Murphy in partnership with Siemens has been awarded a contract to build a converter station and nine compound buildings for the Nemo Link interconnector project in Richborough, Kent.
Cityland Group has unveiled plans for an AED1.1bn ($299.4M) nature-inspired mall in Dubai.
The University of Wolverhampton has secured the go-ahead from the City of Wolverhampton Council for the development of a £100M education hub for construction and the built environment.
India-based KMC Constructions has secured a INR12.74bn ($190.5M) contract from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the construction of a road segment in Himachal Pradesh, India.
A consortium led by Sacyr Concesiones has been appointed to deliver a $1.47bn road project in Paraguay.
National Grid has unveiled plans for a £2.8bn project to connect the proposed nuclear power station at Moorside in Cumbria into the electricity network.
Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) has secured an AED500M ($136.1M) contract for the Gate Avenue project at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) in Dubai.
United Airlines, in association with the City of Houston and the Houston Airport System, has broken ground on its new $162M United Technical Operations Center (UTOC) at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in the US.
Iricav Due consortium is set to commence work on the first phase of the €5bn high-speed/high-capacity (HS/HC) Verona-Padua railway line in Italy later this year.
Lum Chang Building Contractors has won a SGD325M ($233.8M) contract from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to construct viaducts and a new platform at Tanah Merah station in Singapore.
German researchers are developing a virtual reality (VR) technology to help prevent accidents on construction sites.
Mexican-based Cemex has officially launched a new range of lightweight foamed concrete at the UK Construction Week in Birmingham, UK.
The University of Malta has been chosen by Transport Malta to carry out studies on the proposed Malta-Gozo subsea tunnel.
BAM Construction has been selected by Jaguar Land Rover to build a new multi-storey car park on Kingsbury Road in Birmingham, UK.
Daimler subsidiary Deutsche Accumotive has started construction on its second battery production plant in Kamenz, Germany.
Multiplex has won a contract from Victoria Racing Club (VRC) to deliver a new club stand at Flemington Racecourse in Victoria, Australia.
UK-based Wates Construction has secured three contracts worth more than £130M from Select Property Group to build three student accommodation projects in the UK.
Hammerson and Standard Life Investments have unveiled plans for the £1.4bn redevelopment of the Brent Cross Shopping Centre in London, UK.
The UK government has approved the construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport.
The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers have announced the start of the construction work on the Texas Live! development phase I in Arlington, Texas.