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Work commences on Stage 2 of $440m Murray Basin Rail Project

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Works on Stage 2 of the $440 million Murray Basin Rail Project is underway, which will continue to upgrade and convert more than 1,000 kilometres of track to standard gauge. Once completed, the upgraded track will provide better rail freight services as well as improve access to major ports.

Byrnecut Australia wins $440m underground mining contract for Carosue Dam WA

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Byrnecut Australia has been appointed as the preferred tenderer for the $440 million underground mining contract for Saracen MineralsCarosue Dam operations in Western Australia.

FKG-McIlwain Civil JV wins $115m worth of contracts on Warrego Highway project

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The FKG Group and McIlwain Civil joint venture has been awarded contracts amounting to $115 million for works on the Warrego Highway Upgrade through Dalby.

BMD Constructions wins contract for Pacific Highway bridges project in NSW

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BMD Constructions has secured the contract to construct bridges between Glenugie and Tyndale, and another at Shark Creek as part of the Pacific Highway – Woolgoolga to Ballina Upgrade project in New South Wales.

WBHO secures EPC contract for 30MW Byford Solar Farm in WA

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A joint venture between Perth-based WBHO Infrastructure and Singapore-based Phoenix Solar has secured the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Byford Solar Farm – Western Australia’s largest solar project.

Construction commences on VIC's $110m Chandler Highway Upgrade

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Major construction work has commenced on the new Chandler Highway bridge, which is part of the $110 million Chandler Highway Upgrade project in Victoria.

BGC Contracting wins major contract on $4.36bn Pacific Highway upgrade

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BGC Contracting Pty Ltd has been awarded a major contract on the $4.36 billion Pacific Highway – Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade in New South Wales.

Jobs count rises to 7000 for VIC's $11bn Metro Tunnel project

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The delivery of Victoria’s multi-billion dollar Metro Tunnel project is well underway and it is expected to create an additional 2000 jobs, bringing the count to 7000 during peak construction.

RCR Tomlinson to begin works on Stage 2 of Pilgangoora project

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RCR Tomlinson is set to commence the development of Stage 2 of the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum processing plant in Western Australia.

VLocity trains to travel to Warrnambool VIC with $114m line upgrade

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The Victorian Government is pushing through with the $114 million Warrnambool Line Upgrade project as part of the Regional Rail Revival. With this project, VLocity trains will be able to travel to Warrnambool for the first time.

Monadelphous acquires $55 million worth of new contracts

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A number of new work packages with a combined value of approximately $55 million have been awarded to engineering company Monadelphous Group Limited.

Bravehearts and PlantMiner are teaming up for White Balloon Day

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We’re proud to announce that PlantMiner is teaming up with Bravehearts to support their mission to make Australia the safest place in the world to raise a child.

Preferred contractor announced to deliver SA's $80m City Tram Extension

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The major contract to deliver the $80 million City Tram Extension Project in South Australia has been awarded to the Downer EDI and York Civil joint venture, with works to commence in the coming weekend.

$350m Olympic Dam revamp to involve 1300 contractors during construction

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BHP Billiton will be investing approximately $350 million towards the Olympic Dam smelter operations revamp in South Australia, with up to 1,300 contractors to be involved during peak construction.

Construction set to commence on Bauxite Hills Mine in North QLD

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Construction of the Bauxite Hills Mine in North Queensland is set to commence, with all funding required for the development completed by Metro Mining Limited.

Works begin on $53.32m Kennedy Developmental Road Upgrade in North QLD

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Construction works on the $53.32 million Kennedy Developmental Road Upgrade (Hann Highway) – between Mount Garnet and Hughenden – has officially commenced, which will be delivering a more reliable freight and tourist route for North Queensland. The project is also expected to create jobs for the local communities surrounding the project site.

CPB and Bombardier win $1bn contract for works on VIC's Metro Tunnel Project

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CPB Contractors, together with Bombardier Transportation, has been awarded the $1 billion Rail Systems Alliance (RSA) contract for the multi-billion dollar Metro Tunnel Project in Victoria.

Local builder wins contract for Stage 1 of $280m Echuca-Moama Bridge Project

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Construction of a new major roundabout at the Murray Valley Highway and Warren Street intersection in Echuca is set to commence soon with the contract to deliver the Echuca-Moama Bridge – Stage 1 project awarded to Echuca-based RECivil.

Plans unveiled for $176 million overhaul of Cairns Convention Centre

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Curtis Pitt, Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave, has unveiled initial concept drawings for the massive $176 million overhaul of the Cairns Convention Centre.

Preferred builder announced for $35.5m Victoria Highway bridges replacement project

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The contract to deliver the $35.5 million bridge replacement project at Big Horse and Little Horse Creeks on Victoria Highway has been awarded to Northern Territory-based company Allan King & Sons Construction Pty Ltd.

