Sirius Minerals has broken ground on the first part of a 23-mile tunnel at Wilton International, close to the former Redcar steelworks, which will be used to transport fertilizer between North Yorkshire and Teesside for export.
Bechtel has been selected by Port Arthur LNG, a wholly owned affiliate of Sempra LNG & Midstream, as the EPC contractor for the Port Arthur liquefaction project in Jefferson County, Texas.
Italian company Astaldi Group has won four new construction contracts in Italy, Poland, Sweden and Mexico. The company’s share in the contracts is worth €243m.
Leeds City Council, working with the Environment Agency and BMM JV, has released initial sketches of the £112m next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk in the city.
The Bernstein Companies and its joint venture partner Boston Properties have broken ground on the future Marriott International headquarters and Marriott Hotel in downtown Bethesda, Maryland.
The Gibraltar Football Association (GFA) has submitted an application to the Development and Planning Commission for a public consultation on proposals for the construction a new national stadium on the site of the current Victoria Stadium to host international matches.
US-based Hunt Companies, which develops, invests, manages and finances assets, and WestStar have broken ground on WestStar Tower, the first high-rise office building in Downtown El Paso, Texas, in almost 40 years.
Australian company Multiplex has been appointed by 3L Alliance to deliver the first residential tower as part of the alliance’s $1bn Queens Place mixed-use development in Melbourne’s central business district (CBD).
General Motors has broken ground on a $65m ACDelco and Genuine GM Parts processing centre in the City of Burton, US.
St Michael’s, a £200m mixed-use redevelopment project off Deansgate on Jackson’s Row at Manchester city centre, has received approval.
UK-based construction and engineering company J Murphy & Sons has won a £100m contract from Innogy Renewables UK (innogy) for the 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project.
Perfect Circle consortium, comprising Aecom, Pick Everards and Gleeds, has been selected to design the Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus of the University of Bristol.
The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) has broken ground on new Concourse D at Nashville International Airport (BNA) as part of ‘BNA Vision’, MNAA’s growth and expansion plan.
Australian company Multiplex has won a contract from developer Northacre for a £400m mixed-use development on the former New Scotland Yard site adjacent to St James’s Park tube station at Broadway in London.
Surerus Murphy Joint Venture, SA Energy Group, Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture and Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction have won conditional contracts from TransCanada to construct the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline project.
Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) and ISG have begun construction of the phase 1 building, a major part of RuTC’s new £80m campus, as part of redevelopment of the Twickenham college site in London.
The Port of Cork, Ireland, has commenced work on the development of an €80m new Cork Container Terminal in Ringaskiddy.
Vinci Highways, a Vinci Concessions subsidiary, has opened section 2 of Lima’s main expressway in Peru. The company is the concession holder of the expressway until 2049.
Metka EGN, a subsidiary of Greece-based Mytilineos, has signed a €200m contract with Talasol Solar to construct a 300MWp solar power plant in the municipality of Talaván, Cáceres, Spain.
Network Rail has issued a contract notice inviting bidders for the next generation of track work contracts valued at up to £5bn, the largest of its kind being undertaken for the next funding period.