Articles by WCN Editorial Team

Pfizer to invest additional £408m in gene therapy facility in US

23 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced an additional $500m (£408m) investment in a gene therapy manufacturing facility being constructed in Sanford, North Carolina.

CIM to bring Life Time athletic resort to Dumbo neighbourhood in Brooklyn

23 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

CIM Group has secured a long-term lease with healthy lifestyle brand Life Time to bring a 77,000ft² luxury athletic resort to Front & York, a mixed-use, full-service luxury residential and retail project at 85 Jay Street in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighbourhood.

Trans Mountain resumes construction on £4.6bn pipeline expansion

23 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Trans Mountain, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, has restarted construction on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

Medical West Hospital set to build new 200-bed replacement hospital in US

23 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Medical West Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System, has received Certificate of Need approval from the State Health Planning and Development Agency for its proposed construction of a replacement hospital in McCalla in Jefferson County.

Risen Energy breaks ground on solar module manufacturing facility in China

23 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Chinese solar panel maker Risen Energy has broken ground on its 2.5GW heterojunction cell and module manufacturing facility in Ninghai county in the city of Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China.

Mori begins construction on £4.48bn urban regeneration project in Japan

22 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

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.

Canada to provide £743m for Quebec City’s public transit network project

22 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

The Government of Canada has announced funding of up to C$1.2bn (£743.3m) for public transit network in Quebec City.

Wates secures approval for modular housing scheme in Cardiff, UK

22 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

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.

Enel begins 133MW expansion at solar plant in Brazil

22 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

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.

Venture Global takes final investment decision on Calcasieu Pass LNG in US

22 Aug 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

LNG supplier Venture Global LNG has announced final investment decision and financial close for its Calcasieu Pass LNG facility and associated TransCameron pipeline to be located in Cameron Parish, south of the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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