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Pindan awarded $27.7m construction contract for new Warren Health Service 

Projects

Main works are set to start on the new Warren Health Service as Pindan has been awarded the $27.7m contract to construct the building, which is a part of the overall $39.3m project. 

Laing O'Rourke secures $73m contract for works on Brisbane Airport expansion

Projects

Laing O’Rourke is the confirmed Managing Contractor for another key expansion at Brisbane Airport. The $73 million Northern Concourse Expansion will deliver two new gates, Gates 73 and 74, to the airport’s International Terminal Building which will increase the capacity of the terminal as well as accommodate larger aircrafts such as the Airbus A380.

Contractor for stage 3 of $104m Southport-Burleigh Road project announced

Projects

Georgiou Group Pty Ltd has been awarded the third and final contract to deliver works on the $104 million Southport-Burleigh Road upgrade. According to Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey, Georgiou will be delivering the Continuous Flow Intersection (CFI) as part of this construction package.

Woolgoolga to Ballina project update

Projects

The Woolgoolga to Ballina project will upgrade about 155 kilometres of highway. The project starts approximately six kilometres north of Woolgoolga (north of Coffs Harbour) and ends approximately six kilometres south of Ballina.

Contractors shortlisted for major western Sydney road projects

Projects

Three contracting groups have been invited to submit detailed tenders for three major road projects as part of the Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan. 

$400m lithium processing facility in Kwinana waits for construction go-ahead

Projects

A $400 million lithium plant in Kwinana has been proposed by Chinese company Tianqi Lithium – a major stakeholder of Talison Lithium. Tianqi is now seeking development assessment panel approval for the processing facility from the Western Australian Government.

Pilbara Minerals shortlists contractors for $104m delivery of Pilgangoora Process Plant

Projects

Australian lithium developer Pilbara Minerals has shortlisted three contracting groups to tender for the process plant design and construction package at its Pilgangoora Project, 120km from Port Hedland in Western Australia.  

Sydney IMAX to be demolished in $700m redevelopment

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The $700m Darling Harbour development, The Ribbon, will see Sydney's iconic IMAX theatre demolished and replaced by a luxury hotel, serviced apartments and a revamped IMAX ­cinema. 

Lendlease's $2bn city neighbourhood in Melbourne receives $490m residential building approval

Projects

The Victorian Government has approved three apartment towers in Melbourne's CBD, part of a precinct plan to build a new city neighbourhood that will be home to 10,000 workers, 3,000 residents and 1,690 apartments. 

Ausdrill wins $300m mining services contract for West Africa gold mine

Projects

Ausdrill, a Perth-based drill and blast and exploration company, is the preferred proponent for a $300 million contract for mining services on Toro Gold’s Mako project in West Africa.

$250m North Queensland Stadium invites local contractor registration

Projects

Expressions of interest have opened today for the provision of principal consultancy services, including the concept design for the $250 million North Queensland Stadium project. 

RCR awarded $170m in new contracts across Australia

Projects

Engineering Group RCR Tomlinson has been awarded four new contracts with a combined value of $170 million, continuing to diversify into new sections and regions. 

CIMIC Group secure $105m worth of QLD coal contract extensions

Projects

CIMIC's Theiss and Sedgman subsidiaries have secured $105m worth of Queensland coal contract extensions. 

NSW's $22bn housing plan sparks interest from private sector

Projects

The $22 billion Communities Plus redevelopment project at Ivanhoe Estate in New South Wales has caught the interest of some of the country’s biggest construction firms as well as the Community Housing Providers (CHPs) according to Minister for Social Housing Brad Hazzard.

First construction contract awarded for $220m Adelaide Festival Plaza redevelopment

Projects

The first construction contract for Adelaide's $220m Festival Plaza redevelopment has been awarded to construction and development company Lendlease.

The contract is worth an approximate $21m, involves lowering Festival Drive, which will separate vehicle and pedestrian traffic and enable direct, on-foot access between the Riverbank Footbridge and Adelaide Railway Station.

EPOCA wins $2.3m contract for upgrade works on the Port of Mackay

Projects

Local contracting firm, EPOCA Constructions has been awarded the $2.3 million contract for works on a major infrastructure upgrade in the Port of Mackay at North Queensland.

Victoria leads national construction activity for the first half of 2016

News

The State of Victoria is officially leading Australia’s construction industry for the first half of 2016, with a 9.8 per cent (approximately $939 million) increase in activity while the rest of the country saw a decrease by 10.6 per cent.

