Mercedes-Benz Cars has broken ground on a new battery factory near the vehicle production facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, US, which will provide batteries for future electric SUV under the product and technology brand EQ.
Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction and civil engineering group Salini Impregilo, has won a $253m design-build contract for the Wekiva Parkway (Section 8) in Seminole County in the US state of Florida.
Texas Central, which is developing the high-speed train, has appointed Italian construction company Salini Impregilo – operating in the US with Lane Construction, to lead the consortium that will build the Texas passenger line.
American hotel management company White Lodging has unveiled a $350m plan to develop a mixed-use scheme at its hospitality site in Merrillville, Indiana, US.
Balfour Beatty has been selected by ZOM Senior Living as construction manager for the first phase of Wellington Green Senior Living, a mixed-use senior housing community in Wellington, Florida, US.
Bombardier is set to construct a new service centre at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF) in Miami-Dade County, Florida that will entail an investment of $100m.
American construction company Brasfield & Gorrie has broken ground on $241m Omni Oklahoma City Hotel, a convention centre hotel being established by Omni Hotels & Resorts.
SA Energy Group, a 50:50 joint venture between Canadian construction firm Aecon and Robert B Somerville, has won a C$526m ($410m) contract from TransCanada for Spreads 3 and 4 of the Coastal GasLink Pipeline project in British Columbia, Canada.
A joint venture between Fluor and JGC Corporation has won a $14bn contract from LNG Canada to provide the engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction services for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada.
EllisDon Kinetic (EDK), a joint venture of EllisDon Corporation and Kinetic Construction, has won a contract from the University of Victoria to provide construction management services for the $135m New Student Housing and Dining Facility in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Apartment Investment and Management Company (Aimco) has broken ground on 253 new homes on the site of the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado, US.
Boston University (BU) has unveiled plans to build a 17-floor tower on Commonwealth Avenue to house the new BU Data Sciences Center, the first major Charles River Campus teaching centre in a half-century and tallest building on campus.
Bridging North America, a consortium comprising Aecon, ACS Infrastructure Canada and Fluor Canada, has reached financial close on the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.
Komatsu Mining has unveiled plans to build new headquarters and manufacturing campus near the company’s original machine shop off South First Street in the Milwaukee area, US.
Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) has announced plans to construct a new patient care tower as part of a $215m campus expansion and modernisation to meet the needs of the greater Los Angeles downtown community.
The Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a budget of $870m for the construction of Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility at the Port of Long Beach, US.
Walsh Construction has secured a $220.5m contract from the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) for the construction of a 4.1-mile route for OC Streetcar project between commuter rail at the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center and Harbor Boulevard in Garden Grove, California.
Southwest Airlines plans to construct and operate a $130m aircraft maintenance facility at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Menkes Developments, in partnership with Alcion Ventures, has broken ground on the Waterfront Innovation Centre, an office building on the Toronto waterfront in Canada.
Denver Health has broken ground on a $157m Outpatient Medical Center (OMC) in the US state of Colorado.