Covanta Holding and Green Investment Group (GIG) have announced that the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility in Bedfordshire, England, has reached financial close.
The Australian government said that it will invest A$2bn ($1.4bn) in a fast rail project between Geelong and Melbourne, which will reduce the journey time on the 80km route in half to 32 minutes.
A total of 534 homes will be built in Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Kildare under phase 1 of the first social housing public-private partnership (PPP) project in Ireland, with the signing of an agreement between Comhar Housing and the European Investment Bank (EIB), for €120m of new investment.
British smart infrastructure solutions company Costain has been appointed by Highways England to deliver major upgrades on the A19 as part of the government company’s Regional Investment Programme (RIP).
Desarrollo Vial al Mar (Devimar), the concession holder for the 176km Autopista al Mar 1 highway project in Colombia, has secured $713m financing for the public-private partnership (PPP) toll road project.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) will provide £54m for the construction of the North West Relief Road, between Battlefield Link Road and Oxon Link Road, which will provide a new, single-carriageway route taking traffic out of the town centre.
Western, a US-based commercial real estate development and design-build firm specialising in the aviation industry, has announced plans to develop a new Corporate Aviation Campus on 48 acres at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in North Carolina.
The International Co. for Water Services & Infrastructure (IWSI) and construction company Hassan Allam EPC have won a $74m EPC contract in Egypt to design and construct a 40,000m³/day seawater desalination plant, with infrastructure designed and built for a future capacity expansion to 80,000m³/day.
German energy company E.ON has announced that construction on the 151MW Peyton Creek Windfarm project, located in Matagorda County, Texas, has commenced and the facility is expected to be commissioned before the end of 2019.
Canadian National Railway (CN) has announced plans to invest around C$370m ($277m) across Alberta in 2019 to expand the company’s rail network throughout the province.
German real estate company Patrizia Immobilien has secured planning permission for Edgbaston Residences, a £85m build-to-rent (BTR) scheme in Birmingham.
The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has decided to provisionally approve a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland.
West Cumbria Mining (WCM) has secured planning approval from Cumbria County Council (CCC) to develop its metallurgical coal project Woodhouse Colliery, a new underground mine near Whitehaven in West Cumbria.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and airline officials broke ground on the first phase of a $1.2bn expansion of Terminal 5 at O’Hare International Airport.
Enfield Council of the UK is looking for a development partner to deliver Meridian Two, a mixed-use scheme with 100% affordable housing and workspace, at its £6bn Meridian Water project.
Severn Trent, a water company based in the UK and constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, has announced details of the first contractors it plans to use to deliver its £2bn investment in its construction projects for the seventh asset management period (AMP7).
A consortium consisting of Spanish companies Ferrovial, Acciona and Lopesan has won a €153m contract to build a stretch of highway on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria.
The Mjösa Tower, the world’s tallest wooden building, has been completed in Brumunddal Norway.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield of France has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) of Canada and QuadReal Property Group (QuadReal) to form Cherry Park Partnership for the development and management of a €750m (£670m) private rented sector (PRS) scheme in London.
Fluor Technip Integrated (FTI), a joint venture between engineering and construction firm Fluor and TechnipFMC, has completed the EPCM services scope of work on Sasol’s petrochemical complex in Westlake, Louisiana, US.