Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for the construction of three bridges leading to Deira Islands, which will link with the existing bridge crossing the water canal. The bridges will consist of six lanes in each direction and will be built at cost of AED447m ($122m).
French energy and services group ENGIE has won a contract from Kingston University for a new £195m student accommodation scheme in London.
Australian infrastructure and facilities company Downer has won a contract from BELECTRIC Solar and Battery (BELECTRIC) to build innogy’s 349MW Limondale Solar Farm located near Balranald in New South Wales (NSW), which is expected to be the largest solar farm in Australia.
The BAAK consortium, comprising Macquarie Capital (70% of SPC), Ballast Nedam (15%) and DEME (15%), has reached financial close on the €1bn Blankenburg Connection public-private partnership (PPP) road project in the Netherlands.
Italian construction and civil engineering company, Salini Impregilo, has won a €718.8m contract from Societé du Grand Paris (SGP) to build a section of a new metro line for Grand Paris Express, which is touted to be the biggest sustainable mobility project in Europe.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has submitted plans to Leeds City Council for two modern hospital buildings, including a dedicated Children’s Hospital, on the Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) site as part of a long-term vision called ‘Hospitals of the Future’.
Danish engineering consultancy Ramboll has been appointed by Liverpool City Council to lead a technical team to develop a £50m, new permanent Cruise Terminal Facility on the River Mersey, UK.
BAM Deutschland, the German subsidiary of Dutch construction services company Royal BAM Group, has won two contracts, together worth more than €70m, for the construction of an office and residential building in Berlin and for the extension of the university hospital in Jena, located in east Germany.
A consortium comprising PORR, Gulermak and Energopol-Szczecin has signed a €150m contract for the construction of the Świnoujście tunnel in Poland.
American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have broken ground on a $1.6bn modernisation project for Terminals 4 and 5 of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – the largest individual investment by American Airlines at an airport in its 92-year history.
Bouygues UK, a British subsidiary of French conglomerate Bouygues Construction, has won a £250m (€281m) contract from Lynxvale, the University of Cambridge’s development arm, for the construction of the university’s Cavendish III physics laboratory and a neighbouring Shared Facilities Hub.
Millennium Hotels and Resorts, belonging to the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, has broken ground on a new hospitality and residential project called ‘M Social’in Sunnyvale, California, US.
Australian building and construction materials group Boral has agreed to sell its US Block business to Quikrete Holdings for $156m as part of a strategy to focus on its core activities.
The Howard Hughes Corporation has broken ground on ‘A'ali'i’, a mixed-use residential development at the Ward Village in Honolulu, Hawai'i, US.
Qatar Public Works Authority Ashghal has awarded five construction contracts for infrastructure and citizens’ sub-divisions projects in different areas, all worth around QAR2.7bn ($741m), to serve more than 5,192 land plots.
Dutch energy storage and battery company Lithium Werks and Chinese Zhejiang Jiashan Economic and Technological Development Zone Industry have signed an agreement to construct a €1.6bn, 60-hectare battery gigafactory in the Yangtze river delta, China.
Transport for London has announced a partnership with Pocket Living to construct affordable homes for first-time buyers at a number of its sites.
A joint venture between Galliford Try and Black & Veatch has secured a contract from the Environment Agency to design and build an improved flood defence scheme at Burton-on-Trent in Staffordshire, UK.
CALA Homes (West) has acquired the former Jordanhill Campus in Glasgow, Scotland, where it will construct more than 400 homes.
ADNOC Sour Gas, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has announced that the work is on track to build a new sulphur pipeline that will carry molten sulphur produced by its Shah sour gas field, located south-west of Abu Dhabi, UAE.