Laing O’Rourke has been chosen to redevelop the former Royal Mail sorting office in London.
A consortium formed by Hanwha Q Cells and Turkish firm Kalyon Enerji has won the tender to build a 1GW solar power plant in Turkey.Expected to be the region's largest project of kind, the new solar power plant will be established in the Karapinar region at a tariff of US$0.0699/kWh.Estimated to cost $1.3bn, the project will have an installed capacity of 1,000MW (AC) and will generate enough electricity to power more than 600,000 households. The consortium will also establish 500MW of fully integrated PV manufacturing capacity in the country. It will be operational within 21 months.Murtaza Ata, Kalyon Energy Group president, said: “This is a big step towards reducing the external energy dependency on which the Ministry has been focusing over the past year.“With this project, Turkey's external energy dependency will decrease. This project shall also open opportunity window to extend solar business beyond our borders since Turkey has a significant geographical importance due to its close proximity to the Middle East and North Africa, where solar power potential is quite significant."Hanwha Q Cells chairman and CEO, Seong-Woo Nam, said: "We are excited to be a part of this historic milestone energy project in Turkey and the region. We will bring our leading technology and operations expertise to bring environmentally sustainable energy solutions to Turkey and to support the Turkish government's aim to be energy independent."The power plant is expected to become operational within 21 months.
Laing O’Rourke and consultancy firm Gleeds have been appointed to develop the £350M Specialist and Critical Care Centre (SCCC) in Llanfrechfa, Wales.
UK-based construction services firm Willmott Dixon has won a £46M contract to build a combined school and leisure campus in Ponteland, north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.
British property investor M&G Real Estate and developer Durkan have inked a £71.4M deal to fund and build private rental homes on Chapel Road, in Ilford, London.
Everton Football Club and landowner Peel Holdings agreed heads of terms to acquire a site at Bramley Moore Dock in Liverpool that will be used to build a new £300M waterfront stadium.
Plans for the next phase of the £200M Stephenson Quarter development in Newcastle have secured the approval from the Newcastle [pictured] City Council.
A consortium of Ramboll, Arup and TEC has won a €114M order from Femern to provide technical consultancy services for the Fehmarnbelt fixed link between Denmark and Germany.
Justice secretary Elizabeth Truss has announced plans for the construction of four new prisons in England and Wales.
Inland Homes, a brownfield regeneration specialist and housebuilder, has secured planning permission to develop more than 1,200 homes in the UK.
Legal & General has unveiled plans to build over 170 new build-to-rent (BTR) homes on a city centre development site it purchased for £47.5M in Bath [pictured], England.
BAM Construction has been selected by Sheffield City Council as the main contractor for the first phase of the £480M Sheffield Retail Quarter development.
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I) has won a $460M contract for the Afipsky Oil Refinery Expansion Project in Krasnodar [pictured], Russia.
HES International is set to develop a tank terminal for the storage and transshipment of petroleum products and biofuels at Maasvlakte 1, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
The team behind Peel's £5bn Liverpool Waters development has unveiled plans for the Central Docks neighbourhood.
UK-based construction services firm Carillion has bagged an order worth £90M from the UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation to design and build a communications centre in Cyprus.
The UK’s department for business, energy and industrial strategy has given the go-ahead to the development of the underground Keuper gas storage facility in Cheshire.
Plans to build a 40-storey residential tower in Manchester, UK, have been unveiled by Ask Real Estate Limited (AREL) and SimpsonHaugh and Partners at MIPIM.
The City of Cardiff Council planning committee has approved Redrow’s £2bn ‘garden city’ in Cardiff, UK.
BAM Ireland has been awarded a contract by the Bolands Quay Development Group for the construction of the Bolands Quay Development in Dublin’s south docklands.