Articles by WCN Editorial Team

Fluor JV wins $1.2bn contract for Red and Purple rail lines in Chicago

13 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

A joint venture of Fluor and Walsh Construction has won a $1.2bn contract from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design and build the $2.1bn Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization (RPM) Program.

London mayor approves £2bn Elephant & Castle shopping centre scheme

12 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has approved planning application for a £2bn redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle shopping centre in South London, where developer Delancey intends to replace the centre with a new town centre-style scheme.

Planning Inspectorate to examine Highways England’s £100m A585 bypass proposal

12 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

The Planning Inspectorate has agreed to examine Highways England’s £100m plans for a new dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire.

Enel begins construction on 244MW wind farm in Mexico

12 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

Enel Green Power Mexico (EGPM), the renewable energy subsidiary of the Enel Group, has begun construction on the 244MW Dolores wind farm in the municipality of China, the company’s first project in the state of Nuevo León, Mexico.

YIT begins work on three Russian residential projects

12 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

Finnish building construction company YIT is constructing residential projects in Russia, together worth approximately €40m.

Govt announces £100m investment in new children’s hospital

12 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has announced funding of up to £100m for a children’s hospital for the east of England, which will integrate mental and physical health and combines quality services with science and research.

Arada announces three contracts for 800 homes in Sharjah projects

11 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

UAE-based real estate developer Arada has awarded three construction contracts at its two projects in Sharjah, Aljada and Nasma Residences, which together will involve the construction of 800 new homes.

Plans submitted for £112m Leeds flood defence project

11 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

Leeds City Council has submitted plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire in the UK.

Cubex unveils plans for £140m mixed-use scheme in UK

11 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

Bristol developer Cubex has unveiled plans to transform the former headquarters site of Avon Fire and Rescue in Bristol city centre into a £140m mixed-use scheme, which will form the next phase of the Finzels Reach quarter.

New AWPR section in Scotland to open to traffic

11 Dec 2018 WCN Editorial Team News

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.

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