Lendlease has been appointed as management contractor for a £328.3m heritage project to repair, refurbish and partially restore Grade I-listed Manchester Town Hall, UK.
SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins has secured a contract from Ailes Marines consortium for the front end engineering design (FEED) and detailed design of wind turbine jacket substructures for St Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm in northern France.
Bristol-based construction company Beard has been appointed by the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust as the main contractor for the replacement toll houses project.
intu Properties, a British Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), mainly focusing on shopping centre management and development, has appointed Sir Robert McAlpine to deliver the £86m transformation of intu Broadmarsh in Nottingham.
A joint venture comprising German construction firm Hochtief and Implenia has secured a contract from Deutsche Bahn (German Federal Railway) for the second trunk route of the suburban railway in Munich.
The UK government will invest £26.6m in new micro robots that can be used to repair the massive underground pipe network in the country, which can eliminate the disruption caused by the 1.5 million road excavations that are taken up every year.
Vinci Airports, a Vinci Concessions subsidiary, has agreed to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport from Global Infrastructure Partners in a transaction valued at approximately £2.9bn.
Skanska Norway has secured a SEK3.2bn ($352m) contract from the Norwegian Public Road Authority (NPRA) to build Fv. 659 Nordøyvegen in Møre and Romsdal county, Norway.
Vinci Airports, a subsidiary of Vinci Concessions, has completed the conditions stipulated in a 25-year contract and took over the concession at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade (Serbia).
Swiss construction company Implenia, in a joint venture with Hochtief, has won a €90m contract from Svenska Kraftnät (Swedish National Grid) for the Anneberg-Skanstull tunnel as part of the ‘City Link’ project to help improve the electricity supply in the Greater Stockholm region.
Birmingham City Council’s Planning Committee has granted approval for the planning application for the residential element of the Athletes Village as part of preparations to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Network Rail has awarded three contracts worth up to £7bn for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) to J Murphy & Sons, BAM Nuttall and Geoffrey Osborne for renewals and enhancements in Anglia, South East and Wessex in the South of England.
Edinburgh-based Brockwell Energy has achieved financial close on its Earls Gate Energy Centre (EGEC), an energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility in Grangemouth, Scotland.
Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK, will commence work on the Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass in Wales, UK.
Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Fincantieri, have secured a contract to rebuild the collapsed Genoa bridge across the Polcevera River in Italy.
VolkerHighways, an integrated highways service provider operating across London and the South of England, has secured a contract from Bath and North East Somerset Council for planned, routine and reactive maintenance to the highway network, as well as emergency response to road incidents.
Ed. Züblin, a subsidiary of European construction group Strabag, has secured a €80m contract from Rondus Erste Immobilienbesitz, represented by Hines Immobilien, for the construction of a residential complex in Berlin-Schöneberg.
BAM Construct UK has won a contract from King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) for the development at King’s Cross in London where technology company Facebook will acquire 611,000ft² of office space across three buildings.
Skanska Norway has secured a contract for the construction of Aveny Vest, a 176 residential apartments project divided into three houses in central Lillestrøm, Norway, and the company’s first BREEAM-certified housing project in Norway.
Tideway, the offshore division of DEME, has completed the installation of 467km export cable at Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.