Construction work has commenced on the first section of the Puhoi to Wellsford road in New Zealand.
Praj Industries has signed agreements with Indian Oil (IOC) and Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) to build bio-ethanol plants in India.
The Indian cabinet has given the go-ahead to the first phase of the Pune Metro Rail Project in Maharashtra, India.
Ground has been broken on a new mixed-use development in the Transbay Area of San Francisco, California.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved financial closure for the 2.4GW Hassyan clean coal power project in Dubai.
There is a significant risk of severe drought in England and Wales with the potential to disrupt the public water supply sector, according to a Water UK report.
Developer EdR, in a joint venture with Core Spaces (CORE), has begun construction on a collegiate housing community adjacent to the University of Minnesota in the US.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is set to provide $1bn in financing for the expansion of the Shah Deniz II gas field in Azerbaijan.
UK-based renewable energy company RES has received planning permission for the construction of the Murra Warra Wind Farm in Australia.
Development partners OliverMcMillan and Spectrum Emery (OMSE) have unveiled plans for a new $430M mixed-use development in Nashville, Tennessee.
Multiplex has secured a contract from Brookfield to redevelop the Wynyard Place in Sydney’s central business district (CBD).
Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) has further revised downwards its outlook for growth in construction activity in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Westminster City Council has approved plans for a £775M project to redevelop the former Royal Mail sorting and post office site adjacent to Paddington Station in London, UK.
Carillion Canada subsidiary Rokstad has secured a contract from Manitoba Hydro for the next phase of its Bipole lll high-voltage transmission line project.
Australia-based Lendlease has been selected as the preferred design and construct contractor to deliver the new Western Sydney Stadium in New South Wales, Australia.
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransCanada, is set to proceed with the expansion of its NGTL System in Canada.
Dongfeng Honda Automobile, an equal stake joint venture between Dongfeng Motor and Honda Motor Company, has unveiled plans to construct a third automobile production plant in China.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $300M loan to improve highway capacity and safety in central Argentina.
Danish engineering and contracting firm Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) has started construction on a new turnkey biomass-fired cogeneration plant in France.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a €190M loan to Lithuania-based Lietuvos Energija for the construction of a new combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Vilnius, Lithuania.