UK-based architectural design and engineering firm Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for the new headquarters for DJI, a robotics company, currently under construction in Shenzhen, China.
India’s Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has sanctioned INR55bn ($819m) for construction of a 363km regional ring road around Hyderabad in Telangana state to ease traffic problem in and around the city.
The design by architects Meinhard von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) and WES landscape architects of Germany has won the first prize in a competition organised by Suzhou Yangcheng R+D Industrial for establishing an innovation campus for young companies in the high-tech field in Suzhou, China.
Astaldi, in a joint venture with Reliance Infrastructure, has won an EPC contract from the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) to build the Versova-Bandra sea link in Mumbai, India.
Roxy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New World Development Company, has secured a contract for a commercial development in Skycity (Skycity A2 and A3 sites) of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
Global Switch, an owner and operator of large-scale carrier and cloud-neutral data centres in Europe and Asia-Pacific, is establishing Singapore Woodlands, a SGD280m ($209.8m) data centre in Singapore.
The Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the expansion and modernisation of integrated terminals at Chennai, Guwahati and Lucknow airports, at a cost of INR24.67bn ($370m), INR13.83bn ($207.45m) and INR12.32bn ($184.8m), respectively.
Gammon Construction, a joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson, has secured a contract worth HKD4bn (about £370m) to build a large scale residential development in Hong Kong.
The Philippines' Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has inked a signed a contract worth PHP5.27bn ($101.7m) for the two China-aided bridge projects in the Philippines.
Shimizu Corporation of Japan is conducting trials for autonomously controlled construction robots inside the Robot Laboratory at Shimizu’s Institute of Technology in Etchujima, Tokyo.
The Government of India and the Government of Madhya Pradesh have signed a $210m loan agreement with the World Bank for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project to upgrade road network in the state.
A joint venture comprising Hyundai Engineering and Construction (Korea), Penta-Ocean Construction (Japan) and Boskalis International (The Netherlands) has won a $1.1bn (SGD1.46bn) contract from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for the second phase of its Tuas Terminal port development.
Royal HaskoningDHV and TTC Land Estate Investment Group have signed a contract for the design of an artificial ‘Lotus Island’ in Phu Quoc, a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the south west of Vietnam.
India-based construction services provider Reliance Infrastructure has secured its first railway project worth INR7.74bn ($117.7m) for the construction of third rail line between Jimidipeta and Gotlam on East Coast Railway in India.
Changi Airport Group (CAG) has appointed master building consultants and master civil consultants for Changi Airport’s Terminal 5 (T5) in Singapore.
The Indian government has announced the development of a new highway alignment between Delhi and Mumbai.
Italian construction company Astaldi in a joint venture with Reliance Infrastructure has won an EPC order from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for the construction of three lots of the Mumbai Metro Rail Project (North-South Metro Line 4, Wadala-Kasarwadavali section) in India.
Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (RRPCL) to develop and build a $44bn integrated mega refinery and petrochemicals complex in Maharashtra, India.
Louis Berger, a part of a consortium led by DB Engineering, has secured a project management and construction management services contract, including design review, from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for Mumbai Metro Line 4 in India.
US-based construction consulting firm Hill International has received a contract from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), India to provide general consultancy services for the $2.26bn Mumbai Metro Line 4 as part of a consortium comprising DB Engineering & Consulting and Louis Berger Consulting.