Construction

PPHE Hotel to develop new hotel in Croatian capital

Hospitality real estate group PPHE Hotel has announced plans to develop a new city centre hotel in the Croatian capital of Zagreb through its subsidiary, Arena Hospitality.PPHE has ente...... [continue reading]

Galliford Try secures 11 lots in £20bn govt procurement framework

British construction firm Galliford Try has successfully secured a place on 11 lots for the government's £20bn procurement deal for public sector construction.Galliford Try said that the lot...... [continue reading]

Fujitsu General Australia begins construction on new HQ in Western Sydney

Fujitsu General Australia has begun construction on its new national headquarters at Eastern Creek, New South Wales.The new headquarters will be a 5-star Green Star energy rated building, pr...... [continue reading]

Taylor Wimpey makes strong start to 2018

Taylor Wimpey said it has made a good start to 2018 as the housebuilder reported a rise of more than 10% in underlying annual profit. Pre-tax profit before exceptional items for...... [continue reading]

UGL awarded Solar Farm contract in South Australia

CIMIC Group company UGL has been awarded contracts by Equis Energy to build and maintain the Tailem Bend 127MWDC Solar Farm in South Australia. The project will gener...... [continue reading]

Redrow report record interim results

UK house builder Redrow has posted record interim results, with profit and revenue up as completions rose amid robust demand. In the six months to the end of December 2017, pre-tax p...... [continue reading]

SCEE increases presence in transport infrastructure sector

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering Limited (SCEE) has been awarded approximately $20m of work on Main Roads Western Australia’s NorthLink WA Central Section (Reid Highway to Ellenbrook) by Great...... [continue reading]

Lendlease to deliver Gawler Rail Electrification Project

Lendlease has been selected by the South Australian Government as the preferred contractor to design and construct the Gawler Rail Electrification Project Stage 1. ...... [continue reading]

ECM secures new contracts worth $130m

WA headquartered construction and maintenance contractor ECM have announced it has secured new contracts in the Resource, Defence and Infrastructure sectors with a combined value of approximately $...... [continue reading]

Construction work begins on Africa’s tallest building

Construction work has begun on Africa’s tallest building. The 70-floor mixed-use twin tower development dubbed Pinnacle Towers is located in Nairobi’s and will cost US$ 194m to complete. ... [continue reading]

Monadelphous JV lined up for contract in PNG

Engineering company Monadelphous Group in joint venture with Jacobs Engineering have received a letter of intent from Oil Search Limited to enter into a new proposed five year contract for engineer...... [continue reading]

Stage 2 Contract awarded for NorthLink WA

The second of three construction contracts for the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA has been awarded to the Great Northern Connect Team - a joint venture between BGC Contracting Pty Ltd and Laing O'Rourk...... [continue reading]

DDG to construct largest gas facility in Western Australia

DBP Development Group (DDG), has announced that it will build the largest gas storage facility in Western Australia. Expected to be operational by June 2017, the estimated total cost...... [continue reading]

Georgiou win $61m defence housing contract

Georgiou Group has been selected as the Preferred Tenderer for the Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) mixed-use residential development, valued at $61 million. Situated in Fremantle’s...... [continue reading]

Monadelphous secures water infrastructure contracts

Engineering company Monadelphous has secured additional work across a broad range of industries, including two major awards in the water infrastructure market. The combined value of this work is ap...... [continue reading]

BGC Contracting acquire local industrial maintenance & fabrication services business

Leading Australian mining and civil construction firm BGC Contracting Pty Ltd has acquired 100% of family-owned DIAB Engineering Pty Ltd. Headquartered in Geraldton, Western Australia, DIAB is an e...... [continue reading]

Decmil win $22m construction contract in Victoria

ASX listed Decmil Group has secured a $22.1m contract with VicRoads for the construction of a section of the Princes Highway duplication between Minniedale Road Traralgon East and east of Sheepwash...... [continue reading]

Monadelphous wins $58m contract in New Zealand

ASX listed engineering company Monadelphous has secured a major construction contract associated with the Amuri irrigation scheme in New Zealand valued at approximately AUD 58 million. ...... [continue reading]

Kwinana lithium plant to create up to 500 jobs

Construction has started on a new $400 million lithium processing plant in Kwinana, Western Australia. Premier Colin Barnett turned the first sod of soil at a ceremony at the pr...... [continue reading]

Interserve joint venture awarded UAE mall contract

Interserve's construction joint venture Khansaheb, has been awarded a GBP81 million contract by Middle East developer Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), to expand and upgrade the City Centre Ajman mall in the...... [continue reading]

