Acciona Energia is set to build its second wind farm in Texas and the company’s ninth in the US, which will increase the company’s US wind power capacity to 866MW.
The board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has approved additional funding of $10.8bn for the construction of the $16.7bn, full California WaterFix project to modernise the state’s ageing water delivery system.
Google has broken ground on a $600m data centre on the old TVA Widow’s Creek coal plant site in Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx are seeking bids from potential firms to design build, finance, operate and maintain the GO Rail expansion project in Canada.
The board of trustees of Community Medical Centers has approved a $390m, four-year construction project that will add 144 private beds and expand services at Clovis Community Medical Center in California, US.
Sound Transit has commenced the construction of the on East Link light rail guideway in the BelRed area of Bellevue in the Washington state, US.
Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions and Texas Woman’s University (TWU) have reached financial close on a mixed-use student housing project on TWU’s main campus in Denton.
Duke Energy Florida’s natural gas plant in Citrus County is nearing completion and expected to begin operations soon.
The Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian company Salini Impregilo Group – has won a $181m design-build contract to widen Interstate 85 (I-85) in Cherokee County, South Carolina, US.
The Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) project of the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) has secured permission to begin construction of the main process building, salvage and accountability building and process support facilities sub-projects.
The Wilshire Boulevard Temple has unveiled the design for the Audrey Irmas Pavilion, a new addition to the Erika J Glazer Family Campus in Los Angeles.
National Football League (NFL) owners have voted 31-1 at the annual league meeting, approving the Raiders’ proposal to build a $1.8bn stadium in Las Vegas.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, city officials and airline partners have signed an $8.5bn agreement to modernise Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Alstom Renewable US, a unit of General Electric, has won a contract worth $321.3m from the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District to replace 14 turbines at the 980MW McNary Lock and Dam in Oregon, US.
AFDE Partnership, a consortium comprising Aecon, Flatiron Constructors Canada, Dragados Canada and EBC, has signed a contract with BC Hydro for the Site C generating station and spillways (GSS) civil works in British Columbia, Canada.
Sofidel, involved in the manufacture of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, has initiated a new greenfield investment in Inola, Oklahoma, US, to build an integrated plant that includes both the paper mill and converting lines.
South County Transit Partners, a joint venture of Mott MacDonald and SNC-Lavalin, has won a contract from Sound Transit for the design-build project management of the Federal Way Link Extension project in Seattle, Washington.
Ground has been broken on $1bn Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a future art museum project located at Exposition Park in South Los Angeles, California.
EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) team has secured a $254.5m contract from Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx to design, build and finance the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvement project of the province’s GO Regional Express Rail (RER) programme in Canada.
Facebook is set to invest $750m in a new data centre in Stanton Springs, Georgia, US, over the next five years, and create at least 100 full-time jobs, including positions in engineering and management, as well as opportunities for data centre technicians.