King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi (Metito) for the design and construction of a solar powered seawater desalination plant worth SAR220.4m ($58.75m).
A joint venture team of Fluor Corporation has been selected to design-build, finance, operate and maintain the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Automated People Mover project for the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).
Ralph L Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, has been selected by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) to revamp a road segment in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has won an EPC contract worth INR8.82bn ($138.47m) from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the six-laning of Aurangabad to Bihar–Jharkhand border (Chordaha) section of NH-2 in the state of Bihar.
A consortium led by ACS/Hochtief has been chosen as the developer for a modernisation rail project under public-private partnership (PPP) at Los Angeles International airport.
Solum, a partnership between Network Rail and Kier, has received approval from the Planning Inspectorate to go ahead with a £150m regeneration scheme to redevelop the area around Guildford station in England, UK.
Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on its $550m Brazos Yard in Robertson County, Texas.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has awarded two contracts of Phase I and 2 of Expo Roads Improvement Project.
Construction firm Hochtief (UK) has been appointed to construct Great Western Railway’s (GWR) new train maintenance depot in Exeter, UK.
Lincolnshire County Council has appointed Galliford Try, which will take over from Carillion, to deliver the £99m Lincoln Eastern Bypass project.
Balfour Beatty has been selected by Wokingham Borough Council to deliver the £124m Major Highways Programme.
The Public Transport Projects Alliance (PTP Alliance), comprising McConnell Dowell, Mott MacDonald and Arup, has been awarded a design-build contract to remove the Oaklands Park level crossing on the Seaford train line, 13km south of Adelaide, Australia.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has broken ground for the $448m Kapalama Container Terminal project in Hawaii, US as part of capital improvement project.
The Metropolitan Airport Authority (MNAA) has awarded two projects to Hensel Phelps and Eutaw Construction Company under its BNA Vision – renovation and expansion plan for Nashville International Airport (BNA) in Tennessee, US.
Astaldi, in a joint venture with Japanese company IHI, has been awarded a €435m contract by CNAIR, a state company headed by Romania’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, to build a suspension bridge over the Danube in the Braila area.
The OHL Group, a Spanish concessions and construction group, has won six new contracts worth €177m in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
ACCIONA, in consortium with Lendlease, has won a €382m contract to design and build the Southern Program Alliance work package, a project to eliminate railway level crossings in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Highways England has unveiled a major road upgrade that will improve journeys on the M3 and the A34 in Hampshire.
A joint venture of Turner Construction Company and Flatiron Construction Corporation, both subsidiaries of construction services provider Hochtief, has been chosen by the City and County of Denver to lead a $700m expansion of Denver International Airport in the US.
A joint venture of US-based Jacobs Engineering Group and Aurecon has been selected by John Holland and CPB Contractors consortium to carry out the engineering design for the $5.1bn (AUD6.7bn) West Gate Tunnel Project in Australia.