Indian infrastructure company Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), in a joint venture with Bangladeshi construction company MAX Group, has won a $110m contract for civil works of Turbine Island for Unit 1 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh.
South Korea and the Philippines have signed a $172.64m loan agreement for the construction of an international container port in the Philippine province of Cebu.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded two civil contracts totalling SGD1.16bn ($865.2m) to construct the tunnel and commuter facilities, including pedestrian overhead bridges, bus stops, sheltered walkways, and cycling paths for two sections of the North-South Corridor (NSC).
Japanese company Toyo Engineering has won a contract from Obayashi Kamisu Biomass Power Generation to construct a 50MW-class biomass power plant jointly with Obayashi Corporation in Kamisu-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture.
Van Oord, a Dutch company that specialises in dredging and land reclamation, has been appointed as preferred contractor for a 640MW offshore wind project in Taiwan.
The BMW Group has taken up an expansion of the BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture battery factory in China.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 14-lane, access-controlled, Phase-I of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, stretching from Nizamuddin Bridge to Delhi-UP Border, and the 135km Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), stretching from Kundli on NH 1 to Palwal on NH 2, both in the Delhi NCR.
A joint venture between Singapore-based Yongnam Holdings and Hong Kong-based Leighton Asia has won a SGD553.8m ($412.7m) tunnel and infrastructure contract from the Land Transport Authority for the design and construction of a part of the North-South Corridor (NSC) project in Singapore.
China’s Guilin Medical School Affiliated Hospital has chosen US-based HDR to design a new expansion to accommodate clinical care, teaching and research programmes, which are currently provided in the co-located medical school and hospital campus.
L&T Construction, a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won orders valued at INR54.58bn ($800.3m) from various private and government clients in India.
L&T Construction’s Heavy Civil Infrastructure business segment has secured a marine infrastructure contract worth INR15.04bn ($221m) in India.
Gammon Construction, an equal stake joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson, has won a SGD$253m ($188.6m) contract from Global Switch to establish a data centre in Singapore.
UK-based architectural design and engineering firm Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for the new headquarters for DJI, a robotics company, currently under construction in Shenzhen, China.
India’s Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has sanctioned INR55bn ($819m) for construction of a 363km regional ring road around Hyderabad in Telangana state to ease traffic problem in and around the city.
The design by architects Meinhard von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) and WES landscape architects of Germany has won the first prize in a competition organised by Suzhou Yangcheng R+D Industrial for establishing an innovation campus for young companies in the high-tech field in Suzhou, China.
Astaldi, in a joint venture with Reliance Infrastructure, has won an EPC contract from the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) to build the Versova-Bandra sea link in Mumbai, India.
Roxy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New World Development Company, has secured a contract for a commercial development in Skycity (Skycity A2 and A3 sites) of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
Global Switch, an owner and operator of large-scale carrier and cloud-neutral data centres in Europe and Asia-Pacific, is establishing Singapore Woodlands, a SGD280m ($209.8m) data centre in Singapore.
The Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the expansion and modernisation of integrated terminals at Chennai, Guwahati and Lucknow airports, at a cost of INR24.67bn ($370m), INR13.83bn ($207.45m) and INR12.32bn ($184.8m), respectively.
Gammon Construction, a joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson, has secured a contract worth HKD4bn (about £370m) to build a large scale residential development in Hong Kong.