Mott MacDonald has been selected as lead consultant for the 1,410MW Tarbela 5th Extension hydropower project, which is being delivered by the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW), Australia has announced a budget of A$6.4bn (£3.5bn) to accelerate the construction of Sydney Metro West project in Australia.
Curtin University in Australia has awarded a contract to a consortium led by InfraRed Capital Partners to deliver the first stage of the university’s new industry and innovation precinct in Perth.
Vietnam-based Fulbright University (Fulbright) has started construction on a new campus in Saigon High Tech Park, a park for high technology enterprises located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced plans to construct a new men’s prison near Gatton in the Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland, with an investment of A$618.863m (£339.5m).
Indian construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded EPC contracts for various projects in India.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide THB9.9bn (£245m) in financing for the construction and operation of the Pink and Yellow lines of Bangkok’s mass rapid transit (MRT) system.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide $350m (£277m) to rehabilitate and upgrade state highways and district roads in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
Hyatt Hotels has unveiled plans to build 21 new luxury hotels and resorts across Asia Pacific by the end of 2020.
Chinese modular building provider CIMC Modular Building Systems (CIMC MBS) has commenced construction of Hong Kong’s first modular building project for permanent use.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financing of up to $2.75bn (£2.17bn) for the construction of 53.1km of a railway line connecting Malolos, a suburb north of Manila, to Clark economic zone and Clark International Airport in Central Luzon.
The Philippines Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced the start of construction on six stations following signing of the contract for Package 1 of the PNR Clark Phase 1 railway project.
Construction firm Multiplex has completed construction on A$54.2m ($37.5m) Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts for Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has secured a contract from Danish energy giant Ørsted to build two offshore wind farms substations to be located offshore Taiwan.
Ayala Healthcare (AC Health) has unveiled plans to build the first dedicated cancer specialty hospital in the Philippines, with an investment of approximately PHP2bn ($38.3m).
Australian contractor Multiplex has completed construction of the first luxury tower on LK Property Group’s A$800m ($560m) six-star retail and high-rise residential development, Capitol Grand.
Wavegarden has started civil work on the Wavegarden Cove surfing lagoon in Turtle Island, Siheung in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea.
Developer Brookfield has been awarded a contract by Chevron Australia to build a 29-storey office tower built at Elizabeth Quay in Australia.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide more than $305m for the construction of the a 1.7GW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant, Jawa-1, to be located in Cilamaya, Karawang, West Java, Indonesia.
An equal stake consortium between Vinci Construction Grands Projets and Acciona Agua has secured a contract to design and build phase 1 for the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe wastewater treatment plant in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.