Royal Holloway, University of London, has named construction company Balfour Beatty as preferred bidder for the development of a new student village in the UK.
Porters Place Southend-on-Sea has secured planning consent from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council for the £500m Better Queensway regeneration project.
Construction company Wynne Construction has secured a contract worth £4m to construct a new primary school in Cricieth, the UK.
North Lanarkshire Council has awarded planning consent to Barratt Homes West Scotland and Cala Homes (West) for high-quality and affordable residential development in Stepps, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Swedish construction and civil engineering firm Peab has been commissioned to construct the third and final stage of the Fri Sikt apartment project in Ålesund, a port town on the west coast of Norway.
Works have officially begun on the £1bn Purfleet-on-Thames regeneration project, which is being rendered by Purfleet Centre Regeneration Limited (PCRL), in Essex county, the UK.
Privately owned design and build construction services provider Winvic is set to build the UK’s largest single occupier logistics park with five industrial units for tenants Jaguar Land Rover.
NCC, a construction firm in the Nordics, has partnered with Jönköpings kommuns Fastighetsutveckling for the construction of Science Park Towers in central Jönköping, Sweden.
Jacobs has been appointed as the lead consultant for the West Yorkshire Mass Transit programme, which is being developed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), in the UK.
Winvic has been selected by industrial developer Panattoni to construct industrial units at three logistic parks in the UK.
Kier, a provider of construction and infrastructure services, has broken ground of a new £15m Acute Medicine Unit (AMU) at Torbay Hospital in the UK.
Construction and civil engineering firm Veidekke has been awarded a contract, worth NOK685m ($79.9m), by health trust Helse Førde (HF) to build a hospital in Førde, the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway.
Swedish construction company Skanska has received a contract worth $699.4m (£507m) from Highways England to improve the A428 road in Cambridgeshire, England.
Swedish construction firm Peab has secured a contract worth $14.3m (SEK122m) to rebuild Highway 35 south of Linköping on the stretch between Sandtorpet and Björkåkla.
UK-based construction services provider Willmott Dixon has secured a contract worth £12.8m to construct an operational hub for the Gloucestershire Constabulary.
British construction & regeneration group Morgan Sindall has been shortlisted to deliver the proposed £65m Carlisle Southern Link Road (CSLR) in Cumbria County, UK.
Sweden-based property management and construction company Fabege and multinational construction and development company Skanska Sweden are acquiring around 150,000 m2 of land in Solna, Sweden, as potential for urban development has opened up in the area.
A feasibility study by Foster + Partners and COWI has supported the re-opening of Hammersmith Bridge across the Thames in west London, the UK, for pedestrians and cyclists next summer.
Both UK-based, Mace and AFC Energy have joined together in a UK-first strategic partnership to decarbonise the construction industry using hydrogen power.
The UK Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has announced the cancellation of the Oxford-Cambridge (Ox-Cam) expressway, following confirmation of the project not being cost-effective.