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.
The GelreGroen consortium has signed a contract with Rijkswaterstaat, part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, for the development of the A12/A15 highway Ressen-Oudbroeken (ViA15) project in the Netherlands.
UK’s Highways England has commenced public consultation for the revised £6.8bn Lower Thames Crossing project.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected Axiom Space, a US-based space station manufacturer, to design, build and launch the commercial space station on the International Space Station (ISS).
CarbonCure Technologies, a Canada-based cleantech company, has completed the installation of a new deicing pad, the East Deicing Apron, at YYC Calgary International Airport using CarbonCure Concrete technology.
US Navy’s Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) has broken ground on a project to renovate the Dry Dock 4 located in Virginia, US.
Australian construction company Georgiou has started work on the A$118m ($80.9m) High Street and Stirling Highway intersection upgrade project in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Construction firm Skanska has secured a £143m contract from Highways England for improvement of the M42 Junction 6 improvement scheme.
Glasgow City Council has approved a contract to BAM Nuttall for the construction of a new pedestrian and cyclist bridge connecting Sighthill and Glasgow city centre, over the M8 motorway.
The state government of Western Australia (WA) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) seeing bids from potential contractors to construct the Morley-Ellenbrook Line, as part of the METRONET project.