Thomas White Oxford (TWO), the development company of St John’s College has secured approval from the Oxford City Council for the construction of Oxford North innovation district.
German airport operator Fraport and Swissport Cargo Services Deutschland have commenced the construction of airfreight facility at Frankfurt Airport (FRA).
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $210m financing to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to fund the Nigeria Transmission Expansion Project (NTEP1) in a bid to improve the capacity and reliability of the country’s transmission grid.
Australia has unveiled the plan of A$1bn ($675.7m) Pacific Motorway (M1 upgrade project between Varsity Lakes to Tugun in Queensland.
Construction technology business Converge in partnership with BAM Nuttal has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system for predicting concrete strength.
German electric utility E.ON has announced plans to construct a biomass power plant on a paper mill site provided by UPM in Hürth, Germany.
Wright Brothers Construction has secured a $46.3m contract from North Carolina Department of Transportation for the widening of the NC 69 Highway in Clay County.
Skanska has secured a contract worth SEK560m ($59m) from City of Beaverton to build a new multidisciplinary arts centre and adjoining garage in Beaverton, Oregon of the US.
French company EDF Renewables has awarded a contract to Saipem for the construction of the £1.8bn ($1.5bn) Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland.
Aurecon has been selected to provide the terminal precinct engineering design services for the new $5.3bn Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport project in Australia.
US-based infrastructure firm Aecom has secured a framework contract to provide technical support during the design and construction phases of the Lyon to Turin high-speed rail line.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a loan of $33.26m for a project to design the Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line 5 (Southern Route) in Bangladesh.
Construction company Skanska has secured a contract worth SEK1.2bn ($125m) from Akademiska Hus, the Swedish government body, to build new premises for the Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg.
VINCI Concessions has opened the final section (Section 8) of the new Moscow-Saint Petersburg (M11) motorway in Russia.
MetLife’s institutional asset management business MetLife Investment Management (MIM) and Granite Properties announced the start of construction on Midtown Union, a mixed-use project in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Saudi Arabian real estate infrastructure company Binyah has secured a contract from The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) for the construction of transportation links at The Red Sea Project, a tourism destination being developed in Saudi Arabia.
Gateshead Council and its development partner Ask:Patrizia have awarded a contract to Sir Robert McAlpine for the construction of a £260m ($334m) waterfront conference and events destination in Gateshead, UK.
Hyundai Motor Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Indonesian government for the construction of its first vehicle manufacturing plant in the country.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted $278m loan to build and improve part of East–West Highway in Georgia.
The Government of New South Wales (NSW) has finalised public-private partnership (PPP) contract with the Northwest Rapid Transit (NRT) consortium to extend the Sydney Metro rail project in Australia.