Gammon Construction, a 50:50 Far East joint venture of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty and Asian conglomerate Jardine Matheson, has won the £249m ‘Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link – Northern Connection Tunnel Buildings, Electrical and Mechanical Works’ contract from the Hong Kong Highways Department.
Alstom, along with Taiwanese engineering and contracting services company CTCI, has won a contract from Systemwide E&M Project Office (SEMPO) of the Department of Rapid Transit Systems, Taipei City Government, to supply an integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7 phase one.
South Korea and the Philippines have signed a $172.64m loan agreement for the construction of an international container port in the Philippine province of Cebu.
L&T Construction has won orders valued at $778m from Indian and overseas clients.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded two civil contracts totalling SGD1.16bn ($865.2m) to construct the tunnel and commuter facilities, including pedestrian overhead bridges, bus stops, sheltered walkways, and cycling paths for two sections of the North-South Corridor (NSC).
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 14-lane, access-controlled, Phase-I of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, stretching from Nizamuddin Bridge to Delhi-UP Border, and the 135km Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), stretching from Kundli on NH 1 to Palwal on NH 2, both in the Delhi NCR.
A joint venture between Singapore-based Yongnam Holdings and Hong Kong-based Leighton Asia has won a SGD553.8m ($412.7m) tunnel and infrastructure contract from the Land Transport Authority for the design and construction of a part of the North-South Corridor (NSC) project in Singapore.
L&T Construction’s Heavy Civil Infrastructure business segment has secured a marine infrastructure contract worth INR15.04bn ($221m) in India.
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.