Design unveiled for $38.5m Geelong Performing Arts Centre upgrade

Projects

Hassell has unveiled the design for a $38.5 million redevelopment on the Geelong Performing Arts Centre. Major upgrades will be done to the building’s façade and facilities and position the centres as one of the leading cultural venues in Victoria.

$75.4m Scarborough foreshore redevelopment in WA seeks local participation

Projects

Six community members have been appointed by Planning Minister Donna Faragher to be part of a new advisory group that will provide local feedback on a proposed road extension included in the $75.4 million Scarborough foreshore redevelopment master plan.

$99.8m luxury apartment building to grace Sydney's Redfern district

Projects

A new $99.8 million housing development is expected to transform Sydney’s Redfern district. The proposed plan for the 18-storey residential building, 88onRegent will include:

$12m upgrade for Marmion Ave intersections in Perth

Projects

Work has started on $12m worth of road upgrades in Perth's northern suburbs. 

The intersections of Marmion and Hepburn Avenue, and Marmion and Whitfords Avenue will benefit from improved traffic flow and safety, and reduced delays in peak periods. 

Tenders open for Girrawheen-Hainsworth housing project in Perth

Projects

The Liberal National Government is now accepting tender applications for the development on a 4.2-hectare site at Girrawheen in Perth. The successful proponent will deliver up to 160 private, affordable and social housing homes, facilitating all aspects of the project’s development – from design and concept to construction.

Negotiations underway to build new train station in Brisbane's Skygate precinct

Projects

Negotiations to build a third station on the Airtrain line has been opened by the Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC). The new station will provide rail access to the DFO complex as well as other facilities in the Skygate precinct.

Works to begin on Bruce Highway's $565m Mackay Ring Road project

News, Projects

Queensland Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey announced that the state government has finalised the construction plan and route for the Mackay Ring Road Stage 1 on Bruce Highway. 

QLD Government puts $34.2m Bill Fulton Bridge duplication out to tender

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The Queensland Government has called for tenders for the $34.2 million Bill Fulton Bridge duplication project, fixing an important thoroughfare on one of Cairns' most used roads. 

Australian Unity wins tender to build $1.1bn Herston Quarter precinct

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The Queensland Government has named Australian Unity as the preferred tenderer for the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter project in Brisbane. The redevelopment will transform the former children’s hospital at Herston into a mixed-use precinct for health, residential, commercial and recreational activity. 

Contracts awarded for $260.5m roadworks projects in Cape York QLD

News, Projects

Contracts have been awarded for works to seal an additional 35 kilometres of the Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR) which is part of the $260.5 million Cape York Region Package (CYRP). Works will commence on Coen South and Archer to Wolverton this year.

RCR wins $120m contract for Rio Tinto's Silvergrass project

Projects

RCR Tomlinson has been contracted to delivery a primary crusher and overland conveyor system at Rio Tinto's Silvergrass East mine for its Pilbara iron ore operations in Western Australia. 

Preferred proponent chosen for $100m Darwin ship lift facility

News

Pearl Marine Engineering (PME) has been named the preferred proponent to deliver a ship-lift facility at East Arm that will position Darwin as the marine services hub for northern Australia. The Northern Territory Government will contribute up to $100 million towards the project, and will now enter into a negotiation period with PME. 

Downer signs $350m extension contract with Karara Mining

News

Downer EDI Limited has signed an extension contract with Karara Mining Ltd worth approximately $350 million. This agreement extents their current six-year contract – worth $570 million – on Karara’s iron ore mine to a further four years.

Lendlease to build $400m Sunshine Plaza redevelopment in Queensland

Projects

Sunshine Plaza's highly anticipated redevelopment in Maroochydore has gained final approval to commence construction of the $400 million redevelopment, with works set to expand the retail centre from 73,000 square metres to over 107,000 square metres. 

UGL named $100m Reclaimed Water Management Contractor in Shoalhaven

News

The Shoalhaven City Council has awarded UGL Limited the $100 million contract to deliver part of Stage 1B of the Council’s Reclaimed Water Management Scheme (REMS).

$5.5bn Western Distributor guarantees 89% local content

Projects

Victorian Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today announced that the Western Distributor Project will have a minimum of 89 per cent local content, supporting Victorian businesses and jobs during the design and construction of the $5.5 billion second river crossing. 

Laing O'Rourke signs $500m Larrakeyah Redevelopment contract

Projects

Laing O'Rourke has formally signed the contract to work with Department of Defence as Managing Contractor for the Planning Phase of the Larrakeyah Redevelopment and HMAS Coonawarra Facilities to Support Naval Operations in the Nothern Territory. 