Balfour Beatty awarded Caltrain rail corrdior contract

International infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty, has been awarded a $697 million contract to undertake electrification of the 52-mile Caltrain rail corridor between San Francisco and San Jo...... [continue reading]

Contractors' shortlist announced for major western Sydney road projects

Work on the Australian and New South Wales governments’ suite of Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan projects is pushing ahead, with shortlisted contractors announced to build three major road proje...... [continue reading]

Work to begin on East Perth station upgrade

Work will start this month on a $25 million Liberal National Government upgrade to East Perth Station to...... [continue reading]

Monadelphous secures $140m of new contracts

ASX listed Engineering company Monadelphous Group Limited has secured new contracts and additional works for customers in the resources, energy and infrastructure markets with a combined value of a...... [continue reading]

Balfour Beatty awarded £170m Heathrow Airport contract

International infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £170 million contract to upgrade baggage screening and handling systems at Heathrow Airport. The project, w...... [continue reading]

Laing O'Rourke & BGC win NorthLink WA Stage 2project contract

West Australian Minister for Transport Dean Nalder has announced that Great Northern Connect, a joint venture between Laing O’Rourke and BGC Contracting, is the preferred contractor for the No...... [continue reading]

Decmil to construct $17m primary school in Auckland

Decmil has been awarded a design and construct contract to build a new primary school for the Ministry of Education in Takanini, Auckland. The project has an initial value of NZ$17.0m and wi...... [continue reading]

Works commence on Bendigo Airport redevelopment

BMD Constructions have commenced works on stage two of the $15 million Bendigo Airport redevelopment project for the City of Greater Bendigo. The scope of works includes the construc...... [continue reading]

Peet in $1.7bn Canberra development

Peet Limited has entered into a conditional agreement for the proposed residential development on land owned by the University of Canberra in Belconnen, ACT. Peet and the University...... [continue reading]

Salini Impregilo NRW JV awarded Forrestfield Link Project contract

The Salini Impregilo NRW Joint Venture has been selected by Public Transport Authority of Western Australaia as the preferred contractor for the design, construction and maintenance of the Forrestf...... [continue reading]

South Africa to invest in new port infrastructure

South Africa has set aside USD442m for new port infrastructure in South Africa.Speaking during the during State of the Nation Address in Parliament, South African President Jacob Zuma announced all...... [continue reading]

BGC Contracting Launches into NSW Infrastructure

Leading Australian mining and civil construction firm BGC Contracting Pty Ltd has launched its expansion into NSW by winning a contract to complete a major upgrade to a section of Princes Highway,...... [continue reading]

Fletcher Building to buy Higgins road construction company

Fletcher Building is to acquire, New Zealand road construction and maintenance business Higgins Group Holdings Limited (“Higgins”) and other related assets, together with Higgins’ Fiji contracting...... [continue reading]

Clairwood Logistics Park set to create thousands of new jobs in Durban

Construction of the ZAR3.5 billion Clairwood Logistics Park is set to begin, ending a three year conflict between Fortress Income Fund and community groups in the south Durban basin. Michae...... [continue reading]

Downer awarded Bundaberg Regional Council contract

Downer has been awarded a contract with Bundaberg Regional Council to design and construct a new Wastewater Treatment Plant and Solar Array at Rubyanna as well as a new Regional Pump Station at the...... [continue reading]

Reliable performance leads McFadyens to treble its Bell ADT fleet

Scottish civil engineering firm McFadyens Contractors has renewed its relationship with Bell Equipment with the purchase of two Bell Articulated Dump Trucks (ADTs). The latest machines – a...... [continue reading]

John Holland awarded first contract for NorthLink WA

John Holland has been awarded the contract to deliver the first section of NorthLink WA. The Southern Section from Guildford Road to Reid Highway will deliver new bridges and interchanges a...... [continue reading]

Anglo American completes exit from the Middle East

Anglo American has announced that it has completed the sale of its interests in the operating joint venture entities which have historically operated under the Tarmac name in the United Arab Emirat...... [continue reading]

Persimmon identifies compelling reinvestment opportunities

Leading UK house builder Persimmon has confirmed that they opened over 250 new development sites across the UK during 2015. The improved land recoveries on legal completions from these new sites, a...... [continue reading]

V&A Waterfront announces R700m ‘Canal District’

The R700 million first phase of a new district at the V&A Waterfront is underway with a corporate head office for British American Tobacco South Africa as the first project in this mixed-use area.... [continue reading]

Balfour Beatty to enhance efficiency of Norfolk Road Network with £104 million road scheme

International infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty, has announced it has been awarded a £104 million road scheme by Norfolk County Council to complete works on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road...... [continue reading]

Gemmill Homes to be bought by Simonds Group

ASX listed Simonds Group will acquire Perth based house builder, Gemmill Homes Group for an estimated $6 million. Simonds has identified national footprint as a key component of i...... [continue reading]

McConnell Dowell awarded O-Bahn tunnel contract in Adelaide

McConnell Dowell has been awarded the design and construct contract for the O-Bahn City Access Project in Adelaide, South Australia. In making the announcement, South Australian Transport an...... [continue reading]

Milestone in TransGrid's Orange substation

A milestone in the rebuild of TransGrid's Orange substation will be reached on Monday 9 November with the delivery of a new building.The building is expected to be delivered to site on the a...... [continue reading]

New Zealand's Alice tunnel completes remarkable journey

Alice, the giant Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) has successfully completed excavation of the second motorway tunnel on Auckland’s Waterview Connection motorway project. One of the largest TBM’...... [continue reading]

Tanzania to construct largest port in East Africa

Tanzania has begun the construction of what it says will be the largest port in East Africa at an estimated cost of $11bn. Supported by China Merchants Holdings International and Oman’s State Gover...... [continue reading]

Carillion wins contracts worth £1.7bn

UK infrastructure services, Carillion and Carillion joint ventures have been selected by Network Rail for a number of frameworks and Early Contractor Involvement contracts from which Carillion expe...... [continue reading]

First Development Application submitted for Perth’s Waterbank project

Lendlease, Australia's leading property and infrastructure group, has submitted its first Development Applications to the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority for the flagship $1billion urban regen...... [continue reading]

Dangote invests in new African cement plants

Dangote Cement has revised its 2015 spending plans to $1 billion from the $700 million estimated nine months ago after commissioning two new African plants in June. The company, also Africa...... [continue reading]

Michelmersh Brick Holdings names new joint CEO's

Building materials and landfill company Michelmersh Brick Holdings has named Frank Hanna and Peter Sharp as the joint chief executive officer. The London-listed group said that its current...... [continue reading]

NBN agrees contracts with Australian construction partners

NBN has agreed a new contracting model with the Australian construction industry.The performance-based contracts aim to increase significantly the quality and speed of the rollout to homes a...... [continue reading]

Samsung C&T awarded $2.7bn Sydney motorway contract

Engineering & Construction company, Samsung C&T has been awarded a $2.7 billion design and construction contract for a major motorway in Sydney, cementing its position as a player in major Australi...... [continue reading]

UK should not fear EU exit says Chairman of JCB

Lord Bamford, the chairman of construction equipment company JCB has said the UK should not fear an exit from the European Union. "We are the fifth or sixth largest economy in the...... [continue reading]

New Perth Stadium reaches an important milestone

Construction of the 60,000 seat new Perth Stadium reached another important milestone when the first concrete slab on the ground level was poured.... [continue reading]

Louis Berger wins $7.6 million project to boost transportation in Southern Africa

The Sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation, Ltd. (SSRPC) recently selected Louis Berger to provide $7.6 million in consultancy services for the rehabilitation of National Road N303 in Mozambique...... [continue reading]

Property development thriving in Melbourne

The inner-city construction boom hit record levels in 2014 as the number of new dwellings completed in the City of Melbourne reached 6300, double the number completed in 2013 and three times the lo...... [continue reading]

Tshwane planning $0.78bn investment

The city of Tshwane is working towards construction of new houses and resurrecting its power generation capacity to meet increasing demand.The city has come up with a US $0.78bn housing deve...... [continue reading]

Phase 1 of Modderfontein City project begins

The first phase of the $7.25bn Modderfontein city construction project located in North-Eastern Johannesburg has finally begun. According to the property developers Shangai Zendai, several electric...... [continue reading]

Kerman Awarded $23M Contract for Nova Nickel Project’s 496 Man Camp

Kerman Contracting Pty Ltd (Kerman) has been awarded the design and construction of accommodation facilities for Sirius Resources on the company’s Nova Nickel Project at Fraser Range in W...... [continue reading]

Ethiopia to spend $64.5 on 3 new airports

The Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) is planning to construct three new airports in Ethiopia. The project is expected to cost US$ 64.5m.A contract of agreement was signed Friday last week...... [continue reading]

Construction work begins on Grosvenor Square in South Africa

Construction of the Grosvenor Square worth US$10.95m has begun. The office park will be located at the Century City in Cape Town and will target small and medium tenants.This construction pr...... [continue reading]