Swiss power and automation technology group ABB has announced that it will invest $150m to build the most advanced, automated and flexible robotics factory in Shanghai, China.
Megaworld, a developer of integrated urban townships in the Philippines, is building its fourth residential development in The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.
The $20bn Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge – the world’s longest sea bridge connecting the cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland as part of a broader plan to integrate the special administrative regions into China – has officially been opened on 23 October 2018.
Dutch energy storage and battery company Lithium Werks and Chinese Zhejiang Jiashan Economic and Technological Development Zone Industry have signed an agreement to construct a €1.6bn, 60-hectare battery gigafactory in the Yangtze river delta, China.
Construction firm Multiplex has started construction work on Sapphire By The Gardens, a mixed-use project in Melbourne, Australia.
Novelis has broken ground on the $180m expansion of its automotive aluminium manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China.
The Buildings and Factoriesbusiness of L&T Construction, a division of Larsen & Toubro, has won an EPC order worth INR30.36bn ($411m) from Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) for the construction of Terminal-2 (T2) of the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), in a joint venture with Hyundai Development Corporation (HDC), has secured a contract worth INR21.26bn ($290m) from the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) for design and construction of Package II of the Mumbai Coastal Road Project.
Suez NWS, through its joint venture Jiangsu Sino French Water, has won a €413m concession contract to build a wastewater treatment plant and operate the plant and the sewer network in Chengdong area, Changshu in China for a period of 30 years.
Sharp Energy Solutions (SESJ) of Japan has received an order from Gia Lai Hydropower and TTC-Duc Hue Long An Power to construct two mega solar power plants in Binh Thuan Province and Long An Province in Vietnam, each with a capacity of 49MW-dc for a combined capacity of 98MW-dc.
L&T Construction, the construction subsidiary of L&T, has won orders worth INR20.48bn ($285m) across two business segments.
Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty’s Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, in a 50:50 joint venture with Sanfield (Management), has won a HKD2.3bn ($293m) contract from Sun Hung Kai Properties to widen the Sai Sha Road for its development project in Shap Sze Heung, Sai Kung, Hong Kong.
Gammon Construction, a 50:50 Far East joint venture of Balfour Beatty, has been appointed by West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) subsidiary Blue Poles (BPL) as management contractor to oversee completion of the M+ project, a museum for visual culture, in Hong Kong.
Singapore has agreed to suspend the construction of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) Project until 31 May 2020 following a request from Malaysia due to its high costs.
Facebook is set to establish the first custom-built, $1bn data centre in Asia in Singapore as part of the social media company’s plan to expand in the continent.
The Philippines-based developer Megaworld is set to construct a new office building for JPMorgan Chase Bank’s Philippine Global Service Center in Metro Manila.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of Larsen & Toubro, has won orders worth $373m (INR26.54bn) across various business segments in India.
UK-based consultancy and construction firm Mace has secured a contract from Mai House Hospitality Group to manage the construction of Mai House Hoi An, a luxury golf and hotel resort in Hoi An, Vietnam.
Leighton Asia, a Cimic Group company, has won a $103m (AUD140m) contract from NLEX Corporation for the construction of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link Segment 10 – R10 Exit Ramp project in the Philippines.
UK-based TechnipFMC has won a contract from Long Son Petrochemicals (LSP) for the licensing, EPC, commissioning and start-up of Vietnam’s first olefins plant on Long Son Island in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.