Transport Infrastructure

Virgin Hyperloop One to open $500m development facility in Spain

7 Aug 2018 | Europe

Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with the Administrator of Railway Infrastructures of Spain to open an Advanced Technology Development and Testing Center in the Andalusian region, the company’s first European development facility, valued at approximately $500m.

Gothenburg to build $137m cable car system

6 Aug 2018 | Europe

The city of Gothenburg in Sweden is building a $137m (SEK1.1bn) 3km cable car system to provide fast and efficient aerial transport linking the areas north of the Göta Älv river to the old city in the south.

First smart motorway in Greater Manchester becomes operational

6 Aug 2018 | Europe

Greater Manchester’s first smart motorway has become operational with the technology going live on the final M60 section between Junction 10 and Junction 18, making the entire motorway between Junction 8 of the M60 at Sale and Junction 20 of the M62 at Rochdale fully operational.

Philadelphia Airport renews multimillion-dollar contract with Hill

3 Aug 2018 | North America

Construction risk manager Hill International has announced that the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation (DOA) renewed its contract with Hill to continue supporting the $2.375bn, multi-year capital development programme of Philadelphia International Airport.

Penta-Bachy JV wins $582m contract for North-South Corridor Tunnel in Singapore

2 Aug 2018 | Asia

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded a SGD795m ($582m) contract to Penta-Ocean Construction-Bachy Soletanche Singapore joint venture to design and construct a stretch of the North-South Corridor (NSC).

OHL wins $95m projects in California and Texas

2 Aug 2018 | North America

Spanish construction and civil engineering company OHL Group, through its subsidiary OHL USA, has secured two new projects in California and Texas for €77.8m ($94.7m).

Network Rail submits plans for phase II of East West Rail project

27 Jul 2018 | Europe

Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of most of the rail network in Great Britain, has submitted plans to build the second phase of the East West Rail project between Bicester and Bedford.

WSP to work on M62 motorway upgrade project in UK

26 Jul 2018 | Europe

WSP, a professional services and engineering consultancy, has been appointed as the design partner by BAM Nuttall Morgan Sindall joint venture (bmJV) for the M62 motorway upgrade project in the UK.

DP World to construct new logistics hub in Mali

25 Jul 2018 | Africa

Dubai-based trade enabler DP World has signed an agreement to build and operate modern logistics hub outside of Bamako, the capital city of Mali.

Züblin wins €183m German highway contract

24 Jul 2018 | Europe

German construction company Ed Züblin, a subsidiary of Strabag, has won a €183m contract from DEGES (Deutsche Einheit Fernstraßen-planungs- und -bau) for the construction of 6km third section of the BAB 44 highway between Kassel and Herleshausen in Germany.

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