Purple Line Transit Partners, a consortium including Meridiam, Fluor Enterprises, and Star America, has won a contract to design-build, finance, operate and maintain the $2bn Purple Line light rail transit public-private partnership project in Maryland, US.
The Ratkovich Company and Jerico Development have unveiled plans for a $100m redevelopment of the 30-acre Ports O' Call Village along the Los Angeles Waterfront in San Pedro, Los Angeles.
Construction work is set to commence on a new $250m office building for HSBC in Downtown Dubai, UAE.
Engineering and construction group SNC-Lavalin has won an $800m oil and gas contract in the Middle East.
The Croydon Council has unveiled detailed plans for a £750m regeneration of the Croydon town centre.
Duke Energy Progress has secured approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission to build two 280MW combined cycle natural gas-fuelled electric generating units in Asheville, North Carolina.
Global Switch, the owner and operator of large scale cloud and carrier neutral data centre space in Europe and Asia-Pacific, has started construction on the last two stages of its $300m Sydney East data centre project in Australia.
Swedish construction firm Peab has secured a contract worth about SEK1.02bn ($119m) to carry out a reconstruction of the European route E45 in central Gothenburg, Sweden.
Samsung C&T has secured a SGD450m ($320m) contract from the State Courts of Singapore for the construction of the State Courts Towers.
Barka Desalination Company has inked a contract with government-owned entity Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) to construct and operate a new seawater desalination plant at Barka in the northern area of Oman.
German automaker Daimler has announced plans to invest about €500m for the construction of a new battery factory in the Saxon city of Kamenz, Germany.
Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has won a contract to build a main plant package for the 2x800MW Uppur Supercritical Thermal Power Project (TPP) in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, India.
South Korean steelmaker POSCO has signed an agreement with Iranian steelmaker Pars Kohan Diar Parsian Steel (PKP) to build a $1.6bn steel mill in southeastern Iran.
ScottishPower has completed a feasibility study to evaluate the possibility of expansion of the 440MW Cruachan Pumped Storage hydro plant near Oban, Scotland.
The mayor of London Boris Johnson has given the green light to Tottenham Hotspur’s new White Hart Lane stadium.
Tutor Perini Building, a subsidiary of Tutor Perini, has won a $285m contract from Pechanga Development to expand the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California.
Dallas-based development firm KDC is set to start work on a new office building as part of a new $200m West Love mixed-use project near Dallas Love Field Airport, Texas.
British carmaker Aston Martin has announced plans to invest £200m in a new manufacturing facility in Glamorgan, Wales.
Triangle Equities has broken ground on its $200m Lighthouse Point project on Staten Island, New York.
Engineering solutions provider Costain has secured an early contractor involvement (ECI) contract from Lancashire County Council for the Preston Western Distributor and associated link roads, in the UK.