A joint venture between Clugston and CNIM has secured a contract from a consortium consisting of Brockwell Energy, Green Investment Group (GIG) and Covanta Energy for a new £210m energy from waste (EfW) plant at Grangemouth in Scotland.
A joint venture between Hammerson and Ballymore has revised proposals increasing the number of homes that will be constructed to 500 and the size of the proposed public park as part of the Bishopsgate Goodsyard development.
The UK government has approved funding of £55m for the Southern Link Road, which is expected to halve peak journey times along the A4440 and pave the way for up to 5,600 new homes.
Swiss company LafargeHolcim has won long-term contracts worth €110m as part of the Grand Paris Express (GPE) project.
Construction has commenced on five new student accommodation blocks as part of the transformation of the University of Brighton’s largest campus.
British construction company Laing O’Rourke has signed contracts worth £195m with Derwent London for the Soho Place, a mixed-use scheme that is being developed on Tottenham Court Road W1.
A consortium, led by construction company Acciona, has been selected to build and operate the £150m NESS energy from waste (EfW) plant for Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council in Scotland.
British construction company Graham has been appointed by the Port of Tilbury to deliver a new multimillion-pound port terminal, Tilbury2.
Swedish construction company NCC and Danish real estate rental agency ATP Ejendomme have signed an agreement to refurbish and expand Nordea’s former headquarters in Copenhagen and convert it into the Hilton Copenhagen City Center.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a loan of €250m to Georgia to finance an extended upgrade of the East-West Highway, the main artery for long-distance road traffic in the country and part of Europe’s Trans-European Network – Transport (TEN-T) infrastructure.
Bel Tel, a joint venture between McAleer & Rushe and Belfast City Council, has secured permission from the council’s planning committee for ‘The Sixth’, a £75m redevelopment of the former Belfast Telegraph building in Northern Ireland.
Hargreaves Property Ventures, a development partnership between Hargreaves Services and Fintry Estates, has been appointed by Falkirk Council as preferred developer for the Falkirk Gateway project in the UK.
The Port of Tilbury, owned by the Forth Ports Group, has received development consent to build Tilbury2, a new £200m port terminal on the River Thames, adjacent to the 930-acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.
McAleer & Rushe, a developer and contractor based in Northern Ireland, has secured planning permission for a £85m scheme to develop two multi-million-pound hotels in Birmingham and Glasgow City Centre.
Highways England has unveiled plans for a major new road and a three-tier junction at the Black Cat roundabout in Bedfordshire to improve east-west road link and journeys on the A1, the A421 and the A428.
Leeds City Council and construction company, United Living, have submitted a planning application for the construction of the UK’s largest, fully modular council housing and apartment scheme in Leeds.
The final section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) between Craibstone and Parkhill in Scotland has opened to traffic, providing access to the entire 36-mile (58km) route to road users across the North East.
Galliford Try Partnerships has signed a development agreement with Ealing Council to create a new mixed-use scheme at Perceval House in London, which will deliver 470 new homes, alongside council offices and other community facilities.
The Ural high-speed rail project in Russia has moved closer to reality with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Siemens Mobility and the Economic Partnership Ural High-Speed Rail signing an agreement to invest in the project and take up joint construction.
Buckingham Group Contracting has been appointed by Swansea Council as the principal contractor for the £120m Swansea Central Phase One transformation project in the UK.