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.
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Norwegian energy group E-CO Energi Holding have signed a long-term loan agreement of NOK1.8bn (€185m) to finance the construction of three hydroelectric power stations and the expansion of an existing power plant in Norway.
NCC, a construction, infrastructure and property development company in the Nordic region, is set to commence work on the SEK1.2bn ($132m) second phase of the tunnel contract on Faroe Islands, a North Atlantic archipelago located between Norway and Iceland and autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling has inaugurated an upgraded terminal at London Luton Airport (LLA), marking the culmination of the airport’s £160m, three-year transformation project.
Argent Related, a British urban regeneration company, has secured consent from the London Borough of Haringey for a regeneration scheme in Tottenham Hale.
British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has announced funding of up to £100m for a children’s hospital for the east of England, which will integrate mental and physical health and combines quality services with science and research.
Finnish building construction company YIT is constructing residential projects in Russia, together worth approximately €40m.
The Planning Inspectorate has agreed to examine Highways England’s £100m plans for a new dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has approved planning application for a £2bn redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle shopping centre in South London, where developer Delancey intends to replace the centre with a new town centre-style scheme.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.
Bristol developer Cubex has unveiled plans to transform the former headquarters site of Avon Fire and Rescue in Bristol city centre into a £140m mixed-use scheme, which will form the next phase of the Finzels Reach quarter.
Leeds City Council has submitted plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire in the UK.
Weston Homes, along with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has secured a Resolution to Grant planning permission from Norwich City Council for the regeneration of Anglia Square in central Norwich, UK, into a £300m mixed-use urban quarter.
Preston Bypass, the first and longest motorway in Britain, which has turned 60 and is now part of the M6, is set for a £900m technology upgrade.
Network Rail has announced the first multi-million-pound contracts for Control Period 6 (2019-2024), worth £645m.
Highways England has invited companies to join the £4.5bn Smart Motorway Alliance to improve motorway journeys and continue the work to connect the country.