The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has signed three new agreements, worth over $2bn, with the Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power to strengthen the country’s energy industry.
The US Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group to provide design services for a $605m (£472m) military base in South Korea.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide a $200m loan to Bangladesh to upgrade the power supply network in its capital Dhaka and the country’s western zone.
Samsung Electronics has started construction on a new $220m Research and Development Center in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has shortlisted two teams for the design and construction of the proposed Northern Pathway harbour bridge.
India is set to open the world’s largest cricket stadium, named Motera Stadium, in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat.
Singapore-based Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) has broken ground on LNG import facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry in India.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded three contracts worth SGD596m ($428.6m) to construct four stations for the Jurong Region Line (JRL) and their associated viaducts.
The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA), a government body under the Ministry of Transport, has awarded a contract, worth S$416.5 ($301.7m), to Hyundai Rotem (HRC) for the Jurong Region Line (JRL) in the western part of Singapore.
A consortium of L&T’s Metallurgical & Material Handling (MMH) business and Mitsubishi has commissioned a hot strip mill with a production capacity of three million tonnes per annum capacity, at the Steel Authority of India’s (SAIL) Rourkela steel plant in Odisha, India.
Singapore-based ChemOne Group has announced plans to build a $3.38bn aromatics plant, named Pengerang Energy Complex (PEC), in Johor, Malaysia.
Marubeni has decided to construct two offshore projects with a combined capacity of 140MW, at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, Japan.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to advance a loan of $150m for infrastructure development in Tajikistan, involving the construction of a 44km stretch of M41 highway.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to finance €600m for the development of €1.77bn Pune metro project in Maharashtra, India.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), a Chicago-based architecture firm, has completed the Tianjin Finance Centre, a 530m glass skyscraper, located in Tianjin, China.
Zaha Hadid Architects has announced that construction on the new exhibition and conference centre, a part of the Chengdu’s Unicorn Island masterplan, in Sichuan province, West China is nearing completion.
Kerjaya Prospek Group has secured a contract worth MYR617m ($151m) from Aspen Group for the construction of a luxury residential project in Penang, Malaysia.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a loan of $137m for the construction of 202km road in Mongolia.
Ineos Styrolution, a German styrenics supplier, has announced its plans to build a new ABS plant in China with a planned annual capacity of 600,000 tonnes.
UAE-based renewable energy company Masdar has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy to build a 200MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Azerbaijan.