LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) has broken ground on the Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in California, US.
Melbourne Airport Rail Link (MARL) is set to become a reality, with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews signing the Heads of Agreement on the strategic objectives, governance arrangements and information-sharing processes for the A$10bn ($7bn) joint commitment.
A joint venture of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (Middle East) and South Korea’s SK Engineering and Construction (SK E&C) has secured a contract for Package A of Etihad Rail in Abu Dhabi.
The board of directors of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has approved a recommendation to select Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) to design, construct and operate a people mover for the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) via a loop of underground express-route tunnels.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed an agreement with the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Colombo to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to JPY30.04bn (£204m) for the construction of light rail transit (LRT) system in the national capital.
The City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, has secured funding commitment from the federal and provincial governments for the construction of two new light rail transit (LRT) extensions.
Finest Bay Area Development has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Touchstone Capital Partners on the €15bn funding of the Tallinn Tunnel, a proposed rail undersea tunnel that would span the Gulf of Finland and connect the capital cities of Finland and Estonia.
High Speed Two (HS2), a company responsible for developing and promoting the UK’s new high-speed rail network, and a joint venture comprising Mace and Dragados have signed contracts for a terminus at London Euston as part of the £55.7bn HS2 railway project in the UK.
A consortium, comprising Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation and Philippine construction company DM Consunji (DMCI), has won a JPY6.9bn ($62m) electrical and mechanical contract from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for a 4km extension with two additional stations for the Manila LRT Line 2 East extension project.
TransitNEXT, a subsidiary of Canadian engineering company SNC-Lavalin, has been selected by the Ottawa City Council for the C$660m ($492m) Trillium Line Extension of the light rail transit (LRT) project.
BNSF Railway, a freight railroad network in North America, has broken ground on its new logistics centre, Logistics Center Hudson, near Denver in the US.
A joint venture between New Zealand construction company McConnell Dowell and Australian construction company Decmil has been appointed as preferred contractor to deliver the Mordialloc Freeway Project on behalf of Major Roads Project Victoria (MRPV), Australia.
COWI, an engineering, environmental science and economics consulting group based in Denmark, has won a contract from the Ugandan Ministry of Works and Transport to help develop a new national transport master plan.
Reliance Infrastructure E&C has received a Letter of Award (LOA) from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) of a contract worth INR6.48bn ($92m) for a new greenfield airport at Hirasar in Rajkot district in the Indian state of Gujarat.
The board of directors of Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has approved a long-term agreement with terminal operator SSA Marine for the development and operation of a $238.7m international container terminal at Blount Island Marine Terminal.
United Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have broken ground on a modern Technical Operations Center (TOC) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for its fleet of aircraft.
Australian construction firm Lendlease has been appointed by Queensland Airports to deliver Gold Coast Airport’s southern terminal expansion, the next phase of the $370m ($262m) airport redevelopment scheme called ‘Project LIFT’.
The UK government has approved funding of £55m for the Southern Link Road, which is expected to halve peak journey times along the A4440 and pave the way for up to 5,600 new homes.
Carmacks, a subsidiary of transport infrastructure construction and urban development company Eurovia, has won a contract for the maintenance of the Deerfoot Trail in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
The council of Kansas City, Missouri, has given approval to design and build a modern terminal to improve the customer experience and convenience at Kansas City International Airport under a $1.5bn project.