German adhesive manufacturing company Covestro has broken ground on a new €100m manufacturing line for polycarbonate (PC) films at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate in Thailand.
Megawide Construction, an engineering and infrastructure conglomerate based in the Philippines, has won an EPC contract from HTLand for the Mandani Bay Quay Phase 2, a waterfront development in Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines.
Gammon Construction, a 50:50 Far East joint venture of Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson, has won an HKD5.5bn (£551.9m) works contract (L2) of the Lyric Theatre Complex and extended basement for the final stage of the theatre development in Hong Kong.
CapitaLand has won a bid for a mixed-use scheme on a 4.7-hectare greenfield site in Huangpu district within Guangzhou Science City in Guangzhou, China, for RMB882m ($127m).
Sunshine Plaza, a regional shopping centre in Queensland, Australia and is managed by Lend Lease, has secured development application approval for a high ropes adventure course as part of its redevelopment.
Hindustan Infralog (HIPL), a joint venture between Dubai-based DP World (65%) and India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) (35%), has won a bid to develop and operate the Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s largest container gateway, for $78m.
The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has unveiled the world’s tallest statue, dubbed Statue of Unity, a memorial dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Vitasoy International Holdings has broken ground on a new $143m manufacturing plant in Changping Town, Dongguan City of the Guangdong Province in mainland China.
Dexus, an Australian real estate investment trust, has topped out ‘100 Mount Street’, a new-generation office building in Sydney, Australia, after more than two years of construction.
Swiss power and automation technology group ABB has announced that it will invest $150m to build the most advanced, automated and flexible robotics factory in Shanghai, China.
Megaworld, a developer of integrated urban townships in the Philippines, is building its fourth residential development in The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.
Construction firm Multiplex has started construction work on Sapphire By The Gardens, a mixed-use project in Melbourne, Australia.
Novelis has broken ground on the $180m expansion of its automotive aluminium manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China.
Gammon Construction, a 50:50 Far East joint venture of Balfour Beatty, has been appointed by West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) subsidiary Blue Poles (BPL) as management contractor to oversee completion of the M+ project, a museum for visual culture, in Hong Kong.
The Philippines-based developer Megaworld is set to construct a new office building for JPMorgan Chase Bank’s Philippine Global Service Center in Metro Manila.
UK-based consultancy and construction firm Mace has secured a contract from Mai House Hospitality Group to manage the construction of Mai House Hoi An, a luxury golf and hotel resort in Hoi An, Vietnam.
Singapore-based construction, property development and property management group KSH Holdings has secured a $195m (SGD266.3m) contract to build nine 17-storey apartment blocks at Riverfront Residences.
Danish company Haldor Topsoe has received a contract from TechnipFMC for licence and basic engineering for two gas-based ammonia plants for Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan (HURL).
Gleeds has been appointed by Indian developer Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate (SPRE) to oversee the completion of Phase 1 and prepare detailed cost estimates for Phase 2 of its multi-million-pound ParkWest scheme at Binnypet in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
Philippines-based integrated urban townships developer Megaworld Corporation will begin construction of a new and modern central business district, The Upper East, in the city of Bacolod in 2018.