Austrian construction firm PORR has secured a contract worth €290m (£253m) to upgrade a section of a key rail line no. 131 in Poland.
Metropolitan Council of Minnesota has awarded a systems contract worth $194.4m (£156m) to the Aldridge-Parsons Joint Venture for the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project.
U City, an affiliate of infrastructure developer BTS Group, in cooperation with Fortune Hand Ventures has announced plans to invest THB5bn (£131m) for the construction of VERSO International School in Bangkok, Thailand.
US-based infrastructure firm Aecom has been selected by Ards and North Down Borough Council in Northern Ireland, UK as a consultant for its £60m Bangor Waterfront project.
Extell Development Company, in partnership with Shanghai Municipal Investment subsidiary SMI USA (SMI), has announced that the Central Park Tower has topped out at 1,550ft in midtown Manhattan, US, making it the tallest residential building in the world.
German chemicals company Evonik has broken ground on €400m (£354m) chemical complex in Marl, Germany.
Swagelok, a developer and manufacturer of fluid system solutions, has announced that it will begin construction of its new Global Headquarters and Innovation Center (GHQ) this month in Solon, Ohio.
Fortress Development has broken ground on $1bn (£801.3m) Avenue Bellevue, the two-tower condo, hotel and retail development in downtown Bellevue, a city in the US state of Washington.
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust has selected UK-based construction company Kier Group to deliver the new imaging centre at Royal Brompton Hospital in the UK.
The World Bank has announced the start of rehabilitation work at the 22.6km Laulara to Solerema section of the 110km Dili to Ainaro road corridor in Timor-Leste.
UK-based construction company Kier Group has broken ground on the £253m resettlement prison in Wellingborough, UK.
John Sisk & Son has been selected by the City of York Council as construction partner to deliver enabling infrastructure works worth up to £155m for the York Central project.
High Speed Two (HS2), a company that is developing and constructing the UK’s new high-speed rail network, has awarded construction management contract to Balfour Beatty/Vinci/Systra joint venture for the new £1bn Old Oak Common station in the UK.
Norwegian data centre owner and operator DigiPlex has broken ground on two new green data centres in Oslo, Norway.
British construction firm McLaren has been awarded a contract for the construction of a £190m residential development in London’s Fitzrovia in the UK.The project is being developed by a joint venture of Art-Invest Real Estate UK, German real estate developer ECE, and Dukelease Properties.
Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has broken ground on its nacelle assembly facility at the Port of Taichung in Taiwan.
Morrison Construction has been selected as the main contractor for the first phase of the HALO Urban Regeneration Company’s £63m Enterprise and Innovation Hub in Kilmarnock, UK.
A consortium of Oxford Properties, CIMIC subsidiary CPB Contractors and Grocon has been awarded a contract worth about A$463m (£255.5m) by the New South Wales (NSW) Government to build the new Sydney Metro City & Southwest Pitt Street Station.
UK-based construction company Balfour Beatty has received a £70m contract to deliver Overhead Line works in the west of Scotland, UK on behalf of utility firm Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (SSEN Transmission).
Eurovia, a joint venture between Strabag Rail and Elektrizace železnic Praha, has secured a contract worth €120m (£106m) to upgrade 8.7km railway line section between Smíchov station in Prague and the City of Černošice southwest of the capital in the Czech Republic.