Round Oak Minerals has appointed Barminco Holdings as the preferred contractor for the Mount Colin underground mine in Queensland, with the awarding of a four-year mining services contract - with a one year option to extend - valued at approximately $95 million.
The Sunshine Coast Council has green-lighted the development of Sekisui House’s $900 million Yaroomba Beach project on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. The development approval was given after some alterations were made to the project masterplan that was designed by architecture firm Hassell.
The Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) has given 3 Oceans Property the go ahead to develop the $450 million Iconic Scarborough project on the corner of West Coast Highway and Scarborough Beach Road in Western Australia.
A $95 million investment has been provided towards upgrading key routes in New South Wales’ Central West. Works under this investment will begin with bypassing Blackheath and Mount Victoria as well as duplicating the Great Western Highway and upgrade works to the Bells Line of Road corridor.
Works are expected to commence early next year on a large-scale solar farm and battery storage in South Australia’s Mid North, with the project granted the necessary approvals for development. The South Australian Government and the Ngadjuri Nation Aboriginal Corporation have also expressed their support for this renewable energy project.
Construction is now underway on the $330 million expansion of the Adelaide Casino. The project is going to be delivered by Hansen Yuncken and it is expected to create approximately 1,000 jobs during construction as well as up to 800 ongoing positions once the expansion is completed in 2020.
3L Alliance has appointed Multiplex to deliver the first residential tower as part of the $1 billion mixed-use Queens Place project which will stand prominently at 350 Queen Street - at the verge of Flagstaff Hill - in Melbourne’s CBD.
NRW Holdings’ subsidiary, Golding Contractors Pty Ltd, has been awarded a $93 million contract from Stanmore Coal for works at the Isaac Plains East mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. This contract extends Golding’s project term at the mine for another year to June 2019.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.