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Thiess wins $225m mining services contract for Rocky's Reward mine in WA

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Thiess - a CIMIC Group member - has been awarded a $225 million contract to continue providing mining services for BHP Nickel West at the Rocky’s Reward mine - located at Leinster, approximately 400 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

New $273m SA Health and Medical Research Institute building to create 250 construction jobs

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The second South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute building (SAHMRI 2) marks a new milestone, with the release of the design for the development. This takes the project - which is part of Adelaide’s $3.6 billion BioMed precinct - one step closer to construction.

$110m contract awarded to Watpac to deliver new Deakin Law School in VIC

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Watpac Limited has been appointed to design and build the new Deakin Law School building at the Burwood Campus in Victoria, with a $110 million contract award.

Jemena to build new $140m gas processing plant and pipeline in QLD

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Senex Energy and Jemena have signed an agreement that will fast track the delivery of the Atlas Gas Processing Plant and Pipeline (AGPP). Under the agreement, Jemena will build, own and operate the AGPP, which will be connected to Senex’s new Atlas gas field in the Surat Basin in Queensland.

BMD Constructions to deliver two major WA freeway upgrade projects

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BMD Construction has secured contracts to deliver works on two freeways in Western Australia. The first contract is valued at $49.4 million to widen a section of the Mitchell Freeway and the second contract is valued at $48.4 million for widening works on the Kwinana Freeway.

Zenviron-Vestas JV to deliver 228MW Lal Lal Wind Farms in VIC

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The joint venture between Zenviron Pty Ltd and Vestas - Australian Wind Technology Pty Ltd has been awarded contract to deliver works on the Lal Lal Wind Farm in regional Victoria. The project is owned by a partnership between InfraRed Capital Partners, Macquarie Capital and Northleaf Capital.

Construction of QLD Capricornia Correctional Centre to create hundreds of jobs

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The sod has been turned to signal the beginning of construction on the multi-million dollar Capricornia Correctional Centre expansion - located near Rockhampton in Queensland - that will deliver new and upgraded facilities to the centre.

$117m Drysdale Bypass in VIC one step closer to construction

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The $117 million Drysdale Bypass project in Victoria is one step closer to beginning construction with an early works agreement already secured. In addition, Decmil will commence design work for the project in the coming weeks.

CPB secures $260m construction contract on South Flank project in WA

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Following the approval of a $3.9 billion investment earlier this month, BHP has awarded CPB Contractors a construction contract for the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Watpac wins contract for Adelaide Airport Terminal Expansion project

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Watpac Limited has been awarded the construction management contract to deliver a part of Adelaide Airport Limited’s $165 million project - the Adelaide Airport Terminal Expansion - which will support the forecast increase in passenger volume to 2029.

EOIs called for VIC's $711m Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2

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Expressions of Interest are called for the delivery of the $711 million upgrade that will transform the Monash Freeway in Victoria. The project will be adding approximately 36 kilometres of new lanes to the freeway.

Over 3000 jobs to be created by BHP's South Flank project in WA

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BHP's Board has approved a US$2.9 billion (approximately A$3.9 billion) investment towards the development of the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which is projected to generate more than 3,000 jobs for the region.

Job opportunities open as works begin on the $3bn Queen's Wharf project in QLD

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Development on Brisbane’s $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf has commenced and approximately 2,000 job opportunities for suppliers, subcontractors and tradies have opened up.

APA Group to build new solar farm in Badgingarra WA

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Following the extending of a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Alinta Energy, APA Group is now planning to expand its 130MW wind farm in Badgingarra - near Jurien Bay, Western Australia - to include a new 17.5MW solar farm.

Preferred builder announced for $7bn WestConnex M4-M5 Link

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A major milestone has been marked on the final stage of New South Wales’ WestConnex project - the $7.247 billion M4-M5 Link - with the announcement of a successful tenderer for the construction of the mainline tunnel.

