RDIF, Siemens to invest in $4.5bn Russian high-speed rail project

19 Feb 2019 | Europe

The Ural high-speed rail project in Russia has moved closer to reality with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Siemens Mobility and the Economic Partnership Ural High-Speed Rail signing an agreement to invest in the project and take up joint construction.

Galliford Try Partnerships, Ealing Council plan mixed-use scheme in London

19 Feb 2019 | Europe

Galliford Try Partnerships has signed a development agreement with Ealing Council to create a new mixed-use scheme at Perceval House in London, which will deliver 470 new homes, alongside council offices and other community facilities.

Final section of AWPR in Scotland opens to traffic

19 Feb 2019 | Europe

The final section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) between Craibstone and Parkhill in Scotland has opened to traffic, providing access to the entire 36-mile (58km) route to road users across the North East.

Leeds Council, United Living plan UK’s largest modular council housing scheme

19 Feb 2019 | Europe

Leeds City Council and construction company, United Living, have submitted a planning application for the construction of the UK’s largest, fully modular council housing and apartment scheme in Leeds.

UK to upgrade Dawlish sea wall under £2bn south-west plan

18 Feb 2019 | Europe

The UK government has announced an additional funding of up to £80m in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.

Buckingham Group to deliver £120m Phase 1 of Swansea Central project in UK

18 Feb 2019 | Europe

Buckingham Group Contracting has been appointed by Swansea Council as the principal contractor for the £120m Swansea Central Phase One transformation project in the UK.

Balfour Beatty wins £220m contract for London Underground track upgrade

15 Feb 2019 | Europe

Balfour Beatty has won a £220m contract from Transport for London (TfL) to deliver the new London Underground track renewals contract over a four-year period.

UK govt signs deals worth £250m for 25,000 more homes

15 Feb 2019 | Europe

The UK government has signed housing deals worth £250m under which an additional 25,000 homes will be delivered.

Peabody selects Lendlease as partner for Thamesmead waterfront scheme in UK

15 Feb 2019 | Europe

London-based housing association Peabody has selected the UK subsidiary of Australian construction firm Lendlease as preferred bidder for Thamesmead waterfront scheme in the UK.

Work begins on phase II of Worthy Down transformation project in UK

14 Feb 2019 | Europe

Swedish construction company Skanska, UK’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration (DCLPA), and US engineering company Aecom have begun the second phase of construction of new facilities for defence personnel at Worthy Down ...

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