Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Longfor Properties (Longfor) have extended their cooperation to include two new mixed-use real estate development projects in Chengdu and Shanghai in China, for a total CPPIB commitment of RMB4.2bn ($665m).
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has broken ground on Phase 1 facility of Fab 18 at the Southern Taiwan Science Park.
Jacobs Engineering Group has secured an infrastructure design contract from the UAE-based Arada Developments for Aljada, a mixed-use project in Sharjah, UAE.
UK-based Robertson Construction has started construction on a 150-room Aloft Hotel on the site of the new Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC) in the UK.
Novelis, a US-based industrial aluminium firm, has unveiled plans to construct a new aluminium sheet production plant in Kentucky, US that will entail an investment of about $300m.
UK-based Laing O’Rourke has won two construction contracts worth AED670m ($182.4m) from Expo 2020 Dubai to build two pavilions and an access road.
Related Companies, a US-based real estate firm, has selected Aecom as construction manager for The Grand, a mixed-use development in Los Angeles, California.
Swedish construction firm NCC has won a SEK915m ($113.78m) order from Akademiska Hus to carry out an expansion of the Angstrom Laboratory at Uppsala University in Sweden.
Chayora, a Hong Kong-based developer of data centres, has finalised agreements with the government of Beichen, Tianjin to commence work on the company’s first hyperscale data centre campus in China.
Gulf Technical Construction Company (GTCC), a subsidiary of engineering and construction services company Drake & Scull International (DSI), is negotiating contracts worth AED1bn ($272.26m) with Wahat Al Zaweya in Al Ain.
FCC Environmental Services, the American subsidiary of the FCC Group, has won a $250m contract from the Houston City Council to design, finance, build and operate a plant to sort, recover and market the city’s recyclable materials for 15 years, extendable up to 20 years.
Arup, a multinational professional services firm based in London, along with architect Arkhefield, has been awarded a contract for the detailed design for the Brisbane International Cruise Terminal at Luggage Point.
Kier Group, Wates Construction and VolkerFitzpatrick have been selected by Public Health England (PHE) to build a £400m public health science campus and headquarters in Harlow, Essex.
Supermarket chain Lidl UK has signed a land deal to build its largest distribution centre in the country.
Australian construction firm Multiplex has been awarded the main works contract for the new central acute services building of the $1bn Westmead redevelopment.
Astaldi, as part of a joint venture, has been awarded a €73m contract by Azienda Sanitaria Locale della Provincia di Bari, the local health concern of the Province of Bari, for the construction of the New Southeast Bari Area Hospital (Nuovo Ospedale del Sud-Est Barese) at Monopoli-Fasano in Italy.
Jacobs Engineering Group has received an EPCM contract from Pfizer for a new gene therapy manufacturing facility at the latter’s manufacturing site in Sanford, North Carolina.
McArthurGlen has appointed McLaren Construction as contractor for the £90m Phase II extension of Ashford Designer Outlet in the UK.
Muse Developments, a subsidiary of Morgan Sindall Group, has announced the start of construction on the new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Stockton, UK.
Developer Nakheel of the UAE and RIU Hotels & Resorts of Spain have signed a contract worth AED385 million ($104.81m) for the construction of 800-room, joint venture beachfront resort and water park at Deira Islands in Dubai.