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GR Engineering secured $31.3m EPC contract for WA Sunrise Dam gold mine

Projects

AngloGold Ashanti has awarded Perth-based GR Engineering Services (GRES) with a $31.3 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for works at the Sunrise Dam gold mine.

$1.52bn investment for VIC rail infrastructure projects

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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 called for old Royal Adelaide Hospital demolition works

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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.

Bielby Hull Albem JV to build 23 bridges for NSW's Pacific Highway upgrade

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The bridge building contract for the Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade has been awarded to the Bielby Hull Albem joint venture.

Preferred contractor announced for $440m Murray Basin Rail Project

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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.

Monadelphous secures contract for works on Ichthys LNG project

Projects

Monadelphous Group has secured two new contracts with a combined value of $170 million, one of which is for works on the Ichthys LNG project in Darwin.

BHP pushes forward with South Flank project in Pilbara

Projects

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.

BGC Contracting secures $700m contract for works at NSW Boggabri Mine

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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.

Spiecapag Australia to build QLD section of $800m Northern Gas Pipeline

Projects

Spiecapag Australia has been appointed by Jemena to build the Queensland portion of the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) project.

Edna Beryl Gold Mine starts production in Tennant Creek Region

Projects

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.

$53.8m Stanwell Power Station overhaul to create jobs for QLD

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A $53.8 million investment will allocated for a series of major projects for the Stanwell Power Station, located west of Rockhampton, which will be carried out over the next year.

John Holland CPB Ghella JV wins $2.81bn Sydney Metro tunnelling contract

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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.

SCEE and Heyday secures $100m worth of work contracts

Projects

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering (SCEE) and its recently acquired subsidiary, Heyday, has won approximately $100 million in contracts for works in the construction and resources industries.

Whittens awarded $22m Mount Pleasant Operation works

Projects, Testimonials

Privately owned Australian company, Whittens, have secured a $22 million contract with G&S Engineering Services to provide bulk earthworks and other construction packages at MACH Energy Australia's Mount Pleasant Operation in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales.

Monadelphous wins $600m contract to service Woodside Petroleum's WA facilities

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Monadelphous Group has secured a $600 million contract to services to a number of Woodside Petroleum’s Western Australian gas production facilities.

APA secures $585m contract for Gruyere Project pipeline and power station

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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 appoints preferred mining contractor for WA Fortitude Gold Project

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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.

NSW Government commits $72.7bn to infrastructure investments

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The New South Wales Government is committing up to $72.7 billion to infrastructure investments over the next four years.

Rio Tinto awards $100m contract to deliver Amrun Project power station

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Rio Tinto has awarded Aggreko Australia Pacific a $100 million contract to build and operate a 20MW power station at the Amrun Bauxite Project in Far North Queensland.

Work ramps up on $518m Ballarat Line Upgrade in VIC

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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.

$800m West Village development in QLD starts first stage of construction

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Sekisui House, a major Japanese developer, is starting construction on the first stage of the $800 million West Village mixed-used complex development in Brisbane.

Shortlisted tenderers announced for $7.2bn WestConnex M4-M5 Link

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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 launch $150 million mixed-use tower in Melbourne’s CBD

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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.

PlantMiner suppliers reaping the benefits of mining sector ramp up and increased infrastructure investment

Insider

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.

$1bn investment to improve Western Sydney roads

Projects

The New South Wales Government, through its 2017-18 Budget, will be investing approximately $1 billion to improve roads across Western Sydney.

Whittens Group continues work on Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities

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Whittens Group has announced that it will continue its work on the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities in Darwin with a new contract awarded by Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

Downer secures $27m contract to build new water recycling plant in NSW

Projects

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.

$800m Northern Gas Pipeline project receives construction approval

Projects

The Northern Territory Government has given consent to Jemena to construct the first 344-kilometre section of the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) project.

New contracts worth $125m won by Monadelphous

Projects

A contract to complete cryogenic tanks at the Ichthys LNG project in Darwin has been won by Monadelphous Group, which is the same job that Laing O’Rourke walked away from in March.

$1.8bn 10-year Queensland Housing Strategy to create thousands of jobs

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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 begins on central section of $1.12bn NorthLink WA project

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Construction has commenced on the central section – between Morley and Ellenbrook – of the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project.

$100m of critical works in the Goulburn-Murray District this winter

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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.

Tenders opened for $500m Midland Highway safety upgrades

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Tenders are now open for the delivery of the Epping Forest to Powranna section of the $500 million Midland Highway upgrade in Tasmania. The project is part of the Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan.

WA-based contractor secures major contracts for three mining projects

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Western Australia-based Primero Group is set to secure its third major contract this year on a mining project.

Maca Limited wins $100m mining services contract for Mt Magnet project in WA

Projects

Perth-based Maca Limited has been awarded a $100 million contract for mining services on Ramelius ResourcesMount Magnet gold project.

Civmec secures $90m worth in resources contracts

Projects

Civmec has secured approximately $90 million in resources contracts, which includes the construction of facilities at Alcoa’s Pinjarra alumina refinery in Western Australia.

AGL Energy to invest $295m on new 210MW power station in SA

Projects

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.

A closer look at the $3bn Queen's Wharf Brisbane development

Projects

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 secures $10m contract for works at WA Browns Range mine

Projects

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.

Queensland Government to prioritise jobs creation in State Budget

News, Insider

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.

Construction begins on $512m Logan Enhancement Project in QLD

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The first sod has been turned and construction is now underway on Transurban Queensland’s $512 million Logan Enhancement Project.

Locals urged to submit EOIs for North Queensland Stadium trade packages

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North Queensland businesses are being encouraged to register for the first round of on-the-ground work for the $250 million North Queensland Stadium.

NSW's $60m New England Highway upgrade is one step closer to construction

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The $60 million New England Highway upgrade at Bolivia Hill in New South Wales is a step closer to construction with the release of the preferred route for the project.

Thiess secures $195m extension contract to service VIC Yallourn mine

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ThiessCIMIC Group’s mining services provider – has been awarded a $195 million contract to continue works at the Yallourn mine at Latrobe Valley in Victoria.

BMD Constructions to begin works on $35m Riverway Drive duplication in QLD

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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-BESIX JV secures $21m construction contract from Fortescue Metals

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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.

Mernda Rail Extension Jobs Hub launched to help jobseekers in VIC

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The Victorian Government has opened the doors to a one-stop shop for jobseekers looking for opportunities on the $600 million Mernda Rail Extension project.