The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide a loan of up to $240m to JSC Uzbekenergo to improve power supply in south Uzbekistan by creating additional generation capacity at the Talimarjan Power Plant (TPP).
British architecture and integrated design company Foster + Partners has submitted plans to the West Oxfordshire District Council seeking planning approval for the Mullin Automotive Park at Enstone Airfield.
Systra, a French engineering and consulting group specialising in rail and public transport, has begun tunnelling work on the Västlänken (West Link) project in Gothenburg, the largest infrastructure project on the Swedish west coast.
Acciona Energía, a subsidiary of Spanish renewable energy company Acciona, has begun construction on the Almeyda solar plant, the second with photovoltaic (PV) technology in the Atacama region, Chile.
Finnish construction company YIT has been selected by Savo Consortium for Education (Sakky) to develop new premises in Kuopio’s Savilahti district, Finland.
A consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy) has won a contract from the Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) for the 400MW Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in Saudi Arabia.
Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market and part of Balfour Beatty Investments, has reached financial close on a public-private partnership project to develop an on-campus housing and dining community at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), US.
Belhasa Six Construct, a Dubai-based subsidiary of Belgian construction company Besix, has won a contract from Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a Free Trade Zone, Government of Dubai Authority, and master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), for the first super tall tower in Uptown Dubai district.
The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a company established to plan, develop and build the Trans Adriatic Pipeline natural gas pipeline, has achieved financial close, with €3.9bn funding secured from public and private lenders.
BAM Farrans, a joint venture between BAM Nuttall and Farrans Construction, has won a contract from Norfolk County Council for Great Yarmouth’s Third River Crossing in the UK.
University Partnerships Programme (UPP), a UK-based on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure provider, has reached financial close on a £139.7m deal with the University of Exeter on East Park project.
Nakheel, a property developer based in Dubai, UAE, has commenced construction on a rooftop infinity swimming pool at The Palm Tower, a 52-storey, luxury hotel and residential complex at the heart of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.
Muse Developments, a British company and subsidiary of Morgan Sindall Group, has launched a consultation on plans to create a £150m neighbourhood at Church Wharf in Bolton town centre.
Bouygues Travaux Publics, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has won a €167.1m contract from concession company Bina Istra for widening a 28.1km stretch of the Istria Motorway to four lanes, on a peninsula in north-western Croatia.
Aldar Properties, a real estate development, management and investment company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has announced the launch of an AED2bn ($545m) mixed-use development, Alreeman, in Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi.
Roy Anderson, a subsidiary of construction company Tutor Perini, has won a contract worth approximately $88m from the Charleston County Aviation Authority for a new five-storey, parking garage at Charleston International Airport in Charleston, South Carolina, US.
American engineering firm Aecom, along with Penoyre & Prasad and White Arkitekter, has been appointed by Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, University College London (UCL) and Moorfields Eye Charity to design the proposed new centre for eye care, research and education.
Data centre company Equinix has unveiled plans to expand Platform Equinix with the construction of SG4, the company’s fourth, $85m International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in Singapore.
Australian construction firm Lendlease has been selected by Birmingham City Council for a £1.5bn ($2.7bn) project to redevelop the 17-hectare Birmingham Smithfield site in the UK.
The Scottish government will invest an additional £50m in the Tay cities region to support manufacturing businesses and for the delivery of the Cross Tay Link Road.