The UK government has announced a £2bn funding for Network Rail in Wales and Borders to upgrade the network to improve safety of passengers and ensure reliable transportation for passengers and freight customers.
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has secured approval from the Uttlesford District Council for its planning application to increase the capacity of London Stansted Airport from 35 million passengers to 43 million a year.
TransStroyMekhanizatsiya (TSM), a subsidiary of Russian heavy construction company Mostotrest, has won a RUB5.1bn ($75m) contract from the Voronezh Region Transport and Road Department to build the Southeast Bobrov Bypass in the Bobrov Municipal District.
ITM Monitoring, a SOCOTEC Group company, has secured a contract from Transport for London (TfL) to provide critical baseline measurements, including manual monitoring of the surrounding assets such as the Emirates Air Line and Docklands Light Railway viaduct, for the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel, a twin-bore road tunnel under the Thames in east London.
Amey Consulting has won a £49.7m contract to design the motorways and major A roads in Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and South Lancashire in the North West of the UK.
Highways England has announced contracts worth up to £8.7bn of work on motorways and major A roads in the UK to ensure better planned roadworks and more reliable journeys.
UK-based building and civil engineering company McLaughlin & Harvey has won an EPC contract from York Potash Processing and Ports, a subsidiary of fertilizer development company Sirius Minerals, for the development of the company’s port handling facility at Teesside, UK.
A joint venture of Irish firm Roadbridge and Spanish infrastructure company FCC Construcción (FCC) has secured a contract for the construction of a new runway at Dublin Airport.
Construction firm BAM Nuttall has secured a contract from Suffolk County Council for the first stage of work on the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft, UK.
The BAAK consortium, comprising Macquarie Capital (70% of SPC), Ballast Nedam (15%) and DEME (15%), has reached financial close on the €1bn Blankenburg Connection public-private partnership (PPP) road project in the Netherlands.
Italian construction and civil engineering company, Salini Impregilo, has won a €718.8m contract from Societé du Grand Paris (SGP) to build a section of a new metro line for Grand Paris Express, which is touted to be the biggest sustainable mobility project in Europe.
Danish engineering consultancy Ramboll has been appointed by Liverpool City Council to lead a technical team to develop a £50m, new permanent Cruise Terminal Facility on the River Mersey, UK.
A consortium comprising PORR, Gulermak and Energopol-Szczecin has signed a €150m contract for the construction of the Świnoujście tunnel in Poland.
Amey has won a £325m, 15-year contract from Highways England for the highways maintenance and to act as response contractor for Area 10 in the UK.
Balfour Beatty Living Places, a subsidiary of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, has secured a seven-year, £103m contract from Telford and Wrekin Council for the maintenance of highways assets.
A consortium comprising Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company involved in dredging and land reclamation, and Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, has secured a €313m contract from the Maritime Office for the modernisation of the Swinoujscie-Szczecin fairway in Poland.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a $300m loan to finance the construction of a four-lane, 12km road on the East-West Highway (EWH) between Khevi and Ubisa in Georgia, a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
British construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall has been selected by Leeds City Council as one of two construction partners to deliver the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
British property developer Ashfield Land and investor, developer and manager of logistics real estate Gazeley have submitted proposals to the Planning Inspectorate for the development of Rail Central in the UK.
A consortium comprising Colas Rail and Alstom has won a €155m contract from the Société du Grand Paris for track, rigid catenary and linear equipment for Line 15 South – East sector of the Grand Paris Express.