Suzuki Motor to build new automobile plant in Myanmar

24 Mar 2020 | Asia

Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor has announced that its subsidiary in Myanmar, Suzuki Thilawa Motor, will build a new automobile plant in the country.

MVRDV to design Shenzhen Terraces mixed-use scheme for Shimao Group

23 Mar 2020 | Asia

Dutch architecture and urban design company MVRDV has been selected to design the 101,300m² Shimao ShenKong International Centre mixed-use development in Shenzhen, China.

MHPS to build three GTCC units at Anegasaki Thermal Power Station in Japan

19 Mar 2020 | Asia

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has secured a contract from JERA Power Anegasaki, a part of JERA, to build three new gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) generation units at the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station in Japan.

Singapore’s LTA awards $186m contract to build three JRL stations

18 Mar 2020 | Asia

A joint venture of John Holland and McConnell Dowell South East Asia has won a contract, valued at S$265.4m ($186.1m), from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore to design and construct three Jurong Region Line (JRL) stations and associated viaducts.

Starbucks to build $130m roasting facility in China

16 Mar 2020 | Asia

Starbucks Coffee Company is planning to build a roasting facility in China, with an investment of approximately $130m.

ACWA Power to build $1.2bn gas-fired power plant in Uzbekistan

6 Mar 2020 | Asia

The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has signed three new agreements, worth over $2bn, with the Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power to strengthen the country’s energy industry.

Jacobs selected to design $605m military base in South Korea

5 Mar 2020 | Asia

The US Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group to provide design services for a $605m (£472m) military base in South Korea.

AIIB offers $200m loan to improve electricity access in Bangladesh

4 Mar 2020 | Asia

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide a $200m loan to Bangladesh to upgrade the power supply network in its capital Dhaka and the country’s western zone.

Samsung begins construction on $220m R&D centre in Vietnam

3 Mar 2020 | Asia

Samsung Electronics has started construction on a new $220m Research and Development Center in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam.

New Zealand shortlists two teams to build Northern Pathway harbour bridge

26 Feb 2020 | Asia

The New Zealand Transport Agency has shortlisted two teams for the design and construction of the proposed Northern Pathway harbour bridge.

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