A proposed $1 billion overhead high-voltage electricity transmission line is one step closer to becoming a reality, with Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General declaring CuString Pty Ltd’s CopperString Project a coordinated project.
A new Fremantle Traffic Bridge in Western Australia is set to be built to replace the old bridge that was built as a temporary structure in 1938, with the State Government committing $230 million towards the construction of the new bridge.
Approximately $244 million has been invested by Federal Labor to upgrade and complete two major North Queensland transport corridors.
Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contracts to deliver the Taxiway Zulu Program and the Northern Access Route Project as part of Melbourne Airport’s Northern Precinct Program that will reconfigure taxiways and apron layout.
Another new major milestone has been marked on Queensland’s $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane project, with Destination Brisbane Consortium awarding the construction contract - valued approximately $1.5 billion - to Multiplex.
Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General has declared a $1 billion metallurgical coal mine a coordinated project, taking the massive development one step closer towards construction and creating up to 950 jobs for the region.
AGL Energy has signed a binding agreement with Hillgrove Resources Limited for the rights to build, own and operate a 250MW pumped hydro energy storage development on the site of the old Kanmantoo copper mine in South Australia.
The first sod has been turned to signal the beginning of major construction activities on the $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal at the Port of Brisbane, Queensland.
Works have commenced on a major upgrade of the Haughton River Floodplain in Queensland. This $514.3 million project will upgrade the Bruce Highway at Giru to improve flood immunity on the 13.5 kilometre stretch of road.
Works to upgrade Queensland’s Bruce Highway-Maroochydore Road Interchange is one step closer to commencing with the Australian Government committing approximately $241 million towards the project, including a $91.4 million investment from the 2019-20 Federal Budget.
The Western Australian Government will be investing approximately $1.7 billion through the 2019-20 State Budget to deliver projects that will improve road conditions in Perth’s eastern region as well as on the Tonkin Highway.
Decmil will continue delivering upgrade works on Victoria’s Plenty Road from Mill Park to Mernda, with the company awarded the contract to deliver Stage 2 of the project which covers the stretch between Bush Boulevard and Bridge Inn Road.
The New South Wales section of the Princes Highway between Wollongong and the Victorian Border has received a significant investment of $500 million through the 2019-20 Budget, which means South Coast communities will soon see safety upgrades go underway.
More upgrade works on the Pacific Motorway (M1) in Queensland are set to go underway soon with design works commencing on the first sections of the Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hills and Varsity Lakes to Tugun sections.
Neoen Australia has proposed a $1 billion renewable energy project to be built mainly on a pine plantation near Portland in Victoria. The 900MW wind farm and battery storage project is set to become the first and the largest of its kind to be built in Australia.
Construction is now ramping up on Queensland’s $152 million Smithfield Bypass project, a development that will bust congestion and reduce traffic on the Captain Cook Highway (CCH).
Approximately $2.6 billion has been allotted towards the delivery of South Australian road infrastructure projects from the recently announced 2019-20 Budget.
A Request for Proposal (RFP) has been released to market for the design and construction of the $146 million Bayswater Station Upgrade project in Western Australia as part of the METRONET development.
The Australian Government has invested approximately $530 million - through the Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative - towards projects that will upgrade and improve key freight corridors in Tasmania’s north-west region.
Following the release of Request for Proposals (RFP) to market in September 2018, two METRONET projects in Western Australia move to the next stage of the tender process, bringing the Thornlie-Cockburn Link and Yanchep Rail Extension one step closer to construction.
A major $5.1 billion contract for the delivery of the multi-billion dollar Snowy Hydro expansion - also known as Snowy 2.0 - has been awarded by Snowy Hydro Limited to Future Generation, a joint venture between Clough and Salini Impreglio.
Approximately $208 million has been invested by the Australian Government for the delivery of the Shepparton Bypass Stage 1 in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley - a project that will remove freight and through traffic from the Shepparton CBD.
Construction is now underway on Tilt Renewables’ $560 million Dundonnell Wind Farm in Victoria which is expected to create up to 200 construction jobs and 1,500 indirect jobs for the region, and generate enough clean energy to power 245,000 local homes.
Joint venture partners Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) - through its subsidiary FMG Magnetite Pty Ltd - and Formosa Steel have given the green light to the development of the second stage of the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project in Western Australia.
Victoria’s largest road development - the North East Link - is one step closer to beginning construction with the announcement of two shortlisted contractors to deliver the first package of works for the $15.8 billion project.
Evolution Mining has recently awarded a three-year contract to SRG Global for works on Evolution’s various gold mines across Australia including the Mount Rawdon and Mount Carlton mines in Queensland and the Cowal open pit mine in New South Wales.
NRW Holdings has secured a number of contracts through its subsidiaries Golding Contractors and RCR Mining Technologies for works in Queensland and Western Australia.
The $5.4 billion Cross River Rail Project in Queensland is moving closer to beginning construction with the announcement of three consortia that will deliver the major components of the project.
The Australian Government has released the Budget 2019-20 which focus on delivering infrastructure that will aid in managing the nation’s growing population as well as help meet the country’s freight challenge and to get Australians home quicker and safer.
Approximately $253.5 million has been invested towards congestion-busting projects for Sydney and the Central Coast roads to get motorists where they need to be, safer and sooner.
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has announced that the company has been awarded a $119 million contract to deliver Stage 6 of the $3.6 billion upgrade project on The Northern Road - a key north-south route between Liverpool and Penrith.
The first sod has been turned to signal the beginning of major construction on Albemarle’s $1 billion Kemerton lithium plant in Western Australia, a project that is expected to create 500 construction jobs and a further 500 jobs once it is operational.