Transport Infrastructure

Chinese consortium signs PPP contract for Dhaka Bypass

4 Jan 2019 | Asia

A Chinese consortium comprising Sichuan Road and Bridge Group, Shamim Enterprise and UDC Construction has signed a public-private partnership (PPP) concession contract with the Government of Bangladesh to upgrade the Dhaka Bypass.

Juneau Associates wins Illinois tollway professional services contract

4 Jan 2019 | North America

Juneau Associates has won its first Illinois tollway prime professional services contract for construction observation and management on the I-294 Central Tri-State.

OCTA receives $149m FTA grant for Streetcar project

3 Jan 2019 | North America

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has received a $149m Full Funding Grant Agreement from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the OC Streetcar Project in Orange County, California, US.

Hochtief, Implenia JV to build suburban railway trunk route in Germany

3 Jan 2019 | Europe

A joint venture comprising German construction firm Hochtief and Implenia has secured a contract from Deutsche Bahn (German Federal Railway) for the second trunk route of the suburban railway in Munich.

Sun Group completes international airport, cruise-only port in Vietnam

2 Jan 2019 | Asia

Van Don International Airport, the first international airport in Vietnam, has been opened in Quang Ninh province, which is home to the UNESCO World Heritage site Halong Bay, 220km from the capital Hanoi.

Robots to detect and mend underground pipe network in UK

2 Jan 2019 | Europe

The UK government will invest £26.6m in new micro robots that can be used to repair the massive underground pipe network in the country, which can eliminate the disruption caused by the 1.5 million road excavations that are taken up every year.

Vinci Airports to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport for £2.9bn

28 Dec 2018 | Europe

Vinci Airports, a Vinci Concessions subsidiary, has agreed to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport from Global Infrastructure Partners in a transaction valued at approximately £2.9bn.

Skanska wins $352m contract for new road link in Norway

27 Dec 2018 | Europe

Skanska Norway has secured a SEK3.2bn ($352m) contract from the Norwegian Public Road Authority (NPRA) to build Fv. 659 Nordøyvegen in Møre and Romsdal county, Norway.

Vinci Airports completes financing for Belgrade airport

27 Dec 2018 | Europe

Vinci Airports, a subsidiary of Vinci Concessions, has completed the conditions stipulated in a 25-year contract and took over the concession at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade (Serbia).

Lendlease wins $335m contract for Sydney Metro Victoria Cross Station

24 Dec 2018 | Oceania

Lendlease, an Australian construction, property and infrastructure company, has won an A$476m ($335m) contract from the New South Wales (NSW) government to deliver Victoria Cross Station, a new Sydney Metro railway station, and a building above.

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