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Approved $1bn lithium plant in WA expected to create 1000 jobs

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The Western Australian Government has given the environmental approval to US-based Albemarle Corporation for the development of a $1 billion lithium plant in the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area, about 17 kilometres north east of Bunbury.

GR Engineering wins $366m EPC contract on the Thunderbird project WA

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GR Engineering Services (GRES) has secured a $366.3 million contract from Sheffield Resources for engineering design, procurement and construction of a processing plant at the Thunderbird Mineral Sands Project in Western Australia.

Watpac appointed to deliver the Western Sydney Airport visitor centre

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The Western Sydney Airport visitor centre has landed new milestones, with the first concept design revealed as well as the award of a major contract for the project.

Construction one step closer on new Sydney Fish Market

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Construction is anticipated to commence next year on the new multi-million dollar Sydney Fish Market at Blackwattle Bay, with the final project design - done by Danish firm 3XN and Sydney-based BVN and Aspect Studios - revealed to the public.

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A secures $112m investment

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The Australian Government is investing up to $112 million towards the delivery of the Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A in Queensland, which is set to slash travel times by about 16 minutes.

McConnell Dowell wins contract to deliver $105m Jane Street upgrade in NSW

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McConnell Dowell is set to deliver works on New South Wales’ Mulgoa Road / Castlereagh Road Upgrade in Penrith, with the company awarded the contract to upgrade the Jane Street - Union Road to Museum Drive section of the project.

CIMIC's Sedgman secures $100m in coal mining contracts

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CIMIC Group company Sedgman has recently been awarded contracts for works at two coal mining operations, with the contracts having a combined value of $100 million.

The Star Gold Coast set to expand with a $2bn masterplan approved

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The Star Entertainment Group, together with its partners, is set to expand its The Star Gold Coast operations, with the Queensland Government giving its approval for a $2 billion masterplan that will transform the precinct.

$1.2bn resort approved for Hummock Hill Island in QLD

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Queensland’s Hummock Hill Island is set for a boost in jobs and tourism with the State’s independent Coordinator-General approving a $1.2 billion masterplanned resort development with strict conditions.

Georgiou Group wins $25m works contract on Sydney Metro Northwest

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Georgiou Group will be working on New South Wales’ Sydney Metro Northwest project, with the company awarded a $25 million contract. This is Georgiou Group’s first awarded contract for works on this multi-billion dollar project.

$117m Vales Point solar farm in NSW given the construction go ahead

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The New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment has given the green light for construction on a new $117 million solar project at the site of the Vales Point Power Station, approximately 35 kilometres south of Newcastle.

SMS Group secures contract for works at Mount Peake mine in NT

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German company SMS Group has been appointed by TNG Limited to deliver the Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the Mount Peake Vanadium-Titanium-Iron Project in the Northern Territory.

New coking coal mine in QLD to generate more than 400 jobs

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Development of Fitzroy Australia Resources’ Ironbark No. 1 coking coal mine in Queensland is set to go underway, with the State Government signing off on a mining lease for the new Bowen Basin mine.

Construction underway on new $425m Melbourne innovation precinct

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Construction is now underway on a $425 million mixed-use innovation precinct on the site of the former Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne. The project, named Melbourne Connect, was developed by the University of Melbourne together with a Lendlease-led consortium.

$560m Dundonnell Wind Farm in VIC given the green light for development

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Tilt Renewables is set to begin construction on the $560 million Dundonnell Wind Farm in early 2019, with the company’s board giving the green light to proceed to financial close on the project.