US-based General Motors (GM) in a joint venture with LG Chem is planning to build a battery cell assembly plant in Ohio, US with an investment of $2.3bn.
European construction material producer Saint-Gobain has agreed to acquire US-based gypsum product manufacturing company Continental Building Products for $1.4bn.
US-based Tyson Fresh Meats has broken ground on a $300m case-ready beef and pork facility in Eagle Mountain in Utah County, Utah.
Zekelman Industries has unveiled plans to build the world’s largest continuous ERW tube mill in Blytheville, Arkansas in the US, with an investment of $150m (£123.2m).
Building materials group CRH has agreed to sell its building materials distribution arm Europe Distribution business to private equity funds managed by Blackstone for €1.64bn (£1.4bn).
American e-commerce giant Amazon has broken ground on a new $1.5bn Air Hub located in Hebron, Kentucky at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).
Wavegarden has started civil work on the Wavegarden Cove surfing lagoon in Turtle Island, Siheung in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea.