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Thiess receives $140m contract for works at Mt Owen coal mine NSW

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Thiess’ contract with Glencore for mining services at the Mount Owen coal mine has been amended to have an increase in value by $140 million.

More works underway on VIC's massive West Gate Tunnel

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Construction on a huge tunnelling hub that will reduce noise and dust during the construction of the massive West Gate Tunnel has commenced in Yarraville.

Work begins on $588m level crossing removal project in VIC

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Works have commenced on an 80-metre long road bridge over the Patterson River, marking the beginning of construction on the massive $588 million project that will remove four more congested and dangerous level crossings in Victoria.

Builder announced for $514.3m Haughton River Flooplain Upgrade QLD

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The Infrastructure Group joint venture – between Bielby, BMD Constructions, JF Hull and Albem Pty Ltd with ARUP Group and HDR Inc – has been awarded the design and construction contract for the $514.3 million Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade, which is part of the Bruce Highway package of works.

SRG-Georgiou JV wins $43.4m contract on Bolivia Hill upgrade NSW

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A $43.4 million contract has been awarded to a joint venture between SRG Limited and Georgiou Group for road upgrade works on the New England Highway in rural New South Wales.

Thiess secures $185m contract extension for Mt Arthur Coal operation in NSW 

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CIMIC Group member Thiess has been awarded a $185 million contract to provide additional mining services for BHP at the Mount Arthur coal operation located in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales.

$1.4bn transformation proposed for Brisbane's Eagle Street Pier

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Dexus has been given the green light to progress to the next stage their $1.4 billion proposal to transform Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier into a new business and leisure destination. This means that Dexus can begin a full feasibility study on the project.

QLD Albion Train Station precinct to receive a $750m upgrade

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The precinct surrounding the Albion Train Station in Queensland is set to be transformed with a $750 million investment from the State Government. For this project, Brisbane-based developer Geon Property has been engaged to revitalise the precinct through a Transit Oriented Development (TOD).

WA-based company secures pipeline contract for Pilgangoora mine

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Western Australia-based company Cape has been awarded the contract to deliver an 18 kilometre borefield pipeline for Pilbara MineralsPilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum project located near Port Hedland.

New milestone for $65m Sumners Road interchange upgrade in QLD

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The $65 million Sumners Road upgrade in Queensland takes another step closer to beginning construction, with the design contract awarded to Arup Consultancy. Design and tendering are now underway, and early works on the project are expected to commence in late 2018.

55MW combined battery storage facilities now underway in VIC

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Two large-scale battery storage with a combined capacity of 55MW are going to be built in Victoria, with the projects jointly funded by the State Government and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) – each investing $25 million.

New 112MW solar farm in VIC to support 300 jobs during construction

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Victoria’s Sunraysia region is going to be home to the 112MW Karadoc Solar Farm, which is developed by German company BayWa r.e. Renewable Energy and Beon Energy Solutions will carry out the design, construction and commissioning of the solar farm.

Construction begins on $350m Bulgana Green Power Hub in VIC

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Neoen Australia has commenced construction on the $350 million Bulgana Green Power Hub, a combined wind farm and battery storage that will power the Nectar Farms expansion in Western Victoria.

Como Engineering wins project management contract for NT Mount Peake mine

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After the appointment of the McMahon-Clough joint venture as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor last week, TNG has announced Como Engineers as the project managers for the development of the Mount Peake vanadium-titanium-iron project in the Northern Territory.

Widgiemooltha Gold Project in WA given the green light

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Following the completion of an Enhanced Feasibility Study (EFS), Mincor Resources has approved the development of its wholly-owned Widgiemooltha Gold Project in Western Australia.

$550m residential development to rise on old Gold Coast Hospital site

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The Gold Coast Council has given the thumbs up to Stage 1 of the old Gold Coast Hospital redevelopment in Southport. The former hospital site is going to be transformed into a $550 million masterplanned residential hub – dubbed ‘Queen Street Village’.

Queensland's largest excavation project is now underway

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Queensland’s largest excavation project is now underway, with a ground-breaking ceremony held last week for the $3 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane integrated resort development.

Works on $711m Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2 to begin in 2018

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Early works are being fast tracked on the $711 million Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2 in Victoria, which will deliver an additional 36 kilometres of new lanes on the Monash Freeway.

