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Construction of 200MW Kiamal Solar Farm to create 300 local VIC jobs

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Construction is now set to begin on the $300 million Kiamal Solar Farm development in Victoria, with Total Eren - a joint venture between fossil fuel majors Total and renewable energy company EREN RE - resolving the connection issues that has delayed the delivery of the project.

BMD-Fulton Hogan JV to deliver first section of Inland Rail

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A contract valued at more than $300 million has been signed, signalling that the Parkes to Narromine (P2N) section of the Inland Rail is ready to commence construction. INLink - a joint venture between BMD Constructions and Fulton Hogan - has been named as the contractor to deliver the first section of the 1,700-kilometre Inland Rail.

Construction begins on Mitchell and Kwinana Freeway upgrades in WA

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Works have commenced to upgrade sections of two primary arterial roads in Perth, Western Australia - the Mitchell and Kwinana freeways. The projects are valued at $40 million and $49 million respectively, and will deliver improved travel times and safer journeys on both freeways.

Thiess wins $1.2bn mining services contract for Mt Arthur Coal mine NSW

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BHP has awarded a $1.2 billion contract to CIMIC Group company Thiess for mining services at the Mt Arthur Coal mine in New South WalesHunter Valley.

VIC's North East Rail Line upgrade secures $235m in funding

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Upgrading Victoria’s North East Rail Line is one step closer to commencing with the Federal Government signing off on a $235 million funding that will flow towards the project overseen by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC).

New $280m mixed-use innovation hub to rise in Parramatta NSW

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Charter Hall, together with Western Sydney University (WSU) and University of NSW (UNSW), has announced the development of an $280 million innovation hub at 6 Hassall Street in Parramatta’s CBD.

$223m invested towards two major local VIC road upgrades

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Two more major upgrades to local Victorian roads are set to go underway and these upgrades will deliver a better, less congested and safer Hall Road and Western Port Highway.

Approval given for further development of Mt Carlton mine in QLD

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Evolution Mining has been given the approval to push through with further works at the Mt Carlton mine located approximately 150 kilometres south of Townsville in Queensland. In addition, $60 million has been invested towards this project.

Jobs boost in Geelong with VIC wind farm developments

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Geelong will be seeing new industries and jobs with two new wind farm projects that are supported by the Victorian Government’s Victorian Renewable Energy Targets (VRET) reverse auction.

Bechtel chosen as preferred contractor for Pluto LNG expansion in WA

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Woodside is set to build its second Pluto LNG train as part of its $15.5 billion Scarborough project located in the Burrup Peninsula in Western Australia, and Woodside has chosen Bechtel as the preferred execution contractor for this expansion.

Shell QGC QLD natural gas operations expansion to create up to 350 jobs

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Shell QGC venture has announced that it will be expanding its existing natural gas operations across Queensland. Project Goog-a-binge is expected to generate up to 350 jobs in the Western Downs region, together with contracts for local suppliers, over the next two years.

EOIs to deliver Warrnambool and Geelong line upgrades opened

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A major milestone has been reached on the Warrnambool and Geelong line upgrades in Victoria, with Expressions of Interest (EOIs) opened for submission to tender for the contract to design and build vital elements of both projects.

Stage 2 of $40m Buntine Highway upgrade in NT set for construction

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Following the beginning of construction of Stage 1 of the $40 million Buntine Highway Upgrade in the Northern Territory, further upgrades to the highway are set to get underway with the contract to build Stage 2 awarded to Aldebaran Contracting.

$277m EPC contract for Sunraysia solar farm in NSW awarded to Decmil

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With Maoneng Australia reaching financial close, the 255MW Sunraysia Solar PV project in New South Wales is another step closer to commencing construction. Decmil Group has also been officially awarded a $277 million contract to undertake engineering, procurement and construction as well as operations and maintenance of the solar farm.

Zenviron secures second contract on $370m Moorabool Wind project in VIC

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Zenviron is now set to build the two sections of the $370 million 321-MW Moorabool Wind Farm in Victoria, with Goldwind Australia awarding the company its second contract that will get Zenviron to also build Moorabool South. This award brings the company’s total contract value to $130 million for the Moorabool wind project.

Works underway on $104.1m Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 4

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Construction is now underway on the $104.1 million Bruce Highway - Cairns Southern Access Corridor - Stage 4 that will improve safety and access for heavy vehicles, visitors and local motorists from Kate Street to Aumuller Street.

Downer wins work contract for BHP's Port Hedland iron ore operations

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BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd has awarded a three-year general maintenance services contract to Downer EDI for works at its Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) operations located in Port Hedland.

Registrations of Interest open for QLD sections of Inland Rail

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Registrations of Interest (ROI) for a Public Private Partnership (PPP) has been announced for the Queensland leg of the massive Inland Rail development that will run between Melbourne and Brisbane via regional Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

Monadelphous wins $240m contract for works at BHP's Pilbara mines

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Monadelphous has secured a major contract valued at approximately $240 million for works at various BHP Billiton mining operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

Construction begins to upgrade Horsham roundabout on VIC's Western Highway

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Construction has commenced on the safety upgrade to the Horsham roundabout, one of busiest intersections along the Western Highway in regional Victoria. This upgrade is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Early works commence on VIC's $711m Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2

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Following the announcement of shortlisted contractors in September, Victoria’s $711 million Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2 marks another milestone with early works commencing at the Narre Warren site.

Wisely Group wins contract for works at Blackwater coal mine QLD

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Mackay-based Wisely Group has been awarded a three-year contract by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) for maintenance works at the Blackwater coal project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

Rio Tinto invests $1.55bn to further develop two Pilbara operations

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Rio Tinto, together with its joint venture partners Mitsui and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, will be investing approximately $1.55 billion in order to sustain production capacity at two Pilbara operations that make up part of the Robe River Joint Venture.