The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, has arranged $188m funding for the solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Jordan.
Jeddah Economic Company (JEC) has signed a SAR620m ($165.29m) contract with Al-Fouzan Trading & General Construction Company to commence work on infrastructure networks for the Jeddah Tower and Jeddah Economic City.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an INR28bn ($438.48m) order for setting up a 660MW supercritical thermal power project in Maharashtra, India.
Astaldi, in a joint venture with Japanese company IHI, has been awarded a €435m contract by CNAIR, a state company headed by Romania’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, to build a suspension bridge over the Danube in the Braila area.
The OHL Group, a Spanish concessions and construction group, has won six new contracts worth €177m in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
China-based Chint Group has won an EPC contract from Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power for establishing three solar photovoltaic power plants at Benban in Egypt within the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) programme.
Dubai-based contractor HLG has been selected by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) to build the concrete raft foundation for one of Uptown Dubai’s two super-tall towers.
Property and infrastructure group Lendlease and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) have announced the launch of a UK build-to-rent investment partnership with an initial target to invest £1.5bn.
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has broken ground on a 10-storey ‘living-learning’ building near Harrison and Morgan streets in Chicago, Illinois to provide residential and academic spaces for students.
Chayora, a Hong Kong-based developer of data centres, has finalised agreements with the government of Beichen, Tianjin to commence work on the company’s first hyperscale data centre campus in China.
L&T Construction, the construction wing of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won orders worth INR13.1bn ($204.62m) across various business segments.
Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company, a real estate developer in the Middle East, has begun the construction for I Love Florence Tower project in Dubai.
Gulf Technical Construction Company (GTCC), a subsidiary of engineering and construction services company Drake & Scull International (DSI), is negotiating contracts worth AED1bn ($272.26m) with Wahat Al Zaweya in Al Ain.
Wagman Heavy Civil has won a $101.6m design-build contract for I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project in Stafford County in Virginia, US.
Emaar Misr for Development (EMD) of Egypt has signed two construction contracts for the first phase of the Marasi Marina project worth EGP2bn ($112.36m).
Azizi Developments, the real estate investment arm of Azizi Group in the UAE, will begin construction of Phases 3 and 4 of Azizi Riviera in February 2018.
FCC Environmental Services, the American subsidiary of the FCC Group, has won a $250m contract from the Houston City Council to design, finance, build and operate a plant to sort, recover and market the city’s recyclable materials for 15 years, extendable up to 20 years.
Developers of the La Central project in South Bronx, US, have secured funding of $335m for two buildings in the affordable-housing project.
The Hong Kong Civil Engineering & Development Department (CEDD) has awarded a HK$12.076bn (£1.14bn) contract with Build King-SCT Joint Venture for reclamation of land to build 40,000 flats.
ACCIONA, in consortium with Lendlease, has won a €382m contract to design and build the Southern Program Alliance work package, a project to eliminate railway level crossings in the state of Victoria, Australia.