Heathrow has launched the next phase of Airspace and Future Operations public consultation and is urging local communities to help shape the airport’s plans for the existing two runways and as part of the proposed expansion.
UK Environment Agency has secured approval from the planning committee of Hull, a port city in East Yorkshire, England, for the construction of a scheme to protect homes and businesses in the city from flooding from the River Humber.
British consultancy and construction firm Mace has won a contract for a new, £150m arrivals terminal at London Stansted Airport.
Aeroportos de Portugal (ANA), a subsidiary of Vinci Airports and concessionaire of 10 airports in Portugal, has signed a €1.15bn agreement with the Portuguese government for the extension of the airport capacity in the Lisbon region.
Town Centre Securities (TCS), a property investor based in Leeds, UK, has submitted a planning application for a 17-storey office and retail development at the Central Square in the Merrion Centre, its largest development project to date.
The University of Chicago will construct a new building, designed by Chicago-based design practice Studio Gang, in Paris to offer greater opportunities for education, research and scholarly engagement across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Dutch dredging and heavylift company Royal Boskalis Westminster has signed a pre-construction agreement (PCA) with Inch Cape Offshore (ICOL), a subsidiary of Red Rock Power, for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project off Scottish coast.
Lendlease has been appointed as management contractor for a £328.3m heritage project to repair, refurbish and partially restore Grade I-listed Manchester Town Hall, UK.
Nucor, an American company producing steel and related products, has announced plans to build a modern, $1.35bn plate mill in the US Midwest.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has won a $92m contract from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island, as part of the Channel Improvement Project (CIP).
British packaging company DS Smith has broken ground on a new facility in Lebanon city of Boone County, Indiana, US.
Ashghal, the public works authority of Qatar, has opened a 1km uni-directional tunnel with one lane at Gharrafat Al Rayyan Interchange along Al Luqta Street as part of the Dukhan Highway East project to deliver direct free-flow connectivity from Gharrafat Al Rayyan to Doha.
SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins has secured a contract from Ailes Marines consortium for the front end engineering design (FEED) and detailed design of wind turbine jacket substructures for St Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm in northern France.
Italian energy firm Enel, through its US renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, has commenced construction on 450MW High Lonesome wind farm in Upton and Crockett Counties, Texas, US.
Juneau Associates has won its first Illinois tollway prime professional services contract for construction observation and management on the I-294 Central Tri-State.
Bristol-based construction company Beard has been appointed by the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust as the main contractor for the replacement toll houses project.
intu Properties, a British Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), mainly focusing on shopping centre management and development, has appointed Sir Robert McAlpine to deliver the £86m transformation of intu Broadmarsh in Nottingham.
A Chinese consortium comprising Sichuan Road and Bridge Group, Shamim Enterprise and UDC Construction has signed a public-private partnership (PPP) concession contract with the Government of Bangladesh to upgrade the Dhaka Bypass.
British architectural design and engineering firm Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for a 350m global headquarters of China Merchants Bank in Shenzhen, China.
A joint venture comprising German construction firm Hochtief and Implenia has secured a contract from Deutsche Bahn (German Federal Railway) for the second trunk route of the suburban railway in Munich.