UK-based construction firm Willmott Dixon has secured a £54m contract from the LTE Group to deliver the first phase of The Manchester College’s learning centre of excellence for creative and digital industries.
Amey Consulting, a provider of infrastructure services, has secured a design and development contract from the City and County of Swansea Council for the Mumbles coastal protection project.
Arada, a property development company, has unveiled a new garden villa community at Aljada in Sharjah, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Real estate firm Hines has commenced construction on Wildflower Ranch, a new residential community located north of Fort Worth in north Texas, US.
India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has started civil works at the 660MW power unit for the Sagardighi supercritical thermal power project in West Bengal, India.
Walsh Construction, a US-based contractor, has completed the rehabilitation of the 104-year-old Cook County Hospital building into a dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel.
The UK’s Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has set out to reform the outdated planning system to deliver sustainable homes.
Irish property group Marlet has selected BAM Ireland as the main contractor for the One Lime Street residential scheme in south docklands, Dublin.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), based in Egypt, has approved $400m in loans and guarantees to support the construction of $24bn Mozambique LNG project.
UK-based Winvic Construction has won an order worth £29m from Prologis, an industrial property firm, to build an intermodal rail freight terminal in Northamptonshire, UK.
Granite and Borderland Construction, through their joint venture Downtown Links Constructors, have secured a $26m Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) contract for the Downtown Links Phase III project from the City of Tucson.
Engineering and construction firm Aecom will axe up to 500 jobs as a result of its business restructuring in the UK and Ireland due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
UK-based infrastructure management company Amey has secured a £240m Specialist Bridge Inspection and Maintenance (SBIM) contract from Highways England for the Avonmouth and Severn Bridges.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has secured a $70.5m contract from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for the reconstruction of the Interstate 4 (I-4) between State Road 557 (SR 557) interchange in Central Florida.
The UK Government has allotted £560m funding for building projects at 580 academies ranging from sixth form colleges to voluntary aided schools in England.
The Southwest Connex consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to build the A$852m ($608.3m) Bunbury Outer Ring Road in Western Australia.
Global construction firm Multiplex, on behalf of Schiavello Group, has announced the completion of the A$1bn ($713.9m) mixed-use scheme, M-City Monash in Clayton’s former warehousing district in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
UK-based developer Countryside has been appointed by Bracknell Forest Council as its new development partner for the next phase of Bracknell town centre’s regeneration.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission has appointed a joint venture of Siemens BAM, along with three other contractors, for the construction of the 600MW Shetland HVDC link to transmit energy from Shetland Islands to Great Britain.
Laing O’Rourke has secured a £123m contract from Thames Water to conduct sewage upgrade work in Beckton, UK.