Dubai-based property developer Nakheel and Spain’s RIU Hotels & Resorts are constructing an AED670m ($182m), 800-room beachfront resort and water park at Deira Islands.
Argent Related, a British urban regeneration company, has secured consent from the London Borough of Haringey for a regeneration scheme in Tottenham Hale.
A joint venture of Fluor and Walsh Construction has won a $1.2bn contract from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design and build the $2.1bn Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization (RPM) Program.
British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has announced funding of up to £100m for a children’s hospital for the east of England, which will integrate mental and physical health and combines quality services with science and research.
Finnish building construction company YIT is constructing residential projects in Russia, together worth approximately €40m.
Enel Green Power Mexico (EGPM), the renewable energy subsidiary of the Enel Group, has begun construction on the 244MW Dolores wind farm in the municipality of China, the company’s first project in the state of Nuevo León, Mexico.
The Planning Inspectorate has agreed to examine Highways England’s £100m plans for a new dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has approved planning application for a £2bn redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle shopping centre in South London, where developer Delancey intends to replace the centre with a new town centre-style scheme.
UGL and CPB Contractors, belonging to Australia’s engineering services company CIMIC Group, have been selected by Tasmania’s water and sewage utility TasWater for a capital works programme to support and develop water and wastewater infrastructure and major regional water projects in Tasmania.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.
Bristol developer Cubex has unveiled plans to transform the former headquarters site of Avon Fire and Rescue in Bristol city centre into a £140m mixed-use scheme, which will form the next phase of the Finzels Reach quarter.
Leeds City Council has submitted plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire in the UK.
UAE-based real estate developer Arada has awarded three construction contracts at its two projects in Sharjah, Aljada and Nasma Residences, which together will involve the construction of 800 new homes.
Hensel Phelps Construction has won a $66m contract from the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority for new facilities and site preparation of 35 acres in the Tampa International Airport’s new SkyCenter development area.
Weston Homes, along with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has secured a Resolution to Grant planning permission from Norwich City Council for the regeneration of Anglia Square in central Norwich, UK, into a £300m mixed-use urban quarter.
American Campus Communities (ACC), which owns, manages and develops student housing communities in the US, and Walt Disney WorldResorthave broken ground on a $630m residential community for participants of the Disney College Program, known as Disney Internships & Programs.
Australian company Downer Group and South Australia’s City of Onkaparinga have partnered with resource recovery and recycling companies Close the Loop and RED Group for the construction of the first South Australian road built with soft plastics and glass.
Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo, has won two highway contracts in North Carolina, US, together worth $460m.
Australian construction and civil engineering company Watpac has won a A$206m ($148.5m) design and build contract for the Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building at Australian Catholic University (ACU) in Melbourne, Australia.
Preston Bypass, the first and longest motorway in Britain, which has turned 60 and is now part of the M6, is set for a £900m technology upgrade.