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Skanska Upgrades Rail Network in Southern England for GBP 165M, About SEK 1.9 Billion

November 15, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Skanska has, in alliance with Aecom, Colas Rail and Mott MacDonald, been awarded a contract by Network Rail to design and construct the Waterloo and South West Upgrade on the South West Trains network in the South of England. The total contract value is GBP…

Gilbane Building Company Kicks Off Construction of the New Van Leer Interdisciplinary Design Commons

November 15, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Atlanta, Georgia – November 2016 – Construction is officially underway at the new Van Leer Interdisciplinary Design Commons. The ceremonial groundbreaking…

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New High School in Osceola County

October 24, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Orlando, Florida – October 2016 – The community along with students and local city officials came out for the official groundbreaking ceremony held…

Laing O’Rourke formally Appointed Delivery Partner on £1Billion Redevelopment of Edinburgh St James

October 21, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Laing O’Rourke has been formally appointed as the construction partner to deliver the £1 billion landmark redevelopment of the Edinburgh St James centre. TH Real Estate and Dutch pension asset manager, APG have formed a joint venture to develop one of the…

Bechtel Delivers Largest Greenfield Program in Its 118-year History

October 17, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Following a six-year global design and construction effort, Bechtel announced today it has completed construction of the Curtis Island LNG program with Australia Pacific LNG starting sustained production from Train 2 of its facility.  Bechtel has now delivered…

Ireland’s Construction Sector is “Missing Out On Much-Needed Female Talent” by Not Addressing Gender Imbalance

October 6, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

DUBLIN  – The construction sector in Ireland must improve gender diversity if it is to tackle the industry-wide skills shortage, according to integrated infrastructure services firm AECOM. The current gender imbalance, with men accounting for more than…

CRG AND Venture One Break Ground on New One Million Sq. Ft. Distribution Center at Gateway 57

September 27, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Co-developers CRG, the real estate development group of Clayco, and Venture One Real Estate broke ground today on a 1,000,560 square-foot distribution center in University Park, Ill.  The state-of-the-art 36’ clear cross-dock distribution facility will…

Arup and Amey to Design NSW M4 Smart Motorway Project

September 27, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Arup, working with Amey, will deliver the M4 Smart Motorway project, the first of its kind in New South Wales. The commission includes all technology and civil works, spanning from detailed design through to construction support services. The M4 Smart Motorway…

Bouygues TP/Laing O’Rourke JV welcomes Government approval of Hinkley Point C

September 19, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Yesterday’s announcement by the UK Government of its approval to proceed with construction of the Hinkley Point C new nuclear power station has been warmly welcomed by the project’s main civils works contractor team. The project will be one of the largest…

Parsons “Gives Back” by Building a Footbridge in Colombia

September 14, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

PASADENA, CA (September 14, 2016) – Parsons, in partnership with Bridges to Prosperity, recently sent an 11-member team of its infrastructure and construction experts to La Guaya—a small town of 1,000 people outside of Bogota, Colombia—to build a 58-m…