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