French road, rail and urban infrastructure company Eurovia has signed an agreement with Salini Impregilo Group of Italy to acquire the Lane Asphalt Plants and Paving division of its subsidiary Lane Construction, US, for a total consideration of $555m.
Graham Construction has been appointed by regeneration and property developer U+I to deliver a new commercial hub for start-up and SME businesses as part of Preston Barracks redevelopment in Brighton, UK.
Property development and investment company Hammerson and Aberdeen Standard Investments have signed a lease agreement with John Lewis to transform its department store as part of the £1.4bn Brent Cross redevelopment and refurbishment in North London.
Morgan Sindall has built and handed over a £100m nuclear submarine building complex, used to outfit and test advanced submarines in the Royal Navy’s fleet, to defence giant BAE Systems.
Dutch construction services company Heijmans has won a contract from the Central Government Real Estate Agency to redevelop the tax offices at Laan op Zuid 45 in Rotterdam to a central government office building (Rijkskantoor).
Cheshire County Football Association, in partnership with Cheshire West and Chester Council and ION Developments, has decided to establish a modern football facility in Northwich, Cheshire.
Facebook has announced plan to double its data centre at Luleå site in Sweden.
WuXi Biologics, a Hong Kong-listed open-access biologics technology platform company, will invest €325m in a new biologics drug substance manufacturing facility on the Industrial Development Authority’s (IDA) greenfield site in Mullagharlin, Ireland.
Italian company Saipem has secured new contracts in offshore drilling and offshore engineering and construction (E&C), worth approximately $190m, from various companies.
BAM Construction has secured an order from developer Argent for the construction of a 190,000ft² office project known as S1 scheme at Kings Cross in London.
GVA Second London Wall has been appointed as the project manager for the £1.25bn redevelopment of the Thameside 22-acre Stag Brewery site in Mortlake, southwest London.
India’s business conglomerate Essel Group has submitted a proposal to the Greater London Authority (GLA) to purchase a 62-acre brownfield site in east London’s Royal Docks from The Silvertown Partnership to redevelop the site as part of the regeneration of the Silvertown district in London.
Bouygues Construction and Colas Rail, a subsidiary of the Colas Group, have acquired Switzerland-based Alpiq Engineering Services from the Alpiq Group for CHF850m ($900.47m), which includes CHF700m ($741.51m) for Bouygues Construction and CHF150m ($158.89m) for Colas Rail.
UK-based affordable housing provider Metropolitan has secured approval from the planning committee of Lambeth Council for the development of more than 2,500 new homes and community facilities at Clapham Park in south London.
A consortium led by Bouygues Immobilier UrbanEra, the development arm of Bouygues Group, has been appointed as the preferred development team by the Ville de Charenton and Grand Paris Amenagement for the Charenton-Bercy project in Paris, France.
SK Innovation has broken ground on a KRW840bn ($784m) electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Komarom in the state of Komarom-Esztergom, about 110km northwest of Budapest, Hungary.
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.
Astaldi has been awarded two construction contracts in Italy, together valued at €110m.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, has announced plans for a €2bn, multi-year expansion for Disneyland Paris.
UK-based property developer Land Securities Group (Landsec) has secured a resolution to grant a revised planning consent for its proposed 564,000ft2 office development at 21 Moorfields site in London EC2.