Leighton Asia, a Cimic Group company, has won a $103m (AUD140m) contract from NLEX Corporation for the construction of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link Segment 10 – R10 Exit Ramp project in the Philippines.
Wagman Heavy Civil has broken ground on the $101.6m design-build I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project in the state of Virginia, US.
Peter Kiewit Sons, Hatch and Systra International Bridge Technologies team has been selected by the City of Kingston, Canada, for the detailed design and construction of the $137m Third Crossing bridge on Cataraqui river.
Canada Infrastructure Bank will invest CAD1.28bn ($980m) in the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project – a 67km, light rail, high-frequency network with 26 stations – in Montréal.
UK-based smart infrastructure solutions company Costain has won a technology contract from Highways England to design, install and implement one of the first pilot connected vehicle corridors on a live road, in collaboration with Highways England, the Department for Transport, Transport for London (TfL) and Kent County Council.
A consortium, led by SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins, has been appointed to prepare a new masterplan to transform Sheffield Midland Railway Station for the arrival of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) services.
Samsung C&T, the construction arm of South Korea’s Samsung Group, has won a $785.9m order from Sydney Motorway, established by the New South Wales (NSW) government, to build a 12.9km motorway in western Sydney.
Spanish construction and civil engineering company OHL has won a €44.6m contract from Puertos Canarios, affiliated with the Canary Government’s Ministry of Public Works, for the expansion of the Port of Agaete, located on the Gran Canaria Island, Spain.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has approved plans for the construction of a 3.5km bypass in Congleton and will provide £45m to the £75m project.
The Salini Impregilo Group, through its US subsidiary, The Lane Construction, has won a $404m design-build joint-venture contract with Security Paving to construct the I-10 Corridor Contract 1 Express Lanes in California, US.
Fraport, which owns and operates Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany, has received permission from the building inspectorate of the City of Frankfurt for the construction of Pier G at the airport.
Spanish construction company Sacyr has signed contracts for a total amount of nearly $110m (€100m) for its Rumichaca-Pasto and Montes de María fourth-generation (4G) highways in Colombia, South America.
UK-based construction consultancy Mott MacDonald has been appointed to provide airfield and apron design consultancy services at Macau International Airport (MIA).
A consortium, comprising PORR, Hinteregger (a subsidiary PORR acquired in 2017) as well as joint venture partners from Italy, has signed a contract worth around €1bnwith the European Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT) project company to build Lot H51 Pfons-Brenner of the Brenner Base Tunnel in Austria.
Network Rail has secured approval from the Secretary of State for Transport for a proposal to construct a new section of railway underneath the East Coast Main Line as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan.
The Buildings and Factories Business of L&T Construction has won an EPC order worth INR30.28bn ($435m) from GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) in India.
New Zealand-based McConnell Dowell has completed the construction of Chith Export Facility for Rio Tinto’s $2.6bn Amrun bauxite development on the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Austrian construction company Porr, in a consortium with PORR Bau and UNIBEP, Bielsk Podlaski, has won a €163.6m contract to design and build the final section of the S61 expressway in the Voivodeship of Warmian-Masurian in Poland.
A consortium consisting of Strabag, Ed Züblin and Strabag Rail has won a €115m contract from Deutsche Bahn to upgrade a 5.7km railway line in the municipal limits of Sande in the district of Friesland, Lower Saxony, Germany.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) have signed financing agreements with Empresa Metro de Bogotá to part fund the construction of the capital’s first metro line.