Swedish construction firm Peab has secured a contract worth about SEK1.02bn ($119m) to carry out a reconstruction of the European route E45 in central Gothenburg, Sweden.
Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has won a contract to build a main plant package for the 2x800MW Uppur Supercritical Thermal Power Project (TPP) in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, India.
South Korean steelmaker POSCO has signed an agreement with Iranian steelmaker Pars Kohan Diar Parsian Steel (PKP) to build a $1.6bn steel mill in southeastern Iran.
The mayor of London Boris Johnson has given the green light to Tottenham Hotspur’s new White Hart Lane stadium.
British carmaker Aston Martin has announced plans to invest £200m in a new manufacturing facility in Glamorgan, Wales.
Engineering solutions provider Costain has secured an early contractor involvement (ECI) contract from Lancashire County Council for the Preston Western Distributor and associated link roads, in the UK.
A consortium led by Ferrovial subsidiary Cintra has won a contract valued at €1.01bn from the Slovakia Ministry of Transport to design, construct, finance, operate and maintain the beltway around Bratislava, Slovakia.
Strabag, through its Polish subsidiaries, has secured two road construction contracts worth PLN484m (about $120m) from Poland’s General Directorate for National Roads and Highways (GDDKiA).
Canadian wood-based panel products company Norbord has invested $135m to upgrade and expand its OSB mill in Inverness, Scotland.
The University of Cambridge has secured planning consent for a new £79m ($114.3m) research facility.
Lendlease has won a contract worth £80m ($115.7m) from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) to redevelop the former Royal Mail sorting office at Copperas Hill into a university building.
Vinci has won a contract to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the 24km western Strasbourg bypass in France.
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has awarded contracts worth NOK 1.6bn ($188.6m) for Oseberg Vestflanken 2, Johan Sverdrup and Gina Krog fields in the North Sea.
Crest Nicholson, in collaboration with the Starr Trust, has won a contract from Brighton and Hove City Council for a £200m redevelopment of the King Alfred site on Hove’s seafront in the UK.
Construction work has started on a new £160m wood-fired biomass energy plant at Port Clarence in Teesside, UK.
French company Bolloré Group has secured a contract from the authorities of East Timor to design, construct and operate the deepwater port at Dili.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €230m loan to Finnish airport operator Finavia for the expansion of Helsinki Airport in Finland.
Galliard Construction has been appointed by developer Sager as the principal contractor for Sager’s £400m Islington Square project in London.
South London’s Lambeth College has selected Carillion Developments to build a new skill centre in the college’s Vauxhall site.
Developer Hammerson has announced that work on the £1bn Whitgift shopping center redevelopment project in Croydon, London is now pushed back to 2017.