The multi-billion dollar Snowy Hydro expansion - more commonly known as Snowy 2.0 - is moving forward with a number of contractors appointed to deliver various works on the project following an 18-month competitive tender process.
Motorists travelling across Brisbane’s north will soon experience less congestion and quicker travel times with an $80 million investment to fund congestion busting projects across the region.
Following the announcement of the Mineral Lease grant from the State Government, Core Lithium Ltd has awarded three major contracts for works at its wholly-owned Finniss Lithium Project near Darwin in the Northern Territory.
Following the award of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract in October 2018, Decmil has commenced major construction on Maoneng Australia’s 255MW Sunraysia Solar Farm in New South Wales.
A $22 million contract - to be executed via a turnkey basis - has been awarded by Jemena to Valmec Limited for works to deliver infrastructure as part of the Atlas Gas Pipeline Project located in South West Queensland.
A new milestone has been marked on the $481 million Bruce Highway - Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3, with two shortlisted tenderers invited to participate in the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) phase of the project.
The Queensland Government will be investing approximately $200 million towards the Rockhampton Ring Road project, with which the Australian Government has already committed $800 million for its delivery.
13 acres of freehold land within the town of Greenvale in North Queensland has been purchased by Australian Mines Limited to support the development of the company’s wholly-owned Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project.
The Northern Territory is set to have its first lithium mine development, with the State Government granting the Mineral Lease to Core Lithium Ltd - under Lithium Developments (Grant NT) Pty Ltd - for the Finniss Lithium Project.
Following the approval of the Sandy Ridge Project, Tellus Holdings has awarded a $50 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to GR Engineering Services (GRES) for the delivery of a new waste facility on site.
Mining contractor Barminco has secured a contract from Regis Resources for underground mining services at the Rosemont Underground operations - which is part of the Duketon Gold Project located approximately 130 kilometres north of Laverton in Western Australia.
A $71 million contract has been awarded to Downer by the Fulton Hogan - Seymour Whyte Joint Venture for works on the multi-million dollar Bruce Highway Upgrade between Caloundra Road and Sunshine Motorway in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
CIMIC Group company UGL Limited has secured more work contracts with a total value of approximately $200 million. The contracts are for the extension of supply maintenance and turnaround services for clients in the oil and gas sector in Western Australia and Victoria.
The $407 million Darlington Point Solar Farm development near Griffiths in New South Wales has marked new milestones with project developer Edify Energy together with its partner Octopus Investments reaching financial close, taking the project one step closer to construction.
A new bridge over the Kilcoy Creek along the D’Aguilar Highway in Queensland is set to be constructed later this year to replace the existing 85-year-old timber bridge, improving road conditions for all motorists passing through the route.
Work continues to deliver the Sydney Metro and Southwest project in New South Wales, as a third tunnel boring machine (TBM) named Wendy begins digging into the next stage of the 31-kilometre twin tunnels that will run under the centre of Sydney and deep beneath the Sydney Harbour.
New South Wales is one step closer to having its largest solar farm development, with the State Government giving the go-ahead in December 2018 to the construction of the 900MW Yarrabee Solar Farm.
Planning approval has been granted by the State Government to the Golden Plains Wind Farm in Victoria, taking the $1.5 billion renewable energy project one step closer to construction. This wind farm is lodged to become one of Australia’s largest wind farms.
Following the announcement of a preferred builder in September 2018, construction is now underway on the $47 million Kwinana Northbound Smart Freeway project - Perth's first smart freeway - that will deliver better travel between Perth’s CBD and the southern suburbs.
Construction on the Coffs Harbour Hospital expansion in New South Wales is set to begin in April 2019, with CPB Contractors appointed by the State Government to deliver the main works for the project. CPB Contractors was awarded a $116 million contract for this project.
In October 2018, Western Areas has green lighted the development of the Odysseus nickel mine in Western Australia. Now, the $299 million project moves forward with early capital works underway and post definitive feasibility studies (DFS) planning also in progress.
Downer EDI starts the year strong with a new contract award from Rio Tinto Iron Ore. Downer has secured a five-year rail renewal services contract for Rio Tinto's rail network in the Pilbara region in Western Australia. This adds to the Downer’s existing contract for track construction and tyre management services.
Before 2018 ended, another CIMIC Group company has been awarded a works contract valued at approximately $180 million. UGL Limited has secured a multi-year contract for works across BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Bowen Basin, Queensland coal operations.
Works have commenced on Albemarle Corporation’s $1 billion lithium plant development in the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area (SIA) - located approximately 17 kilometres north east of Bunbury - in Western Australia.
A new milestone has been reached on Fortescue Metals Group’s (FMG) $1.69 billion Eliwana iron ore project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region with NRW Holdings being appointed as the contractor to deliver Stage One of the rail component of the project.