Network Rail has awarded a contract to BAM Nuttall to deliver the first phase of the Dawlish sea wall, to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.
Royal Boskalis Westminster has won a contract worth more than €100m from Ørsted Wind Power for the installation of offshore export cable for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm.
UK construction, services and property group Kier is set to commence construction on the £253m new build resettlement prison at Wellingborough in May.
Crossrail, a subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL), has announced that the Elizabeth line will be opened by the end of 2020, except for Bond Street station, which will be ready later.
Italian renewable energy company Enel Green Power has started construction on four wind farms for a total capacity of 110MW in Zaragoza, Spain, with a total investment of approximately €116m.
German wind turbine maker Enercon has commenced construction on the 845MW second phase of the Markbygden wind complex in Sweden.
The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has decided to provisionally approve a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland.
Drax Power has secured approval from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for an application submitted by the company for the construction of a gas power station in Bedfordshire to support the electricity system as more renewables come online.
Network Rail has submitted a planning application to Teignbridge District Council to improve the long-term resilience of the railway linking Devon and Cornwall to the rest of the UK.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has arranged a syndicated loan of €150m to local developer SyvashEnergoProm for the construction of a 250MW wind farm in the Kherson region of southern Ukraine.
Dutch architecture and urban design company MVRDV has been selected to design a 65,000m² mixed-use complex that will redevelop a post-industrial site in Kiel, Germany.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a 20-year €255m loan to Greek Public Power (PPC) to upgrade electricity distribution across Greece.
Enel Green Power España (EGPE), a renewable energy unit of Endesa’s renewable energy unit, has begun construction on three wind farms for an overall capacity of 90MW in the Spanish municipalities of Allueva, Fonfría, Mezquita de Jarque, Fuentes Calientes, Cañada Vellida and Rillo in the province of Teruel, Aragon.
Property Alliance Group has commenced construction on a new apartment scheme near New York Street in Manchester City Centre, Manhattan, UK.
Dutch dredging and heavylift company Royal Boskalis Westminster has signed a pre-construction agreement (PCA) with Inch Cape Offshore (ICOL), a subsidiary of Red Rock Power, for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project off Scottish coast.
SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins has secured a contract from Ailes Marines consortium for the front end engineering design (FEED) and detailed design of wind turbine jacket substructures for St Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm in northern France.
The UK government will invest £26.6m in new micro robots that can be used to repair the massive underground pipe network in the country, which can eliminate the disruption caused by the 1.5 million road excavations that are taken up every year.
Tideway, the offshore division of DEME, has completed the installation of 467km export cable at Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.
The Planning Inspectorate has agreed to examine Highways England’s £100m plans for a new dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire.
Dredging International, GeoSea and Tideway – subsidiaries of Belgian company Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME), have won contracts worth €500m for the 487MW SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm in Belgium.