Praj Industries has signed agreements with Indian Oil (IOC) and Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) to build bio-ethanol plants in India.
The Indian cabinet has given the go-ahead to the first phase of the Pune Metro Rail Project in Maharashtra, India.
Dongfeng Honda Automobile, an equal stake joint venture between Dongfeng Motor and Honda Motor Company, has unveiled plans to construct a third automobile production plant in China.
The New Development Bank (NDB) has agreed to provide a $350M loan for a road project in India and a $290M loan for an offshore wind project in China.
Walt Disney Company has signed an agreement with the Hong Kong government to expand and develop its resort in Hong Kong.
India-based Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has secured an EPC contract worth INR36.75bn ($539M) from NLC India for setting up two lignite-based CFB C thermal power projects with a capacity of 250MW each.
Indian infrastructure giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced that its construction unit has won contracts worth INR19.26bn ($282M) across its business units.
Construction has started on the new Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza in Baiyun New Town, Guangzhou, China.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of India have signed a $500M loan for the construction of a new road bridge across the Ganges River in India.
A consortium of companies from China, Italy and Malaysia has secured a MYR1.39bn ($328M) contract for the construction of a high-density polyethylene plant in Johor, Malaysia.
GMR Airports has signed the concession agreement with the state government of Goa, India for the development of northern Goa’s Greenfield International Airport.
Malaysia’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) has awarded two viaduct work package contracts worth MYR1.57bn ($369M) for the construction of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line in Malaysia.
The president of Tajikistan has inaugurated the start of construction at what will be the tallest dam in the world, located at Rogun in the Central Asian country.
US-based engineering firm Aecom has secured a contract to provide detailed design services for Hong Kong International Airport’s new passenger building.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has broken ground on a $485M project to expand its tyre factory in Pulandian, China.The project will boost the plant’s annual capacity by about 5M tyres. Goodyear chairman, CEO and president Richard Kramer said: “This investment in our Pulandian factory speaks to our long-term strategy of pursuing sustainable growth in the Asia Pacific region and increasing Goodyear’s presence in high-value segments of the global tyre market that are growing at rates above the total industry where we can capture the value of our brand.”Work is expected to be complete by 2020.
India-based G R Infraprojects has secured an INR14.4bn ($216M) contract for the widening of a highway segment in Punjab, India.
A consortium of China Railway Construction Corporation, China Railway Group and China Communications Construction Company has won a MYR8.9bn ($2.1bn) contract for a railway project in southern Malaysia.
Indian engineering and construction firm BGR Energy Systems has won a contract from Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution (TANGEDCO) for Stage III of the 800MW North Chennai Thermal Power project in Tamil Nadu, India.
China Communications Construction Company has won a MYR46bn ($10.9bn) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the construction of the East Coast Rail Link project in Malaysia.The 620km rail line, expected to cost MYR55bn ($13.1bn), will include the construction of an east-west trunk railway line in Malaysia, connecting eastern cities and towns with the nation’s capital. Upon completion, the project will connect townships such as Port Klang, ITT (Integrated Transport Terminal) Gombak, Kuantan, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Baru and Tumpat.The rail line, financed by the Export-Import Bank of China, will be delivered in phases. Construction work is expected to commence in early 2017 and be completed in 2022.
Malaysia-based Sarawak Energy has signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) and Sinohydro for the construction of the 400MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) Block at Tanjung Kidurong in Sarawak, Malaysia.