Kawasaki Heavy Industries has completed a new plant at Wipro Kawasaki Precision Machinery in Bengaluru in the Indian state of Karnataka for the manufacture, sale and after-sales services for hydraulic equipment for the construction industry in India.
Leeds City Council and construction company, United Living, have submitted a planning application for the construction of the UK’s largest, fully modular council housing and apartment scheme in Leeds.
The final section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) between Craibstone and Parkhill in Scotland has opened to traffic, providing access to the entire 36-mile (58km) route to road users across the North East.
Galliford Try Partnerships has signed a development agreement with Ealing Council to create a new mixed-use scheme at Perceval House in London, which will deliver 470 new homes, alongside council offices and other community facilities.
The Ural high-speed rail project in Russia has moved closer to reality with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Siemens Mobility and the Economic Partnership Ural High-Speed Rail signing an agreement to invest in the project and take up joint construction.
Entergy Texas has broken ground on the Montgomery County Power Station (MCPS), the company’s first power plant in 40 years, in Texas.
The Round Rock City Council has approved an agreement with the developers of The District, a 65-acre mixed-use project planned for SH 45 just east of IH 35, in Texas, US.
Buckingham Group Contracting has been appointed by Swansea Council as the principal contractor for the £120m Swansea Central Phase One transformation project in the UK.
The UK government has announced an additional funding of up to £80m in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.
Hampton Roads Connector Partners (HRCP), a design-build team, has won a $3.3bn fixed price contract from the Commonwealth of Virginia, US, for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion Project.
London-based housing association Peabody has selected the UK subsidiary of Australian construction firm Lendlease as preferred bidder for Thamesmead waterfront scheme in the UK.
Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan Motor and Groupe Hasnaoui of Algeria will invest $160m in a new Nissan vehicle plant in Algeria to meet growing demand for vehicles in the country and across Africa.
L&T Construction, theconstruction arm of L&T, has won significant contracts across its Power Transmission and Distribution (PT&D) and Water and Effluent Treatment business segments and a large contract across its Buildings and Factories business unit.
The UK government has signed housing deals worth £250m under which an additional 25,000 homes will be delivered.
Balfour Beatty has won a £220m contract from Transport for London (TfL) to deliver the new London Underground track renewals contract over a four-year period.
Primewest and Iris Residential have secured approval for a A$140m ($100m) plan for the construction of 150 apartments and 14 specialty tenancies at the gateway to LandCorp’s Montario Quarter in Shenton Park, Australia.
Danish consulting engineering group Ramboll has been selected by Arlanda Airport in Stockholm as design partner for the development of Pier G, which will be connected to Terminal 5 in the airport.
Google has announced that it will build a $600m, 275,000ft² data centre in New Albany, US, as part of a $13bn nationwide expansion in 2019 in data centres and offices across the country, with major expansions in 14 states.
Swedish construction company Skanska, UK’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration (DCLPA), and US engineering company Aecom have begun the second phase of construction of new facilities for defence personnel at Worthy Down in Hampshire, UK.
The City of Subiaco has endorsed a proposal for the redevelopment of Subiaco’s abandoned Pavilion Markets near the Subiaco train station in Australia.