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Laing O’Rourke secure Expo 2020 Dubai contracts

Laing O’Rourke will build Expo 2020’s Leadership and Media Pavilions, and the event’s ‘Hammerhead’ access road to Al Wasl Plaza. In addition, Laing O’Rourke will deliver landscaping and associated mechanical, electrical and plumbing works. With a diameter of 150m, Al Wasl Plaza will form the centrepiece of Expo 2020’s 4.38sqkm site in Dubai South. It will include a massive steel trellis dome, the contract for which was awarded to Cimolai Rimond ME in November 2017. Ahmed Al Khatib, Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Delivery at Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “We are on track to deliver an exceptional site for an amazing Expo. “We are delighted to announce Laing O’Rourke as the main contractor ...

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Mott MacDonald picked for Australian rail scheme

An alliance of the South Australian Government Department of Planning, Transport, and Infrastructure (DPTI), McConnell Dowell, Arup and Mott MacDonald has been formed to design and construct a project to grade separate the Oaklands rail crossing on the Seaford train line, approximately 13km south of Adelaide. The current level crossing generates congestion on busy Morphett and Diagonal Roads, with ...

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Wood wins multi-million dollar GlaxoSmithKline contract in Germany

Wood is providing GSK Vaccines GmbH (GSK), part of GlaxoSmithKline Group, with engineering, procurement and construction management services for a new biotech facility to be built in Marburg, Germany. The new multi-million dollar contract includes detailed design, procurement and subcontracting services, expediting and inspection of process equipment and packages, construction management, coordina ...

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Odfjell picked for a contract with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)

Odfjell Well Services has signed a contract with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to provide tubular running services, downhole drilling tools, drillpipe, pressure control and wellbore clean up equipment for all KOC drilling and workover operations. Odfjell Well Services is one of three successful bidders selected to provide these services both onshore and offshore. Currently there are over 120 rigs worki ...

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KBR JV Wins Two FEED Contracts from Azerbaijan International Oil Company

KBR, Inc.  announced  that its joint venture with SOCAR has been awarded two separate Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contracts for a new Production, Drilling, Quarters (PDQ) platform – the Azeri Central East (ACE) platform – to be located in the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) field in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. The contracts cover the provision of FEED services for the new platfor ...

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Jacobs wins new BP Khazzan project in Oman

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been selected by BP to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the Phase 2 of the Khazzan Project in the Sultanate of Oman. Under the terms of the three-year contract, Jacobs will continue to deliver engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services in support of the project, including the ongoing expansi ...

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Pöyry awarded solar PV power plant project in Malaysia

Leader Solar Energy Sdn Bhd has awarded Pöyry with an owner’s engineer services assignment for a 29 MW solar PV power plant project in Kedah, Malaysia. Leader Solar Energy is a project company established in Malaysia by Leader Energy Ltd. Pöyry has already completed conceptual design, preparation of technical specifications, assistance in selecting the EPC contractor and assistance in EPC co ...

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Tengizchevroil awards pipelines construction contract to Bonatti

Bonatti was awarded the Area 51 Pipelines contract by Tengizchevroil (TCO) for the FGP-WPMP project, which will create a new gathering system for transporting the fluids of Tengiz and Korolev reservoir to the new FGP processing facilities. Bonatti’s scope of work includes the construction and pre-commissioning of about 377 Km of various diameters pipelines: Production Gathering System; High Pressu ...

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Hochtief JV picked for $700m Denver airport expansion project

A Hochtief joint venture of Turner Construction Company and Flatiron Construction Corp. has been chosen to lead a major expansion of Denver International Airport, adding gates, concessions, runways and taxiways Turner Construction Company and Flatiron Construction Corp. are pleased to announce that the City and County of Denver have selected a Turner-Flatiron joint venture to manage the up to $700 ...

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AECOM picked for Malaysian rail link project

AECOM  has been appointed by China Communications Construction Company to provide site supervision services for the stations, viaducts, tunnels and depots of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project. “AECOM is proud to be involved with this project, which is a tremendous game-changer for the economy of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia,” said AECOM Malaysia Transportation Vice President Ailee L ...

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