OC 405 Partners, a joint venture of OHL USA and Astaldi Construction, has been selected by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) to design and build the I-405 Improvement Project in the US.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of India have signed a $500M loan for the construction of a new road bridge across the Ganges River in India.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has started construction on a $244M hospital project in California, US.
Collins Earthworks has taken delivery of the first 75t Volvo EC750E excavator to reach the UK market, after the machine was launched at Bauma 2016 earlier this year.
The International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) has honoured eight projects and individuals from the tunnelling industry at its annual ITA Tunnelling Awards.
Qatar’s United Development Company (UDC) has secured QR716M ($197M) worth of contracts to build three new projects at The Pearl-Qatar development.
Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a 50-year Musataha agreement with Emirates Aluminium Rolling (Emiroll) to build a manufacturing plant in Khalifa Industrial Zone, Abu Dhabi.
High Speed Two Limited has awarded new contracts worth £900M for preparatory works on the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project in the UK.
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has won a contract from the Australian Department of Defence to upgrade the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base at Amberley in Queensland, Australia.
US-based real estate investment trust Weingarten Realty has acquired a 5.2-acre site at the corner of King and North Beauregard streets in Alexandria, Virginia, to be transformed into a mixed-use project.
Erie Insurance has unveiled plans to build a new office building on its campus in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania.
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has secured planning consent for its new headquarters building in Taunton, UK.
UK-based O’Brien Contractors has won a contract from Readie Construction for Bericote Properties’ Four Ashes Park scheme in Wolverhampton, UK.
The Opus Group has commenced construction on a four-storey, 244-unit multi-family residential development in Minnesota, US.
UPS has unveiled plans to invest more than $400M in the construction of a new regional package sorting hub on the west side of Atlanta, Georgia.
A consortium of companies from China, Italy and Malaysia has secured a MYR1.39bn ($328M) contract for the construction of a high-density polyethylene plant in Johor, Malaysia.
Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC) has broken ground on a $270M project, known as 100 Hooper, in the SoMa district of San Francisco, California.
A consortium of ACWA Power and Harbin Electric has begun construction on the Hassyan clean coal power station in Dubai, UAE.
Construction firm Swinerton has started construction on the first phase of the Spokane Tribe Economic Project (STEP) in Washington, US.
Swedish state-owned energy firm Vattenfall has secured a contract for the construction of a Danish 600MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea.