Transport Infrastructure

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.

JAXPORT, SSA Marine sign agreement on $239m container terminal in US

6 Mar 2019 | North America

The board of directors of Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has approved a long-term agreement with terminal operator SSA Marine for the development and operation of a $238.7m international container terminal at Blount Island Marine Terminal.

Reliance Infra bags AAI contract for greenfield airport in Gujarat

6 Mar 2019 | Asia

Reliance Infrastructure E&C has received a Letter of Award (LOA) from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) of a contract worth INR6.48bn ($92m) for a new greenfield airport at Hirasar in Rajkot district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

COWI to develop transport master plan for Uganda

6 Mar 2019 | Africa

COWI, an engineering, environmental science and economics consulting group based in Denmark, has won a contract from the Ugandan Ministry of Works and Transport to help develop a new national transport master plan.

Lendlease to deliver Gold Coast Airport terminal expansion in Australia

4 Mar 2019 | Oceania

Australian construction firm Lendlease has been appointed by Queensland Airports to deliver Gold Coast Airport’s southern terminal expansion, the next phase of the $370m ($262m) airport redevelopment scheme called ‘Project LIFT’.

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