Home /News /Building and Infrastructure News
Building and Infrastructure News

Leighton Contractors Reaches Financial Close For NZ$1b Transmission Gully PPP

SOURCE: Leighton Holdings | 29 July 2014

Leighton Contractors Pty Limited, as part of the Wellington Gateway Partnership (WGP), today reached financial close on an availability based Public Private Partnership (PPP) with the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) for delivery of the NZ$1 billion Transmission Gully Motorway.

Skanska Awarded Contract For Phase 1 Of The Battersea Power Stations Redevelopment In The UK, Worth About GBP 89 M

SOURCE: Skanska | 29 July 2014

Skanska has been awarded a two-year contract by integrated support services company, Carillion, to deliver the mechanical and electrical shell, core and fit-out works for 866 prime residential apartments, as part of Phase 1 of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment in London, UK.

AMEC To Design And Construct Facilities And Infrastructure For U.S. Space Fence Radar System

SOURCE: AMEC | 28 July 2014

AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, announces today the award of a contract by Lockheed Martin to design and build facilities for the U.S. Space Fence program.

Balfour Beatty Wins US$136 Million Contract To Construct Prestigious High Rise Office Building In Charlotte, North Carolina

SOURCE: Balfour Beatty | 25 July 2014

Balfour Beatty announces today that it has been awarded a US $136 million (£80 million) contract to build a prestigious and environmentally responsible office complex in the heart of uptown Charlotte, North Carolina – the latest in a series of awards to develop the city’s economic and commercial infrastructure.

IXAS Zuid-Oost, A Consortium Consisting Of Fluor, Ballast Nedam, Heijmans And 3i Infrastructure, Selected As Preferred Bidder For The Project A9 Gaasperdammerweg In The Netherlands

SOURCE: Fluor Corp. | 24 July 2014

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands Rijkswaterstaat has announced its intention to appoint IXAS Zuid-Oost, a consortium consisting of Fluor, Ballast Nedam, Heijmans and 3i Infrastructure plc, as the selected bidder for the public-private-partnership (PPP) project A9 Gaasperdammerweg in the Netherlands.

Balfour Beatty Awarded £129 Million UK ‘Smart Motorway’ Scheme To Upgrade M3

SOURCE: Balfour Beatty | 23 July 2014

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces the award of a £129 million scheme to upgrade a 13 mile stretch of the M3 through Hampshire and Surrey to a ‘smart motorway’. The upgrade, for the UK Government’s Highways Agency, will increase capacity, reduce congestion and shorten journey times for the 120,000 motorists who pass through this part of the network every day.

Jacobs Expands Its Role With United Utilities In The UK

SOURCE: Jacobs | 22 July 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract as sole provider to United Utilities plc for engineering services for the next investment period of its Asset Management Program (AMP6).

Pöyry Awarded EPCM Services Assignment By Millar Western For Bioenergy Project At Whitecourt Pulp Mill In Alberta, Canada

SOURCE: Poyry | 21 July 2014

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services for an anaerobic bioenergy project at its Whitecourt pulp mill in Alberta, Canada.

MHI Receives Order For Three Automated People Mover (APM) Systems At Orlando International Airport

SOURCE: MHI | 17 July 2014

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), with the cooperation of Sumitomo Corporation, has received an order to design, build, operate, and maintain three separate Automated People Mover (APM) systems at the Orlando International Airport (OIA) in Orlando, Florida, to be completed in 2018. With this fifth order, MHI will have seven Airport APM systems in the United States.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Develops Game-Changing Predictive Maintenance Solution

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp | 17 July 2014

The Internet of Things supports ThyssenKrupp in giving the world's cities a major lift by increasing the uptime of elevators. A connected, intelligent line-of-business asset monitoring system will raise elevator reliability and safety to new heights.