Yokohama Rubber to construct $165m tyre plant in Andhra Pradesh, India

14 Sep 2020 | Asia

The Yokohama Rubber Company has announced that it will build a new off-highway tyre plant in Andhra Pradesh, India that will entail an investment of $165m.

Philippine Infradev awards $1.2bn EPC contract for Makati Subway Project

10 Sep 2020 | Asia

Philippine Infradev’s wholly-owned unit Makati City Subway has awarded an EPC contract, worth $1.2bn, to China Construction Second Engineering Bureau for the construction of the $3.7bn Makati Subway Project.

Strabag team secures €106m railway contract in Czech Republic

8 Sep 2020 | Asia

Strabag’s subsidiary Strabag Rail, in consortium with Czech partner OHL ŽS, has been awarded a €106m contract to upgrade 9.6km section of track from Dětmarovice to the Polish border in the Czech Republic.

World Bank to finance $82m to improve road network in Himachal Pradesh, India

8 Sep 2020 | Asia

World Bank has signed an $82m financing deal with the state government of Himachal Pradesh in India to fund the $303.4m Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project to improve traffic flows on priority segments of the state’s core road network.

L&T unit wins contract to build power transmission lines in Telangana, India

7 Sep 2020 | Asia

The Power Transmission & Distribution Business of Indian construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured an order to construct power transmission lines and substations related to an infrastructure project in Telangana, India.

EIB to invest €650m for Kanpur metro line in India

1 Sep 2020 | Asia

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to invest €650m to fund the construction of 32.4km metro line in Kanpur in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Marriott inaugurates dual-branded hotel in Yinchuan, China

1 Sep 2020 | Asia

Hospitality giant Marriott International has expanded its presence in China with the inauguration of its dual-branded hotel Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Ramboll, BIG and Hijjas to design masterplan for new sustainable city in Malaysia

27 Aug 2020 | Asia

Ramboll, architect Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Hijjas have been selected by the Penang State Government as winners to design the masterplan for the new Penang South Islands (PSI) in Malaysia.

Balfour Beatty JV wins £1.27bn Hong Kong airport contract

24 Aug 2020 | Asia

Gammon Construction, a 50/50 joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Asian-based conglomerate Jardine Matheson, has won a HK$12.88bn (about £1.27bn) contract to expand Terminal 2 at Hong Kong International Airport.

ADB approves $1bn loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS network in India

19 Aug 2020 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $1bn loan to fund the construction of $3.94bn Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) network in India.

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