Vinci Airports, a Vinci Concessions subsidiary, has agreed to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport from Global Infrastructure Partners in a transaction valued at approximately £2.9bn.
Skanska Norway has secured a SEK3.2bn ($352m) contract from the Norwegian Public Road Authority (NPRA) to build Fv. 659 Nordøyvegen in Møre and Romsdal county, Norway.
Vinci Airports, a subsidiary of Vinci Concessions, has completed the conditions stipulated in a 25-year contract and took over the concession at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade (Serbia).
Network Rail has awarded three contracts worth up to £7bn for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) to J Murphy & Sons, BAM Nuttall and Geoffrey Osborne for renewals and enhancements in Anglia, South East and Wessex in the South of England.
Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK, will commence work on the Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass in Wales, UK.
Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Fincantieri, have secured a contract to rebuild the collapsed Genoa bridge across the Polcevera River in Italy.
VolkerHighways, an integrated highways service provider operating across London and the South of England, has secured a contract from Bath and North East Somerset Council for planned, routine and reactive maintenance to the highway network, as well as emergency response to road incidents.
NCC, a construction, infrastructure and property development company in the Nordic region, is set to commence work on the SEK1.2bn ($132m) second phase of the tunnel contract on Faroe Islands, a North Atlantic archipelago located between Norway and Iceland and autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling has inaugurated an upgraded terminal at London Luton Airport (LLA), marking the culmination of the airport’s £160m, three-year transformation project.
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.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.
Preston Bypass, the first and longest motorway in Britain, which has turned 60 and is now part of the M6, is set for a £900m technology upgrade.
Network Rail has announced the first multi-million-pound contracts for Control Period 6 (2019-2024), worth £645m.
Swedish construction company NCC has secured a turnkey contract worth SEK455m ($51m) from the Transport Administration to build a new four-lane express road, crossings and bridges along European route E14 outside Sundsvall, Sweden, and to reconstruct the current route.
Finavia, formerly the Finnish Civil Aviation Administration, has made the implementation decision on extension and modification work at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport’s Terminal 2, enabling construction company SRV to initiate preliminary work.
The £1.5bn A14 Cambridge-Huntingdon improvement scheme, the biggest road upgrade in the UK, has reached half way point and is expected to be completed by December 2020.
RB Rail, a joint venture of three Baltic states, has commenced the development of the architectural, landscaping and visual identity guidelines for the infrastructure elements of the 870km Rail Baltica project.
A consortium comprising Ed Züblin, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau belonging to the Royal BAM Group, Max Bögl Foundation and Bauer Spezialtiefbau has won a first, €189m contract from DB Netz for the main construction of the second main line of Munich’s S-Bahn system.
Kier VolkerFitzpatrick has secured a £160m contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to deliver infrastructure to prepare RAF Lakenheath station near the town of Lakenheath in Suffolk, England, for two squadrons of US F-35s.
The OpenIJ consortium, consisting of BAM-PGGM, VolkerWessels and DIF, has achieved a milestone in the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock in the Netherlands, with the immersion of the caisson for the outer lock head into its final position.