Swan Housing Association (Swan) in the UK has secured detailed planning permission for the third phase of $686m (£500m) regeneration project at Blackwall Reach.
Renewable Energy Group (REG) has broken ground on $950m renewable diesel expansion and improvement project at REG Geismar in Louisiana, the US.
BAM Civil has secured main works contract from Kildare County Council for the Athy Distributor Road Development in Ireland.
Construction has been commenced on a new $46m visitor centre at Niagara Falls State Park in New York, the US.
China’s property developer Evergrande Group is reportedly in negotiations with investment banks and creditors over potential asset sales and restructuring, as it seeks to reduce its debts of over $300bn.
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies has broken ground on the large-scale cell culture biopharmaceutical facility in North America.
Air Products has announced plans to build, own and operate a clean energy complex, with an investment of $4.5bn, in Ascension Parish, Louisiana in the US.
Peab has secured a contract to construct three apartment buildings with a total of 46 apartments at Osebakken in Porsgrunn, Norway.
Real estate firm Hines, as part of a joint venture with an international private equity firm, is investing in a new logistics project in Verona, Italy.
Finnish construction firm SRV has signed an agreement with Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) to construct multipurpose shipbuilding hall at Rauma Shipyard in Rauma, Finland.
Wolfer & Goebel, an affiliate of Strabag’s Züblin subsidiary, has started construction of a new industrial complex for medical technology firm Erbe Elektromedizi in Rangendingen, Germany.
UK construction company Galliford Try has announced that its business units have further increased its portfolio in the health sector with three new projects.
Loews’ wholly owned subsidiary Loews Hotels & Co has broken ground on new $550m Loews Arlington Hotel and Convention Center in Arlington, Texas, the US.
Swedish construction company NCC, in a joint venture with SMET, has been awarded a contract worth $34.19m (SEK300m) for the construction of stormwater tunnel in Copenhagen, Denmark.
RangeWater Real Estate has started construction of The Kendry, the multifamily real estate project in Charlotte, North Carolina, the US.
The New Jersey Transit has awarded a $1.56bn contract to Skanska/Traylor Bros Joint Venture (JV) to construct the new Portal North Bridge.
UAE-based property development firm Arada has announced the launch of Kaya, Masaar’s second residential phase, in Sharjah, UAE.
Swedish construction and civil engineering firm Peab has secured a $41.7m (SEK365m) contract from Swedish Transport Administration to renovate Tingstad Tunnel in Gothenburg.
Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture (SCS JV), HS2’s main works civils contractor, has awarded a contract to STRABAG to produce concrete segments for London tunnels section of HS2.
Oxford City Council has appointed Willmott Dixon to deliver a leisure decarbonisation programme in Oxford, the UK.