Engineering firm Bilfinger has been awarded the balance of plant contract, valued at €68m, from Electricite de France (EDF) Energy for the 3,260MW Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK.
Swedish construction company Skanska has invested SEK590m ($60.5m) for the construction of Hyllie Terrass, a climate-neutral office building in Malmö, Sweden.
UK-based construction firm Kier has announced the topping-out of Heatherwood Hospital in the south of England.
UK-based construction firm Mace has secured a contract from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to deliver an Extreme Photonics Applications Centre (EPAC) in Oxfordshire, UK.
The Manchester City Council has given planning consent for the first phase of a £1.4bn mixed-use scheme to regenerate Mayfield in Manchester, UK.
Construction company Skanska has secured a £240m contract to deliver 20 Ropemaker Street, a commercial development in Central London.
UK-based construction company Kier has commenced construction on the £21.2m secondary school in Botley, Hampshire in the UK.
The University of Bristol has submitted plans for a new library at its Clifton campus in Bristol, UK.
Buckingham Group Contracting has been selected by Coventry and Warwickshire Development Partnership (CWDP), a key client of SEGRO, for the second phase of Coventry Gateway scheme in the UK.
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to provide €72.5m ($80.2m) loan to Vaasa Hospital District for the construction of a new central hospital building in Vaasa, Finland.
British property development and investment firm Hammerson has received planning approval from Leeds City Council for the construction of a new 205-bed hotel in Leeds city centre, UK.
Consulting engineering group Ramboll has announced the start of construction on Discovery Building at the Rothera Research Station facility in Antarctica to facilitate the British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) on-going climate-related research.
Hammerson, a UK-based real estate investment trust, has secured a resolution to grant planning for 7.5-acre mixed-use Martineau Galleries masterplan in Birmingham City Centre, UK.
Birmingham Council’s Planning Committee had given its green signal for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium in preparation for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
The University of Leicester in the UK has broken ground on phase one of the £100m Space Park Leicester, a development aimed at creating a new regional cluster to help advance national space research activities.
UK-based planning and development consultancy Turley, on behalf of Bangor Marine, has submitted plans to the Ards and North Down Borough Council for the development of £50m regeneration project at Queen’s Parade and Marine Gardens in Bangor, UK.
Science and technology company Merck has broken ground on a new €250m biotech development facility in Switzerland.
UK-based property development firm Quintain has secured £150.9m financing from US-based investment bank Goldman Sachs to fund the construction of three new buildings at the North West London site.
US-based real estate firm Hines along with its partner Chancerygate has acquired a five-acre plot at Warrington’s Gemini8 in the UK for the construction of 100,000ft² of industrial space.
VINCI Construction UK has been selected to deliver the Hines’ new build project on Oxford Street in the UK.