CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has won a contract from the Department of Transport and Main Roads in Queensland to construct Stage 1 of the AUD497.3m ($396.3m) Mackay Ring Road project in Queensland.
Irish building materials firm James Hardie Building Products has unveiled plans to build an advanced fiber-cement building products manufacturing plant in Prattville, Alabama that will entail an investment of up to $220m
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has been awarded a contract to deliver the second and final phase of the NZ Transport Agency project, the State Highway 2 Baypark to Bayfair Link Upgrade in Tauranga.
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors, along with its Alliance partners, has been selected for three new contracts totalling approximately $276M in Australia.
Pacific Partnerships and CPB Contractors, CIMIC Group companies, have secured a contract from the New Zealand Ministry of Education to design, construct and finance four new primary schools.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has won an AUD134M ($101.7M) contract to upgrade the Junee Correctional Centre, a prison in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW).
A join venture (JV) comprising CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, and John Holland has been selected by Transurban to deliver the West Gate Tunnel project in Melbourne, Australia.
Pacific Partnerships and CPB Contractors, the subsidiaries of CIMIC Group, have been chosen by the government of New Zealand as the preferred proponents to deliver its schools public-private partnership (PPP) programme.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has won a design-build contract from Main Roads Western Australia to build the northern segment of the NorthLink WA in Australia.
An equal stake joint venture (JV) of CPB Contractors and UGL Limited has secured a design and build contract to increase the capacity of the Western Treatment Plant in Melbourne, Australia. [Image courtesy of Melbourne Water]
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has been chosen as the preferred contractor by Transurban Queensland to design and build the $512M Logan Enhancement project in Queensland, Australia.
UK-based O’Brien Contractors has won a contract from Readie Construction for Bericote Properties’ Four Ashes Park scheme in Wolverhampton, UK.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has awarded a $710M contract to the Northern Express Group to deliver and operate a new motorway in New Zealand.
Lum Chang Building Contractors has won a SGD325M ($233.8M) contract from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to construct viaducts and a new platform at Tanah Merah station in Singapore.
US-based McCarthy Building Companies has begun work on Arizona State University’s (ASU) $120M Biodesign C Research building in Arizona, US.
Cimic Group company Leighton Asia, through its subsidiary Leighton India Contractors, has secured a contract to deliver the Ten BKC project in Mumbai, India. The 2ha development — to be located in the Bandra Kurla Complex — will feature 40 apartment blocks comprising 937 apartments. Leighton will be responsible for the delivery of structures, mechanical, electrical and plumbing services, finishes and external works. The company’s revenue for the project will be AUD140M ($106.6M).Cimic Group executive chairman and CEO Marcelino Fernandez Verdes said: “This is the second premium project we have secured in the Bandra Kurla Complex, demonstrating Leighton Asia’s track record in the high-end building sector.”The project has already started and is expected to be complete in June 2019.
CPB Contractors and its alliance partners have reached contractual close with Main Roads Western Australia to deliver the Roe 8 project in Perth, Australia.
Hochtief Building has been awarded a €138M contract to construct an office tower in downtown Frankfurt, Germany.The contract has been awarded by Perella Weinberg Real Estate Fund II and Pecan Development — the project’s developer.The 155m-high tower, named Marienturm, will feature 38 above-grade stories and three below-grade levels, with a gross floor area of 70,000sq m.The plinth levels up to the fifth floor are expected to include a lunch restaurant, a coffee bar, a gym, a child day care centre and conference areas. The project is aimed to achieve LEED Platinum certification.Holger Neumann, head of Hochtief Building’s Frankfurt branch, said: “We are delighted to have won the contract to plan and construct the Marienturm. Hochtief has once again lived up to its reputation as a high-rise specialist.”The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018.
McCarthy Building Companies has started construction work on a $535M hospital replacement project for Marin General Hospital in San Rafael, California.The project, known as MGH 2.0, will include a new 24,000sq m, four-storey hospital building.The facility, designed by Perkins Eastman Architects, will house 114 private rooms, an expanded emergency department and six new operating/procedural suites.The development will include special amenities and landscape features, such as rooftop gardens, balconies, and natural light in every patient room.Once the new hospital towers open in 2020, work will commence on a 9,000sq m five-storey ambulatory services building, and parking structure.The project team has just completed MGH 2.0’s first parking facility.The hospital will continue to operate during the construction period.
Leighton Contractors Asia in a joint venture with China State Construction Engineering Hong Kong has won an AUD1.58bn ($1.19bn) contract for the construction of Tseung Kwan O—Lam Tin Tunnel in Hong Kong.The contract, awarded by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, will include the construction of a 2.2km two‐lane highway tunnel together with associated slip roads, branch tunnels, viaducts and tunnel portal facilities.The works will also involve the delivery of two ventilation buildings and an administration building, as well as implementation of all associated building and supporting works.CIMIC Group’s executive chairman and CEO Marcelino Fernández Verdes said: “Delivering large infrastructure projects in busy urban areas is a core capability for Leighton Asia.“We value the opportunity to contribute our civil engineering capabilities to accommodate future growth through the expansion of infrastructure in such a fast growing city.”Leighton Asia’s managing director Manuel Alvarez Munoz said: “Leighton Asia has developed strong working relationships with both our JV partner, China State, and with our client, the Hong Kong government.“Through continued delivery of infrastructure that enhances Hong Kong’s transport systems, we are in a good position for future work.”Construction will begin in July 2016 and take about five years to complete.