CityFibre, a UK-based digital infrastructure provider, has awarded construction contracts worth £1.5bn for full-fibre rollouts across 27 towns and cities, addressing nearly three million premises.
Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem has completed construction of its polypropylene production unit in La Porte, Texas.
Construction technology business Converge in partnership with BAM Nuttal has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system for predicting concrete strength.
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to provide SEK1bn (£84m) in financing to Swedish forest company Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA to expand its production capability at its softwood kraft pulp mill in Sweden.
Grupo Graña y Montero’s Chilean subsidiary Vial y Vives-DSD has secured a contract from Celulosa Arauco y Constitución for electrochemical civil assembly as part of modernisation and expansion of the Arauco plant (MAPA).
US-based technology firm Itron has collaborated with Vinci Energies’ Electrix and Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) for the development of a smart lighting project in Australian capital city.
British infrastructure support service provider Amey has been selected by telecommunications service provider CityFibre to extend its 150km network in Edinburgh to homes and businesses across the city.
Spanish engineering and technology group Sener has secured five contracts for the development phase of a space station in lunar orbit, which is set to become the next international space station and scheduled to be built in the 2020s as part of the Gateway Project.
Interxion Holding, a provider of carrier and cloud-neutral co-location data centre services, is set to build new data centres in Frankfurt (FRA15) and Marseille (MRS3).
Facebook is set to establish the first custom-built, $1bn data centre in Asia in Singapore as part of the social media company’s plan to expand in the continent.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California will provide additional financing for the construction of the two-tunnel California WaterFix project as part of plans to modernise the outdated water delivery system in the state.
J.C. Bamford Excavators, known as JCB, is set to build a new plant in Staffordshire, UK that will entail an investment of more than £50m.
Bosch Group has laid the foundation stone for a €1bn wafer fab facility in Saxony state capital of Dresden, Germany.
Facebook has broken ground on a $750m data centre in Huntsville, Alabama, which will create 100 jobs.
Metafrax has broken ground on a RUB58bn ($1bn) chemical plant for producing ammonia, carbamide and melamine in Gubakha, Perm Territory, Russia.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has unveiled plans to build a new tyre factory in Luxembourg to meet the demand for premium tyres.
A joint venture (JV) of Granite Construction and Obayashi Corporation has bagged a $165m contract for the Finegayan Utilities and Site Improvements Phase I project in Finegayan, Guam.
LG Electronics has broken ground on its new $250m home appliance manufacturing facility near, Clarksville in Tennessee, US.
Public Health England (PHE) has filed a planning application with Harlow District Council for the construction of a £400m laboratory in Harlow, Essex.
OneAIM, a joint venture of Amec Foster Wheeler and Interserve, has been awarded a framework contract to support reprocessing plants and facilities at the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria, UK.