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.
Brighton & Hove City Council had given its approval to the plans for the construction of new student housing and facilities on the University of Sussex campus.
UK-based McLaughlin & Harvey has been selected by Scottish Borders Council as main works contractor for the £88m Hawick Flood Protection Scheme.
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.
Samsung Electronics, a South Korea-based semiconductor technology firm, has unveiled plans to enhance its foundry capacity at its new production line in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.
UK-based construction firm Laing O’Rourke has been selected by developer One Heritage as a preferred bidder to build £160m One Heritage Tower at Greengate, Salford in the UK.
BoKlok UK, a home developer owned by Skanska and IKEA, has appointed modular housing manufacturer TopHat for the development of houses in the UK.
Swiss food processing giant Nestlé has announced a series of investments totalling CHF100m ($103m) to strengthen its footprint in China.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has issued planning approval for the main works for the Snowy Hydro 2.0 hydropower project.
Aerion Supersonic, a US-based aircraft manufacturer, is set to build its $300m headquarters at Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Florida, US.
The Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) has given its approval for Continental/Ferguson Lansing’s revised Red Cedar Developmentplan, a $256m mixed-use project in the US city of Lansing.
The state government of Western Australia has awarded two contracts for the Bayswater Station upgrade and the removal of the Denny Avenue level crossing as part of the METRONET project.
E-commerce giant Amazon has announced to construct a new fulfilment centre in the city of Wilmington, Delaware, creating over 1,000 jobs.
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).
Brent Council’s first virtual planning committee has approved plans for Peel Place, a new £161m housing regeneration scheme at Kilburn in North West London, UK.
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.
Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on the 60.9MW Azabache solar plant, located about 10km from the city of Calama in Chile.
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.