The Planning Inspectorate has agreed to examine Highways England’s £100m plans for a new dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire.
Dredging International, GeoSea and Tideway – subsidiaries of Belgian company Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME), have won contracts worth €500m for the 487MW SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm in Belgium.
Enel Green Power España (EGPE), the renewable energy division of Spanish electric utility company Endesa, has begun construction on three solar plants in the Province of Badajoz in the Spanish region of Extremadura.
A consortium, comprising Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) and NKT, has won a €250m contract from German transmission system operator 50Hertz for the installation of export cable for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection in the Baltic Sea.
British independent energy regulator Ofgem has selected Diamond Transmission Partners as the preferred bidder to own and operate the high-voltage transmission link to the Galloper offshore wind farm for the next 20 years.
Google will invest €600m to establish its next European data centre near the town of Fredericia in western Denmark.
German energy company E.ON, in a joint venture with Swiss investment manager Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP), will construct a 475MW onshore wind farm at Nysäter in Sweden.
The UK government has launched its first Energy Investment Portfolio worth £5bn, under which energy and infrastructure projects across the country will be promoted to global investors as part of a new portfolio of opportunities.
Toshiba has decided to wind up NuGeneration (NuGen), a subsidiary formed for the construction of a nuclear power plant on the West Cumbria coast in northwest England, and withdraw from the project.
Vertus, a full-service build-to-rent operator belonging to the Canary Wharf Group, has topped out Newfoundland, a diagrid structure on the Canary Wharf estate, which will be the UK’s tallest build-to-rent development.
British company Laing O’Rourke has signed a contract to complete the Royal Liverpool Hospital project of Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust on which construction came to a halt in January after the Carillion collapse.
Enel Green Power España (EGPE), Endesa’s renewable energy company, has begun construction on three wind farms in the municipalities of Muniesa and Alacón, in the region of Aragon’s Teruel province, Spain, for a total capacity of 128MW.
A consortium comprising Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company involved in dredging and land reclamation, and Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, has secured a €313m contract from the Maritime Office for the modernisation of the Swinoujscie-Szczecin fairway in Poland.
Wates Construction has been selected by Liverpool City Council to construct a new 200-bedroom, upscale hotel in the city.
Eggborough Power has secured planning permission from the government for the construction of a new 2,500MW gas-fired power plant at Eggborough near Selby in North Yorkshire, UK.
The Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium has secured a contract from Dutch transmission system operator TenneT to supply and install sea and land cables to connect the Hollandse Kust (South) Alpha offshore wind farm to the grid.
K2 Management has secured a construction monitoring contract for the £2bn, 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm 33km off the coast of Lincolnshire, in the North Sea, England.
Italian energy and telecom cable systems company Prysmian Group has secured three projects, together worth more than €220m, to provide cable connections for offshore wind farms in France.
Norwegian company Aibel has won a contract from Equinor to build phase 2 of the onshore power plant at Haugsneset east of Kårstø.
Balfour Beatty has won a multimillion-pound contract from Denmark-based Ørsted to build the onshore substation for the latest offshore wind farm, Hornsea Project Two, on the east coast of England.