WSP, a professional services and engineering consultancy, has been appointed as the design partner by BAM Nuttall Morgan Sindall joint venture (bmJV) for the M62 motorway upgrade project in the UK.
Templegate Developments, a joint venture of Evans Property Group and Keyland Developments, has submitted a planning application to Leeds City Council to construct 700 additional homes on the 170-acre Skelton Gate site in the Leeds Aire Valley, taking the total number of homes to 1,800.
British construction company Graham has secured a £113m contract to deliver a 1,400-bed student accommodation project for the University of York as part of a ‘Campus Masterplan’.
Sirius Minerals has broken ground on the first part of a 23-mile tunnel at Wilton International, close to the former Redcar steelworks, which will be used to transport fertilizer between North Yorkshire and Teesside for export.
Balfour Beatty has won a contract from the Leeds City Council for the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR).
Siemens has signed an agreement for lease of land in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, where it plans to establish a modern factory to manufacture and commission trains.
Orsted has appointed Hobson & Porter as the principal contractor for a multi-million-pound extension to its offshore wind operations centre at the Royal Docks in Grimsby, UK.
BAM Nuttall has announced that funding has been secured for a £42m upgrade to the tidal flood defence scheme in the Humber Estuary.
Community retailer Co-op has decided to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018.
UK developer Tide Construction has secured planning permission to build the tallest modular development in the world – a twin-tower scheme of build-to-rent flats – in Croydon, south London.
Legal & General has committed £35m to Wrenbridge Sport and the City of York Council for the development of Vangarde leisure scheme at Vangarde Way in Monks Cross, York.
Developer MEPC has broken ground on the government’s new regional Yorkshire hub to Wellington Place in Leeds.
Construction specialist Interserve has won a £70m contract from Dandara Limited to design and build a residential development comprising 744 apartments in Leeds, UK.
Caddick Developments, part of construction firm Caddick Group, has launched a £300m scheme to create a new neighbourhood in central Leeds, UK.
Denmark-based DONG Energy has won a contract to build its Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm at the lowest-ever price for offshore wind in the UK.
Property investment firm Palace Capital has secured planning permission from City of York Council for a major development in York, UK.
Leeds Beckett University has secured planning approval for its £75m creative arts building on the edge of the Civic Quarter of Leeds in West Yorkshire, UK.
UK-based construction services firm Kier Group has been appointed by Nuffield Health to build a £70m private hospital at a former Manchester Metropolitan University campus in Manchester, UK.
Developer Newby has secured the green light from the City of York Council to redevelop the former Nestle factory on Haxby Road in York.
Leeds City Council has given green light to the construction of 971 new homes in east Leeds, UK.