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John Holland to upgrade QLD's Boondall, Strathpine and Morayfield stations

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John Holland will continue to deliver safety and accessibility upgrades to train stations across the South East Queensland rail network, with the company awarded the construction contract to undertake works at Boondall train station as part of the Queensland Government’s $300 million station upgrade program.

$174m Oaklands Crossing upgrade in SA progresses to the next stage

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Works are progressing well on the $174.3 million Oaklands Grade Separation Project - a project that will upgrade the Oaklands Park level crossing - in South Australia with the completion of piling works and the beginning of major excavation works on the project.

Works commence on new NT Department of Health headquarters

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Demolition works have commenced on the old Cavenagh House building in Darwin. For the demolition package, Hutchinson Builders has been engaged to complete the works. The demolition of the old building will pave the way for the construction of the new NT Department of Health headquarters.

Pacific National invests $35m for new Parkes Logistics Terminal in NSW

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Pacific National - Australia’s largest rail freight operator - has invested an initial $35 million towards the development of Parkes Logistics Terminal in Parkes, New South Wales. Works on the logistics terminal is projected to commence by mid-2018.

Construction begins on NSW's $200m Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital upgrade

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The Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital - one of Sydney’s outdated hospitals - is up for a much needed upgrade, with works already underway on the second stage of the hospital’s redevelopment.

Ertech wins contract to revitalise WA's Rockingham Beach Foreshore

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The Rockingham Beach Foreshore Revitalisation project at the City of Rockingham in Western Australia is set to commence works, with Ertech Pty Ltd signing in as civil engineering contractor for the project.

Major construction commences on $4bn South Flank project in WA

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Major construction activities are now underway on the $4.88 billion South Flank iron ore project in Western Australia, a month after BHP announced that it has invested approximately $3.9 billion towards its development.

More works added to QLD's $400m Ipswich Motorway Upgrade Stage 1

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More works have been added to the Ipswich Motorway Upgrade in Queensland that will further improve safety and reduce congestion on the highway. Stage 1 - from Rocklea to Darra - will now be including an extension to Boundary Road, which adds new service road connections on the Oxley Creek floodplains.

$20m Western Highway upgrade at Horsham VIC nearing construction

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Construction on a $20 million upgrade to the Western Highway at Horsham in regional Victoria is one step closer to commencing with the release of a new design for the McPherson Street and O’Callaghans Parade intersection that will boost road safety as well as ease congestion along the route.

EOIs set to open for $944m Brisbane Metro project

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The $944 million Brisbane Metro project is a step closer to commencing construction, with a special industry briefing session to be held where more than 200 industry leaders - from locally-based to international companies - attending to hear about construction and employment opportunities on the project.

Local companies secure work on QLD's 121MW Yarranlea solar project

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Construction on Risen Energy’s 121MW Yarranlea Solar Farm in Queensland moves to the next stage with two local companies awarded contracts to deliver works on the project. The two contracts awarded are for bulk earthworks and survey works.

Builder announced for Stage 4 of NSW's The Northern Road upgrade

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Works on Stage 4 of the $1.6 billion upgrade on The Northern Road - between Mersey Road at Bringelly and Eaton Road at Luddenham - in Western Sydney is one step closer to commencing with the contract to deliver the project awarded to a joint venture between Ertech Pty Limited and Georgiou Group.

More works underway on $110m Howard Smith Wharves project in QLD

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Locals and visitors will soon be able to enjoy a new over-water champagne and oyster bar in Brisbane, with works already underway on the project. This development is part of the $110 million Howard Smith Wharves project.

State Government invests $5bn towards Melbourne Airport Rail Link

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The Andrews Labor Government has announced a $5 billion investment towards the construction of the Melbourne Airport Rail Link, matching the funding commitment made by the Australian Government earlier this year.

Poseidon Nickel's WA mine operations restart to create 180 local jobs

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Following a feasibility study, Poseidon Nickel has announced that its Black Swan and Silver Swan projects located near Kalgoorlie in Western Australia are viable to restart operations, with a capital expenditure of approximately $56.7 million.

Preferred contractor announced for QLD's $152m Smithfield Bypass project

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The $152 million Smithfield Bypass project in Far North Queensland marks a major milestone with the design and construction contract awarded to Highway Construction / Albem Operations Joint Venture.

300 local jobs to be supported by proposed Rodds Bay Solar Farm in QLD

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The Gladstone Regional Council has granted planning approval to renewable energy company Renew Estate for its 300MW Rodds Bay Solar Farm development located near the town of Bororen on land that is used for grazing, approximately 50 kilometres south of Gladstone in Queensland.

NRW wins $176m contract for works at the South Flank project in WA

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BHP has awarded another contract for works at the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, following the approval of a $3.9 billion investment for the development.

Valmec secures $14m worth of work contracts in gas and infrastructure sectors

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Valmec has recently secured new construction and services contracts, with a combined value of $14 million, in the infrastructure and gas sectors - including on the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) project.

Lendlease wins contract for Stage 2 of $615m Gawler Rail upgrade in SA

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The contract to deliver Stage 2 of the $615 million Gawler Rail Electrification project in South Australia has been awarded to Lendlease, which follows the signing off on the project by the Australian and State Governments.

Tenders called for $12m worth of safety upgrades on QLD Bruce Highway

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Tenders are called for more safety works on a 4.7-kilometre stretch on the Bruce Highway at Chatsworth - north of Gympie - in Queensland. The $12 million project is set to provide safer travel and improve traffic conditions along the route.

