Transport for the North (TfN) has unveiled draft proposals valued at £70bn for northern infrastructure for the next three decades to transform the region’s economy.
Network Rail has announced preferred bidders for the next decade of rail system contracts in Scotland and the South of England.
A consortium featuring three BAM companies has secured first civil engineering contract worth €439.4m from Société du Grand Paris for the development of Line 17 of the Grand Paris Express.
Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo has commenced work on Lot 2 of Line 16 of the Grand Paris Express, which will serve communities in the northern and eastern parts of the metropolitan area.
Terna, a subsidiary of GEK Terna Group, has secured a contract for the construction and reconstruction works in Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade, Serbia, as part of a Vinci (51%) – Terna (49%) joint venture.
BAM Nuttall and QTS Group have won framework contracts, together worth £420m, from Network Rail to deliver a range of projects across Scotland over the next five years.
High Speed Two (HS2) has released images of the proposed replacement London Underground substation and vent shaft at Euston, the first major structure to be constructed as part of the transformation of the station ahead of commencement of high-speed services in 2026.
Systra, a French engineering and consulting group specialising in rail and public transport, has begun tunnelling work on the Västlänken (West Link) project in Gothenburg, the largest infrastructure project on the Swedish west coast.
BAM Farrans, a joint venture between BAM Nuttall and Farrans Construction, has won a contract from Norfolk County Council for Great Yarmouth’s Third River Crossing in the UK.
Bouygues Travaux Publics, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has won a €167.1m contract from concession company Bina Istra for widening a 28.1km stretch of the Istria Motorway to four lanes, on a peninsula in north-western Croatia.
The Scottish government will invest an additional £50m in the Tay cities region to support manufacturing businesses and for the delivery of the Cross Tay Link Road.
Heathrow has launched the next phase of Airspace and Future Operations public consultation and is urging local communities to help shape the airport’s plans for the existing two runways and as part of the proposed expansion.
British consultancy and construction firm Mace has won a contract for a new, £150m arrivals terminal at London Stansted Airport.
Aeroportos de Portugal (ANA), a subsidiary of Vinci Airports and concessionaire of 10 airports in Portugal, has signed a €1.15bn agreement with the Portuguese government for the extension of the airport capacity in the Lisbon region.
A joint venture comprising German construction firm Hochtief and Implenia has secured a contract from Deutsche Bahn (German Federal Railway) for the second trunk route of the suburban railway in Munich.
The UK government will invest £26.6m in new micro robots that can be used to repair the massive underground pipe network in the country, which can eliminate the disruption caused by the 1.5 million road excavations that are taken up every year.