Italian energy company Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), has started construction on 133MW expansion at the São Gonçalo solar plant in São Gonçalo do Gurguéia, Piauí, Brazil.
The Government of Canada has announced funding of up to C$1.2bn (£743.3m) for public transit network in Quebec City.
Japan-based urban landscape developer Mori Building has commenced construction on JPY580bn (£4.48bn) urban regeneration project, Toranomon-Azabudai District Category 1 Urban Redevelopment Project, in central Tokyo.
British company Wates Residential has secured approval from the Cardiff Council planning committee for the construction of the first pilot modular homes under the council’s house-building programme.
Finnish construction company YIT has been selected by Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance for the renovation and expansion of its property located at Mikonkatu 7 in the centre of Helsinki.
American online retailer Amazon.com has announced plans to expand in Utah by establishing a new fulfilment centre in West Jordan, where over 800 full-time jobs could be created.
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) in the US has given preliminary approval for the construction of the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line project.
American engineering company Jacobs has agreed to acquire the nuclear business of British multinational company John Wood Group (JWG) in a deal worth approximately $300m (£250m) on a debt-free, cash-free basis.
Abu Dhabi-based developer Imkan has selected Chinese construction company China Nantong Sanjian Construction Group (CNTC) as the main contractor for the Pixel, a 85,000m² mixed-use development in Abu Dhabi.
Thyssenkrupp Materials Services, the distribution and service provider of the Thyssenkrupp Group, has announced plans to build €60m (£55m) logistics centre in Germany.
Clark Construction has broken ground on the San Francisco Police Department Traffic Company and Forensic Services Division facility.
Duke Kunshan University, a Chinese-American partnership of Wuhan University and Duke University, has broken ground on the second phase of its sustainable campus expansion project in Jiangsu province, China.
Finnish tyres company Nokian Tyres has started construction on a new administration building at its factory in Dayton, Tennessee.
The Enfield Council’s flagship £6bn Meridian Water regeneration scheme in north London has secured £156m in funding from the UK Government.
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded a contract worth A$424m (£236m) by the state government of New South Wales (NSW) to deliver a hospital redevelopment in the state.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected a consortium of Strabag Dubai, Strabag, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar for the construction of the AED1.437bn (£316m) pumped storage hydroelectric power station in Hatta, Dubai.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has decided to establish a new factory within its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works to manufacture aero engine parts in Nagasaki, Japan.
The Port Authority of New York (NY) and New Jersey (NY) have issued a Request for Qualification to solicit input for the design and operation of a new Central Hall linking the new Terminals B and C at LaGuardia Airport.
The UK Government has announced more than £600m in new funding to support the construction of 50,000 new homes in England.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced major upgrades to a northern trans-Pennine route to reduce congestion and improve safety and journey times for thousands for drivers.