A joint venture of US engineering and construction company Fluor and United Infrastructure Group has been selected by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to widen and improve the nearly 12km stretch of Interstate 26 from Exit 40 (N.C. 280/Airport Road) to the I-40 interchange in Asheville.
Kiewit-Parsons has won a design-build contract from the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority for the next phase of the Foothill Gold Line light rail extension in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties in the US.
Finnish construction company YIT, rental apartments provider SATO, M2-Kodit and As Oy Hiirakkokuja 6 have signed a co-operation contract for designing new apartments and a centralised parking facility for the Hiirakkokuja neighbourhood in the Hakunila district in Finland.
Real estate developer JPI has achieved financial close on Jefferson Innova, the phase two of its under-construction Jefferson Promenade in Las Colinas area of Irving, Texas.
Australian integrated services company Downer Group has won an A$80m (£45m) Balance of Plant contract for the 244MW Bango Wind Farm project to be located in New South Wales, Australia.
Lendlease has won a contract for the main works of Prince of Wales Hospital’s new Acute Services Building in Randwick, New South Wales (NSW) in Australia.
Hecurl, a joint venture between developer and investor Hector Newton and fund manager Curlew, is set to commence construction on a block of build-to-rent (BTR) flats next to Corby railway station in England, UK.
Spanish company Ferrovial, through a consortium led by its toll road subsidiary Cintra Infraestructuras, has won a contract worth $910m (£754m) to build and operate a new extension (segment 3C) to the North Tarrant Express in Texas, US.
American conglomerate Cherokee Nation Businesses (CNB) and planning, sales and hospitality company Legends have unveiled plans for a resort destination called Legends Resort & Casino Arkansas, in Pope County.
Spanish infrastructure company Acciona has been selected for the construction and operation of a €400m (£371m) Ness Energy Project, a waste-to-energy plant in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center has broken ground on a $59m (£49m) cancer centre on the Scripps Mercy Hospital campus in San Diego, US.
Sonnedix, a solar independent power producer, has commenced construction on Sonnedix Atacama Solar, a 171MWp solar PV plant, in the Pica district in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Fengate PCL Progress Partners (FP3) has secured a contract worth approximately C$1.536bn (£958m) from Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) for the Macdonald Block Reconstruction Project.
Phoenix Paper has announced a $200m (£165m) investment in a new paper recycling facility as part of an expansion in west Kentucky, US.
The University of St Andrews, Scotland, intends to submit a revised planning application to Fife Council to provide 960 student beds at Albany Park as part of efforts to ease the pressure on the town’s housing stock.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has broken ground on the expansion of its Proton Therapy Center.
Real estate firm Hines has announced plans to build 665 new residential units in Schöneberger Linse neighbourhood in Berlin, Germany.
WSP USA, an engineering and professional services consultancy, has been selected by the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) to provide programme management and construction management (PMCM) services for its Airfield Safety Enhancement (ASE) Program at Tucson International Airport, US.
Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has won a tender in Portugal to build a 149MW solar plant in the country.
The Port of Long Beach in California has selected construction consulting firm HDR to design the $870m (£716.2m) rail project that can reduce bottlenecks at the container port.