The Cheshire West and Chester planning committee has approved plans for the first phase of mixed-use development at Chester Northgate in the county of Cheshire, UK.
German engineering services firm Siemens has secured a contract worth about €450m (£407m) from the special-purpose company Compagnie Electrique de Bretagne for the construction of a new combined-cycle power plant in France.
UK-based construction firm Willmott Dixon has been selected to build a new headquarters for Merseyside Police Force and new Control Suite for West Midlands Police.
British construction, services and property group Kier has been appointed to the third generation of North West Construction Hub’s Medium Value Construction Framework worth approximately £250m-£1bn.
Swiss construction services company Implenia has secured an order for twin-track expansion of the railway line between Varberg and Hamra in the west coast of Sweden.
Syvab, a water utility company in Sweden’s Botkyrka Municipality, has selected Danish consulting engineering group Ramboll as main consultant for a new wastewater treatment plant with membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology.
British property development and investment company Hammerson has unveiled plans for the regeneration of a 1,670m² site in Leeds City Centre, adjacent to its flagship destination, Victoria Gate.
Finnish construction company YIT has signed a contract with the City of Kerava, Finland, for the construction of the €36m Keravanjoki multipurpose building.
Strabag Real Estate (SRE), a subsidiary of Austrian construction firm Strabag, has commenced construction on residential complex located at Rößlergasse 13, 1230 Vienna, within the In der Wiesen Ost development area.
British company Wates Residential has secured approval from the Cardiff Council planning committee for the construction of the first pilot modular homes under the council’s house-building programme.
Finnish construction company YIT has been selected by Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance for the renovation and expansion of its property located at Mikonkatu 7 in the centre of Helsinki.
Thyssenkrupp Materials Services, the distribution and service provider of the Thyssenkrupp Group, has announced plans to build €60m (£55m) logistics centre in Germany.
The Enfield Council’s flagship £6bn Meridian Water regeneration scheme in north London has secured £156m in funding from the UK Government.
The UK Government has announced more than £600m in new funding to support the construction of 50,000 new homes in England.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced major upgrades to a northern trans-Pennine route to reduce congestion and improve safety and journey times for thousands for drivers.
Finnish construction company YIT, rental apartments provider SATO, M2-Kodit and As Oy Hiirakkokuja 6 have signed a co-operation contract for designing new apartments and a centralised parking facility for the Hiirakkokuja neighbourhood in the Hakunila district in Finland.
Hecurl, a joint venture between developer and investor Hector Newton and fund manager Curlew, is set to commence construction on a block of build-to-rent (BTR) flats next to Corby railway station in England, UK.
Spanish infrastructure company Acciona has been selected for the construction and operation of a €400m (£371m) Ness Energy Project, a waste-to-energy plant in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The University of St Andrews, Scotland, intends to submit a revised planning application to Fife Council to provide 960 student beds at Albany Park as part of efforts to ease the pressure on the town’s housing stock.
Real estate firm Hines has announced plans to build 665 new residential units in Schöneberger Linse neighbourhood in Berlin, Germany.