McMahon-Clough JV secures EPC agreement for Mount Peake mine in NT

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TNG has signed a strategic co-operation agreement with the McMahon ServicesClough joint venture to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services at the Mount Peake vanadium-titanium-iron project in the Northern Territory.

Local builder to deliver $26m intersection upgrade in Eli Waters QLD

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Construction is underway to upgrade the Pialba-Burrum Heads Road, Scrub Hill Road and Wide Bay Drive intersection at Eli Waters in Queensland. This $26 million project is set to deliver a safer and more efficient intersection for all motorists.

$190 million Dawson South extension awarded to Thiess

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Thiess, CIMIC Group’s mining services provider, has been awarded a $190 million contract extension from Anglo American, a global mining business, to continue providing mining service in Queensland’s Bowen Basin at Dawson South.

Downer and Senvion to begin construction on Murra Warra Wind Farm in VIC

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Construction is set to commence on Stage One of the 429MW Murra Warra Wind Farm in Victoria as partners, Downer and Senvion, received a Notice to Proceed from developers RES Australia and Macquarie Capital.

Shortlisted tenderers announced for two major Sydney Metro contracts

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The development of the massive Sydney Metro project is well underway, with six companies shortlisted for two major contracts – delivery of the Victoria Cross Station and Metro line-wide works.

New $115m shallow harbour port to be built in Lucky Bay SA

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South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula is going to be home to a new shallow harbour port that will cater to vessels that will transport grain out to larger ships. The $115 million Lucky Bay port project is going to be located near Cowell.

Golding Contractors set to commence work at Baralaba North coal mine QLD

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Golding Contractors – a wholly owned subsidiary of NRW Holdings – is set to commence preliminary works to restart operations at the Baralaba North coal project in Queensland.

Works begin on $145 million Armadale Road upgrade

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Construction is set to commence on the widening of Armadale Road with Perth motorists set to receive traffic relief in the city’s south.

$955 million Sydney Metro contract awarded to Laing O’Rourke

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Works are set to begin on the new Sydney Metro underground platforms at Central Station and the Central Walk, following the $955 million contract award to Laing O’Rourke.

Construction set to commence on $550 million Nova City project

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Construction is set to commence early next month on the long-awaited Nova City apartment complex in Cairns’ city centre.

Project spotlight: Inland Rail - Parkes to Narromine NSW

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The Inland Rail that will connect Melbourne to Brisbane is Australia’s largest freight rail infrastructure project to date, and its development is progressing well. Due to the size of the project, it has been the talk of builders from across the country.

$41m WA Great Northern Highway contract awarded to WBHO Infrastructure

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WBHO Infrastructure has secured a $41 million contract to deliver upgrade works on the Great Northern Highway in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

$93m contract for BAE Systems' radar project awarded to RCR Tomlinson

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BAE Systems Australia has awarded RCR Tomlinson a $93 million contract for the delivery of Facility Management Services for the Australian Defence Force Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) Phase 6 Project.

McConnell Dowell wins contract to build SA's $14m Lobethal Freight Access Upgrade

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A major milestone has been reached on South Australia’s $14 million Lobethal Freight Access Upgrade with the design and build contract awarded to McConnell Dowell Construction.

New $77m Costco facility in NSW to support 1000 jobs

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New South Wales is set to become Costco’s new home, with the American retail company given the green light to build its Australian headquarters in Western Sydney.

Project spotlight: $250m North Queensland Stadium

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The $250 million North Queensland Stadium in Townsville has been on the lips of North Queensland builders, with construction of the project set to open hundreds of opportunities for local suppliers and subcontractors.

Sedgman and Ausenco secure contracts on Century zinc mine restart project in QLD

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New Century Resources has awarded a $40 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to CIMIC Group member, Sedgman as well as a $1.7 million contract to Ausenco to deliver works for the Century zinc mine restart in Queensland.

$11m worth of community upgrades announced as part of the West Gate Tunnel project

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More works are set to get underway in the inner west part of the West Gate Tunnel project in Victoria as an $11 million package of community upgrades was announced.

Project Update: $225m Sunshine Coast Airport upgrade contract awarded to John Holland

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Following the release of our project spotlight on the Sunshine Coast Airport expansion, it has been announced that John Holland has secured a $225 million contract to build a key piece in the project.

Works set to begin on $43 million Marble Bar Road upgrade

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Marble Bar Road is set for realignment and reconstruction as it passes through Coongan Gorge.