Lendlease Building has just been announced as the successful contractor to deliver Sydney’s newest landmark – 60 Martin Place. This $300 million, 33-storey building is owned by Investa Property Group and Gwynvill Group which was designed by leading architectural firm, Hassell.
Underground mining contractor Barminco Holdings will continue to work at MMG'S Dugald River zinc project in north-west Queensland, securing a new five-year contract worth $250 million to $270 million.
Victorian Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has approved the development of five major projects in inner Melbourne worth $2 billion collectively - a record amount set to generate thousands of jobs. These buildings will account for 2000 apartments, more than 300 serviced apartments and hotel rooms, office and retail space.
The New South Wales Government has announced that a 270-kilometre pipeline will be built as part of a $500 million investment in the 2016-17 Budget. The pipeline from the Murray river will secure Broken Hill and surrounding communities’ long term water supply - and represents the largest infrastructure project on record to secure a town's water supply in NSW.
In order to keep up with regional growth, the Palaszczuk Government is investing more than $11 million to the $17 million Caboolture Hospital upgrade for this year.
Blackham Resources has today handed down a series of contracts for mining, Tailings Dam construction, and the power station of its 5.1Moz Matilda Gold Project.
Another milestone on the $18.275 million Exmouth Boat Harbour upgrade in WA has been reached as works on the project progresses. Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced that after an extensive EOI and tender process, Ertech Pty Ltd – a Wangara-based company – has been awarded the $8.339 million major contract for stage 2 of the upgrade.
The hard numbers in last week's NSW state budget, coined the "record infrastructure" budget, show that NSW is building on an infrastructure boom that is leaving other states far, far behind.
York Civil has today announced that they've been awarded three new projects in South Australia.
Works on the Maroochydore City Centre Development, set to become the Sunshine Coast's new CBD, are well and truly underway.
Andrew Harding has been replaced asRio Tinto’s Chief Executive of Iron Ore.
Construction has begun on the $250m Riverside Tower on Parramatta's riverfront precinct. Early works on the landmark project include the excavation of 7 basement levels.
Construction company John Holland has been awarded the first major Metro Tunnel contract, which includes excavating massive shafts in the centre of Melbourne as part of preparations for the tunnel and the new underground stations in the CBD.
Last week Brisbane Lord Mayer Graham Quirk unveiled the Brisbane City Council's $3b Budget for 2016-17 and a large chunk of funding, $781.7m to be exact, is going towards tackling conjestion.
Victorian Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today announced three consortia have been chosen to tender for the design and construction of Melbourne's second river crossing - the $5.5 billion Western Distributor - that will create 5600 jobs.
The Master Builders Association (MBA) says that tender packages for the Townsville Stadium desperately need to give first preference to local contractors, with many in the industry currently working for zero profit margins.
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd is delivering a $110 million upgrade to Port Drive and the local road network, delivering safer and more efficient port roads. This upgrade, which is being brought forward well ahead of capacity demand, "will help ensure the Port of Brisbane continues to meet the needs of industry and customers as trade grows."
After awarding CPB Contractors the contract to design and build Stage 2 of the Gold Cost Light Rail in March this year, the Qld Govt and GoldLinQ entered into a partnership to deliver the extension in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
In anticipation of the official release of the NSW 2016-17 budget on 21 June, it has been announced that the budget provides $100m towards to the $900m Westmead Redevelopment - $60.5m for the new Acute Services Building and $38.8m for the new carpark.
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Great Northern Connect, the JV between BGC Contracting Contracting and Laing O'Rourke O'Rourke Australia Construction, has been announced by the WA State Government as the successful tenderer for Stage Two of the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA initiative.
The Victorian Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, yesterday announced that the removal of two more level crossings - Grange Road in Alphington and Lower Plenty Rd in Rosanna – will start next year as part of a $500 million package of works that also includes a new Rosanna Station and duplicated Hurstbridge line.
With the Queen's Wharf Project in the grips of the detailed design phase, South East Queensland's contractors descended on a CCF led industry meeting in Brisbane this morning for a private audience with the successful tenderer of the $3 billion development, Destination Brisbane.
Mineral exploration company, Magnetite Mines has high hopes for what it expects to be one of the world's largest magnetite iron ore sites.
We were recently approached by the QLD Government's Department of State Development to present at the Regional Major Projects Forum held in partnership with the Moreton Bay Regional Council. The forum is a part of the QLD Government's 2016 Major Project Series, highlighting projects in the region and future employment and supplier opportunities.
Lincoln Minerals has received the first of two key approvals for a $40m graphite mine approximately 30km north of Port Lincoln in South Australia. The project sets up the Eyre Peninsula to become the nation's leading source for graphite.
For the first time in five years, Gina Rinehart is no longer Australia's richest person. And in a perfect analogy for the property boom taking over the mining boom as the key driver of Australia's economy, the list is now topped by apartment developer Harry Triguboff.
Altona Mining has secured a $330m mining agreement with Chinese construction company, Sichuan Railway Investment Group to develop a copper-gold mine in north-west QLD.
For developing construction businesses, knowing your financial numbers is crucial to your company’s growth because these figures will indicate if you are moving towards success or heading towards trouble. Experts such as accountants or financial analysts will help you when it comes to tracking your profitability, but you can also takes steps to do it on your own.
Expressions of interest are now open for the design contract on the state-funded $60m Steamlining Hoddle Street project in Melbourne.
Rox Resources has found a 58-million-tonne ore body in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria, comprised of 12.7% lead and zinc combined, 11.1% zinc and 1.6% lead. The drill site, 'Teena', is near Borroloola and just 10km from Glencore's McArthur River mine.
After almost two decades of construction work, Switzerland has officially opened it's 57km twin-bore Gotthard base tunnel.