A joint venture of NRC Group Finland and Finnish construction company YIT has been awarded a contract worth €220m to build the Jokeri Light Rail line in Finland.
UK-based Morgan Sindall Construction has been selected as main contractor for the Liverpool John Moores University’s (LJMU) Copperas Hill scheme in England, UK.
Purfleet Centre Regeneration Ltd (PCRL), a joint venture of Urban Catalyst and Swan Housing Association, has secured outline planning permission from Thurrock Council for its £1bn Purfleet regeneration project in Essex, UK.
Crossrail, a subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL), has announced that the Elizabeth line will be opened by the end of 2020, except for Bond Street station, which will be ready later.
Texas-based oil and gas company ExxonMobil has achieved financial close for the $1bn expansion of its Fawley Refinery in the UK.
The Aarau Cantonal Hospital (KSA) has selected a proposal from the Marti-BAM joint venture for the construction of the Aarau Cantonal Hospital in Switzerland.
McLaren Construction has been selected by urban development company Be First for the Crown House project in the UK.
British regeneration company Galliford Try Partnerships has been selected to build the first 725 homes at Enfield Council’s £6bn Meridian Water scheme in north London, UK.
The City of Edinburgh Council has granted planning permission for a new concert hall, dubbed the Dunard Centre, in St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.
Siemens Mobility has submitted a planning application to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for the construction of a £200m rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
Housing association Guinness Partnership has acquired 900-plus home development site with full planning permission at Leeds South Bank, UK for an undisclosed sum.
The Planning Committee of Bolton Council has given its approval to Muse Development’s £150m proposal to transform the Church Wharf area of Bolton town centre.
Property investment and development group Conygar Investment has secured planning permission from the Nottingham City Council’s planning committee to develop what it claims to be the biggest regeneration scheme in the UK.
Polish real estate firm Panattoni Europe is set to commence work on a project to transform the former Kavalier glassworks in Hostomice near Teplice in the Czech Republic into modern industrial premises.
The Misericordia University in northeast Pennsylvania, US, has broken ground on the $45m Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Science Center, expanding the existing science hall.
UK-based construction, property services and development company Wates has submitted a detailed planning application for a new cruise terminal hotel as part of a major waterfront regeneration scheme in Liverpool.
British design and engineering firm Atkins has secured five contracts to support the sustainable expansion programme at Heathrow Airport in the UK.
UK-based Graham has secured a new £25m contract from Highways England to deliver maintenance and improvements in the East of England as part of its Collaborative Delivery Framework (CDF).
UK-based construction firm Wates Residential has been contracted by the Southern Housing Group to start work on flood defences along the river wall between the River Adur and Shoreham beach in the UK.
Construction has commenced on a new $42m senior housing development project in the Village of Nanuet, New York.