Tenders have been released for three Peninsula Developmental Roads (PDR) upgrade works – which forms part of the $260.5 million Cape York Region Package. Approximately 24.3 kilometres of the PDR is going to be sealed in 2017.
The Northern Territory Government has awarded a Major Project Status to KGL Resources Limited’s $190 million Jervois Copper-Silver-Gold Project which will create over 650 construction and operations jobs for Territorians.
Perth-based Decmil Group and US-based SolarReserve have entered into a joint venture agreement to deliver a 70MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in New South Wales. Decmil has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with SolarReserve’s Australian subsidiary for the project’s development, design and construction.
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Expressions of Interest (EOI) will be opened for the M80 Ring Road upgrade – the 7.9-kilometre section between Princes Freeway and Western Highway.
One of two key environmental approvals has been granted to Pilbara Minerals for the development of its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project near Port Hedland in Western Australia, taking the project another step closer to construction.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a partnership between BBI Group (BBIG) and China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has been signed for the development of the $5.6 billion Balla Balla Infrastructure iron ore project in Western Australia.
A roads package worth over half a billion dollars has been announced by the Queensland and Australian Governments. According to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, this outcome was reached after constructive discussions with the Australian Government.
A $33.5 million strategic housing development program in Aurukun has been announced and the Queensland Government is calling on Far North Queensland businesses to tender for its construction.
The New South Wales Government has revealed the preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels.
GR Engineering Services has entered into a conditional Letter of Intent (LOI) with Gascoyne Resources Limited for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Dalgaranga Gold Project mineral processing facilities.
The NorthernPathways consortium – comprising of John Holland, Serco Australia, John Laing and Macquarie Capital – has been named as the preferred builder to deliver the New Grafton Correctional Centre (NGCC) in New South Wales.
Majella Property Development – a Brisbane-based developer – is pushing forward with its plans to transform the historic Broadway Hotel in Woolloongabba, with the development application already submitted to the Brisbane City Council. The $260 million development on the 3,420sqm site will encompass 44 Balaclava Street as well as 85 and 93 Logan Road.
Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has revealed the plans for the Snowy Hydro scheme’s $2 billion expansion, which will become a game changer for the power supply in the east coast.
The Australian Government has approved $397.9 million in funding to kick-start works on Stage 1 of the Mackay Ring Road project in Queensland. According to Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester, the approved budget was part of the multi-billion dollar task of fixing the Bruce Highway.
Mercy Health, in partnership with the State Department of Health and Services, has awarded Multiplex the contract to deliver Stage 1C of the $85 million Werribee Mercy Hospital redevelopment – located on the corner of Princes Highway and Hoppers Lane in Victoria.
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has awarded CPB Contractors a contract to deliver works on the M1 Pacific Motorway widening project, between Tuggerah and Doyalson in New South Wales. The construct only contract is expected to generate revenue of about $145 million for CPB.
Edify Energy and Wirsol Energy have awarded a contract to RCR Tomlinson worth over $80 million for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services as well as operation and maintenance (O&M) services for stage one of the Gannawarra Solar Farm project, west of Kerang in Victoria.
More than 2,000 jobs are expected to be created in the Northern Territory following the signing of a Project Facilitation Agreement (PFA) between Australian metals company TNG Limited and the State Government for an $850 million mining project.
The Victorian Government has invested more than $22 million in train station, bus and other public transport infrastructure upgrades across regional Victoria and tenders have been released to market.
Resolute Mining Ltd’s $167 million mine expansion project has been given the green light at the historic gold town of Ravenswood, which will bring a rush of jobs to North Queensland. The project will be extending the life of the mine as well as ensure the continuation of 280 existing jobs.
The largest project in the $500 million 10-year Midland Highway Action Plan is now being fast-tracked by two years, injecting approximately $120 million into the Northern Tasmania economy.
The Victorian Government has released tenders for the construction of large-scale solar plants in the State, which will generate up to $150 million in new capital investments as well as 300 jobs in regional Victoria.
Construction is set to commence soon on the $32 million new pavement widening and safety works south of Rockhampton on the Bruce Highway – between Bajool and Midgee – with WBHO Infrastructure Pty Ltd as the head contractor.
Two tenderers have been shortlisted for the design and construction of the $400 million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade from Rocklea to Darra Stage 1 and the contract is expected to be awarded in the coming months.
The South Australian Government is investing approximately $12.1 billion on infrastructure which means that a record number of South Australians will be working on public infrastructure projects in 2017.
The Victorian Government has released to market the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the $518 million Ballarat Line Upgrade project.