Three months on from our last update, here’s a roundup of the major contracts awarded across the transport & infrastructure sectors…
Galliford Try has been appointed to two AMP7 frameworks worth £240m. The contractor has secured the role of delivery partner on two design and build frameworks, which start in 2020 and will run for five years.
The Costain and MWH Treatment JV have also been selected to extend their AMP6 worth approximately £325 million.
Formally opened bidding for a major infrastructure framework that could be worth up to £5.2bn over 12 years. Firms had until 27 November to complete PQQs.
Announced the winners of their two remaining frameworks worth £650m. The Infrastructure Networks framework (£400m) consists of; Galliford Try Infrastructure, Morrison Utility Services, Mott MacDonald Bentley, NMCM, Peter Duffy and Sapphire Utility Services.
The Customer Focused Infrastructure framework (£250m) is made up of; Fastflow Pipeline Services, Morrison Utility Services, O’Connor Utilities, Peter Duffy, Sapphire Utility Services and Network Plus.
Severn Trent and Hafren Dyfrdwy
Have launched a search for contractors for a £503m waste infrastructure framework. It is comprised of two lots, the first covering customer reactive works and valued at £444m. The second covers proactive works and is valued at £60m.
Southsea Coastal scheme
VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster joint venture, VSBW, has been appointed as the principal contractor for delivering the Southsea Coastal Scheme worth £100m.
East West Rail
Have appointed an Arup-led consortium of consultancies to support early works. This award marks EWR Co’s first major support contract.
Have begun the initial phase of its search for contractors for the design and build of the Interchange station in Solihull, West Midlands. Subject to the Oakervee Review, HS2 expects to launch its procurement in the second quarter of 2020.
Lyon To Turin High-Speed Rail Line
AECOM has been appointed as delivery partner to the client, TELT (Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin), for the delivery of the design, procurement and construction of the civil works, rail systems and the environmental protection measures for the high-speed rail line.
Transport for New South Wales
A joint venture between Mott MacDonald and SMEC (FutureRail) has been awarded the technical adviser role on a 10-year rail improvement programme in Sydney.
Have begun their search for consultants to work on its £250m civils examination framework. The framework will cover civil examinations during CP6, which began this year and runs until 2024.
Sir Robert McAlpine has been appointed as main contractor for the £260m arena, conference and exhibition centre at Newcastle Gateshead quayside.
Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS)
There were 128 suppliers, named across 31 of 38 sub-lots in total awarded on the £30bn framework for the government’s central procurement arm. Kier landed the highest number of places, securing 18 spots, Morgan Sindall was second with 12, Tarmac secured the largest number of high-value lots (7), closely followed by Graham, McLaughlin & Harvey and Bam (all 6).
Cardiff Transport Interchange
ISG has won the £89M contract to construct Cardiff’s new transport interchange building. It is the final piece of a larger scheme to develop the area which includes a 14-bay bus interchange, 318 apartments and 27,000m2 of office space. The entire scheme covers 152,000m2 of space.
Belfast City Council
Graham Construction has secured a place as main contractor for preliminary works on Belfast’s new £200m Transport Hub.The contractor will work with project managers Lendlease and Arcadis to regenerate the 861,000 sq ft city centre site.
Progressive Energy Limited
WSP is leading on the conceptual design of a new hydrogen pipeline in the north west. HyNet is to be the most advanced hydrogen and carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project in the UK.
Have revealed its new heating and renewables framework, worth up to £500m. It is due to launch in January and will run up to 2024.
EDF Renewables UK
A number of tier one contractors have been named for Scotland’s Neart na Gaoithe wind farm. This includes; Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy as the wind turbine generators supplier, Saipem as the turbine foundations supplier and installer, GE Renewable Energy Grid Solutions, which will carry out the supply the two electrical substations, plus electrical design work, Prysmian SRL will supply and install the export cables, both offshore and onshore, Deme Offshore has won the contract for engineering, procuring, constructing and installing the inter-turbine cables with offshore installation and Fred Olsen Windcarrier will be delivering the transportation and installation of the turbines with offshore installation.
TfL have officially awarded the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel build contract to the Riverlinx consortium, comprised of; Ferrovial subsidiary Cintra, Bam PPP PGGM, Macquarie Capital, Aberdeen Standard Investments and SK E+C. Construction work will begin next year.
Lincolnshire County Council
Balfour Beatty has been confirmed on Lincolnshire County Council’s £217m highways maintenance contract. The six-year contract has an option to be extended for a further six years and could be worth up to £638m.
Hampshire County Council
Skanska, VolkerFitzpatrick, Hochtief and Tarmac have won places on a £500m highways and transportation framework in the South of England. The framework is for the delivery of significant highway infrastructure development, civil engineering works, and associated construction works valued between £8m and £150m.
SNC-Lavalin Atkins has been awarded a five-year highways consultancy framework contract to deliver design and supervision services and management of highways major maintenance, major schemes and capital projects, traffic engineering, street lighting and traffic signals.
Have awarded a £150M contract to Balfour Beatty for renovation and improvement works on the A2. Balfour Beatty will renovate the junctions at Bean and Ebbsfleet near Dartford. The work is forecasted to begin in spring 2020, with a completion date in 2022/23.
AECOM has been appointed as lead designer for its Future Terminal 2 programme. The eight-year contract will provide design and project management services for a new baggage handling system and infrastructure to support the expected growth in passenger numbers at T2.
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