Standard Chartered Tanzania has signed a $1.46bn loan agreement with the Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance to support the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded three contracts worth SGD596m ($428.6m) to construct four stations for the Jurong Region Line (JRL) and their associated viaducts.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a €90m ($97.5m) loan to Družba za avtoceste v Republiki Sloveniji (DARS) for upgrading and extending the Karavanke tunnel that connects Austria and Slovenia.
A joint venture between Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), a subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, and W.W. Clyde & Co has secured a contract to design and rebuild Bangerter Highway in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Fraser Crossing Partners, a joint venture between Aecon Group and Acciona, had reached financial close on the Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project in British Columbia, Canada.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has signed an agreement with Delta Air Lines and JFK International Air Terminal (JFKIAT), the operator of Terminal 4 at the John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York, on key terms for the $3.8bn Terminal 4 redevelopment project.
The UK government has given green light for the construction of the High Speed Two (HS2) high-speed railway project that will connect London and Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.
A joint venture consisting of construction firm Skanska has secured a contract from Maryland Department of Transportation to build a new bridge over the Potomac River in the US.
The application for the A30 between Chiverton Cross and Carland Cross has been given development consent by the Secretary of State for the UK Department of Transport.
Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of most of the railway network in Great Britain, has awarded five CP6 signalling contracts worth £2.4bn ($3.09bn) to help deliver a more reliable railway for passengers.
The joint venture (JV) of Skanska, Costain and Balfour Beatty had completed the construction of the A14 project, six months early.
The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA), a government body under the Ministry of Transport, has awarded a contract, worth S$416.5 ($301.7m), to Hyundai Rotem (HRC) for the Jurong Region Line (JRL) in the western part of Singapore.
Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of most of the railway network in Great Britain, has received approval to begin the work on the second phase of East West Rail.
A joint venture of India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Power China International has secured a contract, worth AED1.87bn ($509.1m), from Etihad Rail Company to construct freight facilities for the railway network.
Birmingham City Council has selected Kier Highways as the preferred bidder to manage the 15-month interim highway services contract.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to advance a loan of $150m for infrastructure development in Tajikistan, involving the construction of a 44km stretch of M41 highway.
Metronet, a multi-government agency in Western Australia responsible for managing extensions to Perth's transport network, announced that its Thornlie-Cockburn Link (TCL) project has received state and federal environmental approval.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to finance €600m for the development of €1.77bn Pune metro project in Maharashtra, India.
Construction has begun on the A$2.4bn ($1.6bn) Parramatta Light Rail project in the Greater Parramatta region of New South Wales (NSW), Australia, with the turning of the first sod.
The N25 New Ross Bypass scheme has now been officially inaugurated by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Rose Katherine Kennedy Townsend.