The Port of Tilbury, London, has submitted an application to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the port in Thurrock as part of plans to meet the growing demand.
Stoosbahn funicular railway, touted to be the steepest in the world, has been opened for business in Switzerland.
Heathrow Airport has unveiled options for cutting the expenditure on a third runway expansion by £2.5bn.
DEGES, a publicly owned project management company representing the Federal Republic of Germany, has appointed a consortium comprising BAM-PGGM and HABAU as preferred bidder for the project, Availability Model A10 / A24 AS Neuruppin to AD Pankow in Germany.
The University of Bristol is set to build a £80m library on the Clifton campus as part of wider plans to remodel its precinct around Tyndall Avenue.
Coplan Estates, a UK-based firm specialising in local authority mixed-use schemes, has been appointed as development partner by Woking Borough Council for the Woking Gateway project.
Councillors of the London Borough of Hounslow (LBH) have approved planning amendments submitted by Lionel Road Developments and Kew Bridge Gate Developments for Brentford Community Stadium.
Unite Students, a manager and developer of student accommodation in the UK, has acquired a site in Oxford for developing an 885-bed scheme to house Oxford Brookes University students.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is set to provide a loan of €490m for the construction of a children’s hospital in Dublin, Ireland.
Construction of the UK Government Property Hub at Central Square in Cardiff commenced with a ground breaking ceremony, marking the beginning of a two-year project taken up under a public-private alliance.
Dublin-based construction firm John Sisk & Son has won two major contracts from Center Parcs, a European network of holiday villages, for the €233m Center Parcs Longford Forest resort in County Longford, Ireland.
British Land, the joint owner of shopping destination Meadowhall, has completed the £60m refurbishment of the centre.
US-based engineering services firm Bechtel has been appointed by Gatwick Airport, an international airport in England, to manage construction of the expansion of Pier 6 in the North Terminal, the largest single project under a £2.7bn investment plan.
BMMJV, a joint venture of Bam Nuttall and Mott MacDonald, has secured a contract to build the £100m Boston Barrier, which will protect more than 14,000 properties from tidal flooding.
Construction firm Mace has appointed main contractors for two student housing schemes in Exeter and Cardiff.
Polish construction firm Budimex and Spanish company Ferrovial Agroman are set to construct the Raciborz Dolny flood-control dam in southwest Poland.
Crystal Palace Football Club (CPFC), a professional football club in England, has unveiled plans to redevelop Selhurst Park stadium.
UK developer Tide Construction has secured planning permission to build the tallest modular development in the world – a twin-tower scheme of build-to-rent flats – in Croydon, south London.
Rete Ferroviaria Italiana has awarded a €186m (£164m) contract to consortium Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Imprese (RTI), comprising Salini Impregilo, Astaldi, SIFEL and CLF, to design and expand section of Palermo-Catania railway line in Italy.
Construction firm BAM has been chosen by City, University of London to construct a new building for The City Law School.