The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Central Plateau Cleanup Company, an AECOM-led joint venture with Fluor and Atkins, for the Central Plateau Cleanup Contract (CPCC) at the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington.
US-based real estate company Nitya Capital has signed a strategic framework agreement with Tema Development for the development of Two Hermann Place, a luxurious multifamily high-rise building to be located in Houston, Texas.
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced its intent to approve $1.4bn for the Sound Transit’s Federal Way Light Rail Extension project in Seattle, Washington.
UK construction firm Mace has signed a long-term agreement with Iceland’s national airport and air navigation service provider Isavia to serve as programme manager for the £750m ($1bn) Keflavik International Airport Major Development Plan (MDP).
Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded three contracts totalling S$954.1m ($704.1m) for the construction of North-South Corridor (NSC) viaduct between Sungei Seletar and Admiralty Road West.
The Government of Solomon Islands has secured financing package worth more than $200m from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, to support the construction of the 15MW Tina River hydropower project.
HOCHTIEF-MURPHY joint venture (HMJV) has been awarded a £400m contract by the UK’s National Grid for £1bn London Power Tunnels (LPT2) project.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $500m loan for two investment projects in Turkey.
Thailand-based property developer Magnolia Quality Development Corporation (MQDC) has announced plans to increase the investment for The Forestias, a mixed-use multi-generational lifestyle project on Bangna-Trad Road in Thailand, from $2.98bn to $4.14bn.
Canada-based construction company Graham has secured a contract from Westbank to build First Light, a 49-storey, 458-unit high-end luxury condo building in Seattle, Washington.
US-based multifamily developer Stillwater Capital Investments has broken ground on 372-unit, Class-A multifamily development in Austin, Texas.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given its approval to provide $200m loan to the Philippine government for implementing major infrastructure projects under the ‘Build, Build, Build’ (BBB) development programme.
Morrison Construction is set to commence construction on £28m ($31.1m) Castlebrae High School in Edinburgh, Scotland following the signing of the contract.
Australian constructing firm Hickory Group has been selected by Australian private property developer Innovative Construction & Development (ICD) Property as the builder of $440m skyscraper, named Aspire Melbourne.
Toll Brothers Apartment Living, a subsidiary of Toll Brothers, and Canyon Partners Real Estate have established a new joint venture for the development of a luxury apartment community in West Dallas, Texas.
The state government of South Australia has announced the start of construction on AUD354m ($245m) Regency Road to Pym Street (R2P) project, which is expected to create 210 jobs.
Emory University, a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia, has broken ground on Health Sciences Research Building II (HSRB II), a biomedical research facility.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed two agreements to provide €66m ($73.2m) to a French corporate and investment bank Natixis to co-finance the construction of two solar photovoltaic projects in Spain.
Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), a non-profit healthcare system in Central New York, US, has broken ground on a new $480m regional medical centre in Downtown Utica, New York.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to convert Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center North Campus in Central Brooklyn into a 266-unit affordable housing development.