The UK government-owned Highways England announced a 15-year plan to bring the digital revolution to the construction industry which could increase productivity, save billions of pounds while slashing the number of fatal building site accidents.
Besix, a Belgian consortium group, has secured a €100m contract for the development of the Saint-Denis Pleyel station, which is part of the Grand Paris Express.
Austrian construction company Strabag has secured a €40m (RON192m) follow-up contract from Romanian motorway company Compania Nationala de Administrare a Infrastructurii Rutier (CNAIR).
Tijdelijke Handelsvennootschap Combinatie Oosterweeltunnel (THV COTU) consortium has been awarded a €570m contract by Lantis to build the 1,800m-long immersed tube tunnel in Belgium.THV COTU is a consortium of DEME, Besix, BAM Contractors and Jan De Nul.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €95m loan agreement with the Estonian national railway company Eesti Raudtee for the modernisation of the railway network.
Austrian construction company PORR has secured a €115m (PLN509m) contract for the design and construction of the S16 expressway Olsztyn-Ełk in the section between BorkiWielkie and Mrągowo.
Swedish construction firm NCC has secured a won a contract worth about SEK265m ($28.5m) to deliver preparatory works for the Tvärbanan light rail line in Stockholm, Sweden.
Consultancy and construction company Mace has been selected by Transport for the North (TfN) in the UK to lead the Programme Support Office for the £39bn Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) programme.
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has secured two dredging contracts in Finland from the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, the Port of Helsinki and the City of Helsinki with a combined contract value of €32m.
VINCI, through its subsidiary Mobility and its joint venture partner ETF, has secured railway equipment and works contract worth €120m from Société du Grand Paris for Grand Paris Express West sector of Line 15 South.
Amey Consulting in collaboration with Arup has secured a £45m contract from Highways England to help upgrade the A66 Northern Transpennine route.
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau, a group company of BAM, has secured a contract for the construction of two lots of the new U81 light rail line in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Highways England has announced the official preferred route for the £1bn Trans-Pennine A66 upgrade, which will connect M6 at Penrith in Cumbria with the A1(M) at Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire.
UK Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has given the consent for the development of Junction 6 on highway M42.
The UK government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Polish counterpart to support the development of a major infrastructure project, the ‘Solidarity Transport Hub, in Poland.
The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has issued planning approval for the £1bn Old Oak Common station being developed by High Speed Two (HS2).
A consortium of Porr and Mota-Engil Central Europe has secured a contract worth PLN989.7m (€217m) from the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) in Poland to design and build the 15km-long section of the S1 expressway from Oświęcim to Dankowice.
Acciona has signed an agreement with Norwegian state highway authority Nye Veier to proceed with the €390m design and construction of the E6 Ranheim-Værnes highway.
A joint venture of VINCI and Spie Batignolles has received a contract, worth €799m, from Société du Grand Paris for the construction of package 1 of Grand Paris Express Line 18 in France.
AECOM and SLC Rail have reached an agreement with Northumberland County Council to reintroduce rail passenger services to an existing freight-only line.