Gulf Technical Construction Company (GTCC), a subsidiary of engineering and construction services company Drake & Scull International (DSI), is negotiating contracts worth AED1bn ($272.26m) with Wahat Al Zaweya in Al Ain.
FCC Environmental Services, the American subsidiary of the FCC Group, has won a $250m contract from the Houston City Council to design, finance, build and operate a plant to sort, recover and market the city’s recyclable materials for 15 years, extendable up to 20 years.
Arup, a multinational professional services firm based in London, along with architect Arkhefield, has been awarded a contract for the detailed design for the Brisbane International Cruise Terminal at Luggage Point.
Kier Group, Wates Construction and VolkerFitzpatrick have been selected by Public Health England (PHE) to build a £400m public health science campus and headquarters in Harlow, Essex.
Supermarket chain Lidl UK has signed a land deal to build its largest distribution centre in the country.
Australian construction firm Multiplex has been awarded the main works contract for the new central acute services building of the $1bn Westmead redevelopment.
Astaldi, as part of a joint venture, has been awarded a €73m contract by Azienda Sanitaria Locale della Provincia di Bari, the local health concern of the Province of Bari, for the construction of the New Southeast Bari Area Hospital (Nuovo Ospedale del Sud-Est Barese) at Monopoli-Fasano in Italy.
Jacobs Engineering Group has received an EPCM contract from Pfizer for a new gene therapy manufacturing facility at the latter’s manufacturing site in Sanford, North Carolina.
McArthurGlen has appointed McLaren Construction as contractor for the £90m Phase II extension of Ashford Designer Outlet in the UK.
Muse Developments, a subsidiary of Morgan Sindall Group, has announced the start of construction on the new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Stockton, UK.
Developer Nakheel of the UAE and RIU Hotels & Resorts of Spain have signed a contract worth AED385 million ($104.81m) for the construction of 800-room, joint venture beachfront resort and water park at Deira Islands in Dubai.
BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group, has been appointed by Miral Asset Management to construct Yas Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
L&T Construction, the construction unit of Larsen & Toubro, has won orders worth INR14.54bn ($228.86m) across various business segments.
Mabani Steel, belonging to the Al Rajhi Building Solutions Group and part of Al Rajhi Holding in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), has won a contract to provide steel structure solutions for the King Avenue Mall mega project.
Dollar General Corporation has announced plans to build a second distribution centre in Gregg County, Texas.
Community retailer Co-op has decided to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018.
Samsung Engineering has won a $700m contract from Jubail United Petrochemical Company, a manufacturing affiliate of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), for setting up an ethylene oxide-ethylene glycol (EO/EG) plant in Saudi Arabia, to produce 700,000 mtpa monoethylene glycol (MEG).