L&T Construction, the construction subsidiary of Indian firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has announced that its Buildings & Factories business unit has secured a contract to build an office project in Mumbai, India.
Winvic Construction has been selected to undertake work on two projects around Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham, UK.
UK-based construction and property services company Willmott Dixon has secured a contract from property developer Cubex to build a £63m residential scheme at Finzels Reach in Bristol.
Wind energy producer EDP Renováveis (EDPR) has secured a total financing of €112m from European Investment Bank and BPI for the construction of two onshore wind farms in Portugal.Out of the €112m raised, €65m is being provided by EIB, with the remaining amount from BPI.The two wind farms, located in the districts of Coimbra and Guarda, in total will have a nominal capacity of 125MW.Banco BPI is co-financing these projects.The financing by EIB is being supported by European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).EDPR will design, build and operate the two medium-scale wind farms - Tocha II and Sincelo.Once operational, Tocha II and Sincelo projects will have a capacity of 33MW and 92MW, respectively.The Tocha II wind farm will be built in the municipality of Cantanhede in Coimbra district, close to the Atlantic coast.Sincelo wind farm will be located along the municipalities of Pinhel and Guarda, in Guarda district.During construction phase, the projects are expected to provide temporary employment to 560 people.EIB Portugal operations vice president Ricardo Mourinho Félix said: “This flagship project strengthens our partnership with EDP Renováveis and reinforces the Bank's commitment to promoting climate action, economic development and cohesion. Supporting Portugal’s decarbonisation targets, while boosting growth and job creation, is one of the EIB’s main priorities. “If we want the post-Covid economic recovery to be green and inclusive, it is key to foster the supply of renewable energy and its broad based utilisation by productive sector and by our citizens.”The two wind farms are expected to help Portugal achieve its Energy and Climate Plan targets that expect at least 47% of total energy consumption to come from renewable sources by 2030.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The two onshore wind farms will be located in the districts of Coimbra and Guarda, Portugal. (Credit: EDPR)
Swedish construction firm NCC has been selected to develop and construct the new headquarters for a Danish biotechnology company Genmab at Kontorværket in Copenhagen, Denmark.
US-based non-profit health care company Mercy Health has announced plans to construct a 60-bed hospital and medical office complex in Mason, Warren County, Cincinnati, Ohio.
UK-based construction firm Graham Group has been selected by Audley Group for the construction of its new £80m retirement village in Cobham, UK.
DCI Data Centers, a wholesale data centre provider, has received the development approval from Blacktown City Council for a new A$400m ($308.1m) data centre in Sydney, Australia.
Australian residential property developer Crown Group has selected Japanese architect Kengo Kuma to design a $500m residential development in Brisbane, Australia along with Plus Architecture.
UK-based residential developer Court Collaboration has secured planning consent from the Birmingham City Council, UK to deliver a build-to-rent development at the former Irish Centre in Deritend.
UK-based property management company Bywater Properties along with its joint venture partner Ashmour has commenced work to revamp a Grade A office building in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
UK-based construction firm Durkan has secured planning consent for the development of 293 new homes in St Neots, Cambridgeshire in England.
UK-based Willmott Dixon has been chosen by the Kent County Council to build a three-storey satellite facility for Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys in Sevenoaks, a town in Kent, London.
Construction and development firm Skanska has been awarded a contract to lead construction for the new $187m Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute in downtown Orlando in the US. The new 371,000ft² combined inpatient and outpatient facility, which will be dedicated to the care of orthopaedic patients, will comprise a newly planned eight-storey building featuring 75 inpatient rooms and 10 operating rooms.
BAM Danmark has been awarded a design and build contract for a community school in Kødbyen by the City of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Marriott International has agreed with Masterise Homes, a real estate firm based in Vietnam, to develop a dual-branded residential and officetel project in Ho Chi Minh City.
UK-based property development and investment firm Osborne+Co has secured planning approval from the Glasgow City Council to transform the City of Glasgow College building into a mixed-use project.
Construction services firm ISG has been selected for £35m framework by the Department for Education (DfE) to build three new schools in the UK.
Dutch construction company Heijmans along with its partners has won a contract to build 735 new student residences on the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) campus in the Netherlands.
US-based real estate company Hines has broken ground on Busch Logistics Park, a new 97-acre industrial project in Bartow County, Georgia of the US.