Finnish building services and industrial services company Caverion and Swedish construction company Skanska have been selected by the Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District, Finland, as alliance partners for the development of B-building under the first phase of the Future Hospital OYS 2030 project.
The University of Manchester, which has unveiled plans to create a £1.5bn innovation district on the site of its North Campus near the planned HS2 station, has launched a bid to secure a partner for the new proposals.
Finest Bay Area Development has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Touchstone Capital Partners on the €15bn funding of the Tallinn Tunnel, a proposed rail undersea tunnel that would span the Gulf of Finland and connect the capital cities of Finland and Estonia.
High Speed Two (HS2), a company responsible for developing and promoting the UK’s new high-speed rail network, and a joint venture comprising Mace and Dragados have signed contracts for a terminus at London Euston as part of the £55.7bn HS2 railway project in the UK.
British financial services company Legal & General, in partnership with Bell Hammer, has been selected by Bath & North East Somerset Council as development partner for Bath Quays North regeneration scheme.
British construction company, Balfour Beatty, has secured a £70m contract to deliver the Edinburgh Futures Institute, a refurbishment and extension project on behalf of the University of Edinburgh.
McLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed by Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer behind Edinburgh Marina, as the main contractor for the first phase of the development in the heart of Edinburgh’s waterfront in Scotland.
A joint venture between Clugston and CNIM has secured a contract from a consortium consisting of Brockwell Energy, Green Investment Group (GIG) and Covanta Energy for a new £210m energy from waste (EfW) plant at Grangemouth in Scotland.
A joint venture between Hammerson and Ballymore has revised proposals increasing the number of homes that will be constructed to 500 and the size of the proposed public park as part of the Bishopsgate Goodsyard development.
The UK government has approved funding of £55m for the Southern Link Road, which is expected to halve peak journey times along the A4440 and pave the way for up to 5,600 new homes.
Swiss company LafargeHolcim has won long-term contracts worth €110m as part of the Grand Paris Express (GPE) project.
Construction has commenced on five new student accommodation blocks as part of the transformation of the University of Brighton’s largest campus.
British construction company Laing O’Rourke has signed contracts worth £195m with Derwent London for the Soho Place, a mixed-use scheme that is being developed on Tottenham Court Road W1.
A consortium, led by construction company Acciona, has been selected to build and operate the £150m NESS energy from waste (EfW) plant for Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council in Scotland.
British construction company Graham has been appointed by the Port of Tilbury to deliver a new multimillion-pound port terminal, Tilbury2.
Swedish construction company NCC and Danish real estate rental agency ATP Ejendomme have signed an agreement to refurbish and expand Nordea’s former headquarters in Copenhagen and convert it into the Hilton Copenhagen City Center.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a loan of €250m to Georgia to finance an extended upgrade of the East-West Highway, the main artery for long-distance road traffic in the country and part of Europe’s Trans-European Network – Transport (TEN-T) infrastructure.
Bel Tel, a joint venture between McAleer & Rushe and Belfast City Council, has secured permission from the council’s planning committee for ‘The Sixth’, a £75m redevelopment of the former Belfast Telegraph building in Northern Ireland.
Hargreaves Property Ventures, a development partnership between Hargreaves Services and Fintry Estates, has been appointed by Falkirk Council as preferred developer for the Falkirk Gateway project in the UK.
The Port of Tilbury, owned by the Forth Ports Group, has received development consent to build Tilbury2, a new £200m port terminal on the River Thames, adjacent to the 930-acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.