Gammon Construction, a 50:50 Far East joint venture of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty and Asian conglomerate Jardine Matheson, has won the £249m ‘Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link – Northern Connection Tunnel Buildings, Electrical and Mechanical Works’ contract from the Hong Kong Highways Department.
US-based architectural, engineering and consulting firm HDR has been appointed by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) as the lead designer for the construction of I-395 bridge and reconstruction of 1.4 miles of interstate near Downtown Miami.
GE Power has signed a $1.6bn contract with Elektrownia Ostrołęka to design and build Ostrołęka C, an ultra-supercritical (USC) coal power plant, in Poland.
Vinci Construction UK has been appointed by intu, which owns shopping centres in the UK and three shopping centres in Spain, to deliver a £75m transformation of intu Trafford Centre’s Barton Square.
The University of Bristol has secured outline planning permission from Bristol City Council for a new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus under a regeneration scheme of the city centre site.
A consortium formed by Spanish companies Abengoa and Acciona has signed a contract to complete the construction of the Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant in Chile.
Metro 1, a US-based real estate brokerage, management and development firm, is seeking joint venture hospitality partners to co-develop a mixed-use hospitality, office, retail and/or residential project in Florida, US.
Highways England is set to begin work on a £373m project to upgrade a 23-mile section of M1 between Junctions 13 and 16 in Northamptonshire to smart motorway in August 2018.
The City of London Corporation has decided to grant planning permission to Lai Sun Development for the construction of a skyscraper at 100 Leadenhall in the City of London.
Alstom, along with Taiwanese engineering and contracting services company CTCI, has won a contract from Systemwide E&M Project Office (SEMPO) of the Department of Rapid Transit Systems, Taipei City Government, to supply an integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7 phase one.
Templegate Developments, a joint venture of Evans Property Group and Keyland Developments, has submitted a planning application to Leeds City Council to construct 700 additional homes on the 170-acre Skelton Gate site in the Leeds Aire Valley, taking the total number of homes to 1,800.
Spanish company Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure and Brazilian construction company Ferrera Guedes have won a contract from the State of Ceará’s Secretary for Infrastructure for the construction of Phase 1 of the Eastern Line of Fortaleza Metro in Brazil.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California will provide additional financing for the construction of the two-tunnel California WaterFix project as part of plans to modernise the outdated water delivery system in the state.
JPI, a US-based developer, builder and investment manager of Class A multifamily assets, has broken ground on Jefferson at The Gate, a 425-home luxury multifamily community within Frisco’s The Gate development on the northwest corner of the Dallas North Tollway and John Hickman Parkway.
MAN Energy Solutions, Welcome Group and KDW have broken ground on MAN’s future US headquarters and service shop at 1986 Woods Road in Brookshire, Texas.
German chemical company BASF is exploring the possibility of establishing an integrated ‘Verbund’ chemical production site in the South Chinese province of Guangdong.
British Solar Renewables (BSR) has announced the completion of a 49.99MW battery storage EPC project in the village of Stocking Pelham, Bishop’s Stortford in Hertfordshire.
US-based data centre, network and cloud services provider DC BLOX will establish a new data centre facility in Birmingham, Alabama.
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground on a €90m organic peroxide production facility in Tianjin, China.
Swedish company Skanska has signed a $189m contract with Duke University Health System for the construction of a patient bed tower addition at Duke University Healthcare’s main campus in Durham, North Carolina, US.