China Railway Engineering (CREC) has won a $400m engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Smart Crest to build the oil terminal of the Asia Petroleum Hub (APH) in Johor, Malaysia.
Muhibbah Viccana JV, an entity in which Muhibbah Engineering has a 51% equity interest, has secured a MYR584.8M ($135M) contract to build a wharf, jetty and other associated facilities at Bintulu Port [pictured] in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Rotary Engineering has won a SGD140M ($100.3M) engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) contract from Jurong Port Tank Terminals for a tank terminal in Singapore [pictured].
Attarat Power Company (APCO), a subsidiary of Enefit, has achieved financial closure for the construction of an oil shale fired power station and open cast mine in Jordan.
A joint-venture of Qatari firm AlJaber Engineering and Turkish firm Tekfen Construction has been selected as the main contractor by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) for a new stadium in the Al Thumama district in Doha, Qatar.
Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected for phase two of the Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals expansion project in Australia.
Australia-based Monadelphous Group, in a joint venture (JV) with Jacobs Engineering Group, has received a letter of intent (LOI) from Oil Search Limited to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Oil Search’s oil and gas production facilities in Papua New Guinea [pictured].
Muhibbah Engineering Middle East, a unit of Muhibbah Engineering, has secured a contract worth MYR438.1M ($98M) for the construction of roads and infrastructure in Qatar.
Youssef Ouchagour, construction industry analyst at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, looks at some of China’s leading contractors, and projects that they are undertaking in Africa.
Ssangyong Engineering & Construction has secured three construction projects valued at about KRW330bn ($280M) in Dubai, Singapore and Equatorial Guinea.
The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) has signed two contracts for the Duqm Port in Oman.
Qatar’s United Development Company (UDC) has secured QR716M ($197M) worth of contracts to build three new projects at The Pearl-Qatar development.
A consortium of companies from China, Italy and Malaysia has secured a MYR1.39bn ($328M) contract for the construction of a high-density polyethylene plant in Johor, Malaysia.
China State Construction Engineering (Middle East) has secured an AED554M ($151M) contract from Damac Properties for the construction of the Paramount Residences at the Paramount Tower Hotel and Residences in Dubai.
FairBriar International, a joint venture between Scarborough Group International, Hualing Group and Metro, has submitted a detailed planning application for phase two of its Middlewood Locks development in Salford, UK.
A team comprising a Flatiron Constructors/Blythe Development Company joint venture and HDR Engineering has been awarded a $99.2M contract for the reconstruction of a 1.9km stretch of motorway in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Galfar Engineering and Construction has secured a contract to build a fishery port and related marine and road works at the Special Economic Zone in Duqm, Oman.The contract has been awarded by Duqm Special Economic Zone Authority (SEZAD), and is valued at OMR60.69M ($157M).The project will include dredging and land reclamation works, construction of breakwaters, quay walls and concrete floating pontoons with berthing facilities.The facility will anchor a world-scale Industrial Fisheries Cluster at Duqm, and, once finished, is set to be the largest fish harbour project in the country. Construction work is expected to be complete in 30 months.
India-based IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) for the implementation of an INIR675bn ($101M) road project in Bihar, India.The scope of the project involves the rehabilitation and upgrade of the Birpur-Bihpur Section of the NH-106 in the state of Bihar, under Phase-I of the National Highways Development Project (NHDP). The construction firm has received the letter of acceptance from MoRTH in December 2015, but the agreement was only signed in July 2016.The project will be executed on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis and have a duration of 36 months. Work on the project will start immediately.IL&FS Engineering Services is also working on the Patna Gaya Dobhi Section of the NH-83 in Bihar for the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
India-based IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has secured a letter of acceptance from Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited for the construction of Nagpur Metro Rail Project in Maharashtra, India.Under the INR5.32bn ($79M) contract, the company will be responsible for the construction of seven elevated metro stations, and three at-grade stations and viaducts.Construction on the project is set to be complete within 110 weeks.Currently, the company is executing metro rail projects in Bangalore for Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited, in Gurgaon for Phase II of the Rapid Metro Rail Project (RMRG), in Kolkata for Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), and in Ahmedabad for the Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar & Ahmedabad (MEGA) Company.
EMAS Chiyoda Subsea in collaboration with Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) has won a contract from Saudi Aramco for the development of the second phase of the Hasbah Offshore Gas Field.Under the $1.6bn contract, EMAS Chiyoda Subsea and LTHE will provide engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for the gas field development located off the coast of Saudi Arabia.The project will help Saudi Aramco’s plans to supply an additional 2,500M standard cubic feet daily of clean natural gas through the Fadhili Gas Plant.Under the contract, the consortium will be responsible for the construction of two streams of three wellhead platform topsides, one tie-in platform with flare platforms and bridges tied together by umbilicals and in-field pipelines.It will also include interconnections of trunk lines to transport produced gas from the offshore gas field to the Fadhili Gas Plant. Simultaneously, fibre optic and other cables for power and communication networks will be installed.The engineering and fabrication component of the project has commenced and the offshore execution phase is expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2017. The project is set to be completed over a period of three and half years.The joint venture also signed a six-year long-term agreement — with the option of extending it for another six years — with Saudi Aramco in June 2015 to execute offshore projects.