Construction and Infrastructure news

New partners from Germany and France have been signed up to the South Stream gas pipeline project, it has been announced.

McPhy Energy, a provider of solid hydrogen storage technology, has announced a partnership with the UK’s Nottingham University on the mid-term storage of renewable energy in a residential micro-grid.

UK budget hotel operator Travelodge is to spend £135 million on expansion within and around the country’s national parks.

Canadian engineering and construction group SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a contract by Emirates Aluminium Company (EMAL) for phase II of its smelter in Al Taweelah in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Canary Wharf Group is to construct a new office building of over 500,000 square feet at Canary Wharf in London.     

Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) has announced the signing of a contract to construct the country’s tallest building.

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company and Canary Wharf Group have signed a deal with Shell International to redevelop the Shell Centre site on London’s South Bank.

Dutch construction and engineering company Ballast Nedam is to be part of a consortium that will build a new biomass power plant in the port of Delfzijl in the Netherlands later this year.

Saudi Arabia’s national oil company, Saudi Aramco, has announced it is to form a joint venture to build and operate a chemicals complex in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.

UK airport operator BAA will be required to sell Stansted Airport, followed by Edinburgh or Glasgow Airport, the Competition Commission (CC) confirmed today.

Dutch construction company Ballast Nedam has signed an agreement to design and construct the Carolina Bridge across the Suriname River in South America.

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) is to begin a new expansion program that is expected to increase the airport's capacity by 50 per cent.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has secured a £600 million bond issue to help finance the city’s Crossrail project.

Building supplies specialist Wolseley has reported a jump in trading profits on the back of healthy growth in the US, it has been announced.