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).
Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded six contracts totalling S$3.14bn ($2.3bn) to design and construct the tunnels and commuter facilities, including pedestrian overhead bridges and bus stops, for six sections of the North-South Corridor (NSC).
Lendlease, an Australian construction, property and infrastructure company, has won an A$476m ($335m) contract from the New South Wales (NSW) government to deliver Victoria Cross Station, a new Sydney Metro railway station, and a building above.
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.
Australia-based Downer Group in an equal stake joint venture with CPB Contractors has been selected by the New South Wales Government to build Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail project.
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.
Granite Construction has been selected by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) as the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the $410m Highway 101 Carpinteria to Santa Barbara project, and for the $113m Cosumnes Bridge Replacement CM/GC project in Sacramento County.
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.
A joint venture between Walsh Group subsidiary Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Group has been selected by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for a $783m (£598m) contract to design and build the Cotton Belt commuter rail line in Texas, US, with assistance from lead designer Jacobs Engineering.
A joint venture between CIMIC Group subsidiary CPB Contractors and Australian engineering contractor John Holland has won a contract for the design and construction of the Rozelle Interchange and Iron Cove Link, the last stage of the M4-M5 Link WestConnex project in Australia.
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.
A joint venture of Fluor and Walsh Construction has won a $1.2bn contract from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design and build the $2.1bn Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization (RPM) Program.
The Planning Inspectorate has agreed to examine Highways England’s £100m plans for a new dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) section from Craibstone to Stonehaven and Charleston in Scotland will open for traffic on 12 December 2018.
Hensel Phelps Construction has won a $66m contract from the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority for new facilities and site preparation of 35 acres in the Tampa International Airport’s new SkyCenter development area.
Australian company Downer Group and South Australia’s City of Onkaparinga have partnered with resource recovery and recycling companies Close the Loop and RED Group for the construction of the first South Australian road built with soft plastics and glass.