German electric utility E.ON has announced plans to construct a biomass power plant on a paper mill site provided by UPM in Hürth, Germany.
French company EDF Renewables has awarded a contract to Saipem for the construction of the £1.8bn ($1.5bn) Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland.
US-based infrastructure firm Aecom has secured a framework contract to provide technical support during the design and construction phases of the Lyon to Turin high-speed rail line.
Construction company Skanska has secured a contract worth SEK1.2bn ($125m) from Akademiska Hus, the Swedish government body, to build new premises for the Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg.
VINCI Concessions has opened the final section (Section 8) of the new Moscow-Saint Petersburg (M11) motorway in Russia.
Gateshead Council and its development partner Ask:Patrizia have awarded a contract to Sir Robert McAlpine for the construction of a £260m ($334m) waterfront conference and events destination in Gateshead, UK.
The Transport for London (TfL) has signed a contract with the RiverLinx consortium for the construction of the £1bn ($1.28bn) Silvertown road tunnel project.
UK-based construction firm Willmott Dixon has been selected to build a fourth project, Warwick Arts Centre, at the University of Warwick.
German rail manufacturing firm Siemens Mobility has selected UK-based engineering and design company Arup and AHR Architects to design a £200m ($258m) rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing of three new hotels to enter New Caledonia.
Morgan Sindall’s urban regeneration division Muse Developments has been selected as a development manager for the £650m ($841.5m) North West Quadrant scheme in Slough, England.
Spanish power firm Iberdrola has announced plans to build three solar plants in the Extremadura region of Spain, with a combined capacity of 400MW.
US-based food manufacturing company Kellogg has commenced construction on €110m ($121.3m) new manufacturing line at its Pringles factory in Kutno, Poland.
Romanian real estate developer One United Properties has secured building permission for the first phase of One Cotroceni Park mixed-use project in Bucharest, Romania.
Greenlink Interconnector Limited, the developer of the 500MW interconnector between the UK and Ireland, has submitted planning applications for the subsea interconnector on both sides of the Irish Sea.
An alliance consisting of Ramboll Finland, NRC Group Finland, Sitowise, and YIT has been selected by the City of Helsinki and Helsinki City Transport (HKL) for the construction of Crown Bridges tramway project.
Finnish construction company YIT and the City of Järvenpää have secured approval from the Järvenpää City Council for the development of Perhelä area in Finland.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a loan of €150m ($165m) to Finnish airport company Finavia for the development of Phase IV of Helsinki Airport’s expansion plans.
Construction and property development firm Caddick Group has been selected to build a £50m ($63.8m) GDV distribution centre near Wakefield in Yorkshire, UK.
American design, architecture, engineering and urban planning firm HOK and Spanish architecture practice ERRE Arquitectura have unveiled the design for a $282m multipurpose arena in Valencia, Spain.