George Downing Construction has started work on Leeds Beckett University’s £80m Creative Arts building, a new hub for creative education in Leeds, UK.
Lincolnshire County Council has appointed Galliford Try, which will take over from Carillion, to deliver the £99m Lincoln Eastern Bypass project.
UK-based Robertson Construction has started construction on a 150-room Aloft Hotel on the site of the new Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC) in the UK.
Gammon Construction, a joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson Holdings, has secured two contracts with a combined value of HKD7.7bn ($984m).
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) has inked an agreement with US-based Gilbane Development Company to develop a mixed-use residential and retail scheme at College Park Station in Maryland, US.
Novelis, a US-based industrial aluminium firm, has unveiled plans to construct a new aluminium sheet production plant in Kentucky, US that will entail an investment of about $300m.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has secured a contract to design and build the Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre in Sydney, Australia.
UK-based Laing O’Rourke has won two construction contracts worth AED670m ($182.4m) from Expo 2020 Dubai to build two pavilions and an access road.
Related Companies, a US-based real estate firm, has selected Aecom as construction manager for The Grand, a mixed-use development in Los Angeles, California.
Work on the £100m Boston Barrier flood defence in the UK began with a ground-breaking ceremony.
Entergy Louisiana, a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation, has broken ground on the $872m, combined-cycle, natural gas-fired power plant in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Balfour Beatty has been selected by Wokingham Borough Council to deliver the £124m Major Highways Programme.
Chinese developer Prosperous Global China Capital (PGC) has selected construction form ISG to build a residential project featuring 517 homes at the site of former Renault car dealership at 75-80 High Street, Birmingham, UK.
Italian company Enel, through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Mexico (EGPM), has begun construction on the 93MW Salitrillos wind farm in the north-eastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas.
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.
A consortium led by Grocon, in partnership with Aqualand and Scentre Group, has been selected by the Barangaroo Delivery Authority for the transformation of Central Barangaroo precinct on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour in Australia.
Swedish construction firm NCC has won a SEK915m ($113.78m) order from Akademiska Hus to carry out an expansion of the Angstrom Laboratory at Uppsala University in Sweden.
Spanish company Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has reached financial close for the 342MW dc Potosi Solar Farm in Mexico.
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.