North America

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.

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.

LMC begins construction on Ovation mixed-use scheme in Seattle, US

8 Mar 2019 | North America

LMC, a company that develops and manages apartments, has commenced construction on Ovation, a luxury two-tower high-rise and mixed-use apartment community, at the gateway to the First Hill neighbourhood of Seattle.

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.

Work set to begin on new hospital building in Pennsylvania, US

6 Mar 2019 | North America

Work is set to commence on a $200m new Penn State Health acute care hospital in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, US, to bring more local health care choice and hundreds of jobs to the region.

FPL unveils plans to build four solar power plants in 2019

5 Mar 2019 | North America

Florida Power & Light (FPL) has unveiled plans to build four new solar power plants in 2019 that are expected to begin powering customers in early 2020.

United Airlines, LAWA break ground on $352m new maintenance centre

4 Mar 2019 | North America

United Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have broken ground on a modern Technical Operations Center (TOC) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for its fleet of aircraft.

ExxonMobil to fund polypropylene unit in Baton Rouge, Texas

4 Mar 2019 | North America

American oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil will fund a new polypropylene production unit in Baton Rouge in the state of Louisiana that will expand production capacity along the Gulf Coast by up to 450,000 tonnes per year.

Decks cleared for $1.5bn new terminal at Kansas Airport in US

1 Mar 2019 | North America

The council of Kansas City, Missouri, has given approval to design and build a modern terminal to improve the customer experience and convenience at Kansas City International Airport under a $1.5bn project.

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