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Peab commissioned for US$38m rail job
Construction and civil firm has signed on to rail-expansion project
Strabag wins €175m Eglington Crosstown underground railway extension in Canada
Austria-based contractor Strabag has won a €175 million (US$188.7 million) to design and build the eastern underground segment of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension in Toronto, Canada.
US airport construction receives funding boom from federal government
See which US airports are set for building and demo activities this year
The 6 project types China is expected to target under BRI
China is expected to focus on six types of projects as it grows engagement under its Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) this year.
TBM prepares for launch on Vienna’s subway expansion project
120m-long Herrenknecht machine set to excavate a 2.1km-long tunnel beneath the Austrian capital
Webuild wins feasibility study to build superfast maglev train in Italy
Italian contractor Webuild and aerospace company Leonardo have won a €4 million (US$4.4 million) contract to study the feasibility of building a high-speed magnetic levitation train.
3,200 tonne TBM delivered to France-Italy rail tunnel project
334-m-long machine will excavate 18km of the Mon Cenis base tunnel
US Department of Transportation approves US$2.5bn in bonds for Brightline West high-speed rail
The US Department of Transportation has approved US$2.5 billion worth of bonds to help fund the Brightline West high-speed rail project connecting Las Vegas, Nevada, and Southern California.
Webuild to construct section of Ontario Line for €700m-€1.3 billion
Italian construction group Webuild will lead a joint venture to build a section of Canada’s Ontario Line, in a deal worth €700 million - €1.3 billion (US$762.8 million – US$1.4 billion).
EIB invests €475m into Brussels’ north-south metro line
The North-South Metro is projected to be completed by 2032
HS2 project costs soar up to £66.6bn
In 2013, the estimated cost of HS2 was £37.5 billion
Strabag to renovate historic railway station in Prague
Austrian construction giant wins €137 million contract on Masaryk station
Two companies to deliver Toronto’s East Harbour Transit Hub
Bird Construction and AtkinsRéalis have won a deal to deliver a new interchange station in Toronto, Canada.
Kazakhstan begins construction of a third railway link with China
Construction has now begun on the 272km track
Turkey and Iraq unveil plans for US$17 billion Development Road project
Turkish minister describes ‘depth of cooperation’ between countries on huge initiative
Deadline extended for consultancy bids on €1.8 billion Romanian metro project
Interested parties now have until January 12 to tender for €42 million rail contract
Skanska books Howard Street Tunnel project
Project aims to eliminate all double-stack osbtructions in the US states of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania
China’s biggest construction company claims continued double-digit growth
The value of China State Construction’s (CSCEC) newly signed construction contracts hit CNY 3,426.1 billion (US$483 billion) between January and November 2023.
€400m worth of tenders for Rail Baltica railway in Estonia published
Rail Baltica has announced tenders for the construction of nearly 53km of new high-speed railway in Estonia.
Three contractors win €3.7bn Rail Baltica civils and track-laying work
A consortium of three contractors called ERB Rail – Eiffage, Budimex and Rizzani de Eccher – have won a €3.7bn contract for the civil engineering and track-laying works on a 230km section of the Rail Baltica project.
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