Construction firm Skanska has inked a contract with European Spallation Source (ESS) to construct the third phase of an advanced research facility in Lund, Sweden.
Japanese tire manufacturer, Bridgestone, has unveiled plans to build two new manufacturing plants in Thailand.
The vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also Emir of Dubai, has unveiled plans for a new luxury waterfront project in Dubai.
An ongoing and potentially revolutionary innovation within construction is the growth of modular buildings. Modular buildings are defined as prefabricated structures consisting of multiple sections termed modules. Modular construction differs from traditional forms of construction due to the fact that module sections are completed offsite before being transported to the construction site, where they are then positioned into place.
Germany-based Wacker Chemie is set to construct a new production plant for its HDK brand of pyrogenic silica in Tennessee, US.
Austria-based Lenzing is set to construct a $293M tencel fibre plant in Alabama, US.
Balfour Beatty Construction has been selected by Holder Properties to construct phase 1 of the new Blackbaud corporate campus in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Graham-Bam Healthcare Partnership (GBHP) has completed the new £85M inpatient ward block project at the Ulster Hospital in the UK.
Smart Real Estate Investment Trust has entered into an equal joint venture with Canada-based developer Jadco Corporation to build two 15-storey towers in the Greater Montreal Area [pictured], Canada.
Tokyo breaks ground on the new $1.5bn national stadium that will serve as the main venue for the 2020 Olympic Games.
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has approved £98.8M in funding for a city centre development in Coventry, UK.
University of Manchester has unveiled the design for its new £150M Henry Royce Institute in Manchester, UK.
Praj Industries has signed agreements with Indian Oil (IOC) and Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) to build bio-ethanol plants in India.
Ground has been broken on a new mixed-use development in the Transbay Area of San Francisco, California.
Developer EdR, in a joint venture with Core Spaces (CORE), has begun construction on a collegiate housing community adjacent to the University of Minnesota in the US.
Development partners OliverMcMillan and Spectrum Emery (OMSE) have unveiled plans for a new $430M mixed-use development in Nashville, Tennessee.
Multiplex has secured a contract from Brookfield to redevelop the Wynyard Place in Sydney’s central business district (CBD).
Westminster City Council has approved plans for a £775M project to redevelop the former Royal Mail sorting and post office site adjacent to Paddington Station in London, UK.
Australia-based Lendlease has been selected as the preferred design and construct contractor to deliver the new Western Sydney Stadium in New South Wales, Australia.
Dongfeng Honda Automobile, an equal stake joint venture between Dongfeng Motor and Honda Motor Company, has unveiled plans to construct a third automobile production plant in China.