Megaworld, a developer of integrated urban townships in the Philippines, will launch two more residential projects in its 31-hectare Westside City township in Entertainment City in Parañaque City in 2019.
Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), a multi-dimensional, mixed-use development at Changi Airport in Singapore, will be inaugurated on 17 April 2019.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of L&T, has secured large orders from clients across various states in India.
Reliance Infrastructure E&C has received a Letter of Award (LOA) from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) of a contract worth INR6.48bn ($92m) for a new greenfield airport at Hirasar in Rajkot district in the Indian state of Gujarat.
Dutch architectural firm MVRDV has broken ground on a wholesale market for fruit and vegetables in Tainan, Taiwan.
Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP), a real estate company based in Hong Kong, has won a tender for a 750,000ft² commercial site in Qingsheng, Guangzhou, China, adjacent to the one acquired by the company in May 2018.
L&T Construction’s Water and Effluent Treatment Business has secured major orders from clients in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Odisha.
Ground was broken on the PHP11.2bn ($216m) Jalaur River Multipurpose Project (JRMP) II in Calinog, Iloilo in the Philippines.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a $75m loan agreement to widen and upgrade 42km of the Mardan-Swabi road in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan.
CapitaLand has topped out the eighth and final skyscraper of Raffles City Chongqing in China with the completion of the 250m-high sky bridge, The Crystal, the world’s highest sky bridge linking six of Raffles City Chongqing’s eight skyscrapers.
Megaworld subsidiary Global-Estate Resorts (GERI) will construct a second tower for Tulip Gardens inside its 561-hectare Southwoods City township in the Philippines, following the successful take-up of the first tower in July 2018.
Saudi Aramco has signed an agreement with Norinco Group and Panjin Sincen to form a joint venture to establish a $10bn, fully integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Panjin, Liaoning Province, China.
Cement-maker Holcim Philippines completed the capacity expansion project of its La Union plant two months ahead of schedule in January 2019, strengthening its ability to support the North Luzon market.
Construction on the $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway in the Philippines will commence on 27 February 2019 and as part of the preparatory work, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), led by Secretary Arthur Tugade, inspected the tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) in Japan.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries has completed a new plant at Wipro Kawasaki Precision Machinery in Bengaluru in the Indian state of Karnataka for the manufacture, sale and after-sales services for hydraulic equipment for the construction industry in India.
L&T Construction, theconstruction arm of L&T, has won significant contracts across its Power Transmission and Distribution (PT&D) and Water and Effluent Treatment business segments and a large contract across its Buildings and Factories business unit.
Siemens Mobility has been selected by Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for the electrification of the Circle Line Stage 6 and the North East Line extension (NELe) in Singapore.
Spanish engineering firm Wavegarden has announced the signing of construction contract for the world’s largest man-made surf park in Turtle Island, Siheung in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea.
Port of Brisbane (PBPL) has selected Brady Marine & Civil and Hindmarsh as principal contractors for its A$158m ($114.4m) Brisbane International Cruise Terminal project.Following the appointment of principal contractors, the construction on the project is expected to start in the coming months.Brady Marine & Civil, a specialist marine infrastructure and engineering contractor, will oversee the wharf construction of Brisbane International Cruise Terminal, while Australian construction firm Hindmarsh is responsible for civil works and terminal building.Queensland state development, manufacturing, infrastructure and planning minister Cameron Dick said: “The Port of Brisbane’s $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal signals bright horizons for the cruising industry in Queensland.“It is expected to contribute $1.3 billion in net expenditure into the Brisbane economy alone over the coming two decades.”PBPL CEO Roy Cummins noted that early preparation for the wharf had already started with ABFI Steel Group initiating the work of manufacturing 105 piles with up to 45m long.Piling is also expected to begin soon following the wharf construction. At present, relocation of around 85,000 cubic metres of surcharge (clean sand) is underway.Hindmarsh is planning to start preparing the site for construction in March this year, and work is expected to begin in April.Cummins further added: “Importantly, both have strong track records for innovation and project delivery, together with the proven experience and capabilities required to help us deliver this world-class cruise facility.“With the start of major construction of the Brisbane International Cruise Terminal now imminent, we look forward to sharing the progress and milestones with the community as the new facility begins to take shape.”In October 2017, Port of Brisbane signed an agreement with the state government for the development of Brisbane International Cruise Terminal at Luggage Point.The facility is being developed to meet the requirements of cruise vessels of all sizes, including the largest ocean-going cruise ships in the world.In addition, the terminal will serve as gateway to the great south-east, enabling to increase economic and tourism opportunities for the region.
L&T Construction, the construction unit of technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) of India, has won contracts worth INR10bn ($140m) to INR25bn ($349m) in India.