Vinci Airports, a Vinci Concessions subsidiary, has agreed to buy 50.01% stake in London Gatwick Airport from Global Infrastructure Partners in a transaction valued at approximately £2.9bn.
Skanska Norway has secured a SEK3.2bn ($352m) contract from the Norwegian Public Road Authority (NPRA) to build Fv. 659 Nordøyvegen in Møre and Romsdal county, Norway.
Vinci Airports, a subsidiary of Vinci Concessions, has completed the conditions stipulated in a 25-year contract and took over the concession at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade (Serbia).
Swiss construction company Implenia, in a joint venture with Hochtief, has won a €90m contract from Svenska Kraftnät (Swedish National Grid) for the Anneberg-Skanstull tunnel as part of the ‘City Link’ project to help improve the electricity supply in the Greater Stockholm region.
Birmingham City Council’s Planning Committee has granted approval for the planning application for the residential element of the Athletes Village as part of preparations to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Network Rail has awarded three contracts worth up to £7bn for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) to J Murphy & Sons, BAM Nuttall and Geoffrey Osborne for renewals and enhancements in Anglia, South East and Wessex in the South of England.
Edinburgh-based Brockwell Energy has achieved financial close on its Earls Gate Energy Centre (EGEC), an energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility in Grangemouth, Scotland.
Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK, will commence work on the Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass in Wales, UK.
Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Fincantieri, have secured a contract to rebuild the collapsed Genoa bridge across the Polcevera River in Italy.
VolkerHighways, an integrated highways service provider operating across London and the South of England, has secured a contract from Bath and North East Somerset Council for planned, routine and reactive maintenance to the highway network, as well as emergency response to road incidents.
Ed. Züblin, a subsidiary of European construction group Strabag, has secured a €80m contract from Rondus Erste Immobilienbesitz, represented by Hines Immobilien, for the construction of a residential complex in Berlin-Schöneberg.
BAM Construct UK has won a contract from King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) for the development at King’s Cross in London where technology company Facebook will acquire 611,000ft² of office space across three buildings.
Skanska Norway has secured a contract for the construction of Aveny Vest, a 176 residential apartments project divided into three houses in central Lillestrøm, Norway, and the company’s first BREEAM-certified housing project in Norway.
Tideway, the offshore division of DEME, has completed the installation of 467km export cable at Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Norwegian energy group E-CO Energi Holding have signed a long-term loan agreement of NOK1.8bn (€185m) to finance the construction of three hydroelectric power stations and the expansion of an existing power plant in Norway.
NCC, a construction, infrastructure and property development company in the Nordic region, is set to commence work on the SEK1.2bn ($132m) second phase of the tunnel contract on Faroe Islands, a North Atlantic archipelago located between Norway and Iceland and autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling has inaugurated an upgraded terminal at London Luton Airport (LLA), marking the culmination of the airport’s £160m, three-year transformation project.
Argent Related, a British urban regeneration company, has secured consent from the London Borough of Haringey for a regeneration scheme in Tottenham Hale.
British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has announced funding of up to £100m for a children’s hospital for the east of England, which will integrate mental and physical health and combines quality services with science and research.
Finnish building construction company YIT is constructing residential projects in Russia, together worth approximately €40m.