New AWPR section in Scotland to open to traffic

11 Dec 2018 | Europe

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.

Weston Homes plans £300m mixed-use project in Norwich, UK

10 Dec 2018 | Europe

Weston Homes, along with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has secured a Resolution to Grant planning permission from Norwich City Council for the regeneration of Anglia Square in central Norwich, UK, into a £300m mixed-use urban quarter.

Highways England launches £4.5bn Smart Motorway Alliance to improve journeys

6 Dec 2018 | Europe

Highways England has invited companies to join the £4.5bn Smart Motorway Alliance to improve motorway journeys and continue the work to connect the country.

Network Rail announces first CP6 contracts

6 Dec 2018 | Europe

Network Rail has announced the first multi-million-pound contracts for Control Period 6 (2019-2024), worth £645m.

UK’s first and longest motorway to get £900m technology upgrade

6 Dec 2018 | Europe

Preston Bypass, the first and longest motorway in Britain, which has turned 60 and is now part of the M6, is set for a £900m technology upgrade.

UK to establish innovation hub to focus on VR in construction sector

4 Dec 2018 | Europe

The UK government will invest £72m to establish a Core Innovation Hub (CIH), which will focus on the use of Virtual reality, digital design and offsite manufacturing technologies to revolutionise the UK construction industry.

DEME subsidiaries to supply equipment for Belgian wind power plant

4 Dec 2018 | Europe

Dredging International, GeoSea and Tideway – subsidiaries of Belgian company Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME), have won contracts worth €500m for the 487MW SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm in Belgium.

NCC secures contract to reconstruct Swedish road

4 Dec 2018 | Europe

Swedish construction company NCC has secured a turnkey contract worth SEK455m ($51m) from the Transport Administration to build a new four-lane express road, crossings and bridges along European route E14 outside Sundsvall, Sweden, and to reconstruct the current route.

EIB, Polish bank BGK to finance POSEJDON service complex in Poland

4 Dec 2018 | Europe

Polish company Porto, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are financing POSEJDON office and service complex, a modern and pro-ecological construction project planned in Szczecin, Poland.

YIT to deliver €400m urban development project in Finland

3 Dec 2018 | Europe

Finnish construction firm YIT has been selected as the construction and development partner for Garden Helsinki, an urban development project in Finland.

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