Inverclyde Council has announced that plans for an iconic building on the banks of the Clyde at Greenock to welcome cruise ship passengers have been approved.
Siemens has secured a contract for an integrated LNG-to-Power project at the Port of Açu in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Italian renewable energy company Enel Green Power has started construction on four wind farms for a total capacity of 110MW in Zaragoza, Spain, with a total investment of approximately €116m.
L&T Construction, the construction subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro, has won large contracts in India and abroad.
Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), alongside Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company and Dubal, has commenced construction on a new power block at Jebel Ali smelter in Dubai.
Levvel, a consortium of Van Oord Aberdeen Infrastructure Partners, BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie and RebelValley, has commenced work on €550m (£473m) project to reinforce the Afsluitdijk flood defence project in the Netherlands.
German wind turbine maker Enercon has commenced construction on the 845MW second phase of the Markbygden wind complex in Sweden.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved funding of $100m to modernise ageing equipment and improve power generation capacity at the Uch-Kurgan hydropower plant (HPP) along the Naryn River cascade in the Kyrgyz Republic.
New Zealand renewable energy company Mercury will establish a N$256m ($174m) wind farm at Turitea near Palmerston North.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of engineering company L&T, has won large contracts from clients across different states in India.
Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering business Salini Impregilo, has won a $524m joint venture contract for the Caloosahatchee (C43) West Basin Storage Reservoir in southern Florida.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Chinese government-owned Silk Road Fund, have achieved financial close on the 950MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
Covanta Holding and Green Investment Group (GIG) have announced that the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility in Bedfordshire, England, has reached financial close.
The International Co. for Water Services & Infrastructure (IWSI) and construction company Hassan Allam EPC have won a $74m EPC contract in Egypt to design and construct a 40,000m³/day seawater desalination plant, with infrastructure designed and built for a future capacity expansion to 80,000m³/day.
German energy company E.ON has announced that construction on the 151MW Peyton Creek Windfarm project, located in Matagorda County, Texas, has commenced and the facility is expected to be commissioned before the end of 2019.
The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has decided to provisionally approve a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland.
West Cumbria Mining (WCM) has secured planning approval from Cumbria County Council (CCC) to develop its metallurgical coal project Woodhouse Colliery, a new underground mine near Whitehaven in West Cumbria.
Severn Trent, a water company based in the UK and constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, has announced details of the first contractors it plans to use to deliver its £2bn investment in its construction projects for the seventh asset management period (AMP7).
Fluor Technip Integrated (FTI), a joint venture between engineering and construction firm Fluor and TechnipFMC, has completed the EPCM services scope of work on Sasol’s petrochemical complex in Westlake, Louisiana, US.
Construction is set to commence on coastal risk management works as part of a £150m investment over three years across Wales, UK.