Infrastructure construction company McConnell Dowell has won a contract from PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, to carry out site development works for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (TWRP) in Singapore.
Finnish construction company YIT has secured a €60m contract from Stockholm Vatten, a water utility company in the Swedish capital, for new infrastructure work in Henriksdal wastewater treatment plant in Stockholm.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a 20-year €255m loan to Greek Public Power (PPC) to upgrade electricity distribution across Greece.
Terna, a subsidiary of GEK Terna Group, has secured a contract for the construction and reconstruction works in Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade, Serbia, as part of a Vinci (51%) – Terna (49%) joint venture.
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has inaugurated the country’s first Armoured Systems Complex (ASC) in the private sector, built by the Indian construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T).
Gammon Construction, a 50:50 Far East joint venture of infrastructure group Balfour Beatty and Asian conglomerate Jardine Matheson, has won a contract from Gold Topmont for the HK$2.9bn (£289m) Homantin luxury residential project in the Homantin area in Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Enel Green Power España (EGPE), a renewable energy unit of Endesa’s renewable energy unit, has begun construction on three wind farms for an overall capacity of 90MW in the Spanish municipalities of Allueva, Fonfría, Mezquita de Jarque, Fuentes Calientes, Cañada Vellida and Rillo in the province of Teruel, Aragon.
UK property developer SevenCapital has secured full permission from the Birmingham City Council planners to go ahead with a scheme to transform Connaught Square in Digbeth, UK.
West Coast Capital (WCC), a private equity partnership and owner of Winchburgh Developments (WDL), has agreed to form a joint venture with CALA Homes to invest in the development of the masterplan across 347 hectares for the construction of 3,450 homes at Winchburgh in West Lothian outside the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.
BAM Nuttall and QTS Group have won framework contracts, together worth £420m, from Network Rail to deliver a range of projects across Scotland over the next five years.
Parsons has secured a contract from United Development (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl-Qatar and Gewan Islands, to provide planning and infrastructure consultancy services for the development of Floresta Gardens at The Pearl-Qatar.
Spanish company Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructures has won several construction projects in Madrid, together valued at €65m.
Horizon Nuclear Power will suspend its UK nuclear development programme following a decision taken by its Japanese parent company, Hitachi, not to continue with the current programme of activities.
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has secured full planning permission from Westminster City Council for the construction of two new three-tier stands to replace the Compton and Edrich Stands.
Spanish civil and engineering construction company ACS Group has secured its first large-scale port project in North America for the design and construction of €260m container terminal extension at Vancouver Fraser Authority Port in British Columbia, Canada.
High Speed Two (HS2) has released images of the proposed replacement London Underground substation and vent shaft at Euston, the first major structure to be constructed as part of the transformation of the station ahead of commencement of high-speed services in 2026.
The Great River City Light Rail, a consortium led by Transdev, has won a €330m (A$536m) Supply, Operate and Maintain contract for Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail Project in Sydney, Australia.
Farrans Construction, a building and civil engineering contractor with operations in the UK, Ireland and Europe, has been appointed by Castlebrooke Investments for Phase 1 of the £500m Tribeca Belfast urban regeneration scheme in Ireland, UK.
Property Alliance Group has commenced construction on a new apartment scheme near New York Street in Manchester City Centre, Manhattan, UK.
NCC is set to begin construction on a major hospital project in Oulu, Finland, which it secured from the Joint Municipal Authority of the Health Care District of Northern Ostrobothnia.