The Australian Government has announced a $1.52 billion investment in Victorian infrastructure which will help ease congestion and provide better rail services across the State.
Tenders are being called for the first demolition works package for the old Royal Adelaide Hospital. The demolition works on the old hospital building is expected to be the largest South Australia has ever seen, and it will be creating significant demand for the industry for approximately four years as well as supporting local jobs – including up to 600 construction jobs.
A joint venture between McConnell Dowell and Martinus Rail has been appointed as the preferred contractor to deliver stages two, three and four of the $440 million Murray Basin Rail Project in Victoria, which is jointly funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments.
BHP has announced that they are moving ahead with the development of the South Flank iron ore project after approving $244 million (US$184 million) in initial funding for the project in Pilbara, Western Australia.
Idemitsu Australia Resources (IAR) has awarded BGC Contracting a $700 million five-year contract – which is scheduled to begin in 1 December 2017 – to deliver mining and equipment maintenance services at the Boggabri open-cut coal mine in New South Wales.
The final approvals have been secured by Emmerson Resources, with project partner Evolution Mining, from the Northern Territory Government to launch production at the Edna Beryl gold operation in the Tennant Creek area.
Construction will soon be underway on new twin metro rail tunnels which will run under the Sydney Harbour and the heart of the CBD, with the major $2.81 billion tunnelling contract signed and awarded to John Holland CPB Contractors Ghella Joint Venture.
The Gold Road-Gold Fields / Gruyere joint venture has appointed APA Group to build a new gas transmission pipeline and gas-fired station which will supply power to the Gruyere Gold Project, as part of a 15-year $585 million contract.
Matsa Resources Limited has awarded Quadrio Earthmoving – a Geraldton-based contractor – the mining services contract for trial mining activities at the Fortitude / Lake Carey Gold Project in Western Australia.
The New South Wales Government is committing up to $72.7 billion to infrastructure investments over the next four years.
Early works are ramping up on the $518 million Ballarat Line Upgrade project in Victoria with almost 90 boreholes dug since February of this year, providing information about ground conditions along the route of the Ballarat Line.
Two joint ventures have been shortlisted to build the$7.247 billion M4-M5 Link in New South Wales, which was announced by Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for WestConnex Stuart Ayres during a visit to the new M4 site.
Probuild and ISPT have launched a $150 million mixed-use tower at 271 Spring Street, in Melbourne’s CBD. This project will be the new headquarters for Australian Unity, the national health, wealth and living company.
In the 12 months since June 2016, PlantMiner, which was recently named as one of Westpac's top 20 businesses, has more than quadrupled the average value of a transaction won by businesses listed on the online marketplace.
The New South Wales Government, through its 2017-18 Budget, will be investing approximately $1 billion to improve roads across Western Sydney.
Downer Group’s Utilities business has been awarded a $27 million contract by Muswellbrook Shire Council to build the Muswellbrook Recycle Water Treatment Works (RWTW), located approximately 230 kilometres north of Sydney.
The Queensland Government is making an investment of approximately $1.8 billion to build over 5,000 new homes, which will create thousands of construction and building jobs for the region. The new 10-year Queensland Housing Strategy will be providing Queenslanders with a safe as well as secure and affordable homes.
Construction has commenced on the central section – between Morley and Ellenbrook – of the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project.
As part of the Connections Project- Victoria’s largest water modernisation project, the Andrews Labor Government has announced $100 million of critical works in the Goulburn-Murray District.
Western Australia-based Primero Group is set to secure its third major contract this year on a mining project.
AGL Energy has announced that it is planning to invest $295 million for the development of a 210MW gas-fired power station beside the company’s Torrens Island Power Station located near Adelaide.
Urbis, on behalf of Destination Brisbane Consortium, has submitted the largest single development application in Queensland history for the multi-billion dollar Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Integrated Resort Development (QWBIRD).
MACA Limited has recently been awarded a $10 million contract for mining and construction services at Northern Minerals’ heavy rare earths pilot project located 160-kilometres south east of Halls Creek in Western Australia.
The Hon. Curtis Pitt, Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment spoke at the Queensland Media Club’s pre-budget event yesterday. The Treasurer affirmed that the State Government’s top priority will be to create jobs.
North Queensland businesses are being encouraged to register for the first round of on-the-ground work for the $250 million North Queensland Stadium.
The first sod has been turned and major construction works are now underway on the $35 million Riverway Drive duplication between Gollogly and Allambie Lane.
Decmil Australia Pty Ltd, in a joint venture with BESIX Australia Pty Ltd, has been awarded a $21 million construction contract by Pilbara Marine Pty Ltd – a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group.