German polymer manufacturer Covestro will invest around €1.5bn in a new world-scale methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) plant at its existing site in Baytown, US, making it the largest single investment by the company so far.
The Exchange, a six-storey mixed-use building at Darling Square in Sydney, is scheduled to open mid-2019.
Amey has won a £325m, 15-year contract from Highways England for the highways maintenance and to act as response contractor for Area 10 in the UK.
Enel Green Power España (EGPE), Endesa’s renewable energy company, has begun construction on three wind farms in the municipalities of Muniesa and Alacón, in the region of Aragon’s Teruel province, Spain, for a total capacity of 128MW.
Commercial Estates Group (CEG) has signed Section 106 legal planning agreement with Leeds City Council, enabling the group to go ahead with its proposals for a £350m development on a six-acre site off Globe Road and Water Lane in the South Bank, London.
Saudi Aramco and Total have signed a joint development agreement in Dhahran for front-end engineering and design (FEED) of a $5bn petrochemical complex in Jubail, on Saudi Arabia’s eastern coast.
Australian construction engineering company Decmil Group has won a A$277m ($195m) EPC contract from Maoneng Australia for its 255MW Sunraysia Solar PV project near Balranald in New South Wales, Australia.
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded two contracts worth AED630m ($171.5m) for the last two phases (5 and 6) of the Roads leading to Expo Project.
Borealis, which provides solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, has decided to establish a world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant at the existing production site in Kallo (Antwerp), Belgium.
Finnish construction company YIT has won the Helsinki High-rise Competition – the international Pasila Tower Area architecture and implementation competition – for its proposal Trigoni.
Mercedes-Benz Cars has broken ground on a new battery factory near the vehicle production facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, US, which will provide batteries for future electric SUV under the product and technology brand EQ.
Australian contractor Multiplex has achieved a construction milestone on LK Property Group’s A$800m six-star retail and high-rise residential development, Capitol Grand, with the ‘topping out’ of the 10-level Capitol Grand Tower in Melbourne, Australia.
Balfour Beatty Living Places, a subsidiary of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, has secured a seven-year, £103m contract from Telford and Wrekin Council for the maintenance of highways assets.
Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction and civil engineering group Salini Impregilo, has won a $253m design-build contract for the Wekiva Parkway (Section 8) in Seminole County in the US state of Florida.
Texas Central, which is developing the high-speed train, has appointed Italian construction company Salini Impregilo – operating in the US with Lane Construction, to lead the consortium that will build the Texas passenger line.
American hotel management company White Lodging has unveiled a $350m plan to develop a mixed-use scheme at its hospitality site in Merrillville, Indiana, US.
Balfour Beatty has been selected by ZOM Senior Living as construction manager for the first phase of Wellington Green Senior Living, a mixed-use senior housing community in Wellington, Florida, US.
Australia-based full-service balance-of-plant specialist Zenviron has secured a second contract from Goldwind Australia for the southern section of the Moorabool Wind Farm in regional Victoria, taking Zenviron’s total contract works on this project to A$130m ($92.1m).
Bombardier is set to construct a new service centre at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF) in Miami-Dade County, Florida that will entail an investment of $100m.
American construction company Brasfield & Gorrie has broken ground on $241m Omni Oklahoma City Hotel, a convention centre hotel being established by Omni Hotels & Resorts.