Contractors announced for East Perth Station upgrade

Projects

The $25m contract to upgrade the East Perth Station has been awarded to construction contractor Laing O'Rouke and engingeering firm AECOM. 

Construction is due to start this month to make the station more modern, accessible and better able to host larger crowds expected once the new Perth Stadium which opens next year. 

3 shortlisted to build The Metro Tunnel in Melbourne

Projects

Three consrotia have just been shortlisted by the Victorian Government for the contract to build the Metro Tunnel and five new underground train stations in Melbourne. 

Downer EDI to deliver $460m light rail in Newcastle

Projects

Transport for NSW has given the green light for the Newcastle Light Rail project, formally appointing Downer EDI as the Managing Contractor to deliver the fixed infrastructure for the rail line. 

Taking the Chequered Flag: The Importance of Equipment Service and Maintenance

Equipment

They say it takes a perfect weekend to win a Formula 1 Grand Prix. Every little detail from the driver, to the engine, to the timing of the pit stops has to go exactly to plan in order to achieve success. It’s not always the fastest or flashiest car that wins the race; but the team with the best plan, upkeep and attention to detail on the vehicle. It’s no different when mining, screening or crushing.

McNab secures contract to build Gold Coast's new luxury apartments

News, Projects

McNab has secured Iconic Apartments build at Kirra Beach QLD, utilising their experienced team on the Gold Coast who look forward to developing their home city.

NT's new Health Headquarters moves to select tender process

Projects

The Northern Territory Government is proceeding to the select tender process for the new Department of Health (DoH) headquarters. 

Two shortlisted for Sydney Metro Stage 2 tunnels

Projects

Following a rigorous expression of interest period, two joint venture parties have been shortlisted to build the tunnels under Sydney Harbour and through the Central Business District as part of the Sydney Metro project

Fulton Hogan named successful tenderer for $300m M80 Ring Road upgrade

News, Projects

Fulton Hogan has been awarded the $300 million contract to deliver works on Melbourne’s M80 Ring Road upgrade project between Sunshine Avenue and Calder Freeway. The iconic EJ Whitten Bridge is also included in the upgrade works.

Major works underway on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

Projects

Major works are officially underway on the $420m Stage 2 extension of the Gold Coast Light Rail project. 

It’s a go for the $250m luxury hotel in Darwin

News, Projects

Construction on a $250 million Westin luxury hotel gets the green light with Landbridge as the preferred contractor. The hotel will be located on the Darwin Waterfront and is expected to enhance the precinct’s popularity and boost tourism, while hundreds of jobs will be created throughout construction.

Construction begins on $400m private development on Perth's Elizabeth Quay

News, Projects

Work has started on the first private development on Elizabeth Quay in Perth. The $400 million 5-star Ritz-Carlton hotel and The Towers apartment building is expected to create 1,200 jobs throughout the construction phase.

Rio Tinto reinvests $338m in Pilbara

News, Projects

Mining giant, Rio Tinto announced that it will be investing $338 million in Pilbara. This move to reinvest will complete the development of Rio Tinto’s Silvergrass iron ore mine.

Canberra contractor wins $300m contract to build new government building

News, Projects

The contract to deliver a $300 million government office complex in Canberra has been awarded. From six shortlisted tenderers, Canberra-based company Capital Property Group (CPG) was chosen to transform the existing car park in Civic into a 20,000 square metre office building that will house at least 1,700 public servants by October 2020.

Golding secures contract for GLNG and QCLNG Marine Operations Terminal work

Projects

Golding Contractors has been awarded the Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas (GLNG) and Queensland Gas Company LNG (QCLNG) Marine Operations Terminal project in Central Queensland. 

John Holland awarded Green Square Library & Plaza construction contract in Sydney

News, Projects

John Holland has been awarded the contract to construct the Green Square Library and Plaza project in Sydney. The project includes a new civic plaza as well as an underground library building and amphitheatre. 

Perth contractor wins $30m civil works contract at Boddington gold mine

News, Projects

Perth-based contractor Brierty has been awarded a $30 million civil works contract by Newmont Mining at its Boddington gold mine, 120km south-east of Perth. 

Perth's new Transport Plan proposes major road and rail projects

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Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced a transport plan for Perth which will support a population of 3.5 million. The transport plan will ensure that the bus network, rail links, roads and cycleways will be able to cater to Perth’s growing population.

Brookfield Multiplex awarded $428m WA Museum contract

Projects

Brookfield Multiplex, with its international and Australian architecture team of OMA and HASSELL, has been awarded the contract to design and construct the Western Australia Museum.