A consortium, comprising PORR, PORR Bau, Gulermak Agir Sanayi Inşaat ve Taahhut and Energopol-Szczecin, has signed a €150m contract with the City of Świnoujście for the construction of the Świnoujście tunnel in Poland.
European construction group Strabag, through its Polish subsidiary Strabag Sp, has won a €133m, design-and-build contract for a 17km section of the A1 motorway in Poland.
Dutch architectural company UNStudio has presented an initial design for the ‘Station of the Future’ at the first edition of HyperSummit, organised by Hardt Hyperloop in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Nordic – Office of Architecture and Danish consulting group COWI, along with local partners, have won the framework contract from Iceland’s national airport and air navigation service provider Isavia for the expansion of Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport.
Ferrovial’s Polish subsidiary, Budimex, has won two new contracts valued at PLN660m (about €155m) to design and construct road sections in Poland.
A consortium comprising Finnish companies YIT, Are and Länsimetro Oy has signed an agreement on the construction of the Kaitaa station on the West Metro line in Espoo, Finland.
Construction engineering company Bravida has secured two contracts worth more than $296m (SEK2.7bn) from the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) to install electrics, lighting, water and waste, and fire extinguishing systems within the Stockholm Bypass Project.
Austrian construction company PORR has won a design-build rail contract valued at €116m (PLN495m) from PKP PLK for the modernisation of the Oświęcim-Czechowice-Dziedzice railway section in the south of Poland.
UK-based smart infrastructure solutions company Costain has won a technology contract from Highways England to design, install and implement one of the first pilot connected vehicle corridors on a live road, in collaboration with Highways England, the Department for Transport, Transport for London (TfL) and Kent County Council.
A consortium, led by SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins, has been appointed to prepare a new masterplan to transform Sheffield Midland Railway Station for the arrival of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) services.
Spanish construction and civil engineering company OHL has won a €44.6m contract from Puertos Canarios, affiliated with the Canary Government’s Ministry of Public Works, for the expansion of the Port of Agaete, located on the Gran Canaria Island, Spain.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has approved plans for the construction of a 3.5km bypass in Congleton and will provide £45m to the £75m project.
Fraport, which owns and operates Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany, has received permission from the building inspectorate of the City of Frankfurt for the construction of Pier G at the airport.
A consortium, comprising PORR, Hinteregger (a subsidiary PORR acquired in 2017) as well as joint venture partners from Italy, has signed a contract worth around €1bnwith the European Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT) project company to build Lot H51 Pfons-Brenner of the Brenner Base Tunnel in Austria.
Network Rail has secured approval from the Secretary of State for Transport for a proposal to construct a new section of railway underneath the East Coast Main Line as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan.
Austrian construction company Porr, in a consortium with PORR Bau and UNIBEP, Bielsk Podlaski, has won a €163.6m contract to design and build the final section of the S61 expressway in the Voivodeship of Warmian-Masurian in Poland.
A consortium consisting of Strabag, Ed Züblin and Strabag Rail has won a €115m contract from Deutsche Bahn to upgrade a 5.7km railway line in the municipal limits of Sande in the district of Friesland, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with the Administrator of Railway Infrastructures of Spain to open an Advanced Technology Development and Testing Center in the Andalusian region, the company’s first European development facility, valued at approximately $500m.
Greater Manchester’s first smart motorway has become operational with the technology going live on the final M60 section between Junction 10 and Junction 18, making the entire motorway between Junction 8 of the M60 at Sale and Junction 20 of the M62 at Rochdale fully operational.
The city of Gothenburg in Sweden is building a $137m (SEK1.1bn) 3km cable car system to provide fast and efficient aerial transport linking the areas north of the Göta Älv river to the old city in the south.