Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Spanish construction company Sacyr, has won a €44m contract from Aena for a building joining terminals T1 and T2 of the Tenerife Sur Airport in Spain.
Flatiron Construction, a major infrastructure contractor based in the US, has been named apparent low bidder on the Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County, California.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for 77km of internal roads at Al Khawaneej 2 as part of a five-year plan to construct internal roads in several residential areas of Dubai.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will undertake an AED590m ($161m) project to expand the smart traffic systems in support of efforts to rank Dubai as the smartest city worldwide and implement smart technologies and programmes to ease the mobility in Dubai.
Saudi Arabia has announced a new airport development project in Yemen, which will accommodate two million travellers a year.
The Buildings and Factories Business of L&T Construction has won an EPC order worth INR30.28bn ($435m) from GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) in India.
Ferrovial Agroman has won a €273m contract to build the Rutas del Loa road project in Atacama region in Chile.
Skanska, in a consortium with Pöyry, has signed a contract with The Finnish Transport Agency for the construction of the Lahti end of the Lahti southern ring road section in Finland.
Bajes Kwartier Ontwikkeling, a consortium comprising real estate developer AM, AT Capital and Cairn, is set to takeover Bijlmerbajes, a former prison complex, from the Dutch government and will transform the terrain into a new car-free city district of Amsterdam.
French engineering group Egis along with its local partner Team Consult has been appointed as the project consultant for Bangkok monorail project, Pink Line Monorail.Pink Line, the first monorail project in Thailand, is estimated to cost THB53.5bn (€1.3bn).
King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi (Metito) for the design and construction of a solar powered seawater desalination plant worth SAR220.4m ($58.75m).
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has broken ground on construction of a new multi-level parking structure at the Orange Transportation Center in California, US.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide $136m to finance the construction of a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in Managua, Nicaragua.
A strong period for the UK construction industry is reflected in a growing crane rental market, with new projects and investments in fleet expansions taking place. Daniel Searle reports.