Canadian design firm Stantec has been selected by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) to provide technical advisory services for the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Ontario, Canada.
Cianbro in a joint venture with Irby Construction, Sargent Electric and Northern Clearing has been awarded a $300m contract to construct and upgrade transmission and provide land clearing for New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC).
Swedish construction and development company Skanska has been awarded a contract, worth approximately $195m, by the Delaware River Port Authority to rehabilitate the Benjamin Franklin Bridge that connects Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey, US.
Danish power company Ørsted has announced the completion of its Sage Draw Wind project, a 338MW wind farm located in Garza and Lynn Counties in the US state of Texas.
US-based Granite Construction has secured a contract worth $79m to deliver the Highway 101: Carpinteria project in Santa Barbara County, California.
AECOM, a US-based engineering firm, has announced that it is supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District by offering design and construction management services in building a temporary medical facility to deal with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in the region.
McCain Manufacturing, a US-based manufacturer of modular walls, has started manufacturing quick-to-build containment walls in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
HGA, a design firm, and Boldt, a US-based construction company, have collaborated and designed the Strategic Temporary Acuity-Adaptable Treatment Mod (STAAT Mod), a critical care solution to address the shortage of hospital beds due to the coronavirus pandemic.
BayWar.e. Wind has secured tax equity commitment from a consortium led by GE Energy Financial Services for the construction of its 250MW Amadeus wind farm in Texas, US.
A Bechtel-led construction team announced that it has placed the massive reaction building dome on Unit 4, the second of the two new nuclear units Vogtle’s Units 3 and 4, presently being constructed in Waynesboro, Georgia.
North American energy infrastructure company TC Energy has announced its decision to proceed with the construction of the long-delayed $8bn Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline Project, amid plunging oil prices.
Plastics and chemicals manufacturer LyondellBasell announced that it will slow down the construction at its propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in Channelview, Texas amid concerns of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has received a verbal mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to build a large alternate care facility in downtown Detroit, in response to nation’s fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.
The Michaels Organization, a residential real estate firm, has secured financing to build the third phase of Jordan Downs redevelopment in California, US.
Real estate firm Hines and its joint venture partner Pederson Group announced that they have closed on the land for the development of 325-unit luxury residential property in north Phoenix, Arizona.Located at the northwest corner of Happy Valley Road and 35th Avenue, the multifamily property include six, threeo-storey buildings. An additional one-storey building will include a cloubhouse and a fitness amenity surrounding a pool. In total, Hines plans to develop 318,000ft² of space.The apartment property is expected to include 161 one-bedroom, 140 two-bedroom and 24 three-bedroom apartments. While rent prices have not been confirmed yet, the joint venture partners plan to begin construction of the property in the fourth quarter of this year. The announcement from Hines comes at a time when it has broken ground on Adeline, its first luxury for-rent property in Phoenix. Adeline will be a 25-story, 379-unit high-rise community at the Collier Center in downtown Phoenix.Hines managing director Robert Trujillo said: “Hines jumped at the opportunity to work with our partners on this project on Happy Valley Road. Our luxury multifamily project is positioned well to meet the expanding need for suburban luxury multifamily options in the submarket.” This property of Hines is part of a larger commercial development by Pederson Group which owns the adjacent 167,000ft² Stetson Village shopping center and has plans to develop seven acres of a mix of retail services directly in front of Hines’ multifamily development on Happy Valley Road.Pederson Group CEO Jim Pederson said: “The Pederson Group acquired the 23-acre site from the Arizona State Land Trust. “We sought a quality multifamily developer to partner with us to create a fine mixed-use project. We’re thrilled to work with Hines.”
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved the recommendation of the US Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of four temporary hospitals in New York State to treat the increasing number of patients of COVID-19 outbreak.
Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions has secured financing to build a mixed-use student housing project at Bowie State University (BSU) in Maryland, US.
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of approval to Pembina Pipeline for the proposed $10bn Jordan Cove LNG project.
Danish engineering, design and consulting firm Ramboll has been selected by Dominion Energy as the owner’s engineer for the 2.6GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in the US.
US-based real estate firm Hines along with Oaktree Capital Management, an asset management firm, has acquired a 75-acre site in Glendale, Arizona to construct an industrial complex.