A joint venture of US-based Jacobs Engineering Group and Aurecon has been selected by John Holland and CPB Contractors consortium to carry out the engineering design for the $5.1bn (AUD6.7bn) West Gate Tunnel Project in Australia.
The Morgan Sindall and BAM Nuttall joint venture, bmJV, has won two contracts worth £322m to deliver part of the smart motorway programme of Highways England.
VINCI Airports has been named as the best bidder by the Republic of Serbia and Airport Nikola Tesla (ANT) for the Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport concession.
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given approval for the construction, operation and maintenance of two-lane bi-directional Zojila Tunnel with parallel escape (egress) tunnel, excluding approaches, on Srinagar-Leh section in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).
The Basque government’s Euskal Trenbide Sarea (ETS) has awarded a €53.2m contract to a consortium led by Sacyr Construcción and Cavosa, alongside Campezo, Mariezcurrena and Zubieder for the construction of the Miraconcha-Easo urban section of the Topo rail line, passing through the centre of San Sebastián.
UK-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Fluor Corporation, The Middlesex Corp and Herzog Contracting Corp, has been awarded a $1.08bn (£807m) Green Line Extension design and build contract by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), US.
The Port of Tilbury, London, has submitted an application to the Planning Inspectorate to build a new terminal adjacent to the port in Thurrock as part of plans to meet the growing demand.
Stoosbahn funicular railway, touted to be the steepest in the world, has been opened for business in Switzerland.
The Stage 2 of the Gold Coast light rail line in the Australian state of Queensland has been officially opened to passengers ahead of schedule.
Heathrow Airport has unveiled options for cutting the expenditure on a third runway expansion by £2.5bn.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have announced commitments to fund 100% of their share of the Gateway Hudson Tunnel Project.
The Government of Victoria, Australia, has awarded contracts to build the biggest public transport project in the state’s history and equip it with modern signalling.
DEGES, a publicly owned project management company representing the Federal Republic of Germany, has appointed a consortium comprising BAM-PGGM and HABAU as preferred bidder for the project, Availability Model A10 / A24 AS Neuruppin to AD Pankow in Germany.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has secured a multibillion dollar contract to deliver the West Gate Tunnel in Victoria, Australia.
China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCEC) has secured a SGD79m ($58.48m) contract from the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) for the construction of tunnels between Punggol station and the future Punggol Coast station on the North East Line Extension (NELe).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to provide $330m in financing to Afghanistan for completing the national ring road.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) has begun work on a new project to connect Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Road with Umm Lafina and Al Reem Islands.
US-based engineering services firm Bechtel has been appointed by Gatwick Airport, an international airport in England, to manage construction of the expansion of Pier 6 in the North Terminal, the largest single project under a £2.7bn investment plan.
An equal stake joint venture of Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) and Belgium-based DEME has won a contract worth €110m for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Martín García channel.
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) has begun work on the $1.5bn, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair in California, US.