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John Holland to build Brisbane's new $100m Mercedes Benz Autohaus

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John Holland has been awarded the contract to deliver the $100 million Mercedes Benz Brisbane Autohaus on the site of the old Breakfast Creek Wharf in Newstead.

Mount Gibson Iron to restart Koolan Island mine operations in WA

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Mount Gibson Iron has decided to restart operations on its Koolan Island iron ore mine in Kimberley and it is expected to create up to 395 new jobs. The mining company has estimated that pumping out the seawater and rebuilding the seawall of the open pit will cost approximately $97 million.

VIC's North East Link project to create 5,000 jobs

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The Victorian Government is taking another step forward to building the missing link in the State’s road network which will ease congestion in Melbourne’s north, east and south-east. The North East Link – with an estimated cost of $10 billion – is expected to create more than 5,000 new jobs.

Construction underway on $28m Vines Creek Bridges project in QLD

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Construction of Mackay’s $28 million Vines Creek Bridges project has been fast tracked by six months and the contract to deliver the project has been awarded to Queensland Bridge and Civil Construction.

Work ramps up on $600m Mernda Rail Extension in VIC

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Construction has commenced on the $600 million Mernda Rail Extension project in Victoria which will extend the South Morang line to Mernda.

Adani to focus on local employment for $21.7bn Carmichael coal project

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A final investment decision is about to be made by Adani for its $21.7 billion Carmichael coal project – located north of the Galilee Basin in Queensland. The company has also emphasised that it will prioritise sourcing regional suppliers as part of the project development.

BHP Billiton JV invests $270.1m to QLD Caval Ridge mine development

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A $270.1 million investment has been approved by the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) for the Caval Ridge Southern Circuit (CRSC) capital growth project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

Former Mount Gordon copper mine in QLD to restart operations

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The Capricorn copper mine in Queensland has been granted a prescribed project status by the State Government which allows the former Mount Gordon mine to reopen within the year.

Four key road upgrades in North QLD given the green light

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Construction on four key road upgrades – with a total worth of $95.32 million – on the Flinders Highway and Kennedy Developmental Road in North Queensland are set to begin by mid-2017.

Design released for $100m Mulgoa and Castlereagh Roads upgrade in NSW

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The preferred design for the Mulgoa and Castlereagh Roads upgrade has been released, with a $100 million in funds allocated to progress Stage 1 of the project.

Preferred contractor announced for $400m Ipswich Motorway Upgrade

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A new milestone has been reached for the $400 million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade from Rocklea to Darra Stage 1, with the contract to deliver the project awarded to Brisbane-based Bielby Hull Albem Joint Venture.

Dacian Gold awards $107.1m EPC contract for Mount Morgans gold project

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GR Engineering has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth approximately $107.1 million for Dacian Gold’s Mount Morgans gold project located 20-kilometres west of Laverton in Western Australia.

Preferred alignment released for $481m Stage 3 Cairns Southern Access Corridor

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The next stage of the Bruce Highway upgrade is set to begin, with the preferred alignment for the 10-kilometre road duplication between Edmonton and Gordonvale has been released. The $481 million Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3 is set to improve traffic flow as well as road safety south of the city.

Civil Contractors Federation invites construction industry to rally around kids like Jackson

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On May 12, 2017 the Civil Contractors Federation Queensland (CCF QLD), in conjunction with Dial Before You Dig Queensland Pty Ltd (DBYD QLD) and supported by PlantMiner, will be hosting one of the largest Charity Events of 2017 to support Act for Kids. 

Thiess wins contract for works on new Mount Pleasant coal mine in NSW

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Thiess, CIMIC Group’s mining services provider, has secured a mining services contract for MACH Energy’s new Mount Pleasant coal mine in the Hunter Valley region in New South Wales.

Works begin on $170m Airport East project in Sydney

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Works are underway on the $170 million Airport East project in Sydney, which will deliver a new road underpass linking General Holmes Drive as well as Botany Road and Wentworth Avenue.

EOIs called for $200m Capricornia Correction Centre expansion in QLD

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Another milestone has been set for the $200 million Capricornia Correction Centre expansion near Rockhampton, with Expressions of Interests called for a managing contractor to oversee the work on the project.

Civmec Limited wins EPC contract for $507m Gruyere Gold Project

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The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the $507 million Gruyere Gold Project in Western Australia has been awarded to Civmec Limited, as part of the Amec Foster Wheeler Civmec joint venture (ACJV).

Multiplex to deliver $900m Westmead Redevelopment in NSW

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Multiplex has been appointed as the head contractor to deliver the $900 million Westmead Redevelopment – New South Wales’ biggest hospital redevelopment project.

Early works begin on $280m second Murray River crossing

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Early works has begun on the $280 million Echuca-Moama Bridge project, with test drilling for pylon placement underway for the much-needed second Murray River crossing. This project is jointly funded by the Australian, Victorian and New South Wales Governments.

Georgiou wins $17m contract to build Kwinana lithium project facilities

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Georgiou Group has been awarded a $17 million contract to build Tianqi Lithium’s Australian headquarters. The contract was awarded by MSP Engineering, the head contractor for the multi-million dollar Kwinana lithium processing plant.

Works begin on $2bn Parramatta Square project

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Walker Corporation has appointed Mainland Civil to undertake civil works on the $2 billion Parramatta Square development.

PlantMiner chosen as a Westpac Business of Tomorrow

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We're thrilled to announce that PlantMiner has been handpicked by some of Australia’s most talented leaders as one of the Top 20 Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow.

WA's $10.8m Koombana Bay foreshore transformation given the green light

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The Bunbury City Council has given the thumbs-up to the Koombana Bay foreshore transformation project, with Ertech Holdings to deliver the first stage of the $10.8 million development. The project is going to be delivered in three stages.

Works begin on $17.4m new wastewater facility in Parkes NSW

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Construction has commenced on the $17.4 million Parkes Wastewater Treatment Plant and Recycled Water Scheme in New South Wales.

First major contract awarded for $2bn High Capacity Metro Train project in VIC

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Downer EDI has awarded the first major contract on the multi-billion dollar High Capacity Metro Trains (HCMTs) project in Victoria. Melbourne-based civil construction company Civilex has been awarded a $20 million contract to deliver bulk earthworks as well as internal roads and drainage on the new HCMT Depot.

$1bn development on the Gold Coast to create 2,500 local jobs

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Approximately 2,500 local jobs will be created for the construction and operation of the $1 billion “Jewel” residential tower project located at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast.

QCoal selects preferred mining contractor for Byerwen Coal Mine in QLD

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QCoal Pty Ltd has chosen Macmahon Holdings Limited as the preferred mining contractor for the Byerwen Coal Mine near Glenden in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

Construction Industry to support at risk children

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Civil Contractors Federation Queensland (CCF QLD), in conjunction with Dial Before You Dig Queensland Pty Ltd (DBYD QLD) and supported by PlantMiner, will be hosting one of the largest Charity Events of 2017 to support Act for Kids. 

Preferred contractor announced for Gruyere Gold Mine's bulk earthworks package

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MACA Limited has been chosen as the preferred contractor for Western Australia’s Gruyere Gold Mine's bulk earthworks package. The final award of the contract is expected later this month when mobilisation and management plans have been finalised.

John Holland and CPB Contractors JV to deliver West Gate Tunnel Project

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A 50:50 joint venture between John Holland and CPB Contractors has been chosen to design and build the West Gate Tunnel, a vital road to slash travel times in Melbourne's western suburbs.