Articles by WCN Editorial Team

Afreximbank approves loan to partially fund $24bn Mozambique LNG Project

07 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), based in Egypt, has approved $400m in loans and guarantees to support the construction of $24bn Mozambique LNG project.

Marlet selects BAM Ireland to deliver One Lime Street residential project

07 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Irish property group Marlet has selected BAM Ireland as the main contractor for the One Lime Street residential scheme in south docklands, Dublin.

UK Government sets out to reform outdated planning system

07 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

The UK’s Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has set out to reform the outdated planning system to deliver sustainable homes.

Walsh Construction converts 100-year old Chicago hospital into Hyatt hotel

07 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Walsh Construction, a US-based contractor, has completed the rehabilitation of the 104-year-old Cook County Hospital building into a dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel.

Highways England awards £240m maintenance contract to Amey

06 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

UK-based infrastructure management company Amey has secured a £240m Specialist Bridge Inspection and Maintenance (SBIM) contract from Highways England for the Avonmouth and Severn Bridges.

Granite JV wins $26m Downton Links Phase III contract in Arizona

06 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Granite and Borderland Construction, through their joint venture Downtown Links Constructors, have secured a $26m Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) contract for the Downtown Links Phase III project from the City of Tucson.

Aecom to cut 500 jobs in UK and Ireland

06 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Engineering and construction firm Aecom will axe up to 500 jobs as a result of its business restructuring in the UK and Ireland due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Winvic wins £29m contract to build intermodal rail freight terminal in UK

06 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

UK-based Winvic Construction has won an order worth £29m from Prologis, an industrial property firm, to build an intermodal rail freight terminal in Northamptonshire, UK.

Countryside selected for next phase of Bracknell regeneration

05 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

UK-based developer Countryside has been appointed by Bracknell Forest Council as its new development partner for the next phase of Bracknell town centre’s regeneration.

Multiplex completes $714m M-City Monash mixed-use scheme in Australia

05 Aug 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Global construction firm Multiplex, on behalf of Schiavello Group, has announced the completion of the A$1bn ($713.9m) mixed-use scheme, M-City Monash in Clayton’s former warehousing district in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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