Transport Infrastructure

SRV to begin work on Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Terminal 2 expansion

28 Nov 2018 | Europe

Finavia, formerly the Finnish Civil Aviation Administration, has made the implementation decision on extension and modification work at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport’s Terminal 2, enabling construction company SRV to initiate preliminary work.

Dubai RTA to build 77km internal roads at Al Khawaneej 2

26 Nov 2018 | Middle East

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for 77km of internal roads at Al Khawaneej 2 as part of a five-year plan to construct internal roads in several residential areas of Dubai.

AfDB grants $322m for road projects in Burundi and Tanzania

23 Nov 2018 | Africa

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB Group) has approved $322.35m loans and grant to Burundi and Tanzania to finance the upgrade of Rumonge-Gitaza (45km) and Kabingo-Kasulu-Manyovu (260km) roads.

CPB Contractors JV wins $994m Sydney Metro works package

22 Nov 2018 | Oceania

A joint venture between CIMIC Group companies CPB Contractors and UGL won a A$1.376bn ($994m) contract from the New South Wales (NSW) government to deliver the line-wide works package of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project, the biggest public transport project in Australia.

Egis closes financing of Golfo Centro highway project in Mexico

22 Nov 2018 | North America

French engineering group Egis and its Mexican partner Omega have closed the financing of the Golfo Centro highway project in Mexico.

Sound Transit begins work on Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension in US

21 Nov 2018 | North America

Sound Transit and Walsh Construction have broken ground on $217m, 2.4-mile Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension in Washington, US, which extends the current rail line from the Theatre District in downtown Tacoma to the Stadium District and Hilltop neighbourhoods.

3TI Progetti to develop Rail Baltica project guidelines

21 Nov 2018 | Europe

RB Rail, a joint venture of three Baltic states, has commenced the development of the architectural, landscaping and visual identity guidelines for the infrastructure elements of the 870km Rail Baltica project.

Tutor Perini JV wins $800m contract for Southwest LRT project in US

20 Nov 2018 | North America

A joint venture between Lunda Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tutor Perini, and CS McCrossan has won a $799.5m contract from the Metropolitan Council for the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project in Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota.

Kier secures £160m contract to prepare RAF Lakenheath airbase for US F-35s

20 Nov 2018 | Europe

Kier VolkerFitzpatrick has secured a £160m contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to deliver infrastructure to prepare RAF Lakenheath station near the town of Lakenheath in Suffolk, England, for two squadrons of US F-35s.

DB Netz awards €189m contract for 2nd main line of Munich S-Bahn system

20 Nov 2018 | Europe

A consortium comprising Ed Züblin, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau belonging to the Royal BAM Group, Max Bögl Foundation and Bauer Spezialtiefbau has won a first, €189m contract from DB Netz for the main construction of the second main line of Munich’s S-Bahn system.

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