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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reliance Infrastructure has been awarded Rs.4.41bn ($67.7m) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the rehabilitation and upgrading of National Highway (NH)-66 (formerly, National Highway - 17) in India.
Danish consultancy services provider Cowi has secured a contract to provide the detailed design for the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link bridge in India.
Danish company Ramboll has won a contract for providing detailed design services and technical support during the construction of the 21.8km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, India’s longest sea bridge linking Mumbai with the satellite city of Navi Mumbai.
Leighton Asia, a subsidiary of Australia-based CIMIC Group, has been selected by MPCALA Holdings to construct the Cavite Laguna Expressway project (Cavite section) in the Philippines.
London-based Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been appointed by GVK, the operator of Mumbai’s existing Chhatrapati Shivaji International (CSI) Airport, as the architect of the new Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) in India.
State-run City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco) and the GVK Group broke ground on Navi Mumbai International Airport in the state of Maharashtra in India.
Virgin Hyperloop One, backed by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, has inked an intent agreement with the Indian state of Maharashtra to construct a hyperloop transportation system between Mumbai and Pune.
French engineering group Egis along with its local partner Team Consult has been appointed as the project consultant for Bangkok monorail project, Pink Line Monorail.Pink Line, the first monorail project in Thailand, is estimated to cost THB53.5bn (€1.3bn).