The Canberra Metro consortium has been selected to deliver the first stage of the Capital Metro light rail project in Australia.
Omni Hotels & Resorts has broken ground on a new $289m hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won a contract worth INR27.59bn ($405.8m) for building a supercritical thermal power project in Tamil Nadu, India.
OHL Concesiones has secured approval from the Metropolitan Council of Lima for a $500m road project in Lima, Peru.
Dubai has announced plans to build the biggest library in the Arab world, which will entail an investment of AED1bn ($272.2m).
Strabag, through its Polish subsidiaries, has secured two road construction contracts worth PLN484m (about $120m) from Poland’s General Directorate for National Roads and Highways (GDDKiA).
Canadian wood-based panel products company Norbord has invested $135m to upgrade and expand its OSB mill in Inverness, Scotland.
The University of Cambridge has secured planning consent for a new £79m ($114.3m) research facility.
Lendlease has won a contract worth £80m ($115.7m) from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) to redevelop the former Royal Mail sorting office at Copperas Hill into a university building.
Vinci has won a contract to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the 24km western Strasbourg bypass in France.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has signed an agreement with the city’s major airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a $1.3bn infrastructure project at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.
Ssangyong Engineering & Construction’s Dubai unit and China State Construction Engineering (Middle East) have secured a contract worth AED1.4bn ($381.1m) from Nakheel to build The Palm Gateway at Dubai’s master development Palm Jumeirah.
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has awarded contracts worth NOK 1.6bn ($188.6m) for Oseberg Vestflanken 2, Johan Sverdrup and Gina Krog fields in the North Sea.
Century Properties Group, via its subsidiary Century City Development Corporation (CCDC), and Japanese firm Mitsubishi have broken ground on Forbes Media Tower at Century City in Makati, Philippines.
Crest Nicholson, in collaboration with the Starr Trust, has won a contract from Brighton and Hove City Council for a £200m redevelopment of the King Alfred site on Hove’s seafront in the UK.
Ground has been broken on the new $330m Rivers Casino and Resort project in Schenectady, New York.
Construction work has started on a new £160m wood-fired biomass energy plant at Port Clarence in Teesside, UK.
French company Bolloré Group has secured a contract from the authorities of East Timor to design, construct and operate the deepwater port at Dili.
Power and automation technology group ABB has secured a contract worth about $130m from Great River Energy to upgrade a high-voltage direct current connection (HVDC) transmission system in the US.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €230m loan to Finnish airport operator Finavia for the expansion of Helsinki Airport in Finland.