Articles by WCN Editorial Team

Construction on $255m Edinburgh tram extension to commence in November

11 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

The Edinburgh City Council, UK, has signed off a programme to commence construction on £207.3m ($255m) Edinburgh Tram York Place to Newhaven project in November 2019.

Wren Kitchen secures approval for $150m manufacturing facility in UK

11 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

British kitchen retailer Wren Kitchens has secured permission from North Lincolnshire Council for the construction of a £120 m ($150m) kitchen manufacturing facility behind the existing factory in Barton-upon-Humber.

L&T Construction’s power transmission, metallurgy businesses win contracts

11 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

L&T Construction, the construction arm of Indian conglomerate L&T, has won significant contracts from clients for its varied businesses.

Lane wins $255m contract for water storage tunnel in Washington

11 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction group Salini Impregilo, has won a $255m contract for a water storage tunnel to reduce polluted overflows into Seattle’s Lake Washington Ship Canal, Washington.

Canadian Solar to build three solar projects in Brazil

11 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Canada-based solar power company Canadian Solar has been selected to build three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a total capacity of 393.7MW in two recent private corporate auctions held in Brazil.

Contractors shortlisted for $1.2bn rail upgrade projects in Australia

10 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Contractors have been shortlisted for two tenders covering three projects for the A$1.75bn ($1.2bn) Regional Rail Revival programme in Victoria, Australia.

Wates selected for cruise terminal hotel project in UK

10 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

UK-based construction company Wates Construction has been selected by Liverpool City Council to build a 200-bed cruise terminal hotel as part of the city’s major waterfront regeneration project.

Veidekke to build $214m railway tunnel for Bane NOR in Norway

10 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Norwegian construction company Veidekke has been selected by Bane NOR, the owner of the railway network in Norway, to build a railway tunnel in the country.

MGE unveils plans for integrated resort and casino in Greece

10 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE), in partnership with GEK TERNA, has unveiled its concept for the first integrated resort and casino (IRC), named INSPIRE Athens, in Hellinikon, Athens, Greece.

OMP breaks ground on mixed-use scheme in California

10 Oct 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

US-based real estate development company Overton Moore Properties (OMP), in partnership with Invesco real estate, has broken ground on Avion Burbank, the largest infill project in San Fernando Valley, California, for a 1.25ft² mixed-use development.

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