A consortium comprising Ed Züblin, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau belonging to the Royal BAM Group, Max Bögl Foundation and Bauer Spezialtiefbau has won a first, €189m contract from DB Netz for the main construction of the second main line of Munich’s S-Bahn system.
Kier VolkerFitzpatrick has secured a £160m contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to deliver infrastructure to prepare RAF Lakenheath station near the town of Lakenheath in Suffolk, England, for two squadrons of US F-35s.
J Safra Group and Foster + Partners have submitted a planning application to the City of London Corporation for the construction of The Tulip, a public cultural attraction, which would be located adjacent to 30 St Mary Axe, also known as The Gherkin.
A joint venture between Lunda Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tutor Perini, and CS McCrossan has won a $799.5m contract from the Metropolitan Council for the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project in Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will undertake an AED590m ($161m) project to expand the smart traffic systems in support of efforts to rank Dubai as the smartest city worldwide and implement smart technologies and programmes to ease the mobility in Dubai.
German energy company E.ON, in a joint venture with Swiss investment manager Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP), will construct a 475MW onshore wind farm at Nysäter in Sweden.
The OpenIJ consortium, consisting of BAM-PGGM, VolkerWessels and DIF, has achieved a milestone in the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock in the Netherlands, with the immersion of the caisson for the outer lock head into its final position.
Swedish construction and project development company Skanska has won a SEK1.8bn ($199m) order for the development of an office project, Citygate, in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The UK government has announced a £2bn funding for Network Rail in Wales and Borders to upgrade the network to improve safety of passengers and ensure reliable transportation for passengers and freight customers.
UK-based construction company J Murphy & Sons has secured a contract from Irish Water to design, construct and commission a covered storage reservoir at Stillorgan, which will safeguard the drinking water supply for 200,000 people in south Dublin.
American retail real estate owner, operator and developer EDENS and multifamily developers Crescent Communities have broken ground on new retail and residential development at Moores Mill in Upper Westside Atlanta.
British financial services groups Legal & General has agreed to fund the development of Unity Square in Nottingham as the regional hub of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
The Lendlease Samsung Bouygues Joint Venture (LSBJV), comprising Lendlease Engineering, Samsung C&T and Bouygues Construction Australia (subsidiary of Bouygues Travaux Publics), has won a contract from the New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia to design and construct the twin 7.5km motorway tunnels for the $12bn WestConnex project in Sydney.
The UK government has launched its first Energy Investment Portfolio worth £5bn, under which energy and infrastructure projects across the country will be promoted to global investors as part of a new portfolio of opportunities.
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has secured approval from the Uttlesford District Council for its planning application to increase the capacity of London Stansted Airport from 35 million passengers to 43 million a year.
Toringdon 7, an office building being developed by US-based Trinity Capital Advisors and Brasfield & Gorrie in Toringdon Office Park, in Charlotte, North Carolina, has topped out and is on track for completion in 2019.
SLSCO, a Texas-based company, has won a $167m contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the construction of approximately eight miles of levee wall system in the US Border Patrol’s (USBP) Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector.
American construction company Hensel Phelps has won a $327m design-build contract from Nashville International Airport (BNA) for the terminal lobby and International Arrivals Facility (IAF) project.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has cleared the path for the construction on the $2.003bn Southwest Light Rail Transit Project (SWLRT) in the US state of Minnesota.
BAM Construction’s North West team has been appointed by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to design and construct a Welcome Building and lake at RHS Garden Bridgewater on the site of the former Worsley New Hall, UK.