Health insurance firm Centene has announced plans to build new East Coast regional headquarters and technology hub in Charlotte, North Carolina in the US, with an investment of $1bn.
UK-based Morgan Sindall Construction has been selected by the University of Salford to deliver its new £65m Science, Engineering and Environmental Building (SEE Building).
The World Bank has agreed to provide €314.5m ($350m) financing for the improvement of rail connectivity and logistics in Turkey.
Vinci Energies has signed a public private partnership (PPP) contract worth €76m, with the German town of Velbert, to upgrade and operate its civic centre the Bürgerforum Niederberg.
Gammon Construction, a 50/50 joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson, has been awarded HK$5.67bn (£577m) contract to construct buildings, electrical and mechanical (E&M) works for the Central Kowloon Route.
Saudi Arabia’s Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) has commenced construction on SAR75bn ($20bn) Diriyah Gate, a new cultural and lifestyle tourism destination located in Diriyah, Riyadh.
A consortium led by two Bouygues Construction subsidiaries has been awarded contracts worth more than €100m for the construction of a sports arena and associated projects in Paris.
Amazon Australia has unveiled plans to open its first robotic fulfilment centre at Goodman’s Oakdale West Industrial Estate in Western Sydney.
The Nigerian Government is set to flag-off the construction of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s (NNPC) $2.8bn Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.
German transmission grid operators TransnetBW and TenneT have awarded contracts worth €1bn and €800m to NKT and Prysmian, respectively, for the €10bn SuedLink Corridor, which is touted to be the largest underground cable project in Germany.
Vinci Construction has secured a £47m contract for the construction of Chester Northgate, a new mixed-use project in Chester City, England.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $200m loan to Nepal for improving the power supply and distribution networks in the country.
The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced the start of A$481m ($331.07m) work on the Bruce Highway upgrade project between Edmonton and Gordonvale.
UK-based master planner and architect Chapman Taylor is working on the masterplan for the 1.91 million m2 mixed-use development, named The Airport City, in the coastal city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Amey, a UK-based infrastructure management company, has collaborated with Iterchimica, an Italian asphalt additives company, to trial sustainable graphene-based asphalt in Kent, UK.
Godwin Developments, a UK-based property developer, has agreed to acquire the former Royal Mail sorting office, one of Nottingham’s most recognised buildings.
Lendlease and L+M have secured $250m financing from the financial services firm Barings for the construction of a mixed-use academic and residential project in New York, US.
Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei has secured approval from the Cambridge City Council for the construction of the £1bn optoelectronics research and development (R&D) and manufacturing centre in Cambridge, UK.
Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem has completed construction of its polypropylene production unit in La Porte, Texas.
The City of London Corporation’s Planning and Transportation Committee has given its approval for the construction of a new Museum of London in West Smithfield at an estimated cost of £337m.