Majid Al Futtaim has unveiled plans to invest SAR14bn ($3.7bn) to develop two malls in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Maire Tecnimont’s subsidiaries Tecnimont and KT-Kinetics Technology have won an EPC contract worth $180m from Socar Polymer for a new polyethylene plant in Azerbaijan.
Highways England has completed a £100m ‘smart’ upgrade along a stretch on the M6 motorway in the Midlands, UK.
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has unveiled plans to build its new global headquarters in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
The National Arts Centre in Ottawa has broken ground on an architectural renovation project.
German automotive supplier Continental is set to build a new commercial vehicle tyre plant in Mississippi, US.
Ardmore has secured an £80m ($115.3m) contract from Notting Hill Housing and Sellar Developments for phase one of Project Light at Canada Water in Southwark, UK.
Lifting in New York poses a unique challenge overseen by high levels of regulations. Quickly-built and tightly-spaced skyscrapers combining with busy streets, problems with electricity supply, and mazes of subways. Now NYC Department of Buildings plans to prohibit the use of older cranes. Will North reports.
Developer Essential Living has secured approval from Ealing Council to deliver a £200m build-to-rent development in North Acton, London.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured a contract from NTPC for the supply of two 800MW steam generators (boilers) with supercritical parameters for a power plant project in Telangana, India.
The government of Tennessee has unveiled plans to expand the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee.
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and Quantum Power have signed an agreement to construct and operate the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Tema, Ghana.
Danish engineering company FLSmidth has signed an EPC contract for the supply of a greenfield cement plant in Algeria.
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When the Highways Agency announced its Collaborative Delivery Framework in November 2014, it emphasised collaboration among all partners as the key ingredient in the successful delivery of the £24 billion investment to transform England’s major road networks up to 2021. Simon Ellison, Highways Sector Director at Costain, outlines his views.
Athenex, a manufacturer of oncology medication, is set to invest $1.62bn to expand its operations in Dunkirk and Buffalo in New York.
Construction Partnership UK (CPUK) has started work on the first phase of the £107m Bridge Street Regeneration Project in Warrington, UK.
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has broken ground on three new solar power plants in Florida.
Chinese bio-energy company Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group is set to construct a €1bn ($1.13bn) biofuel refinery in Kemi, Finland.