The Australian federal government has given approval of the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the expansion of Townsville Port in Queensland, Australia.
The S2IP consortium has been awarded a contract to the deliver civil project management works for the new rail tunnel link between Lyon and Turin.
Israeli company Shikun & Binui has secured a $309m contract to build an airport in the African country of Uganda.
A joint venture between CPB Contractors and Seymour Whyte Constructions has won a contract to build a 12.5km duplication of the Western Highway between Buangor and Ararat in Australia.
King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi (Metito) for the design and construction of a solar powered seawater desalination plant worth SAR220.4m ($58.75m).
A joint venture team of Fluor Corporation has been selected to design-build, finance, operate and maintain the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Automated People Mover project for the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).
Ralph L Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, has been selected by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) to revamp a road segment in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has won an EPC contract worth INR8.82bn ($138.47m) from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the six-laning of Aurangabad to Bihar–Jharkhand border (Chordaha) section of NH-2 in the state of Bihar.
A consortium led by ACS/Hochtief has been chosen as the developer for a modernisation rail project under public-private partnership (PPP) at Los Angeles International airport.
Solum, a partnership between Network Rail and Kier, has received approval from the Planning Inspectorate to go ahead with a £150m regeneration scheme to redevelop the area around Guildford station in England, UK.
Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on its $550m Brazos Yard in Robertson County, Texas.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has awarded two contracts of Phase I and 2 of Expo Roads Improvement Project.
Construction firm Hochtief (UK) has been appointed to construct Great Western Railway’s (GWR) new train maintenance depot in Exeter, UK.
Lincolnshire County Council has appointed Galliford Try, which will take over from Carillion, to deliver the £99m Lincoln Eastern Bypass project.
Balfour Beatty has been selected by Wokingham Borough Council to deliver the £124m Major Highways Programme.
The Public Transport Projects Alliance (PTP Alliance), comprising McConnell Dowell, Mott MacDonald and Arup, has been awarded a design-build contract to remove the Oaklands Park level crossing on the Seaford train line, 13km south of Adelaide, Australia.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has broken ground for the $448m Kapalama Container Terminal project in Hawaii, US as part of capital improvement project.
The Metropolitan Airport Authority (MNAA) has awarded two projects to Hensel Phelps and Eutaw Construction Company under its BNA Vision – renovation and expansion plan for Nashville International Airport (BNA) in Tennessee, US.
Astaldi, in a joint venture with Japanese company IHI, has been awarded a €435m contract by CNAIR, a state company headed by Romania’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, to build a suspension bridge over the Danube in the Braila area.
The OHL Group, a Spanish concessions and construction group, has won six new contracts worth €177m in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.