A consortium comprising Larsen & Toubro and Sojitz has won an INR37.99bn ($569.2M) contract from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) for a railway project in India.
A £350M extension of Greater Manchester’s Metrolink tram network has secured approval from the government.
Peel Land and Property has secured the go-ahead from Trafford Council to build the £1bn Trafford Waters development in Trafford, Manchester.
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.
Morocco’s mosques are set to receive a ‘green makeover’ in a government-led initiative to improve efficiency and promote renewable energy.
Maison Edouard François in partnership with ABC Architects has been chosen to transform the former Ray stadium in Nice, France, into a mixed-use development that will provide the city with a ‘green lung’.
UAE-based Azizi Developments is set to build an AED430M ($117M) mixed-use development in the district of Al Furjan, Dubai.
Construction has started on a AUD400M ($302M) lithium processing plant in Kwinana, Western Australia.
Contractor Multiplex has secured a contract to build a $206M learning and teaching building for Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
Technip Norge has signed an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from DEA for work on the Dvalin gas field development in the Norwegian Sea.
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given the go-ahead to a INR19.6bn ($292M) highway project in the country.
Joint venture partners St Francis Group and iSec have started construction on a £120M business park in Bristol, UK.
Radius Group will construct a new warehousing and logistics centre in the Domodedovo district of Moscow, for Auchan Retail Russia.
Emaar Properties has broken ground on what is set to be the world’s tallest building, The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour.
Contractor Multiplex has bagged a contract from Frasers Property Australia to build the final residential stage of its ‘Wonderland’ development at Sydney’s Central Park.
CPB Contractors and its alliance partners have reached contractual close with Main Roads Western Australia to deliver the Roe 8 project in Perth, Australia.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has secured a contract worth KRW1tr ($900M) for the construction of a combined-cycle power plant in Saudi Arabia.
A joint venture of Skanska, Costain, Balfour Beatty and Carillion has signed a £876M contract with Highways England to complete the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon road improvement project in the east of England.
FCC has secured funding for the construction of a £142M energy-from-waste facility at Millerhill in Midlothian, near Edinburgh, Scotland.
Expolink has signed a contract with Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line and upgrade the existing system.