A joint venture of L&T Construction’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business and UAE firm Tecton Engineering & Construction has won a significant EPC contract from Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) for a 100MLD desalination plant in the State of Gujarat.
Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Oppo has broken ground on a new research and development (R&D) centre in Chang'an Town, China to accelerate global innovation strategy.
GE Renewable Energy has announced plans for a new offshore wind factory as well as an operation and development centre in Guangdong province, China, to meet the growing demand for global offshore wind energy.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $1.3bn (£1bn) loan agreement with the Philippines government for the $6.1bn (£4.8bn) Malolos–Clark Railway Project.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a loan of $235m (£187.6m) for the development of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system to improve the public transport system in Karachi, Pakistan.
Australian construction firm Multiplex has been selected by developer Iris Residential to deliver the A$100m (£56m) Amara City Gardens in Booragoon, Western Australia (WA).
Australian retail property group Vicinity Centres and Golden Age Group have started construction on A$450m (£250.9m) three-tower luxury residential scheme, Sky Garden, atop The Glen shopping centre located in south east Melbourne, Australia.
Larsen & Toubro's (L&T) Power business has been awarded engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by India's SJVN Thermal for the 2x660MW ultra-supercritical power plant in Buxar district in the Indian state of Bihar.
European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €85.9m (£76.3m) loan to Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority for the construction of the Bakheng Water Treatment Plant in Cambodia.
Mott MacDonald has been selected as lead consultant for the 1,410MW Tarbela 5th Extension hydropower project, which is being delivered by the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW), Australia has announced a budget of A$6.4bn (£3.5bn) to accelerate the construction of Sydney Metro West project in Australia.
Curtin University in Australia has awarded a contract to a consortium led by InfraRed Capital Partners to deliver the first stage of the university’s new industry and innovation precinct in Perth.
Vietnam-based Fulbright University (Fulbright) has started construction on a new campus in Saigon High Tech Park, a park for high technology enterprises located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced plans to construct a new men’s prison near Gatton in the Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland, with an investment of A$618.863m (£339.5m).
Indian construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded EPC contracts for various projects in India.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide THB9.9bn (£245m) in financing for the construction and operation of the Pink and Yellow lines of Bangkok’s mass rapid transit (MRT) system.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide $350m (£277m) to rehabilitate and upgrade state highways and district roads in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
Hyatt Hotels has unveiled plans to build 21 new luxury hotels and resorts across Asia Pacific by the end of 2020.
Chinese modular building provider CIMC Modular Building Systems (CIMC MBS) has commenced construction of Hong Kong’s first modular building project for permanent use.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financing of up to $2.75bn (£2.17bn) for the construction of 53.1km of a railway line connecting Malolos, a suburb north of Manila, to Clark economic zone and Clark International Airport in Central Luzon.