State Government invests $800m towards Western QLD road upgrades

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The Queensland Government has committed approximately $800 million from the 2018-19 State Budget towards Western Queensland road upgrades that will improve the local transport and road network.

Works underway on $4bn Suburban Roads Upgrade in VIC

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Work has commenced on the Victorian Government’s largest ever investment to upgrade Melbourne’s arterial road network - the $4 billion Suburban Roads Upgrade - that will improve congestion and travel times delivered through 22 key road projects.

Works on Adelaide's Gawler Place upgrade now underway

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Progress on the $8 million Gawler Place Upgrade in Adelaide, South Australia is moving forward with pre-construction works completed and major construction activities are expected to commence shortly.

Major construction set to commence on $250m North Queensland Stadium

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Major construction works on the $250 million North Queensland Stadium in Townsville is close to commencing, with Watpac Constructions finalising the contract for managing contractor services for Stage 2 of the project.

Better travels across TAS with $1.1bn investment for road and rail upgrades

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The Tasmanian Government will be investing approximately $1.1 billion towards road and rail upgrades across the State that will deliver better and safer road systems for Tasmanians.

Level crossing upgrade on Warrego Highway at Chinchilla set to begin by mid-2018

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Locals will be able to benefit from a safer open level crossing on the Warrego Highway in Chinchilla, Queensland as well as better freight efficiency with a $16 million upgrade set to commence later this year.

$1.75bn Regional Rail Revival program in VIC to create 1000 jobs

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Construction timeframes have been announced for the $1.75 billion Regional Rail Revival - a four-year program that will upgrade every regional rail line across Victoria.

New iron ore mine in TAS to create 200 jobs during construction

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Forward Mining Limited has received the environmental approval for its Rogetta iron ore project in north western Tasmania. The project is expected to cost approximately $100 million to develop and maintain.

Thiess secures $160m contract extension on Curragh mine in QLD

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US-based Coronado Curragh has awarded CIMIC Group member Thiess a $160 million contract extension to continue providing mining services at the Curragh Coal Mine in Queensland.

Contracts awarded for the delivery of a solar farm and battery storage in Onslow WA

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Horizon Power has awarded contracts to two companies for the delivery of a solar farm and battery storage in Onslow in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which is expected to be Australia’s largest hybrid renewable energy microgrid.

Construction one step closer on $95m Avon River Bridge replacement in VIC

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Construction to replace the Avon River Bridge in Stratford, Victoria is one step closer to commencing, with the beginning of the Advanced Tender Notice (ATN) and pre-qualification process for the $95 million project.

$1bn wind farm project in QLD given the green light

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The Queensland Government has given development approval to an 800MW wind farm at Clarke Creek, approximately 150 kilometres north west of Rockhampton and 150 kilometres south of Mackay. The massive wind farm is set to become Australia’s largest.

New $300m LNG terminal to be built in NSW Port Kembla

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New South Wales is set to see its first liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal, with Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) - a consortium that includes billionaire Andrew Forrest - announcing plans to build a $300 million import terminal at Port Kembla near Wollongong.

Woodside commits to supporting local Karratha jobs for WA projects

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A new Local Jobs Portal and Local Participation Plan has been launched by Woodside to support their commitment to local jobs in the Karratha region of Western Australia.

NT Plenty Highway to receive a $25 million upgrade

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The Northern Territory is set to benefit from the Australian Government’s $600 million Northern Australia Roads Program (NARP), with road sealing works on Plenty Highway set to go underway.

Santos' $400m Arcadia gas project in QLD to create 300 construction jobs

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Santos, together with its GLNG partners, will be investing more than $400 million towards the development of the Arcadia gas project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

Parramatta Light Rail one step closer to beginning construction

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With the planning approval granted, construction is one step closer to commencing on Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail project in New South Wales. The first stage of the project will run from Westmead to Carlingford via Parramatta CBD and Camellia.