipem has secured new contracts in offshore drilling and offshore engineering and construction (E&C), worth approximately $190m, from various companies.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF), a US-based provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services, has announced the closing of a $260m construction loan for 202 Broome Street at Essex Crossing in Manhattan, US.
BAM Construction has secured an order from developer Argent for the construction of a 190,000ft² office project known as S1 scheme at Kings Cross in London.
GVA Second London Wall has been appointed as the project manager for the £1.25bn redevelopment of the Thameside 22-acre Stag Brewery site in Mortlake, southwest London.
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi is investing €350m (CAD$500m) for the construction of a new vaccine manufacturing facility at the Sanofi Pasteur Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ontario.