Hoffman Construction Company has won a $159.8M contract from Sound Transit to build the U District Station for the Northgate Link Extension project in Washington, US.
TransCanada has obtained a presidential permit from the US Department of State for the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Westdale Properties and KDC Construction have started construction on a mixed-use development in Texas, US.
Laing O’Rourke has been chosen to redevelop the former Royal Mail sorting office in London.
A consortium led by Sacyr Industrial has bagged an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth $241M for the construction of a new cement plant in Potosi, Bolivia.
A consortium formed by Hanwha Q Cells and Turkish firm Kalyon Enerji has won the tender to build a 1GW solar power plant in Turkey.Expected to be the region's largest project of kind, the new solar power plant will be established in the Karapinar region at a tariff of US$0.0699/kWh.Estimated to cost $1.3bn, the project will have an installed capacity of 1,000MW (AC) and will generate enough electricity to power more than 600,000 households. The consortium will also establish 500MW of fully integrated PV manufacturing capacity in the country. It will be operational within 21 months.Murtaza Ata, Kalyon Energy Group president, said: “This is a big step towards reducing the external energy dependency on which the Ministry has been focusing over the past year.“With this project, Turkey's external energy dependency will decrease. This project shall also open opportunity window to extend solar business beyond our borders since Turkey has a significant geographical importance due to its close proximity to the Middle East and North Africa, where solar power potential is quite significant."Hanwha Q Cells chairman and CEO, Seong-Woo Nam, said: "We are excited to be a part of this historic milestone energy project in Turkey and the region. We will bring our leading technology and operations expertise to bring environmentally sustainable energy solutions to Turkey and to support the Turkish government's aim to be energy independent."The power plant is expected to become operational within 21 months.
Laing O’Rourke and consultancy firm Gleeds have been appointed to develop the £350M Specialist and Critical Care Centre (SCCC) in Llanfrechfa, Wales.
UK-based construction services firm Willmott Dixon has won a £46M contract to build a combined school and leisure campus in Ponteland, north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.
British property investor M&G Real Estate and developer Durkan have inked a £71.4M deal to fund and build private rental homes on Chapel Road, in Ilford, London.
Everton Football Club and landowner Peel Holdings agreed heads of terms to acquire a site at Bramley Moore Dock in Liverpool that will be used to build a new £300M waterfront stadium.
The global construction industry risk levels have risen for the fifth consecutive quarter, according to Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC).
Plans for the next phase of the £200M Stephenson Quarter development in Newcastle have secured the approval from the Newcastle [pictured] City Council.
Omran Properties is set to launch three real estate projects worth a combined value of AED2.47bn ($672.5M) in Sharjah [pictured], UAE.
US-based real estate investment and development firm Urban Commons has unveiled plans for a $250M waterfront entertainment destination in Long Beach, California.
Spanish power utility Iberdrola has secured a contract to build and operate the Topolobampo III combined-cycle power plant (CCGT) in Mexico.
A consortium of Ramboll, Arup and TEC has won a €114M order from Femern to provide technical consultancy services for the Fehmarnbelt fixed link between Denmark and Germany.
Justice secretary Elizabeth Truss has announced plans for the construction of four new prisons in England and Wales.
Inland Homes, a brownfield regeneration specialist and housebuilder, has secured planning permission to develop more than 1,200 homes in the UK.
Legal & General has unveiled plans to build over 170 new build-to-rent (BTR) homes on a city centre development site it purchased for £47.5M in Bath [pictured], England.
BAM Construction has been selected by Sheffield City Council as the main contractor for the first phase of the £480M Sheffield Retail Quarter development.