Enel Green Power North America, the US renewable energy subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel Group, has commenced construction on the 497MWRoadrunner solar plant in Upton County, Texas.
Swiss company LafargeHolcim has won long-term contracts worth €110m as part of the Grand Paris Express (GPE) project.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has awarded an AED4.4bn ($1.21bn) EPC contract to South Korea’s SK Engineering and Construction (SKEC) for three underground storage caverns, each with a capacity of 14m barrels.
Ground was broken on the PHP11.2bn ($216m) Jalaur River Multipurpose Project (JRMP) II in Calinog, Iloilo in the Philippines.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a $75m loan agreement to widen and upgrade 42km of the Mardan-Swabi road in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan.
Construction has commenced on five new student accommodation blocks as part of the transformation of the University of Brighton’s largest campus.
British construction company Laing O’Rourke has signed contracts worth £195m with Derwent London for the Soho Place, a mixed-use scheme that is being developed on Tottenham Court Road W1.
Australian construction company Multiplex has completed the fifth and final commercial office tower at Walker Corporation’s A$2.5bn ($1.8bn) Collins Square development located at 727 Collins Street in Melbourne’s central business district (CBD).
CapitaLand has topped out the eighth and final skyscraper of Raffles City Chongqing in China with the completion of the 250m-high sky bridge, The Crystal, the world’s highest sky bridge linking six of Raffles City Chongqing’s eight skyscrapers.
Megaworld subsidiary Global-Estate Resorts (GERI) will construct a second tower for Tulip Gardens inside its 561-hectare Southwoods City township in the Philippines, following the successful take-up of the first tower in July 2018.
A consortium, led by construction company Acciona, has been selected to build and operate the £150m NESS energy from waste (EfW) plant for Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council in Scotland.
Work has begun on Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor, a 25km road project in Qatar from Hamad International Airport to Umm Lekhba Interchange (known as Landmark Interchange) on Doha Expressway, coinciding with the celebrations of Kuwait’s National Day.
Work on Segment 2 of the $224m I-75 modernisation project in Oakland County, Michigan, US, is set to commence on 28 February 2019.
British construction company Graham has been appointed by the Port of Tilbury to deliver a new multimillion-pound port terminal, Tilbury2.
Swedish construction company NCC and Danish real estate rental agency ATP Ejendomme have signed an agreement to refurbish and expand Nordea’s former headquarters in Copenhagen and convert it into the Hilton Copenhagen City Center.
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has been appointed by Alinta Energy as its EPC partner for the construction of West Australia’s biggest wind farm by mid-2020.
Dutch firm Arcadis has been selected as managing partner of Elevated Solution Partners, a joint venture with Jacobs and Ardmore Roderick, to serve as owner’s representative of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) programme.
Flatiron Construction, a major infrastructure contractor based in the US, has been named apparent low bidder on the Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County, California.
Saudi Aramco has signed an agreement with Norinco Group and Panjin Sincen to form a joint venture to establish a $10bn, fully integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Panjin, Liaoning Province, China.
Cement-maker Holcim Philippines completed the capacity expansion project of its La Union plant two months ahead of schedule in January 2019, strengthening its ability to support the North Luzon market.