National Economic Development Authority (NEDA), the Philippines' independent economic development and planning agency, has given the green light to two railway projects of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in Philippines.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) have broken ground on the Light Rail Transit (LRT)-2 East extension project in Philippines.
Denmark-based consulting group Cowi has been awarded a contract to approve the design and construction of $530m Karnaphuli tunnel in Bangladesh.
Engineering firm Systra in partnership with Meinhardt has been awarded two reference design consultant (RDC) contracts by MyHSR Corporation for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project.
India-based Ramky Infrastructure has secured a contract to build a section of national highway in Jharkhand, India.
Gadang CRFG Consortium, a joint venture between Gadang Engineering and CRFG Malaysia, has won a RM327.91M ($75.4M) traffic dispersion and improvement contract in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has commenced pre-construction work on the PHP65bn ($1.3bn) LRT-1 Cavite Extension in the Philippines.
Larsen & Toubro’s construction division has bagged contracts worth INR26.94bn ($418M) across various business segments.
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.
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).
Beijing Zhonghang Zhucheng Airport Construction Consulting Co., Ltd (Zhonghang Zhucheng) has appointed Arup Group Limited to provide engineering services for the reconstruction and extension of Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (LXA) in Tibet.
Test drilling for India’s first undersea high-speed rail tunnel has commenced, The Economic Times reported.
A consortium of WSP Engineering Malaysia, Mott MacDonald Malaysia and Ernst & Young Advisory Services has been chosen as the joint development partner (JDP) by Malaysia’s MyHSR and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for a high-speed railway link (HSR) project that will connect Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
The World Bank Group has allotted $200M in funding for repairs to Lebanon’s road network.
Larsen & Toubro’s construction unit has secured contracts worth a combined value of INR12.86bn ($189.1M) in India.
Soletanche Bachy, a subsidiary of Vinci, has formed an equal joint venture with its South Korean partner Sambo E&C to carry out ground reinforcement work at Hong Kong International Airport.
Lebuhraya DUKE Fasa 2A (LDF2A), a subsidiary of Malaysian construction firm Ekovest, has received approval in principle from the government for the privatisation of the MYR6.32bn ($1.4bn) Kampung Baru Link, Istana Link and Kapar Link expressway.
Ekovest Construction (ECSB) and Samling Resources (SRSB) have signed a joint venture (JV) and shareholders agreement to develop and upgrade a stretch of the Pan Borneo highway in Sarawak, Malaysia.
The Indian cabinet has given the go-ahead to the first phase of the Pune Metro Rail Project in Maharashtra, India.
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.