UK-based McLaughlin & Harvey has been selected by Scottish Borders Council as main works contractor for the £88m Hawick Flood Protection Scheme.
The UK government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Polish counterpart to support the development of a major infrastructure project, the ‘Solidarity Transport Hub, in Poland.
Samsung Electronics, a South Korea-based semiconductor technology firm, has unveiled plans to enhance its foundry capacity at its new production line in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.
UK-based construction firm Laing O’Rourke has been selected by developer One Heritage as a preferred bidder to build £160m One Heritage Tower at Greengate, Salford in the UK.
BoKlok UK, a home developer owned by Skanska and IKEA, has appointed modular housing manufacturer TopHat for the development of houses in the UK.
Swiss food processing giant Nestlé has announced a series of investments totalling CHF100m ($103m) to strengthen its footprint in China.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has issued planning approval for the main works for the Snowy Hydro 2.0 hydropower project.
Aerion Supersonic, a US-based aircraft manufacturer, is set to build its $300m headquarters at Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Florida, US.
The Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) has given its approval for Continental/Ferguson Lansing’s revised Red Cedar Developmentplan, a $256m mixed-use project in the US city of Lansing.
The state government of Western Australia has awarded two contracts for the Bayswater Station upgrade and the removal of the Denny Avenue level crossing as part of the METRONET project.
E-commerce giant Amazon has announced to construct a new fulfilment centre in the city of Wilmington, Delaware, creating over 1,000 jobs.
The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has issued planning approval for the £1bn Old Oak Common station being developed by High Speed Two (HS2).
Brent Council’s first virtual planning committee has approved plans for Peel Place, a new £161m housing regeneration scheme at Kilburn in North West London, UK.
A consortium of Porr and Mota-Engil Central Europe has secured a contract worth PLN989.7m (€217m) from the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) in Poland to design and build the 15km-long section of the S1 expressway from Oświęcim to Dankowice.
Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on the 60.9MW Azabache solar plant, located about 10km from the city of Calama in Chile.
Acciona has signed an agreement with Norwegian state highway authority Nye Veier to proceed with the €390m design and construction of the E6 Ranheim-Værnes highway.
Hanford Works Restoration (HWR), a joint venture between a subsidiary of BWX Technologies and Fluor, has been awarded Hanford Site Tank Closure Contract (TCC) by the US Department of Energy (DOE).
The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced plans to invest A$2.1bn ($1.3bn) for Moreton Bay and North Brisbane roads to reduce congestion.
Sterling and Wilson Solar and its subsidiary have secured a A$525m ($338m) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a solar plant in Australia.
A joint venture of VINCI and Spie Batignolles has received a contract, worth €799m, from Société du Grand Paris for the construction of package 1 of Grand Paris Express Line 18 in France.