The UK’s Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has set out to reform the outdated planning system to deliver sustainable homes.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.
The Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) has awarded two civil works contracts, worth around PHP38bn ($728m) in total, for the $6.1bn Malolos–Clark Railway Project.
The board of Indian Oil (IndianOil) has given green light to build an integrated para-xylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) complex project at Paradip, Odisha, with an investment of INR138.05bn ($1.8bn).
UAE-based Arada Developments has awarded a contract worth AED423m ($115m) to Best Building Contracting Company for the construction of East Village, the second phase of Sharjah megaproject, Aljada.
Hill International has been selected by the Natural Gas Infrastructure Company of Cyprus (ETYFA) to provide owner’s engineering services for the $336m Cyprus Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal Project.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA), Tiger Woods’ TGR Foundation, the Walt Disney Company, philanthropist Doug Kimmelman and the Karsh Family Foundation have committed $50m to build a new academic and athletic complex in Los Angeles, California.
The UAE has commissioned the first reactor out of the four units in the $24.4bn Barakah nuclear power plant (NPP) in the Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi.