The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $195m for improving the highway network between Pokhara and Mugling in Nepal.
A consortium comprising Spanish infrastructure developer Acciona Agua and y VINCI Construction Grands Projets has won a €200m ($223.3m) contract in Vietnam to build, operate and maintain the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe wastewater plant in Ho Chi Minh City.
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won a mega engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) for Residue Up-gradation Facility (RUF) at Visakh Refinery in India.
K-Electric, an electricity generation company based in Pakistan, has selected Siemens and Chinese contractor Harbin Electric for the construction of a 900MW combined cycle power plant, BQPS-III, and associated grids at Bin Qasim.
Hai Long Offshore Wind (OFW) Project has signed a balance of plant preferred supplier agreement (PSA) with CSBC DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) to develop Taiwan’s offshore wind industry.
Wellington International Airport in New Zealand has unveiled a masterplan, which details plans to accommodate traffic growth by 2040, with an investment of NZ$1bn ($641.6m).
WindPower Korea, EDP Renewables and Aker Solutions have formed a consortium to develop a 500MW floating wind farm off the coast of Ulsan Metropolitan City in South Korea.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of Indian conglomerate L&T, has won significant contracts from clients for its varied businesses.
Contractors have been shortlisted for two tenders covering three projects for the A$1.75bn ($1.2bn) Regional Rail Revival programme in Victoria, Australia.
Thailand-based hotel management company ONYX Hospitality Group has signed a management agreement with Hong Kong-based real estate development, investment and asset management firm Metropoly Holdings to open its first hotel in Japan with Amari Niseko.
Gammon Construction has won a contract worth HK$4.75bn ($605.7m) to deliver an Advanced Manufacturing Centre (AMC) for the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks in Hong Kong.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $60m (£48.7m) in financing for the construction of hydropower plants (HPPs), with a total generation capacity of 25MW, in Uzbekistan.
The Queensland government in Australia has invited bids from potential contractors to deliver the next stage of work as part of the A$352m ($243m) Rookwood Weir project on the Fitzroy River, 60km south-west of Rockhampton.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan worth $167.02m (£135.8m) for a project to revamp and rebuild 89km of road between Aktobe and Kandyagash in Kazakhstan.
U City, an affiliate of infrastructure developer BTS Group, in cooperation with Fortune Hand Ventures has announced plans to invest THB5bn (£131m) for the construction of VERSO International School in Bangkok, Thailand.
The World Bank has announced the start of rehabilitation work at the 22.6km Laulara to Solerema section of the 110km Dili to Ainaro road corridor in Timor-Leste.
Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has broken ground on its nacelle assembly facility at the Port of Taichung in Taiwan.
A consortium of Oxford Properties, CIMIC subsidiary CPB Contractors and Grocon has been awarded a contract worth about A$463m (£255.5m) by the New South Wales (NSW) Government to build the new Sydney Metro City & Southwest Pitt Street Station.
Swiss electrical equipment manufacturer ABB has broken ground on its new manufacturing and research facility in Kangqiao near Shanghai, China.
L&T Construction, the construction unit of Indian technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate L&T, has been awarded EPC contracts in India.