Granite, a US-based infrastructure company, has secured the Child Project 6 (CP6) portion of the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the Cosumnes Bridge Replacement Project by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in Sacramento County, California.
The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced the start of work on A$301m ($209m) Sunshine Coast road upgrade on the Bruce Highway at Forest Glen.
Eiffage Énergie Systèmes, a subsidiary of Eiffage, and ENGIE Solutions have secured a €58m contract to build the ventilation, smoke extraction and decompression system for lines 16 and 17 tunnels of the Grand Paris Express network.
GHD in alliance with BMD, Georgiou, WA Limestone and BG&E, has been awarded a contract worth A$400m ($278.7m) to build the Tonkin Gap project and associated works for the METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line in Perth, Western Australia (WA).
Ashghal, the public works authority of Qatar, has signed nine new contracts worth QAR3.6bn ($988.7m) with Qatari firms for roads and infrastructure projects in the country.
The World Bank has agreed to provide €314.5m ($350m) financing for the improvement of rail connectivity and logistics in Turkey.
Gammon Construction, a 50/50 joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson, has been awarded HK$5.67bn (£577m) contract to construct buildings, electrical and mechanical (E&M) works for the Central Kowloon Route.
The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced the start of A$481m ($331.07m) work on the Bruce Highway upgrade project between Edmonton and Gordonvale.
Amey, a UK-based infrastructure management company, has collaborated with Iterchimica, an Italian asphalt additives company, to trial sustainable graphene-based asphalt in Kent, UK.
AMAALA, the ultra-luxury tourism project located along Saudi Arabia’s northwestern coast, has announced plans to build a new international airport.
The World Bank has agreed to provide a loan of $500m to Bangladesh to improve road connectivity along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor that covers four western districts.
HS2, the developer of the UK's High Speed 2 project, has shortlisted three bidders for the construction of the £570m Birmingham Curzon Street station project.
Danish engineering services firm Ramboll has been selected by Storstrøm Bridge Joint Venture (SBJV) to assist in the design and approval process of the new Storstrøm Bridge in Denmark.
L&T Construction’s transportation infrastructure business has been awarded EPC contract to build Packages 11 and 22 of the Delhi-Vadodara Expressway in India.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of $165.5m to Uzbekistan to improve road efficiency, safety and climate resilience of cross-border roads in the Bukhara region.
UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK Government’s export credit agency, has provided a loan of over £100m to the Government of Benin for the development of a 114-mile interstate road in the country.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $100m loan to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.
The UK government-owned Highways England announced a 15-year plan to bring the digital revolution to the construction industry which could increase productivity, save billions of pounds while slashing the number of fatal building site accidents.
Cardno, in a joint venture with AECOM and Michael Baker, has secured a $95m master planning contract from the US Navy and Marine Corps.
The World Bank has agreed to provide $450m for the development of roads in Nepal and also to set course for post-Covid-19 economic recovery through cross-border trade and better road safety.