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Construction of $29m new water facility to support local jobs in Gladstone QLD

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Gladstone-based Golding Contractors has been awarded the construction contract for the $29 million Gladstone water storage system upgrade.

Three contracts awarded for new nbn builds in Sydney and Melbourne

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NBN Co Limited (nbn™) has signed Design and Construction Master Agreements (DCMA) with three delivery partners to design and build approximately 525, 000 premises with Fibre to the Curb (FttC) technology. in Sydney and Melbourne. 

VIC Grange Road level crossing removal to begin in 2017

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Works on getting rid of the congested and dangerous level crossing on Grange Road in Alphington will be commencing next year.

Winning consortium announced for $238m Torrens Junction project in SA

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A consortium comprising of Laing O’Rourke, AECOM and Kellog, Brown & Root had been awarded the design and construction contract for the $238 million Torrens Junction project in South Australia.

Works set to begin on $3bn Queen's Wharf Brisbane development

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Construction of the $3 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane (QWB) development has been given the first approval, with early works and demolition set to begin in the New Year.

Decmil secures $40m contract for works in Rio Tinto's Pilbara mines

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Perth-based contractor Decmil Group has recently been awarded a $40 million contract for works on two Rio Tinto operated mines in the Pilbara region in Western Australia.

Civmec to invest $80m for a new shipbuilding facility in WA

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Forgacs Marine and Defence Pty Ltd – a subsidiary wholly owned by Civmec Limited – have recently unveiled plans for a new state-of-the-art shipbuilding facility that will primarily target at Naval Defence projects.

Tenders released for Stages 2 and 3 of $440m Murray Basin Rail Project in VIC

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The $440 million Murray Basin Freight Rail Project steams ahead with tenders released for Stages Two and Three, which will see the standardisation and upgrade of the entire Murray Basin freight rail network.

Multiplex to deliver $315m "wave like" tower in Melbourne CBD

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Multiplex has been chosen to deliver Singapore's Fragrance Group’s $315 million hotel and apartment project – known as the Premier Tower – in Melbourne’s CBD.

Construction begins on the $175m Thompsons Road Upgrade in VIC

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Construction has commenced on the $175 million Thompson Road Upgrade in South East Melbourne, with BMD Constructions Pty Ltd as the preferred builder to deliver the works on Stage One of the project.

EOIs open for Managing Contractor of $250m North Queensland Stadium

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Game on for the title of the $250 million North Queensland Stadium Managing Contractor, with Expressions of Interest opening today to deliver the stadium in time for the 2020 NRL season. 

Preferred consortium announced for $430m Sapphire Wind Farm in NSW

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Australian Wind Technology Pty Ltd has secured a $430 million contract for the delivery of the 270-megawatts Sapphire Wind Farm located at northern New South Wales. Australian Wind Technology is a joint venture between Zenviron – a ZEM Engery-Monadelphous joint venture – and Danish wind energy company Vestas.

Multi-billion dollar Western Sydney Airport set for construction take-off

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Construction of Sydney’s second airport has been given a green light, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Federal Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher signing off on plans for the estimated $3 billion Badgerys Creek airport. 

NRW Holdings wins $40m Rio Tinto Yandicoogina contract

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NRW Holdings has been awarded work at Rio Tinto's Yandicoogina iron ore mine operations in the Pilbara. 

UGL to build APA's $47m Emu Downs Solar Farm in WA

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Construction of APA Group’s Emu Downs Solar Farm has taken a further step towards construction with the required commercial agreements now in place with Western Australian energy provider Synergy and UGL Limitednamed EPC contractor for the $47 million solar farm.  

Lendlease wins 4km section of The Northern Road Upgrade in Sydney

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The Roads and Maritime Services has awarded Lendlease with the contact to design and construct the Northern Road Upgrade between Glenmore Park and South Penrith, a key project of the $3.6 billion Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan. 

Shortlist revealed for more than $1bn in Level Crossing Removals

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Victoria's Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) has shortlisted four bidders for two significant packages of work in Melbourne's north and west, with construction due to start in 2017. 

Primewest awards construction contract for $31m office building in Joondalup

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Georgiou Group has been awarded the construction contract for Primewest’s $31 million eight-storey office development in Joondalup, Western Australia.

Civmec wins $160m of Amrun Project Contracts

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Construction and Engineering Firm, Civmec, has secured two important contracts as part of of the development of a processing facility for Rio Tinto’s Amrun project near Weipa in North Queensland, totalling $160 million worth of work. 

$91.6m worth of contracts awarded for WA health service centres redevelopment

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The Western Australian Government has awarded contracts worth $91.6 million to four building companies. The contracts are for the redevelopment and refurbishment of six health service centres across the State’s rural areas.

EOIs opened for $131m Yan Yean Road Upgrade in VIC

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Expressions of Interest are now open for the $131 million Yan Yean Road upgrade in Plenty – one of the most dangerous and congested roads in Victoria’s north.

Construction contract awarded for $1.7bn Wynyard Place development in Sydney

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Multiplex has been awarded the construction contract for Brookfield Property Partners' $1.7 billion Wynyard Place development project in Sydney’s CBD.

Lendlease lands $300m Western Sydney Stadium build

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Infrastructure NSW has today named Lendlease as the preferred contractor to design and construct the new Western Sydney Stadium in Parramatta, beating out John Holland and Multiplex for the project. 

$662m Murra Warra wind farm in VIC given the green light

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The Victorian Government has given the green light for a new $662 million wind farm near Horsham in Victoria's west.

Major construction begins on $985m Northern Connector project

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Major construction works has begun on the $985 million Northern Connector project in South Australia, with local businesses and workers set to reap its benefits. According to Federal Urban Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher, Lendlease – the project’s major works contractor – has commenced major construction on the Southern Interchange.

Broad awarded Howard Smith Wharves Revitalisation Project in Brisbane

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Brisbane's iconic New Farm Riverwalk is set to become a new riverside precinct, providing world-class recreation, lifestyle, event and tourism options that provide access to and from the river. 

Preferred builder chosen for $61m mixed-use development in Fremantle WA

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Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has chosen Georgiou Group as the preferred builder for its $61 million mixed-use development – known as the Liv Apartments – in Fremantle, Western Australia about 14-kilometres from Irwin Barracks.

Adani's Carmichael project secures final approval from Queensland Government

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Adani’s $21.7 billion Carmichael project – located north of the Galilee Basin in Queensland – is another step closer to construction by securing the final major approval from the State and Federal Governments.

Probuild to deliver phase two of $700m Greenland Centre Sydney project

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Probuild has recently signed a design and construction contract with Greenland Australia for the completion of phase two of the Greenland Centre Sydney, within the $700 million budget allotted for the project.

QLD Government to introduce new legislation supporting local subcontractors

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The Queensland Government is currently preparing new laws which will introduce a suite of measures to ensure the security of payment for subcontractors. The historic building and construction industry reforms will include establishing project bank accounts. 

Contract awarded for works on NSW Northern Beaches B-Line project

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Fulton Hogan Construction Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract to deliver various major infrastructures as part of the new Northern Beaches B-Line bus service in New South Wales. The entire B-Line project is valued at about $234 million as outlined in the 2016-17 New South Wales state budget which was released earlier in 2016.

Construction underway for multi-million pipeline project in Colac VIC

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Construction is underway on Colac’s $19.3 million water supply pipeline project – which will connect Colac to the Geelong system, giving residents and irrigators a secure water supply.

Tenders called for $28m Vines Creek Bridges Replacement in QLD

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Companies have been invited to tender for the construction of the $28 million Vines Creek Bridges Replacement Project in Mackay, Queensland.