North America

Jacobs agrees to acquire JWG’s nuclear business for £250m

21 Aug 2019 | North America

American engineering company Jacobs has agreed to acquire the nuclear business of British multinational company John Wood Group (JWG) in a deal worth approximately $300m (£250m) on a debt-free, cash-free basis.

Amazon announces plans for new fulfilment centre in Utah, US

21 Aug 2019 | North America

American online retailer has announced plans to expand in Utah by establishing a new fulfilment centre in West Jordan, where over 800 full-time jobs could be created.

Wisconsin PSC grants approval for £405m transmission line project

21 Aug 2019 | North America

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) in the US has given preliminary approval for the construction of the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line project.

Nokian Tyres begins construction on new facility at Tennessee factory

20 Aug 2019 | North America

Finnish tyres company Nokian Tyres has started construction on a new administration building at its factory in Dayton, Tennessee.

Ground broken on new forensic services division facility in San Francisco

20 Aug 2019 | North America

Clark Construction has broken ground on the San Francisco Police Department Traffic Company and Forensic Services Division facility.

NY/NJ Port Authority issues RFQ for LaGuardia Central Hall

19 Aug 2019 | North America

The Port Authority of New York (NY) and New Jersey (NY) have issued a Request for Qualification to solicit input for the design and operation of a new Central Hall linking the new Terminals B and C at LaGuardia Airport.

Kiewit-Parsons bags £666m contract for light rail extension in US

16 Aug 2019 | North America

Kiewit-Parsons has won a design-build contract from the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority for the next phase of the Foothill Gold Line light rail extension in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties in the US.

Fluor JV wins interstate expansion contract from NCDOT

16 Aug 2019 | North America

A joint venture of US engineering and construction company Fluor and United Infrastructure Group has been selected by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to widen and improve the nearly 12km stretch of Interstate 26 from Exit 40 (N.C. 280/Airport Road) to the I-40 interch ...

Ferrovial wins contract for £754m road project in Texas, US

14 Aug 2019 | North America

Spanish company Ferrovial, through a consortium led by its toll road subsidiary Cintra Infraestructuras, has won a contract worth $910m (£754m) to build and operate a new extension (segment 3C) to the North Tarrant Express in Texas, US.

JPI achieves financial close on Jefferson Innova rental community in Texas

14 Aug 2019 | North America

Real estate developer JPI has achieved financial close on Jefferson Innova, the phase two of its under-construction Jefferson Promenade in Las Colinas area of Irving, Texas.

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