$6bn Metro Tunnel contract awarded to Cross Yarra Partnership

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Following a competitive tender process, the $6 billion contract to design and build the Metro Tunnel and five new associated underground stations has been awarded to the Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP) – a consortium comprising of LendLease Engineering, John Holland, Bouygues Construction and Capella Capital.

EOIs called for $50m South Gippsland Highway realignment project

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Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the design and construction of the $50 million South Gippsland Highway realignment at Black Spur, Koonwarra have been opened for submission, with tenders to deliver the project expected to open later in 2017.

Multiplex to deliver $126m tower on VIC's Collins Square development

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The fifth and final commercial office tower at the Walker Corporation's $2.5 billion Collins Square development located at 727 Collins Street in Melbourne’s CBD has been awarded to Multiplex, a leading global contractor.

Construction commences on $800m Northern Gas Pipeline

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Construction has commenced on the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP), which is expected to create up to 900 jobs. Once completed, teams for maintenance and operations will be based in both Tennant Creek and Mount Isa.

Contracts awarded for VIC's $43m pipeline project

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Four South Gippsland towns will be connected to Victoria’s water grid for the first time with the $43 million Lance Creek Water Connection project.

New bypass road in Cairns to create 115 jobs during construction

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A new bypass road at Smithfield is set to commence in 2018, with a $152 million funding from the Queensland Government.

Preferred contractor announced for Challenger Gold Project in SA

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Byrnecut Australia has been appointed by WPG Resources as the contractor of choice for the Challenger Gold Project in South Australia. A Letter of Intent for a new mining contract has been issued to Byrnecut and the company has begun mobilisation activities on site.

Barminco wins $236m extension contract for WA Forrestania Nickel Operations

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Barminco Limited has been awarded a three-year extension contract – valued at $236 million – for works on Western Area’s Forrestania Nickel Operations (FNO) in Western Australia.

EOIs called for $152.5m Gawler Line project in SA

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The South Australian Government is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the $152.5 million Gawler Line electrification Stage 1.

QLD Govt grants $13m for Bundaberg and North Burnett critical infrastructure projects

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Approximately $13 million worth of critical infrastructure projects as well as 40 jobs will start flowing in Bundaberg and North Burnett regions later this year thanks to the Queensland Government’s latest infrastructure funding grants through the Building our Regions program.

Mutiplex appointed to deliver $174.4m project at UNSW

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The expansion of the world-class Physical Sciences Precinct at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Kensington campus continues with Multiplex being appointed the lead contractor for the new $174.4 million Science and Engineering Building (SEB).

Springfield JV receives key approval for Monty copper-gold project in WA

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The Springfield joint venture – comprising of Sandfire Resources and Talisman Mining – has secured the key environmental approval required to begin development activities at Western Australia’s Monty copper-gold project located approximately 10 kilometres east of the DeGrussa mine.

Shortlisted tenderers for QLD's $515m Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade announced

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The $515 million Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade on the Bruce Highway – approximately 50 kilometres from Townsville – takes another step towards construction with the announcement of two shortlisted tenderers to deliver the project.

GR Engineering secures $66.5m EPC contract for Dalgaranga Gold Project

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Gascoyne Resources has officially awarded GR Engineering Services (GRES) with the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the design and construction of the mineral processing plant at the Dalgaranga Gold Project in Western Australia.

Preferred builder announced for VIC's $518m Ballarat Line Upgrade

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Construction on the $518 million Ballarat Line Upgrade is on track with the LendLease, Coleman Rail and SMEC consortium named as the preferred bidder to build the project.

Thiess secures $650m extension contract for mining services in Pilbara

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Thiess, CIMIC Group’s mining services provider, has been awarded a $650 million contract from Fortescue Metals Group, extending its mining services at the Solomon Hub in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

Whittens secures $58m works package for QLD Caval Ridge coal project

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Whittens Group has won its fifth major contract for this year with a $58 million works package for BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Caval Ridge coal project in Queensland. The contract award is part of the US$200 million Caval Ridge Southern Circuit project.

Aboriginal businesses and JVs win $100m worth of new work in the Pilbara

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Approximately $100 million worth of new work has been awarded to Aboriginal businesses and joint ventures for Fortescue Metals Group’s iron ore operations in the Pilbara region, which includes $65 million in partnership with Yindjibarndi-owned businesses.

Skyway JV wins $400m Airfield Works contract for Brisbane Airport's new runway

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The $400 million Airfield Works contract for Brisbane Airport’s new runway has been awarded to Skyway, a joint venture between BMD Constructions and CPB Contractors.

Georgiou Group to build $44m Ellenbrook Tank project in WA

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WA Water Minister Dave Kelly has announced the $44 million Ellenbrook Tank project for Water Corporation. The new 80 million-litre water tank will cater for the growth in the north-east metropolitan corridor as well as provide Ellenbrook residents with a more consistent water pressure.