ADNOC Refining, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded two contracts worth $3.5bn to Samsung Engineering.
Bouygues Construction and Colas Rail, a subsidiary of the Colas Group, have acquired Switzerland-based Alpiq Engineering Services from the Alpiq Group for CHF850m ($900.47m), which includes CHF700m ($741.51m) for Bouygues Construction and CHF150m ($158.89m) for Colas Rail.
Australian real estate investment trust Dexus has received approval from the state government of Queensland, Australia to go ahead with the second stage of its proposal to transform Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier into a business and leisure destination.
Sofidel, involved in the manufacture of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, has initiated a new greenfield investment in Inola, Oklahoma, US, to build an integrated plant that includes both the paper mill and converting lines.
UK-based affordable housing provider Metropolitan has secured approval from the planning committee of Lambeth Council for the development of more than 2,500 new homes and community facilities at Clapham Park in south London.
A consortium led by Bouygues Immobilier UrbanEra, the development arm of Bouygues Group, has been appointed as the preferred development team by the Ville de Charenton and Grand Paris Amenagement for the Charenton-Bercy project in Paris, France.
Facebook is set to invest $750m in a new data centre in Stanton Springs, Georgia, US, over the next five years, and create at least 100 full-time jobs, including positions in engineering and management, as well as opportunities for data centre technicians.
SK Innovation has broken ground on a KRW840bn ($784m) electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Komarom in the state of Komarom-Esztergom, about 110km northwest of Budapest, Hungary.
UAE-based construction firm Arabtec Holding has won a contract worth AED424m ($115m) from DAMAC Properties to construct 916 villas in AKOYA Oxygen Master Development in Dubai, UAE.
UAE-based developer Nakheel has announced that construction of Nakheel Mall, the AED1.2bn ($326.7m) retail and entertainment destination on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, is now 85% complete, with fit out also in progress at the mall’s outlets.
Hudson Pacific Properties and Macerich, a real estate investment trust, have established a joint venture to transform Westside Pavilion, a shopping mall located in West Los Angeles, California, into office space.
India-based engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won an INR25bn ($384.25m) contract from the Government of Maharashtra, India for the construction of a 210m-high statue of Maratha warrior king Shivaji in the Arabian Sea.
Siemens has signed an agreement for lease of land in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, where it plans to establish a modern factory to manufacture and commission trains.
L&T Construction, the construction unit of Larsen & Toubro, has won orders worth INR15.93bn ($244.52m) in India.
Astaldi has been awarded two construction contracts in Italy, together valued at €110m.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, has announced plans for a €2bn, multi-year expansion for Disneyland Paris.
Samsung Electronics, involved in the manufacture of advanced semiconductor technology, has broken ground on a new extreme ultraviolet (EUV) line in Hwaseong, Korea.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and JPMorgan Chase have announced that the firm will develop a new headquarters at its 270 Park Avenue location in New York City.
UK-based property developer Land Securities Group (Landsec) has secured a resolution to grant a revised planning consent for its proposed 564,000ft2 office development at 21 Moorfields site in London EC2.
Canadian employee-owned construction solutions partner Graham has been appointed general contractor for the CDN$127m ($100.41m) Rhaspody mixed-use development in the heart of Calgary’s University District.