Crossrail Limited, a subsidiary of Transport for London (TfL), has announced that the UK government has agreed to provide approximately £825m funding for the final phase of the Crossrail project in the UK.
Finnish contractor YIT, as part of an alliance, has signed an agreement with the Lapland Hospital District Joint Municipal Authority in Finland on the implementation phase of the psychiatric hospital which has been included in the expansion project of Lapland Central Hospital.
The Great Yarmouth Borough Council in the UK has appointed Morgan Sindall Construction as the main contractor for the construction of new Marina Centre.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has a contract worth approximately NOK3bn ($339m) from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration for the construction of a highway in Norway.
Transport for London (TfL) and Barratt London joint venture has secured planning consent from the Brent Council to deliver 454 new homes in Wembley, UK.
US-based live entertainment company Live Nation has been selected by Cardiff Council as a preferred bidder to deliver a new £150m indoor arena in Cardiff Bay, UK.
HS2, the UK's High Speed 2 project developer, has agreed to work together with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to provide enabling works for Metro Eastside extension.
UK-based real estate developer Opus North and Fiera Real Estate have commenced construction of a premier Grade A office building at 12 King StreetLeeds development in the UK.
SSE Renewables and Equinor, the owners of the Dogger Bank wind farm, has reached financial close on the first two phases of the project.
The Northern Home Counties team of Morgan Sindall Construction has been selected as a preferred bidder to deliver a £36m low-carbon secondary school in Aylesbury for Buckinghamshire Council in the UK.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide €85m of financing for the construction of ‘Peace Highway’ in Serbia.
BAM Construction, a subsidiary of Royal BAM Group, has started work on three new schools in the East Midlands with a total value of approximately £65m.
Henry Boot, a UK-based construction and property development business, has signed contracts with Walsall Council and Homes England to deliver a £73m regeneration scheme in the West Midlands.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €890m of funding to Adif Alta Velocidad for the high-speed railway line between Madrid and Extremadura in Spain.
UK-based construction services provider Kier has been selected by developer Concord London to deliver a £106m mixed-use project, known as Marylebone Square, in Central London.
GMI Construction Group has secured a contract from Muse Developments for the construction of a new purpose-built job centre for the Department for Work and Pensions in South Shields, UK.
UK-based student accommodation developer Unite Students has acquired an 800-bed development site in central London from Travis Perkins, a merchant and home improvement retailer.
UK-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has won a contract worth £47.5m to design and build a new 400kV substation in Peterhead, Scotland for SSEN Transmission.
UK-based construction company Laing O’Rourke has been appointed by a property developer Land Securities Group (Landsec) as the preferred contractor for the £195m Timber Square development in London, UK.
Construction has started on the Gatwick Airport’s new railway station concourse as the first train was pulled into a temporary platform, which was delivered before schedule by UK-based construction and engineering firm Costain.