In The Spotlight
Humberside Police has become the first police force to choose Willmott Dixon’s CODE* custody suite concept for its next generation custodial facility in Grimsby.
Norfolk County Council and Balfour Beatty have successfully completed the final bridge beam lifts on the 20km Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR) project, lifting 32 beams into place at Middle Road, Great Plumstead, with a 500 tonne crane in under two days.
Granite Construction Incorporated announced it has been awarded a $20 million contract by the South Feather Water & Power Agency for the Lost Creek Dam Crest Modification Project in Strawberry Valley, CA.
VINCI Construction UK is underway with a £34.5 million project to redevelop Devonshire Park in Eastbourne to create a nationally important cultural and tennis destination.
Skanska has signed a contract with an existing client to construct a manufacturing facility in western USA. The contract is worth USD 120M, about SEK 1.1 billion, which will be included in the US order bookings for the second quarter 2017.
BAM has won a £100 million contract to help modernise research facilities for the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).
The Grupo Carso consortium has been awarded a US$4.2 billion contract for the construction of a new airport in Mexico City.
JGC Corporation has announced that it has been awarded a lump-sum turn-key contract (the contract price was not disclosed) for the construction of a biomass power generation plant in Muroran City, Hokkaido planned by the Muroran Biomass Power Generation GK (“Client”) (Owners：TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. : 90%, JGC: 10%).
Interbuild nv a Belgian operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, active in Flanders and Brussels for non-residential and residential projects – has won a contract to construct a multipurpose building in the station area of Bruges, Belgium. The client is Group GL and the contract value is €27 million.
Blackpool & The Fylde College has appointed Manchester-based Bardsley Construction as main contractor for the construction of its £9.8m Lancashire Energy HQ project.
Faithful & Gould has been selected as programme and project manager for the 10-year expansion of the University of Glasgow’s Gilmorehill Campus.
Murphy Group has lost a case in which it sought to prevent more than £8m in damages being claimed through an on-demand performance bond by Beckton Energy Ltd on its delayed fat-fired power plant.