Railway infrastructure manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) has assigned Saipem-led Cepav due consortium to advance the second construction lot for a high-speed railroad section in the country.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a €400m loan to fund the upgrade of A3 motorway section in Bavaria, Germany.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia is set to launch the tender for the construction of the A$2.6bn ($1.6bn) M6 Stage 1 project.
Interserve Construction has been appointed by Hertfordshire County Council to deliver the final phase of key improvements to the A602 road, between Tonwell and Watton-at-Stone, in the UK.
UK-based construction firm BAM has completed construction on new £40m wharf at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station in Antarctica.
Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) in Australia has selected Arup, a UK-based firm, as its rail operational planning adviser for the expansion of the rail network in the region.
L&T Construction’s heavy civil infrastructure business has been awarded two contracts to build Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh, India.
High Speed 2 (HS2) has secured approval from the Department for Transport (DfT) to issue a notice to proceed to the four main civil construction contractors (MWCC) working on the project.
Skanska has been awarded a $40m contract by Amtrak, a US-based passenger railroad service provider, to rehabilitate and restore maintenance facilities in the northeast region of the US.
Evolve Bayswater Alliance (Coleman Rail) has been selected as the preferred proponent to design and build the new Bayswater Station project as part of METRONET project in Western Australia.
Canadian design firm Stantec has been selected by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) to provide technical advisory services for the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Ontario, Canada.
Italian construction companies Salini Impregilo and Astaldi announced that they have resumed their work on the new M4 metro line in Milan.
Swedish construction and development company Skanska has been awarded a contract, worth approximately $195m, by the Delaware River Port Authority to rehabilitate the Benjamin Franklin Bridge that connects Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey, US.
The state government of New South Wales has called expressions of interest for the construction of 50km of new metro railway tunnels between Greater Parramatta and the Sydney’s Central Business District on the Sydney Metro West project.
A consortium comprising ÅF Pöyry (AFRY) and construction company GRK has been awarded a contract by the City of Helsinki in Finland to design and construct the second phase of the new tram project.
RB Rail, a joint venture of three Baltic States Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania that is implementing the Rail Baltica project, has awarded two contracts for the design and design supervision services for the two sections of the railway line in Latvia.
US-based Granite Construction has secured a contract worth $79m to deliver the Highway 101: Carpinteria project in Santa Barbara County, California.
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to provide a loan of €68m to the Klaipėda State Seaport Authority for the expansion of the port of Klaipėda in Lithuania.
A consortium comprising Sweden-based NCC and Spanish company Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL) has received a contract to build a new section of railway between Lund and Arlöv in Skåne, Sweden.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide $404m loan to upgrade the intercity travel and cross-border connectivity in Bangladesh.