Construction has officially commenced on the UK’s £106bn HS2 high-speed rail project, which runs between London and Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide €50m to the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for the Izmir Metro Expansion Phase 4 in Turkey.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $274.2m financing to upgrade 240km of highway in the western part of Uzbekistan.
Construction technology group Strabag, in a joint venture with Leonhard Weiss, has secured €700m contract for the construction of a 31km section of the A49 public-private partnership motorway project in Germany.
HS2, the company responsible for developing the UK's new high-speed rail network, has secured planning approval from Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council for the Birmingham Interchange station to be built in Solihull, England.
Strabag, an Austrian construction company, has won two railway construction contracts worth €192m from Deutsche Bahn’s subsidiary DB Netz in eastern Germany.
Highways England in the UK has awarded a £108m contract to Balfour Beatty to design and build critical dual carriageway linking the M67 with the A57 in Mottram Moor, Greater Manchester.
Highways England in the UK has unveiled plans for £27.4bn ($35.9bn) investment in the strategic road network.
Highland Council in the UK has approved plans for a £17.3m satellite launching site, named Space Hub Sutherland, in the north Highlands of Scotland.
Strabag has been selected to widen the Hochstraße Elbmarsch (K20), a viaduct section of the A7 motorway in Germany from three to four lanes in both directions.
A consortium comprising Japanese engineer Hitachi and Italian contractors Webuild and Astaldi has been awarded a contract worth €2.5bn to commence work on the first section of the €4.8bn Verona-Padua high-speed/high-capacity railway project in Italy.
UK-based infrastructure management company Amey has secured a £240m Specialist Bridge Inspection and Maintenance (SBIM) contract from Highways England for the Avonmouth and Severn Bridges.
Highways England, the government-owned agency that develops roads and motorways, has announced that it will invest £114m to improve roads, pavements and bridges in East of England over the next one year.
The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has launched plans to increase cycling and walking in England with an investment of £2bn that was announced earlier this year.
The UK Government has announced an investment of £589m to improve the northern rail network including the up-gradation and electrification of Transpennine mainline.
Aecom, a provider of infrastructure services, has been selected by Kent County Council (KCC) to provide professional services for the £140m traffic improvement scheme A229 at Blue Bell Hill in Kent, UK.
Strabag along with its local consortium partner has won a €202m contract of Lot 3 for the modernisation of the Elin Pelin–Kostenets railway line in Bulgaria.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded four civil contracts, worth S$682.5m ($490.7m) in total, for the Jurong Region Line (JRL) project.
Norrköpings Hamn, the company managing the Pampus Port, has selected Peab for the extension of the port on Händel Island in Norrköping, Sweden.
Spanish infrastructure and energy company Acciona, in consortium with its Polish subsidiary Mostostal Warszawa, has secured two contracts, worth €642m, to build the S19 and S7 expressways in Poland.