Arizona State University (ASU), together with the officials from the City of Mesa, has broken ground on new $73.5m academic building, named ASU @ Mesa City Center, in downtown Mesa, Arizona.
UK-based property development firm Quintain has awarded a £130m ($169.7m) contract to McLaren Construction to deliver the fourth development at Wembley Park in the UK.
Finnish construction company YIT is set to start construction on Kankaan Arkki, an office block in the city of Jyväskylä, Finland.
Anglo-Australian metals and mining firm Rio Tinto has awarded contract, valued A$400m ($275.9m), to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company Mondiumfor the Western Turner Syncline phase two (WTS2) mine in Western Australia.
Swedish construction and civil engineering company Peab has secured a NOK784m ($88.3m) contract from Nye Veier for the extension of E6 between Kvål and Melhus in Norway.
Ineos Styrolution, a German styrenics supplier, has announced its plans to build a new ABS plant in China with a planned annual capacity of 600,000 tonnes.
UAE-based renewable energy company Masdar has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy to build a 200MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Azerbaijan.
US-based Spirit Airlines has broken ground on its new $250m corporate headquarters in Dania Beach, Florida near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
US-based real estate firm Hines along with USAA Real Estate and Philena Properties have commenced construction on West Edge, a mixed-use development in Los Angeles, US.
Fraser Crossing Partners, a 50/50 joint venture between Aecon and Acciona, has been selected as the preferred proponent by the Province of British Columbia to construct the new Pattullo Bridge replacement over the Fraser River in the Greater Vancouver area.
Danish consulting engineering group Ramboll has acquired Singapore-based design and engineering consultancy Web Structures.
Finnish construction company YIT has signed a €13m ($14.4m) contract with Port of Tallinn for the construction of new cruise terminal in Tallinn, Estonia.
Grady Health System (Grady) has awarded a $113m contract to Skanska and H.J. Russell & Company joint venture (JV) to construct a new surgery and clinic centre in Atlanta in the US state of Georgia.
Enfield Council has signed a development agreement with Vistry Partnerships (formerly Galliford Try Partnerships) to build 900 new homes on Meridian One, which is part of the first phase of the £6bn Meridian Water development in London, UK.
Pembina Pipeline and Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) of Kuwait have executed a lump sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Canadian Kuwait Petrochemical (CKPC) for a petrochemical facility in Canada.
US government agency Atlanta Housing has broken ground on first phase of $166m redevelopment of Herndon Square.
Logistics developer Tritax Symmetry’s application for a 1.5mft² Symmetry Park near Wigan has been recommended for approval at Wigan Council’s planning committee next week.
American Airlines and British Airways have begun work on upgrades and additions to Terminal 8 at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Gemma Power Systems, a subsidiary of Argan, has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services contract from Harrison Power to build the 1.08GW Harrison Energy Center in Ohio, US.
Griffin Capital, an alternative asset manager, has announced plans to build four new office buildings, containing 240,000ft² of space, in Los Angeles, El Segundo, located in the US state of California.