Highways England is set to undertake major resurfacing work on the A1 motorway in North Yorkshire, UK.
Capstone Development Partners and Provident Commonwealth Education Resources (PCER) have secured the financing for a new student housing and dining community in Massachusetts, US.
India-based Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has secured an EPC contract worth INR36.75bn ($539M) from NLC India for setting up two lignite-based CFB C thermal power projects with a capacity of 250MW each.
The governor of Maryland, US has approved $765M in financing for the construction of a new Potomac River crossing from Charles County in Maryland to King George County, Virginia.
Indian infrastructure giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced that its construction unit has won contracts worth INR19.26bn ($282M) across its business units.
Finnish construction firm YIT has commenced work on the Helsinki Central Library site in Finland.
UK-based construction firm Costain has won a £113M contract from National Grid to enhance its Peterborough and Huntingdon compressor stations.
Moroccan phosphate producer OCP Group has partnered with the Ethiopian government to construct a $2.4bn fertilizer plant in Ethiopia.
Courier company UPS is set to expand its main ground package hub in Columbus, Ohio as part of the company’s multi-year plan to upgrade network operations and capacity.
Munich Airport plans to invest €400M in expanding its Terminal 1 facility, increasing capacity by an additional 6M passengers per year.
The Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) has unveiled the $390M first phase of the Mina Al Sultan Qaboos Waterfront project in Muscat, Oman.
Construction work is underway on a medical facility for the armed forces at Stanford Hall near Loughborough, UK.
The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) has signed two contracts for the Duqm Port in Oman.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a €270M loan to the Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK) to refurbish a road segment in Poland.
Entergy Louisiana has been given green light by the Louisiana Public Service Commission for the construction of a new natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.
Mace Developments has secured planning permission for a new £75M student housing project in Cardiff, UK.
Wacker Neuson has introduced the ET16 mini tracked excavator, designed particularly for excavation work in confined spaces.
John Deere has launched its 470G LC excavator, featuring an EPA Final Tier 4/EU Stage IV diesel engine.
Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) has sharply revised down its outlook for construction output in Poland as EU financial assistance is at a standstill. Nathan Hayes, economist at CIC, discusses the situation.
Danny Richards, lead economist at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, examines the potential positive effect Donald Trump’s surprise victory could have on the US construction sector.