The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided €85m in financing to Limerick City & County Council for the re-development of opera site in Limerick, Ireland.
The Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (PUB) has broken ground on the second phase of the deep tunnel sewerage system (DTSS) to transport used water, freeing up land above for redevelopment. The second phase, which will measure 100km in length, will entail an investment of SGD6.5bn ($4.8bn).
BMO Harris Bank and real estate developer Irgens have broken ground on a 25-story office building known as the BMO Harris Financial Center in downtown Milwaukee in Wisconsin, US.
Swindon Borough Council has given the green light to a plan to build a 500,000 sq ft of regional leisure scheme in Swindon, just four months after SevenCapital took the reins of the scheme. Outline planning for the first phase of the £270m development has been recommended for approval by the council’s planning committee.
Property developer British Land will begin construction of 310,000 sq ft office at its Regents Place campus near Euston Station in London in March next year. The company will invest approximately £196m to convert and extend the existing 1990s-built 1 Triton Square in a bid to provide modern offices and improved public facilities. The company will construct three extra floors and extend floor plates into the unusually large atrium of the existing building.
Croydon Council has approved a revised redevelopment proposal for the Whitgift Shopping Centre submitted by the Croydon Partnership, a joint venture of (JV) Westfield and Hammerson. Westfield is investing £700m in the Croydon project.
Castlebrooke Investments, advised by Chapman Taylor, has submitted a new planning proposal to Belfast City Council for a £400m redevelopment project in Belfast.
Bechtel, a US-based construction and civil engineering firm, has bagged four fixed price, lump sum turnkey contracts worth $15.2bn from Tellurian for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the new Driftwood LNG plant near Lake Charles, Louisiana.
The Singapore branch of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has won a SGD205m ($150.5m) contract for Circle Line 6 (CCL6) from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in Singapore.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term lending institution, has agreed to provide $75m loan for a new $405m investment programme by the Water Authority of Fiji.
Nexif Energy has secured required financing for the first stage of its $450m 212 MW Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in Port Augusta, South Australia.
Abu Dhabi-based National Petroleum Constructions Company (NPCC) has bagged a $326m engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Saudi Aramco for its offshore platforms and two pipelines at its Al Safaniya oilfields.
Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has extended its support to Virginia-based energy company AES to construct of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal plant and a 2,250 MW combined cycle power plant in Vietnam.
Renewable energy firm DP Energy has awarded $600m contracts to Denmark-based Vestas Wind Systems and Australian engineering group Downer for the development of Stage 1 of the Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park in South Australia.
The first phase of Parallel Roads Improvement project in the Godolphin vicinity, which includes two phases costing AED1bn ($272m), has been opened.
Galliford Try Partnerships and Trafford Housing Trust and London & Quadrant (L&Q) have established a joint venture (JV) – Heath Lane Farm – to deliver a £100m housing development in Partington in Greater Manchester.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of Indian-based Larsen and Toubro (L&T), has bagged contracts of worth approximately INR40.2bn ($617.4m) across various business segments.
The Development Authority (MMRDA) has selected three contractors to construct all three packages of the 22-km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) of worth INR178.43bn ($2.7bn).
Irish renewable energy firm Mainstream Renewable Power is all set to move ahead with the construction of a 450MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Philippines-based AG&P (Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific Company) has inked an exclusivity with Karaikal Port Pvt Ltd (KPPL) to develop an LNG import terminal including LNG sourcing and supply at Karaikal Port in Puducherry, India.