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Construction commences on $514.3m Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade QLD

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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.

$241m investment for QLD Bruce Highway interchange upgrade

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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.

WA Perth's eastern road corridors up for upgrades with $1.7bn investment

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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 secures contract to deliver Stage 2 of Plenty Road Upgrade VIC

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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.

$500m funding to deliver upgrades on NSW section of Princes Highway

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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 QLD M1 Pacific Motorway upgrades move forward towards construction

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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.

$1bn wind farm and battery storage project proposed to be built in VIC

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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.

Works ramp up on $152m Smithfield Bypass in QLD

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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).

2019-20 Budget injects $2.6bn for SA road infrastructure projects

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Approximately $2.6 billion has been allotted towards the delivery of South Australian road infrastructure projects from the recently announced 2019-20 Budget.

Request for Proposal released for $146m Bayswater Station Upgrade WA

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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.

TAS freight corridors to be upgraded with $530m investment

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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.

Two consortia shortlisted to deliver two WA METRONET projects

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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.

Major $5.1bn contract for Snowy 2.0 awarded to Future Generation JV

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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.

VIC Shepparton Bypass project receives $208m investment

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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 underway on $560m Dundonnell Wind Farm in VIC

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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.

$3.7bn Iron Bridge Magnetite Project in WA to create over 3000 jobs

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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.

Shortlisted builders announced for $200m early works package on VIC North East Link

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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.

SRG Global secures $78m drill and blast contract from Evolution Mining

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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 subsidiaries win work contracts in QLD and WA

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NRW Holdings has secured a number of contracts through its subsidiaries Golding Contractors and RCR Mining Technologies for works in Queensland and Western Australia.

Contractors announced for $5.4bn Cross River Rail Project QLD

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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.

Budget 2019-20 highlighted nation-building projects

News, Projects

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.

Sydney and Central Coast roads to be upgraded with $253.5m investment

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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.

Stage 6 of The Northern Road upgrade NSW to be delivered by CPB Contractors

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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.

Major construction begins on $1bn Kemerton lithium plant WA

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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.