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).
Italian infrastructure group Salini Impregilo has won four contracts worth $490m in Oman, Abu Dhabi and the US in the water and transportation sectors.
Dublin-based construction firm John Sisk & Son has won two major contracts from Center Parcs, a European network of holiday villages, for the €233m Center Parcs Longford Forest resort in County Longford, Ireland.
BP has announced plans to build a third lubricants blending plant in China to meet the growing demand for high quality lubricants in the country.
British Land, the joint owner of shopping destination Meadowhall, has completed the £60m refurbishment of the centre.
Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) is set to build a new megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fuelling station at the Port of Long Beach, US.
Software giant Microsoft has unveiled plans to overhaul its 500-acre campus in Redmond, Washington.
Food and beverage company Nestlé and Cuban food enterprise Corporación Alimentaria (Coralsa) have begun construction of a food production plant in the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM) in Cuba.
The BMW Group has started construction on a Battery Cell Competence Centre in Munich, Germany with an investment of €200m.
Sunshine Plaza, a shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, has submitted an application to the Sunshine Coast Council for setting up a high ropes adventure course as part of the $400m redevelopment currently underway.
The Astaldi Group of Italy has signed three construction contracts worth €400m for projects in Chile, Poland, and Honduras.
Al Farwaniya Property Developments, the consortium behind Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall, announced that financing for the $1.2bn project is now complete.
Sekisui House Australia has commissioned Hassell to carry out the master planning work for the Yaroomba Beach site on Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
AECOM Asia Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of AECOM, has secured a contract with China-based Elite Global Group (EGGL) to provide integrated program management services.