US-based General Motors (GM) in a joint venture with LG Chem is planning to build a battery cell assembly plant in Ohio, US with an investment of $2.3bn.
European construction material producer Saint-Gobain has agreed to acquire US-based gypsum product manufacturing company Continental Building Products for $1.4bn.
US-based Tyson Fresh Meats has broken ground on a $300m case-ready beef and pork facility in Eagle Mountain in Utah County, Utah.
Zekelman Industries has unveiled plans to build the world’s largest continuous ERW tube mill in Blytheville, Arkansas in the US, with an investment of $150m (£123.2m).
American e-commerce giant Amazon has broken ground on a new $1.5bn Air Hub located in Hebron, Kentucky at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).
Mexican Coca-Cola bottler Arca Continental has decided to construct a new production and distribution facility in Houston, Texas, through its subsidiary Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (CCSWB).
Real estate investment trust Dexus has taken up redevelopment of Lakes Business Park South in Botany, known as Botany Quarter, to create one of the largest business and lifestyle hubs in South Sydney.
Lincoln Property Company (LPC) and Harvard Investments have been selected by Mesa City Council to develop a 28.2-acre site in the Riverview mixed-use district in Mesa, Arizona.
The Weitz Company has been selected by Bombardier Transportation as the design-build contractor for an extension to the PHX Sky Train guideway and maintenance facility at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in the US.
Aluminium rolling and recycling company Novelis has broken ground on its $300m automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky, US.
Nucor, a producer of steel and related products, has announced plans to construct a $240m galvanising line at its sheet mill in Arkansas, US to support the company’s entry into strategic end-market applications.
Brazilian company Braskem and The Linde Group of Germany have selected Bilfinger Westcon as the lead mechanical subcontractor for Braskem’s polypropylene (PP) production line in the US.
US-based DTE Energy has entered into an agreement with The Roxbury Group of Detroit to develop an 11-acre mixed-use and public space project on the former Michigan Consolidated Gas Company industrial site bordering the Huron river in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
T5 Data Centers, which provides secure, customisable, hyperscale computing environments for enterprise companies, has finalised the purchase of a 40-acre site in Douglas County, US, for establishing [email protected] II, the company’s second data centre in the Atlanta region.
Taiwan-based Formosa Petrochemical has selected St James Parish in Louisiana, US, to establish a $9.4bn chemical manufacturing complex for which the company has purchased a 2,400-acre site along the west bank of the Mississippi river.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF), a US-based provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services, has announced the closing of a $260m construction loan for 202 Broome Street at Essex Crossing in Manhattan, US.
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi is investing €350m (CAD$500m) for the construction of a new vaccine manufacturing facility at the Sanofi Pasteur Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ontario.
Google has broken ground on a $600m data centre on the old TVA Widow’s Creek coal plant site in Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama.
Sofidel, involved in the manufacture of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, has initiated a new greenfield investment in Inola, Oklahoma, US, to build an integrated plant that includes both the paper mill and converting lines.
Facebook is set to invest $750m in a new data centre in Stanton Springs, Georgia, US, over the next five years, and create at least 100 full-time jobs, including positions in engineering and management, as well as opportunities for data centre technicians.