Swedish construction firm Skanska has secured a contract worth NOK982m (£89m) for the construction of a subsection of Bergen Light Rail in Bergen, Norway.
Belgian construction firm Besix in a joint venture (JV) with SIA RERE BŪVE has been awarded a contract worth €430m (£381m) to design and build the Rail Baltica Central Station project.
Russian oil company Rosneft has commenced construction of modern fuel supply complex at the Pulkovo International Airport in Saint Petersburg, with an investment of more than more than RUB3bn (£36.2m).
Transport for London (TfL) has selected the Riverlinx consortium as the preferred bidder to build the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel, a new river crossing under the Thames in east London.
The £120m Great Yarmouth bridge project across River Yare in the UK is set for completion by 2023 with the UK Planning Inspectorate taking up the application submitted by Norfolk County Council for examination.
The Québec Port Authority (QPA) has signed a long-term commercial agreement with Hutchison Ports and transportation and supply chain company Canadian National Railway (CN) to build and operate the new $775m (£613m) container terminal in Canada.
Train and plane manufacturer Bombardier Transportation has been selected as preferred bidder by the Egyptian Government to build and supply a €3bn (£2.6bn) monorail system in Cairo, Egypt.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement granting a £176.6m loan to Femern Landanlaeg, the company that manages the Danish contribution to building the ‘Fehmarn Belt’ railway connection between southern Denmark and Hamburg in Germany.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has given approval for a £40m investment in the Little Hadham bypass along the A120 between Bishop’s Stortford and the A10, a route which is expected to cut local journey times by a third.
A consortium comprising Colas Projects, Colas Centre-Ouest, Aximum and Bouygues Travaux Publics Régions France has won a contract worth €150m (£132m) from Cofiroute to widen Highway A10 in Touraine, France.
UK-based professional services firm Turner & Townsend has been selected to provide cost management advisory services for the City Rail Link project in Auckland, New Zealand.
Network Rail has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick as principal contractor to upgrade East Anglian railway stations at Waterbeach and Littleport in the UK.
Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of railway network in Great Britain, has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of engineering trains and seasonal treatment services in Control Period 6 (CP6, 2019-2024).
UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled plans for a £1bn transformation of trans-Pennine, a key northern route, to improve connections between the east and west of England.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a €210m loan for the construction of a new section of the Corridor Vc Motorway project in Bosnia and Herzegovina to improve the connection of the country with the Western Balkans and the rest of Europe.
Italian construction company Salini Impregilo has won a €530m contract for a 153km section of ‘Orient Express’ high-speed railway in Turkey between Istanbul and the border with Bulgaria.
European engineering and architecture consultancy Sweco has won an order worth SEK200m ($21m) from the Swedish Transport Administration to study alternatives for the location of a new 70km double-track high-speed train line between Hässleholm and Lund in Sweden.
Network Rail has awarded contracts for the construction of new or enhanced ticket halls at Southall, Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton, Ealing Broadway, West Ealing and Acton Main Line stations in the UK.
Network Rail has awarded six framework contracts, worth £750m, for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) to deliver signalling and telecoms across the UK.
A joint venture of NRC Group Finland and Finnish construction company YIT has been awarded a contract worth €220m to build the Jokeri Light Rail line in Finland.