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.
Real estate investment and development firm The Domain Companies has announced the financing and commencement of construction on The Exchange’s first building, an $89m, mixed-use development in Salt Lake City, Utah.
German conglomerate thyssenkrupp’s plant engineering business has won an order from the Egyptian chemical and fertilizer manufacturer El Nasr Company for Intermediate Chemicals (NCIC) for the engineering, procurement and construction of a new fertilizer complex.
Leisure travel company Allegiant Travel and finance and investment firm TPG Sixth Street Partners (TSSP), in a partnership with TPG, have announced an agreement to finance the development of Sunseeker Resorts Charlotte Harbor in the Charlotte County/Punta Gorda area in southwest Florida, US.
Canaveral Port Authority and cruise partner Carnival Cruise Line have broken ground on Port Canaveral’s new $163m Cruise Terminal 3 complex, called Launch Pad, in Florida, US.
British construction company Tolent has commenced work on Kirkstall Forge, a £400m project in Leeds that will deliver more than 1,000 new homes and 400,000ft² of offices, retail, leisure and community spaces.
Cube Highways and Infrastructure III, an affiliate of Cube Highways and portfolio company of I Squared Capital through its ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund II, has entered into an agreement with Reliance Infrastructure to acquire DA Toll Road (DATRPL), a toll road in the state of Haryana/Uttar Pradesh, India.
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has won a contract from Flinders Ports, the owner and operator of the Port Adelaide Outer Harbor shipping channel in Australia, for the widening of the shipping channel.
Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Spanish construction company Sacyr, has won a €44m contract from Aena for a building joining terminals T1 and T2 of the Tenerife Sur Airport in Spain.
Engineers developing the HS2 super-hub at Old Oak Common in North West London are planning to tap heat from the brakes and engines of high-speed trains to heat water and power central heating of up to 500 new homes that could be built nearby.