Zinfra secures contract on Stockyard Hill Wind Farm project in VIC

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Construction on Goldwind Australia’s 530MW Stockyard Hill Wind Farm in the Pyrenees Shire in Victoria is progressing well with another contract award. The new contract was awarded to Zinfra for the construction of connection assets in behalf of AusNet Services.

Builder announced for VIC's $1bn rail infrastructure works package

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Victoria’s massive $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project - the State’s largest ever public transport project - marks another major milestone with the announcement of a preferred contractor to build the twin tunnel entrances.

Registrations of interest sought for Western Sydney Airport visitor centre

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WSA Co is inviting registrations of interest to finalise the design as well as build the Western Sydney Airport visitor centre where the public can have a ‘first-class ticket’ to see the new airport being built.

New $112m works contract for SA Prominent Hill mine awarded to Thiess

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Thiess - a CIMIC Group member - has secured a new $112 million contract for works at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia, which further strengthens its relationship with OZ Minerals.

$280m Granville Harbour Wind Farm to generate 200 construction jobs

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Construction is ready to commence on the $280 million Granville Harbour Wind Farm in Tasmania, with Palisade Investment Partners - the project developer - reaching financial close for the project.

VIC's $711m Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2 moves closer to construction

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Earlier this year, a full business case for the $711 million Stage 2 of the Monash Freeway Upgrade was submitted to Infrastructure Australia for final approval. Now, the project has been added as a high priority project to the Infrastructure Priority List, taking the project one step closer to construction.

$200m Westin waterfront hotel in Darwin NT given the green light

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The Development Consent Authority has granted planning approval to the $200 million Westin luxury hotel - to be operated by Westin Hotels and Resorts - which will be located at the Darwin Waterfront.

More works underway on Parramatta Light Rail project in NSW

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The Diona Ward Joint Venture - comprised of Diona Pty Ltd and Ward Civil & Environmental Engineering Pty Ltd - has been awarded the Enabling Works contract that will deliver upgrades to George Street in the Parramatta CBD and O’Connell Street as part of the Parramatta Light Rail project.

Brisbane's second largest demolition project underway for Cross River Rail

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More works are underway to complete the $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project in Queensland, with the beginning of demolition works on the Landcentre building and former South Brisbane Dental Hospital in Woolloongabba.

Construction commences on new $115m Lucky Bay port in SA

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The first sod has been turned to signal the beginning of construction on the $115 million Lucky Bay port project that will deliver a new shallow harbour port for grain handling and export near Cowell in South Australia.

Reopening of TAS Avebury Nickel mine to create 200 local jobs

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The West Coast is projected to have a boost in jobs with Dundas Mining Pty Ltd announcing a planned restart of mining operations at the Avebury Nickel mine near Zeehan in Tasmania, which has been under care and maintenance since 2009.

Fulton Hogan appointed to deliver $630m Albion Park Rail Bypass in NSW

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Major construction on the $630 million Albion Park Rail Bypass - as part of the Princes Highway upgrade - in New South Wales is one step closer to commencing, with Fulton Hogan announced as the preferred builder for the project.

PYBAR secures new mining contract for the Thalanga zinc project in QLD

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Red River Resources has awarded PYBAR Mining Services a contract develop and operate the Far West underground deposit at the Thalanga zinc project located approximately 65 kilometres south west of Charters Towers in Northern Queensland.

EOIs called for dredging contractor for $120m Cairns Shipping Development Project

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Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for a dredging contractor has been called for the $120 million Cairns Shipping Development Project. The winning contractor will undertake removal and placement of dredging material for the project.

Construction underway on QLD's second Costco outlet

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Development of Walker Corporation’s $1 billion Citiswich Business Park in Ipswich, Queensland continues with a works underway on a 13,750-SQM Costco outlet that will be of service to Ipswich and surrounding areas.

Stage 2 of $280m Echuca-Moama Bridge project nears construction

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Winslow Constructors has been awarded the contract to deliver major upgrades to Echuca’s Warren Street as part of Stage 2 of the Echuca-Moama Bridge project. Construction on the $26.35 million project is set to commence shortly following the contract award from the Australia, Victorian and New South Wales Governments.

VIC Government invests $130m towards Freight-Passenger Rail Separation Project

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The Victorian Government has allotted approximately $130 million towards the Freight-Passenger Rail Separation Project which will untangle the Ballarat rail network as well as provide better freight paths to the ports from the Murray Basin region.

Pact Construction to build new $68m Inner City College in Subiaco WA

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Major construction activities are set to commence soon on Western Australia’s new Inner City College at Kitchener Park in Subiaco, with Pact Construction awarded a $60.8 million contract to complete the main works for the school.

$495m investment to deliver upgrades to NT's Larrakeyah Defence Precinct

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Hundreds of jobs are expected to be created in Darwin from the $495 million investment that will deliver an upgrade to the Larrakeyah Barracks in the Northern Territory. Works on the upgrade is set to commence in September of this year.

Watpac wins $49m contract to deliver new University of Melbourne student housing

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Watpac Limited has been appointed to build a new student accommodation building for Cedar Pacific at Carlton, Victoria. For this project, Watpac has been awarded a $49 million contract.

Major contracts awarded for $5.3bn Western Sydney Airport project

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Major construction is one step closer to commencing on the $5.3 billion Western Sydney Airport project, with WSA Co awarding three major contracts - the Early Earthworks, Delivery Partner and Design Management contracts.

Construction set to begin on $91m Bendigo and Echuca Rail Line upgrade

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Passengers regularly travelling on the Bendigo Line can expect quicker and more reliable rail services, with the $91 million Bendigo and Echuca Rail Line Upgrade given the green light for development.