Transport Infrastructure


Japan to lend £204m for light rail project in Sri Lanka

13 Mar 2019 | Asia

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 capita ...

LVCVA board approves Elon Musk company for people mover project

13 Mar 2019 | North America

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 tunnel ...

CSCEC JV secures contract for Stage 2 of Etihad Rail in Abu Dhabi

13 Mar 2019 | Middle East

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.

Mace/Dragados JV selected for HS2 Euston works in UK

12 Mar 2019 | Europe

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.

Funding secured for €15bn rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

12 Mar 2019 | Europe

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.

Edmonton secures funding for Valley, Metro Line LRT extension projects

12 Mar 2019 | North America

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.

TransitNEXT selected for Trillium light rail extension project in Canada

11 Mar 2019 | North America

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.

Marubeni-DMCI consortium wins Manila LRT Line 2 East extension project

11 Mar 2019 | Asia

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 Manil ...

BNSF Railway breaks ground on Logistics Center Hudson in US

8 Mar 2019 | North America

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.

McConnell Dowell, Decmil JV selected for freeway project in Australia

7 Mar 2019 | Oceania

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.


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