Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has submitted a proposal to the Ministry for the Ecological Transition of Spain for the construction of a 590MW solar plant in Extremadura.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has secured a contract worth NOK982m (£89m) for the construction of a subsection of Bergen Light Rail in Bergen, Norway.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has announced the start of construction on a new $350m (£308m) inpatient children’s hospital at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU in Richmond, Virginia.
British construction company Morgan Sindall has been appointed by hub South West and South Ayrshire Council to build two new education campuses, Prestwick Educational Campus and Maybole Community Campus.
German energy company innogy has broken ground on the 250MW Scioto Ridge wind farm in Hardin and Logan Counties, Ohio, US.
House builder and partnership housing company Inland Homes has secured planning approval for its £350m Wilton Park development on a 100-acre site in Buckinghamshire, South East England.
Spanish construction company ACS Group has won a €282m (£249.7m) contract from the Texas Department of Transportation for the I-2 and I-69C Interchange Project in Texas.
The Cyprus government has signed a lease agreement, paving the way for the construction of the EuroAsia Interconnector, a proposed 2GW electricity interconnector between Cyprus, Israel, Crete and Attica in Greece.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide THB9.9bn (£245m) in financing for the construction and operation of the Pink and Yellow lines of Bangkok’s mass rapid transit (MRT) system.
Private firm Agave Holdings has secured $100m (£78.7m) in construction financing for the first phase of Plaza Coral Gables, a mixed-use project located in the heart of the Coral Gables business district in Florida, US.
UK-based property developer Weston Homes and the Estates & Agency Group have gained planning approval for the £350m regeneration of Abbey Retail Park in Barking, London.
Transurban and the state government of Virginia, US have broken ground on the $565m (£444.6m) Fredericksburg Extension Project (Fred Ex), which involves a 10-mile (16km) extension of the 95 Express Lanes to Fredericksburg.
Miami International Airport (MIA) has secured approval from the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners for a $5bn (£3.94bn) investment in airport-wide modernisation projects over the next five to 15 years.
Belgian construction firm Besix in a joint venture (JV) with SIA RERE BŪVE has been awarded a contract worth €430m (£381m) to design and build the Rail Baltica Central Station project.
Aldevron, a US-based contract science organisation, has unveiled plans to construct a new 14-acre campus at its headquarters in Fargo,North Dakota.
Swedish construction firm NCC has secured a contract worth about SEK1.4bn (£116.6m) from property developer Bricks to construct a new mixed-use development in Aarhus, Denmark.
A consortium of Van Oord and Grupo Huerta Madre has secured a land reclamation contract worth €235m (£208m)in Mexico.
Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has agreed to invest CAD2bn (£1.17bn) as financing for Ontario’s GO Expansion – On Corridor project.
UK-based chemicals multinational INEOS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saudi Aramco and France-based Total to build three new chemical plants in Saudi Arabia.
Stonebridge Associates, a real estate development and investment firm, has broken ground on Avocet Tower, the $300m (£237m) mixed-use project located in downtown Bethesda, Maryland.