Sofidel to establish second greenfield integrated tissue plant in US

20 Mar 2018 | North America

Sofidel, involved in the manufacture of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, has initiated a new greenfield investment in Inola, Oklahoma, US, to build an integrated plant that includes both the paper mill and converting lines.

Bouygues team to develop Charenton-Bercy project in Paris

16 Mar 2018 | Europe

A consortium led by Bouygues Immobilier UrbanEra, the development arm of Bouygues Group, has been appointed as the preferred development team by the Ville de Charenton and Grand Paris Amenagement for the Charenton-Bercy project in Paris, France.

SK Innovation breaks ground on EV battery factory in Hungary

12 Mar 2018 | Europe

SK Innovation has broken ground on a KRW840bn ($784m) electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Komarom in the state of Komarom-Esztergom, about 110km northwest of Budapest, Hungary.

Facebook to establish $750m data centre in Georgia, US

12 Mar 2018 | North America

Facebook is set to invest $750m in a new data centre in Stanton Springs, Georgia, US, over the next five years, and create at least 100 full-time jobs, including positions in engineering and management, as well as opportunities for data centre technicians.

Arabtec wins $115m contract to build 916 villas in Dubai

8 Mar 2018 | Middle East

UAE-based construction firm Arabtec Holding has won a contract worth AED424m ($115m) from DAMAC Properties to construct 916 villas in AKOYA Oxygen Master Development in Dubai, UAE.

Hudson Pacific Properties, Macerich to redevelop Los Angeles shopping mall

7 Mar 2018 | North America

Hudson Pacific Properties and Macerich, a real estate investment trust, have established a joint venture to transform Westside Pavilion, a shopping mall located in West Los Angeles, California, into office space.

Work on $327m Nakheel Mall in Dubai nears completion

7 Mar 2018 | Middle East

UAE-based developer Nakheel has announced that construction of Nakheel Mall, the AED1.2bn ($326.7m) retail and entertainment destination on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, is now 85% complete, with fit out also in progress at the mall’s outlets.

Siemens plans £200m rail factory in Goole, UK

6 Mar 2018 | Europe

Siemens has signed an agreement for lease of land in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, where it plans to establish a modern factory to manufacture and commission trains.

L&T wins $384m contract for Shivaji statue in India

6 Mar 2018 | Asia

India-based engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won an INR25bn ($384.25m) contract from the Government of Maharashtra, India for the construction of a 210m-high statue of Maratha warrior king Shivaji in the Arabian Sea.

L&T Construction secures orders worth $244m in India

5 Mar 2018 | Asia

L&T Construction, the construction unit of Larsen & Toubro, has won orders worth INR15.93bn ($244.52m) in India.

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