The Infrastructure Priority List 2019 has been released by Infrastructure Australia and it contains 121 vital infrastructure projects that will contribute to the growth of the nation. The list contains eight high-priority project, 10 priority projects, 29 high-priority initiatives and 74 priority initiatives.
Infrastructure Australia has recently released the 2019 Infrastructure Priority List which includes up to 121 vital infrastructure projects that could help build the nation. The list includes eight high-priority and 10 priority projects as well as 29 high-priority and 74 priority initiatives covering each State.
With early works ramping up at the site of Albemarle’s $ 1 billion Kemerton lithium project, BGC Contracting has announced that it is undertaking the earthworks which commenced in January of this year. This is the company’s first venture into the “Lithium Valley” of Western Australia.
Victorians will soon bid goodbye to three congested and dangerous level crossings with construction commencing on the $50 million package of works that will deliver a new Carrum station and rail bridge.
Earlier this month, Infrastructure Australia released its annual Infrastructure Priority List that shows the vital infrastructure that will help build the nation. The list currently contains 121 projects including eight high-priority projects, 10 priority projects, 29 high-priority initiatives and 74 priority initiatives.
Monadelphous Group has been awarded a major construction contract valued at $108 million for BHP’s South Flank operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Monadelphous is set to commence work under this contract immediately.
Following the commencement of earthworks at Albemarle Lithium Pty Ltd’s $1 billion Kemerton lithium project in Western Australia, Civmec has now been awarded the contract to build the lithium hydroxide plant.
The joint venture between McConnell Dowell and John Holland (MDJH-JV) has signed an agreement with Genex Power to begin early works on the 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro project (K2-Hydro) in North Queensland.
Infrastructure Australia has released its annual Infrastructure Priority List and the Australian Government welcomes this announcement that will assist in the strategic delivery of infrastructure that will help build the nation.
The Momentum Trains consortium has been awarded the design, build, finance and maintain contract for New South Wales’ $1.26 billion Regional Rail Fleet. The consortium is comprised of CIMIC Group’s Pacific Partnerships - with UGL and CPB Contractors -, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF), CAF Investment Projects and DIF.
The Victorian Government has announced that the congested and dangerous level crossing at Toorak Road in Kooyong is set to be removed to get rid of a major bottleneck at one of Melbourne’s busiest intersections.
Following the announcement of a State infrastructure pipeline earlier this month, the Northern Territory Government announced design details of the $50 million Mandorah Marine Facilities which moves the project one step closer towards construction.
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded a $90 million contract by Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) for infrastructure works as well as gas gathering services at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations in the Surat Basin in Queensland.
John Holland has been awarded a five-year $170 million contract to deliver capital works on Queensland Urban Utilities’ Southern Treatment Plants project - a package of works that will help future-proof sewage treatment facilities in the south-east.
The contract to undertake dredging and construction works on the $127 million Cairns Shipping Development Project in Queensland has been awarded, marking a new major milestone on the project that will deliver vital channel upgrades to the Port of Cairns.
Mining company Gold Fields is turning towards renewable energy to help power the Granny Smith gold mine in Western Australia. In addition, Gold Fields has contracted Aggreko to deliver a hybrid solar and battery storage facility at the mine.
Construction on the massive $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal at the Port of Brisbane is set to launch later this year, with two principal contractors named to deliver works on the multi-million dollar project.
OZ Minerals has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract valued at $16.3 million to GR Engineering Services (GRES) for the delivery of works at the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia.
More than 500 direct and indirect jobs are set to be created by a $125.6 million infrastructure project pipeline that will be fast-tracking the development of five projects in the Northern Territory.
Upgrades to improve safety on a 2.4-kilometre section of the Bruce Highway in Queensland is now underway. The safety improvements are being carried out approximately 1.5 kilometres north of Gin Gin in Bundaberg.
Works are now underway on $30 million worth of safety improvement upgrades along the South Coast Highway in Albany, Western Australia. Local WA company Densford Civil has been awarded a $6.4 million contract to deliver the works on Stage 1 of the project.
Melbourne’s east and south-east will be seeing a number of road upgrades thanks to a $121 million investment for congestion busting projects across the region.
The New South Wales Government has appointed CPB Contractors to design and build the Wagga Wagga Health Service (WWHS) Stage 3 Redevelopment Project, generating the company approximately $107 million in revenue.
A new $250 million port facility has been proposed to be built on the site of Flinders Power’s old Port Augusta coal-fired power station in the Spencer Gulf of South Australia after the site was acquired by CU-River Mining.
A major milestone has been marked on Western Australia’s Wanneroo Road and Ocean Reef Road Interchange development, with the WBHO infrastructure Pty Ltd - SRG Civil Pty Ltd Joint Venture awarded the contract - valued at $41.6 million - to design and build the project.
Construction is expected to begin on Western Australia’s new hybrid renewable energy project later in 2019, with the Federal Government granting approval to the development through the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act.
East Brisbane is also set to benefit from a number of congestion-busting road upgrades, with a $33 million investment from the Australian Government. This is in addition to the $80 million invested towards road project in Brisbane’s north.
Preliminary planning works are ramping up on the massive Melbourne Airport Rail Link project in Victoria, taking the project one step closer to major development activities such as completion of the detailed Business Case.