Transport Infrastructure

Sun Group completes international airport, cruise-only port in Vietnam

2 Jan 2019 | Asia

Van Don International Airport, the first international airport in Vietnam, has been opened in Quang Ninh province, which is home to the UNESCO World Heritage site Halong Bay, 220km from the capital Hanoi.

Robots to detect and mend underground pipe network in UK

2 Jan 2019 | Europe

The UK government will invest £26.6m in new micro robots that can be used to repair the massive underground pipe network in the country, which can eliminate the disruption caused by the 1.5 million road excavations that are taken up every year.

Vinci Airports to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport for £2.9bn

28 Dec 2018 | Europe

Vinci Airports, a Vinci Concessions subsidiary, has agreed to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport from Global Infrastructure Partners in a transaction valued at approximately £2.9bn.

Skanska wins $352m contract for new road link in Norway

27 Dec 2018 | Europe

Skanska Norway has secured a SEK3.2bn ($352m) contract from the Norwegian Public Road Authority (NPRA) to build Fv. 659 Nordøyvegen in Møre and Romsdal county, Norway.

Vinci Airports completes financing for Belgrade airport

27 Dec 2018 | Europe

Vinci Airports, a subsidiary of Vinci Concessions, has completed the conditions stipulated in a 25-year contract and took over the concession at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade (Serbia).

Lendlease wins $335m contract for Sydney Metro Victoria Cross Station

24 Dec 2018 | Oceania

Lendlease, an Australian construction, property and infrastructure company, has won an A$476m ($335m) contract from the New South Wales (NSW) government to deliver Victoria Cross Station, a new Sydney Metro railway station, and a building above.

Singapore LTA awards six contracts for North-South Corridor tunnels

24 Dec 2018 | Asia

Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded six contracts totalling S$3.14bn ($2.3bn) to design and construct the tunnels and commuter facilities, including pedestrian overhead bridges and bus stops, for six sections of the North-South Corridor (NSC).

Downer JV selected for Australia’s Parramatta Light Rail project

21 Dec 2018 | Oceania

Australia-based Downer Group in an equal stake joint venture with CPB Contractors has been selected by the New South Wales Government to build Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail project.

BAM, Murphy and Osborne win CP6 contracts worth £7bn from Network Rail

21 Dec 2018 | Europe

Network Rail has awarded three contracts worth up to £7bn for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) to J Murphy & Sons, BAM Nuttall and Geoffrey Osborne for renewals and enhancements in Anglia, South East and Wessex in the South of England.

Balfour Beatty JV to build Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass in UK

20 Dec 2018 | Europe

Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK, will commence work on the Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass in Wales, UK.

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