New South Wales (NSW) minister for transport and infrastructure Andrew Constance has announced plans for a new rail nerve centre at Green Square, Sydney.
Purple Line Transit Partners, a consortium including Meridiam, Fluor Enterprises, and Star America, has won a contract to design-build, finance, operate and maintain the $2bn Purple Line light rail transit public-private partnership project in Maryland, US.
Swedish construction firm Peab has secured a contract worth about SEK1.02bn ($119m) to carry out a reconstruction of the European route E45 in central Gothenburg, Sweden.
ScottishPower has completed a feasibility study to evaluate the possibility of expansion of the 440MW Cruachan Pumped Storage hydro plant near Oban, Scotland.
Engineering solutions provider Costain has secured an early contractor involvement (ECI) contract from Lancashire County Council for the Preston Western Distributor and associated link roads, in the UK.
A consortium led by Ferrovial subsidiary Cintra has won a contract valued at €1.01bn from the Slovakia Ministry of Transport to design, construct, finance, operate and maintain the beltway around Bratislava, Slovakia.
The Canberra Metro consortium has been selected to deliver the first stage of the Capital Metro light rail project in Australia.
OHL Concesiones has secured approval from the Metropolitan Council of Lima for a $500m road project in Lima, Peru.
Strabag, through its Polish subsidiaries, has secured two road construction contracts worth PLN484m (about $120m) from Poland’s General Directorate for National Roads and Highways (GDDKiA).
Vinci has won a contract to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the 24km western Strasbourg bypass in France.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has signed an agreement with the city’s major airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a $1.3bn infrastructure project at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.
French company Bolloré Group has secured a contract from the authorities of East Timor to design, construct and operate the deepwater port at Dili.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €230m loan to Finnish airport operator Finavia for the expansion of Helsinki Airport in Finland.
Construction is underway on GO Transit’s new $859.2m East Rail Maintenance Facility in Whitby, Ontario.
CPB Contractors, the construction company of CIMIC Group, has won a highway contract from Queensland's Department of Transport and Main Roads.
Work on the Lincoln Eastern Bypass project in the UK is expected to start in 2016 after the project secured the approval from the Secretary of State.
A joint venture (JV) of Salini Impregilo and NRW has been chosen as the preferred respondent to design, build and maintain the $2bn Forrestfield-Airport Link in Perth, Australia.
Construction work has commenced on the $113m South Bay Rapid project in California.
Construction work has started on the $1.1bn expansion of Bahrain International Airport, which is expected to boost the airport’s annual passenger handling capacity to 14 million.
IRB Infrastructure Developers is set to sign a concession agreement by March 2016 for the INR100.5bn ($1.5bn) Zojila Pass Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, India.