The Scottish Government has issued new guidance that calls for the immediate stop construction on sites across the region that do not support crucial work during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
BAM Construction has been selected as a design and build contractor for a project to convert Harrogate Convention Centre in North Yorkshire, England into an NHS Nightingale hospital to treat the coronavirus patients.
Veidekke, a Norwegian construction company, has been selected by the Vestfold and Telemark county municipality in Norway to build and refurbish Sandefjord Upper Secondary School.
Graham, Balfour Beatty Group, Kier Group and Robertson Group have commenced work on a project to transform Scottish Events Campus in Glasgow, UK into a new temporary 300-bed hospital to treat coronavirus patients.
Royal BAM Group (BAM) has been selected by US developer Oak View Group (OVG) as the preferred construction partner for the £350 indoor entertainment arena in the UK.
Swedish construction and development company Skanska has secured a SEK550m ($54.8m) contract from Stena Fastigheter to construct multi-family buildings in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Peab, a Swedish construction and civil engineering company, has secured a SEK650m ($64.9m) contract from Komatsu Forest to build a new factory in Sweden.
Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has announced its decision to build what it claims to be the world’s most modern sawmill in Rauma, Finland, with an investment of approximately €200m.
UK-based drinks manufacturer Innocent is set to commence construction on the $250m carbon-neutral factory in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Manchester City Council has given its approval to One Manchester for the development of 139 low-carbon homes, of which 50% will be made available for social rent.
A team led by UK-based architect Feilden Fowles has won the international competition to design the £16.5m Central Hall building for the National Railway Museum in York, UK.
Construction company BAM announced that it has paused all its activities at construction sites across the UK to review working practices necessary to reduce the risks of spreading Covid-19 (coronavirus).
Jacobs has been selected to provide technical design and planning advisory services for the Enfield Council’s £6bn Meridian Water regeneration scheme in north London, UK.
Swedish construction company NCC has announced plans to invest more than SEK2.4bn ($237.2m) to build two new healthcare buildings in the country.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement to provide €250m ($268.2m) funding to the Action Logement Group’s subsidiary in’li.
Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) and its joint venture partner Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) have secured planning permission for the £35m fourth phase expansion of the Citylabs health innovation campus in the UK.
UK-based construction company Willmott Dixon has secured a contract to build University of Lincoln’s agri-food research and development (R&D) facility at Peppermint Park in Holbeach, Lincolnshire.
Real estate company Castellum has awarded a contract to Swedish construction and development company Skanska to build new Nordic headquarters for energy firm E.ON in Sweden.
Hill International, a construction risk managing company, has won a contract from the Cyprus Tourism and Development Company (CTDC) offer project management services for a hospitality project in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Construction company BAM has been selected by Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust to build a new mental health facility in Highgate, North London.