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Sydney Metro Bankstown Line Upgrade given the go ahead for development

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The Bankstown Line Upgrade between Sydenham and Bankstown - as part of the Sydney Metro City and Southwest project - has now been given the go ahead for development.

Major contracts awarded for $2.4bn Parramatta Light Rail project

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A major milestone has been marked on the $2.4 billion Parramatta Light Rail project that will link Westmead to Carlingford through Parramatta CBD and Camellia in New South Wales, with two major contracts awarded for works on Stage 1.

Tender for $77.8m Adelaide River Flood Plains Upgrade in NT released to market

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The $77.8 million Adelaide River Flood Plains Upgrade in the Northern Territory is one step to getting built, with the construction tender for the first package of works released to market.

$305m Main South Road Duplication project in SA to get underway in 2019

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Motorists travelling on South Australia’s Main South Road between Seaford and Sellicks Beach will soon experience safer journeys as well as an improvement in traffic flow, with the State Government pushing to get underway a planning study for the $305 million Main South Road Duplication project Stage 1.

Probuild appointed to build new mixed-use precinct in Sydney's west

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Probuild is set to deliver the first stage of a new mixed-use development in Sydney’s West that is lodged to be an essential part of a new precinct that will stand adjacent the future Edmondson Park train station.

Thiess secures $150m contract for works at Caval Ridge coal project QLD

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A $150 million contract extension has been awarded to CIMIC Group company Thiess for more works at the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) Caval Ridge Coal Operations in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

Development of Blina Diamond Project in WA given the green light

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Formerly known as POZ Minerals, Gibb River Diamonds has been granted a number of mining leases as well as exploration leases by the State Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety for its Blina Diamond Project in Ellendale diamond province in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

New $407m solar farm project in NSW to support 300 jobs

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The New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment has given the green light for the development of Edify Energy’s $407 million solar farm development near Griffith. This is the 49th solar farm project in the State.

WestConnex Rozelle Interchange contract awarded to John Holland-CPB JV

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A major milestone has been reached on the WestConnex M4-M5 Link: Rozelle Interchange and Iron Cove Link, with the JCL Joint Venture - comprised of John Holland and CPB Contractors - awarded the contract to deliver the $3.9 billion project.

ExxonMobil-BHP JV to develop new gas reservoir off the coast of VIC

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The western dome of the Barracouta gas field - also known as West Barracouta - in the Bass Strait off the coast of Victoria is now set for development with joint venture partners ExxonMobil and BHP making the final investment decision for the project.

Major construction begins on Parkes to Narromine section of Inland Rail

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The sod has been turned to signal the beginning of construction on the first section of the 1,700-kilometre Inland Rail. The Parkes to Narromine (P2N) section of the Inland Rail in New South Wales is going to be delivered by INLink - a joint venture between BMD Constructions and Fulton Hogan.

MACA Interquip wins $28m contract for works at Kirkalocka gold mine WA

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MACA Interquip - a subsidiary of MACA Limited - has been awarded a $28 million contract for the construction of a mill facility at Adaman Resources’ Kirkalocka gold project located near Mt Magnet in Western Australia.

GFG Alliance announces plans to build new large-scale steel plant in Whyalla WA

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GFG Alliance has announced that it is planning to build a large-scale steel plant at the site of its existing operations in Whyalla, South Australia. The facility, to be named Liberty Next-Gen Steel, is set to be the biggest of its kind in the Western world.

CIMIC companies secure approx $600m capital works contract from Taswater

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CIMIC Group companies CPB Contractors and UGL Limited have been awarded a contract - valued at approximately $600 million - by Taswater for the delivery of a capital works program that will support and develop wastewater as well as water infrastructure and other vital regional  water projects in Tasmania.

BHP gets green light to develop Venus mine in WA

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The Western Australian Government has given approval to the development of BHP’s Venus nickel mine in the northern Goldfields, near Leinster, which will feed the mined nickel sulphate to BHP’s Nickel West battery chemicals operations.

Fulton Hogan-SMEC JV wins contract to deliver QLD's Capricorn Highway duplication

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The joint venture between Fulton Hogan and SMEC has been awarded the contract to deliver the $74.99 million Capricorn Highway duplication project between Rockhampton and Gracemere in Queensland, marking a new major milestone on the project.

Contractor announced to deliver $232m Reservoir Station precinct in VIC

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Major construction to remove the Reservoir level crossing in Victoria is set to commence soon and the John Holland, KBR and MTM alliance has been appointed to oversee the delivery of the $232 million project.

MACA expected to deliver works on Yandal Gold Project in WA

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MACA Limited is anticipated to deliver works at the Yandal Gold Project located approximately 83 kilometres northeast of Leinster in Western Australia, with the company signing a letter of intent with Echo Resources for two work contracts following a competitive tender process.

Watpac wins $206m contract to build new Australian Catholic University building VIC

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Watpac Limited is set to build the Australian Catholic University (ACU) Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building in Melbourne, with the company awarded a $206 million design and construct contract.

Adani Group releases EOIs for works on the Carmichael Project

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Following the announcement that the Carmichael coal project has been fully funded, Adani Group has released to market Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for various jobs on the project, ramping up the company’s recruitment efforts.

VIC Government invests $183m to upgrade Melbourne suburban roads

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The Victorian Government has invested $183 million towards the repair and resurfacing of suburban roads as well as major highways across Melbourne. Three contracts have also been awarded for the construction of the roads.

Bigger, better Bayswater Station in WA unveiled

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A new milestone has been marked on the Bayswater Station upgrade in Western Australia, with the revised concept plans for the upgrade unveiled following an intensive community consultation phase.

Two new bridges underway along Albany Highway WA

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Construction on the $12 million bridges replacement project in Williams, Western Australia is now underway. The project will include replacing two old bridges along the Albany Highway.

More works get underway on Inland Rail project

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More works are now underway on the 1,700-kilometre Inland Rail project that will serve as a link between Melbourne and Brisbane, with geotechnical works commencing on the Queensland - Gowrie to Kagaru sections.

Construction nears on $1.5bn Clarke Creek renewable energy project QLD

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Construction nears on the $1.5 billion Clarke Creek Integrated Wind, Solar and Battery Power Station - located approximately 150 kilometres north west of Rockhampton, Queensland - with the necessary State and Federal Government approvals already granted.

WBHO secures $28m contract on WA Great Northern Highway Upgrade

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Works on Western Australia’s Great Northern Highway upgrade between Muchea and Chittering is set to go underway by the end of the year, with WBHO Infrastructure Pty Ltd awarded the contract - valued at approximately $28 million - to deliver the project.