Transport Infrastructure

EIB grants £177m loan for railway project in Denmark

28 May 2019 | Europe

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement granting a £176.6m loan to Femern Landanlaeg, the company that manages the Danish contribution to building the ‘Fehmarn Belt’ railway connection between southern Denmark and Hamburg in Germany.

ADB approves £2.17bn funding for Malolos-Clark railway project in Philippines

24 May 2019 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financing of up to $2.75bn (£2.17bn) for the construction of 53.1km of a railway line connecting Malolos, a suburb north of Manila, to Clark economic zone and Clark International Airport in Central Luzon.

Boring Company secures tunnel contract for Las Vegas underground people mover

24 May 2019 | North America

The board of directors of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has approved a $48,675,000 (£38,303,574) contract for Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) to design and construct a people mover for the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Colas, Bouygues consortium wins contract to widen French highway

24 May 2019 | Europe

A consortium comprising Colas Projects, Colas Centre-Ouest, Aximum and Bouygues Travaux Publics Régions France has won a contract worth €150m (£132m) from Cofiroute to widen Highway A10 in Touraine, France.

UK DfT approves £40m investment in Little Hadham bypass

24 May 2019 | Europe

The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has given approval for a £40m investment in the Little Hadham bypass along the A120 between Bishop’s Stortford and the A10, a route which is expected to cut local journey times by a third.

Virgin Trains USA selects contractors for £3.1bn rail line expansion project

23 May 2019 | North America

Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, has appointed rail construction contractors for the $4bn (£3.1bn) high-speed rail route between Orlando and South Florida in the US.

CPB Contractors selected as preferred proponent for Auckland International Airport work

23 May 2019 | Oceania

CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has been selected as preferred proponent to provide Auckland Airport’s international taxiway and remote stands project.

Turner & Townsend wins role on City Rail Link project in Auckland

22 May 2019 | Europe

UK-based professional services firm Turner & Townsend has been selected to provide cost management advisory services for the City Rail Link project in Auckland, New Zealand.

DFW Airport, American Airlines unveil plans to build sixth terminal

21 May 2019 | North America

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines are planning to build a sixth terminal, Terminal F, at the airport in the US.

Construction begins on six train stations of PNR Clark Phase 1 project in Philippines

21 May 2019 | Asia

The Philippines Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced the start of construction on six stations following signing of the contract for Package 1 of the PNR Clark Phase 1 railway project.

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