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.
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.
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.
Major construction work has commenced on the new Chandler Highway bridge, which is part of the $110 million Chandler Highway Upgrade project in Victoria.
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 is set to commence the development of Stage 2 of the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum processing plant in Western Australia.
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.
A number of new work packages with a combined value of approximately $55 million have been awarded to engineering company Monadelphous Group Limited.
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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.
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 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.
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.
Curtis Pitt, Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave, has unveiled initial concept drawings for the massive $176 million overhaul of the Cairns Convention Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
A new bypass road at Smithfield is set to commence in 2018, with a $152 million funding from the Queensland Government.
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.
The South Australian Government is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the $152.5 million Gawler Line electrification Stage 1.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.