Irish construction firm John Sisk & Son has secured a contract from Moda Living for the construction of a 42-storey skyscraper in Birmingham, UK.
Italian renewable energy company Enel Green Power has started construction on four wind farms for a total capacity of 110MW in Zaragoza, Spain, with a total investment of approximately €116m.
J Safra Group and Foster + Partners have secured planning approval from the City of London Corporation for the construction of The Tulip, a public cultural attraction, on 20 Bury Street including the adjacent land, in London.
Chinese tyre maker Prinx Chengshan has broken ground on a $300m manufacturing facility at Eastern Seaboard Industrial Zone WHA EISE 3 (Chonburi) in Thailand.
A consortium comprising PORR and its subsidiary Hinteregger has commenced tunnelling work in Lot H51 Pfons-Brenner tunnel in Austria.
L&T Construction, the construction subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro, has won large contracts in India and abroad.
Cimic Group firm CPB Contractors has secured a $119m contract from the NSW Government for the Northern Road upgrade Stage 6 project in Australia.
Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), alongside Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company and Dubal, has commenced construction on a new power block at Jebel Ali smelter in Dubai.
Coleman Rail, a subsidiary of Acciona Geotech, in a consortium with Lendlease, has won A$536m ($238.4m) contract to build two train stations in Australia.
Levvel, a consortium of Van Oord Aberdeen Infrastructure Partners, BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie and RebelValley, has commenced work on €550m (£473m) project to reinforce the Afsluitdijk flood defence project in the Netherlands.
Penn State Health has commenced construction on its third adult acute care hospital, Hampden Medical Center.
German wind turbine maker Enercon has commenced construction on the 845MW second phase of the Markbygden wind complex in Sweden.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a £201m (€233.78m) funding to repair and maintain more than 1,000 miles of roads in the country.
Scotland-based privately owned construction and manufacturing company CCG, in partnership with hub South West, has submitted planning application for the construction of 330 homes in Whitlawburn as part of a £42m housing-led regeneration.
A consortium led by Salini Impregilo has secured a €608.1m contract for a part of a high-speed rail line between Naples and Bari in Italy.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of L&T, has secured orders from clients across various states in India.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved funding of $100m to modernise ageing equipment and improve power generation capacity at the Uch-Kurgan hydropower plant (HPP) along the Naryn River cascade in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Diamond Developers, a company that develops sustainable communities in the UAE, have begun work on AED2bn ($544m) Sharjah Sustainable City, the first urban mixed-use project in the emirate.
Danish planning company Femern has begun negotiations with the contractor consortia, which will construct the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link tunnel project, about the launching of major construction activities in the harbor town of Rødbyhavn on the south coast of Lolland on the Danish side.
The City of Chicago has selected Studio ORD to lead the design of the $8.5bn expansion programme involving a new Global Terminal and Global Concourse for O’Hare International Airport.