RCR Tomlinson is set to commence all engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) activities for Stage 1 of the Haughton Solar Farm project in Queensland, which is being developed by Pacific Hydro Australia.
Suburbs across Melbourne will be getting less congested and more reliable arterial roads with the Victorian Budget 2018/19's $2.2 billion investment in the Suburban Roads Upgrade package, which will upgrade 13 arterial roads in the northern and south-eastern suburbs.
Western Australia is set to receive a record $5.4 billion infrastructure package, which will be announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Premier Mark McGowan today ahead of next month's State Budget reveal.
The Burrup Peninsula in the Pilbara is set to become home to a $4.3 billion fertiliser plant, with Woodside Energy and Perdaman Chemicals and Fertilisers Pty Ltd signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development. The Western Australian Government has also welcomed this announcement.
The $370 million Moorabool North Wind Farm is one step closer to beginning construction, Goldwind Australia has announced. Moorabool North Wind Farm is part of the larger 321MW Moorabool Wind Farm development in Victoria.
Construction on the new North Melbourne Station has commenced. Formerly known as Arden Station, it is one of the five new stations to be built as part of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel project in Victoria.
The tender for the $1.6 billion project to build 246 new METRONET railcars for Perth is set to be released soon and local businesses are encouraged to register their interests.
Construction has commenced on the second stage of the $80.6 million South West Loddon Pipeline Project that will provide a secure water supply to farmers, household and communities in Victoria’s north west region.
Capricorn Metals has appointed GR Engineering Services (GRES) as the preferred tenderer to undertake the design and construction of the processing plant for the Karlawinda Gold Project in Western Australia.
Construction has commenced on an $80 million expansion project on the Karalee Shopping Village in Ipswich, Queensland and Hutchinson Builders is delivering the project.
With the conclusion of the recent Commonwealth Games, major construction works are ready to commence on Queensland’s two congestion-busting M1 Pacific Motorway upgrades.
The South Yarra Station in Victoria is set for an upgrade, with the Victorian Budget committing approximately $12.33 million for the project.
A six-and-a-half-year contract valued at $660 million has been awarded to Downer EDI by OZ Minerals for underground mining services at the Carrapateena copper-gold project located approximately 160 kilometres north of Port Augusta in South Australia.
Construction on Victoria’s North East Link – the State’s largest transport project – is being fast tracked, with the procurement process to begin soon. Approximately $110 million has also been allocated from the Victorian Budget 2018/19 to help fast track the detailed planning and design for this massive project.
Downer Group has been awarded the contract to undertake the design and construction of the Bendigo and Eaglehawk Stations in Victoria. Once the $15.8 million upgrade is completed, commuters will soon see safer and more accessible train stations.
The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Neoen Australia’s $350 million Bulgana Green Power Hub development has been awarded to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), with major construction activities to begin immediately.
Construction is set to commence by the end of 2018 on Ballarat’s $100 million GovHub building, with the project given the green light for development this week. The delivery of this project is expected to support local jobs and economic growth in the region.
The $80 million congestion-busting Mackay Northern Access Upgrade Project is one step closer to beginning construction, with the design for Stage 1 ready for community consultation.
The tender for the Nicklin Way upgrade – between Main Drive and Waterview Street – in Queensland is now open for submissions, and construction companies are encouraged to submit their interests. This upgrade is part of the $22 million Sunshine Coast University Hospital access improvement package of works.
The Western Australian Government has approved the formation of a joint venture between Synergy, Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF) and Cbus – established as Bright Energy Investments (BEI) – for the development of a number of large-scale renewable energy projects in the State.
The Bayswater Station in Western Australia is set for a major revamp next year with the early concept plans already released for community consultation. Once completed, the Bayswater Station will form a junction between the future Morley-Ellenbrook and Forrestfield-Airport rail links.
A new coking coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin is set to deliver construction jobs as well as up to 200 operational jobs, with Bengal Coal securing a mining lease for the Dysart East coal project until 2039.
The multi-million-dollar Mordialloc Bypass project in Victoria marks another milestone with a $75 million investment from the Victorian Budget 2018/19 to deliver the upgrade that will get motorists home faster and safer.
Construction has commenced on two major upgrades on the M1 Pacific Motorway in New South Wales. The $391.6 million project – which is jointly funded by the Australian and NSW Governments – will upgrade the section of road at Beresfield and between the Kariong and Somersby interchanges.
The New South Wales Government has given approval to the development of the $643 million 1,000MW Liverpool Range Wind Farm in the Central West and Upper Hunter regions – which is set to become one of the largest wind farms in the country.
Another major milestone has been reached by OZ Minerals’ $916 million Carrapateena copper-gold project, with the mining lease already granted by the South Australian Government. The Australian Government has also given the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act approval for the project.
White Horse Australia Lindeman Pty Ltd has been given the green light for its $583 million redevelopment plan for the Lindeman Island Resort, located approximately 13 kilometres south east of Hamilton Island in Queensland’s Mackay region.