Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has commenced pre-construction work on the PHP65bn ($1.3bn) LRT-1 Cavite Extension in the Philippines.
Tidal Bridge BV, a joint venture (JV) of Strukton International and private equity firm Dutch Expansion Capital (DEC), has started the feasibility study for the Palmerah Tidal Bridge project at Larantuka Strait in Indonesia.
Construction in the Philippines is set to grow at a rapid pace over the forecast period 2017–2021, according to the latest research from Timetric's Construction Intelligence Center (CIC).
Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills LLC has started construction on a JPY35bn ($315M) solar power plant in Japan.
Muhibbah Viccana JV, an entity in which Muhibbah Engineering has a 51% equity interest, has secured a MYR584.8M ($135M) contract to build a wharf, jetty and other associated facilities at Bintulu Port [pictured] in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Leighton Asia, a CIMIC Group company, has won an AUD436M ($328M) contract from the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for the construction of the East Kowloon Cultural Centre.
Kia Motors has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state government of Andhra Pradesh, India, to build a new manufacturing facility in Anantapur.
Rotary Engineering has won a SGD140M ($100.3M) engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) contract from Jurong Port Tank Terminals for a tank terminal in Singapore [pictured].
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged an export order worth INR100bn ($1.5bn) to set up the 1,320MW (2x660MW) Maitree Super Thermal Power Project in Bangladesh.
Larsen & Toubro’s construction division has bagged contracts worth INR26.94bn ($418M) across various business segments.
US-based civil engineering and construction company Morrison-Knudsen (MK) has secured a $1.2bn contract for the construction of a new harbour in Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Reliance Power has signed agreements with the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDP) for the first phase of a 750MW LNG-based combined cycle power project in Meghnaghat, Bangladesh.
Leighton Asia, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has been awarded an order worth AUD70.4M ($52.74M) by home furniture giant IKEA to build its first flagship store in Hyderabad, India.
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), part of Reliance Group, has received the letter of acceptance (LOA) from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for an INR7.1bn ($110.5M) road project in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Pestech (Cambodia), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pestech International, has bagged a $100M contract from Cambodia-based Alex Corporation for the Stung Tatay Hydro Power Plant – Phnom Penh Transmission System Project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
TCC Assets (Thailand) and Frasers Centrepoint Limited (FCL) have joined forces to build an integrated district in Bangkok [pictured], Thailand.
Leighton Asia has won an order from the Airport Authority Hong Kong to deliver the Terminal 1 (T1) Annex Building and Carpark 4 Expansion Project at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
China is planning to build a new city to be nearly three times the size of New York, it has been reported.
L&T Construction, the construction unit of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has announced that its Buildings & Factories business won an INR29.03bn ($447M) contract for the construction of a residential project in Mumbai [pictured], India.
Mott Macdonald has announced that the Karot hydropower project in Pakistan has achieved financial close.