Denmark-based consulting group Cowi has been awarded a contract to approve the design and construction of $530m Karnaphuli tunnel in Bangladesh.
Arabtec Holding has bagged an AED1.46bn ($397.4m) contract for construction of a mixed-use tower known as Wasl Tower on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road.
The Union Cabinet of India, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of 10 additional pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWR) in the country.
China Railway Engineering (CREC) has won a $400m engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Smart Crest to build the oil terminal of the Asia Petroleum Hub (APH) in Johor, Malaysia.
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.
IJM Perennial Development, a joint venture between IJM Corp and Perennial Real Estates Holdings, has unveiled a large-scale integrated mixed-use waterfront development in Penang, Malaysia.
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.
Russian energy firm Gazprom announced that construction has started on the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea near the Russian coast.
Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has commenced pre-construction work on the PHP65bn ($1.3bn) LRT-1 Cavite Extension in the Philippines.
Tidal Bridge BV, a joint venture (JV) of Strukton International and private equity firm Dutch Expansion Capital (DEC), has started the feasibility study for the Palmerah Tidal Bridge project at Larantuka Strait in Indonesia.
Construction in the Philippines is set to grow at a rapid pace over the forecast period 2017–2021, according to the latest research from Timetric's Construction Intelligence Center (CIC).
Kanoya Osaki Solar Hills LLC has started construction on a JPY35bn ($315M) solar power plant in Japan.
Muhibbah Viccana JV, an entity in which Muhibbah Engineering has a 51% equity interest, has secured a MYR584.8M ($135M) contract to build a wharf, jetty and other associated facilities at Bintulu Port [pictured] in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Leighton Asia, a CIMIC Group company, has won an AUD436M ($328M) contract from the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for the construction of the East Kowloon Cultural Centre.
Kia Motors has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state government of Andhra Pradesh, India, to build a new manufacturing facility in Anantapur.
Rotary Engineering has won a SGD140M ($100.3M) engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) contract from Jurong Port Tank Terminals for a tank terminal in Singapore [pictured].
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged an export order worth INR100bn ($1.5bn) to set up the 1,320MW (2x660MW) Maitree Super Thermal Power Project in Bangladesh.
Larsen & Toubro’s construction division has bagged contracts worth INR26.94bn ($418M) across various business segments.
US-based civil engineering and construction company Morrison-Knudsen (MK) has secured a $1.2bn contract for the construction of a new harbour in Kalimantan, Indonesia.