Aldar Properties and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will allow the development of a new urban centre in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
UK-based infrastructure company Balfour Beatty, in partnership with Norfolk County Council, has announced opening of the third and final phase of the A1270 Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR) in the UK.
Changi Airport Group (CAG) has appointed master building consultants and master civil consultants for Changi Airport’s Terminal 5 (T5) in Singapore.
The Indian government has announced the development of a new highway alignment between Delhi and Mumbai.
Italian construction company Astaldi in a joint venture with Reliance Infrastructure has won an EPC order from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for the construction of three lots of the Mumbai Metro Rail Project (North-South Metro Line 4, Wadala-Kasarwadavali section) in India.
Canadian construction firm Aecon Group has announced that NouvLR General Partnership (NouvLR) has finalised a $5bn EPC contract with CDPQ Infra (CDPQ Infra), a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, for the the Réseau express métropolitain (REM).
A consortium consisting of Austrian construction company Porr, its subsidiary Hinteregger and joint venture partners from Italy, has secured a €1bn design and build contract from Brenner Basistunnel Gesellschaft (BBT SE) for lot H51 Pfons-Brenner of the Brenner Base Tunnel, the largest tunnelling project in the history of Austria.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced AUD5bn ($3.9bn) for the Melbourne Airport Rail Link that will connect the Central Business District (CBD) and the airport.
US-based infrastructure contractor Flatiron, together with its joint venture partner Blythe Development, has secured a contract to build three additional segments of the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
The Los Angeles City Council has authorised a 30-year, $4.9bn contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Mosaic Transit Group, a consortium of Aecon Group, ACS Infrastructure Canada and CRH Canada Group, has been chosen by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario as preferred proponent for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Toronto, Canada.
Louis Berger, a part of a consortium led by DB Engineering, has secured a project management and construction management services contract, including design review, from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for Mumbai Metro Line 4 in India.
US-based construction consulting firm Hill International has received a contract from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), India to provide general consultancy services for the $2.26bn Mumbai Metro Line 4 as part of a consortium comprising DB Engineering & Consulting and Louis Berger Consulting.
Network Rail, in partnership with Gatwick Airport, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership and the Department for Transport, has submitted proposals to Crawley Borough Council for the transformation of Gatwick Airport station.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx are seeking bids from potential firms to design build, finance, operate and maintain the GO Rail expansion project in Canada.
The OHL Group, through its Czech unit OHL, has won a €172m contract from the Railway Infrastructure Administration (Sprava zeleznicni dopravni cesty) for the modernisation of the Sudomerice-Votice railway line in the Czech Republic.
UK-based professional services company Turner & Townsend has been appointed to provide commercial services for two major programmes of Highways England, including the A303 Stonehenge scheme.
A consortium of Sacyr, Wills Bros and Somague has been appointed by the UK Department for Infrastructure as the contractor for the construction of the A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe Dualling Scheme in Northern Ireland.
Work has begun on two major upgrades on the M1 Pacific Motorway at Beresfield and between the Kariong and Somersby interchanges in Australia.
Sound Transit has commenced the construction of the on East Link light rail guideway in the BelRed area of Bellevue in the Washington state, US.