Foster + Partners, a London-based architecture and integrated design specialist, has announced the start of construction on ‘The One’, a mixed-use skyscraper in Toronto, Canada.
Social media giant Facebook is set to invest around $1bn to build its new data centre in the White Oak Technology Park in Virginia, US.
An equal stake joint venture of Macro Enterprises and Spiecapag Canada has won a CAD375m ($298m) contract from Trans Mountain Pipeline for pipeline construction work on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.
Spanish renewable energy companies Acciona and Gransolar have been awarded a contract by solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) to build a photovoltaic plant in Queensland, Australia.
Regeneration specialist Harworth Group has obtained planning consent from the Northumberland County Council, for its £175m planned redevelopment of the former Rio Tinto (Alcan) Smelter plant near Ashington in Northumberland, UK.
Real estate developer Penn-Florida Companies has secured $398m in project financing for its five-star urban resort, Via Mizner, located in Downtown Boca Raton in Florida, US.
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, a diversified property group, has unveiled its £500m masterplan for a build-to-rent development in London.
Bolton-based Forrest has won a £100m contract from Elliot Group to build the Aura scheme on the site of the former Erskine Industrial Estate in Liverpool, UK.
Ferrovial Agroman and its subsidiary Cadagua have been awarded a contract to build a wastewater treatment plant in Valle de Guímar in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
Property development firm LondonMetric Property has acquired a 40-acre site at Bedford Link site in England, UK to develop a logistics park.
Construction contractor Multiplex has been awarded a contract by OSK Property to deliver Stage One of its AUD2.8bn ($2.19bn) Melbourne Square mixed-use development.
India-based construction firm PNC Infratech has won a contract worth INR21.59bn ($332.1m) to build a highway project in India.
Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has been awarded a $260m contract to build the River Landing Shops and Residences project in Miami, US.
Veidekke, a Norwegian construction and civil engineering company, has signed a contract with state-owned Nye Veier to construct the new E6 motorway between Arnkvern and Moelv in Hedmark, Norway.
Transport for London (TfL) has selected BLLQ, a consortium formed by Barratt Developments and London & Quadrant, to develop a 1.8-acre former car park opposite Blackhorse Road station in northeast London.
UGL, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has bagged an AUD133m ($104.4m) contract to design and build stage one of the Bannerton 110MWDC solar park near Robinvale in Victoria, Australia.
Galliford Try’s Building East Midlands business has won a £52m contract from the Elite Group to build a 922-bed student accommodation facility at Paradise Street in Coventry.
PORR, an Austria-based construction company, has been awarded a €97m contract by the PKP PLK to modernise the E30 railway line on the Kedzierzyn Kozle–Opole Zachodnie network in Poland.
US-based medical device maker Insulet has broken ground on its new $100m manufacturing facility in Acton, Massachusetts.
Roquette, a French specialty food ingredients and pharmaceutical excipients firm, has broken ground on its new pea-protein manufacturing plant in Portage la Prairie in Manitoba, Canada.