Engineering and construction firm Aecom will axe up to 500 jobs as a result of its business restructuring in the UK and Ireland due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The UK Government has allotted £560m funding for building projects at 580 academies ranging from sixth form colleges to voluntary aided schools in England.
UK-based developer Countryside has been appointed by Bracknell Forest Council as its new development partner for the next phase of Bracknell town centre’s regeneration.
Real estate developer Court Collaboration has secured planning approval from the Birmingham City Council in the UK for its proposed Stone Yard, a £280m residential development scheme.
Verkor, an industrial company, has announced its plans to set up a battery production facility in Europe, with support from EIT InnoEnergy, Schneider Electric and the GROUPE IDEC.
Homes England, the government’s housing agency, has selected Barratt and David Wilson Homes North West as its preferred developer to deliver 300 new homes in Macclesfield, UK.
Northvolt, a Swedish battery developer, has raised $1.6bn in debt to finance the ongoing construction of its large-scale lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Skellefteå, Sweden.
Urban&Civic and The Wellcome Trust, a charitable foundation, have signed a partnership deal with the UK local authorities, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council, to develop a £1.2bn new residential project in the UK.
UK-based Morrison Construction has announced that it will commence work on a primary and two new secondary schools in Winchburgh, West Lothian next month.
Bowmer + Kirkland Group has been selected as the main contractor by developer MEPC for the development of 4 Angel Square speculative office at NOMA neighbourhood in Manchester, UK.
Willmott Dixon has been selected by property developer Cubex for the construction of a new office development in Bristol city, UK.
CCG (Scotland), Partick Housing Association and Hanover Scotland have submitted a joint planning application for the development of a new residential building on a vacant site in Anniesland, near Glasgow, Scotland.
ABB, a Swiss electrical equipment manufacturer, has broken ground on a $30m facility to conduct R&D and produce electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy.
Robertson Construction, a British construction company, has completed and handed over the £100m RAF Lossiemouth strategic facility in Moray, Scotland to the Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) in the UK.
British construction company Kier has secured 13 new school projects worth nearly £170m in England and Wales.
Swedish construction firm NCC has secured a contract worth about SEK320m ($36m) from Salem Municipality in Sweden to build Fågelsången school and a sports hall.
The City of London Corporation (CoLC) has unveiled plans to build a major new civic development in Square Mile.
Construction firm Skanska has secured a contract worth £37m from Swiss insurer Zurich Insurance to build its new office building in Swindon, UK.
Property investment and development group Conygar Investment has unveiled plans for the phase 1A of the £650m Island Quarter mixed-use development in Nottingham, UK.
B&B Pickard (Leeds), part of Pickard Properties, has received planning approval from the Leeds City Council of the UK for a new £40m student housing project.