$1.2 billion worth of vital infrastructure for the Yarrabilba and Greater Flagstone priority development areas (PDAs) in Queensland are going to be delivered as the State Government, Logan City Council and nine key developers sign off on an infrastructure agreement.
Four key contracts - with a total value approximately $60 million - for the development of Kalium Lakes’ Beyondie sulphate of potash project (BSOPP) in Western Australia has been awarded, allowing for early works to commence on the purification plant facilities .
The Victorian Government has announced that it will invest $27.4 billion on a massive Suburban Transport Blitz - a program of works that will improve suburban road and rail networks - through the State Budget 2019/2020.
The Queensland Government has given the green light to the development of Acciona Australia’s proposed 250MW Aldoga Solar Farm, which is going to be located approximately 20 kilometres north-west of Gladstone.
Construction is now underway on Perth’s Reid Highway Dual Carriageway project, which will upgrade a four-kilometre section of the highway between Altone Road and West Swan Road.
The multi-billion dollar West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) in Victoria is progressing well, with the completion of massive shed that is set to be the centre of construction activity and tunnelling activities to commence soon.
Victoria’s Western Rail Plan is one step closer to becoming a reality with the Victorian Government investing $100 million through the State Budget 2019-20 for the delivery of detailed planning and design works.
As the Roma Street Station goes underground as part of Queensland’s Cross River Rail project, so will the bus interchange. A $250 million project has been announced to move the bus interchange underground, which is going to be delivered by the Cross River Rail team as an additional public transport infrastructure project.
Alinta Energy has secured regulatory approval from the Economic Regulatory Authority and the company is now set to begin construction in July on the 214MW Yandin Wind Farm - which is expected to be the biggest wind farm in Western Australia.
Agripower Australia Limited’s $663 million Fertiliser processing plant expansion project near Townsville, Queensland has been given the prescribed project status and this development is expected to create 490 jobs during construction as well as 470 once it is operational.
Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has announced that it is set to commence with the development of the Queens Valley mining area at the Solomon Hub iron ore operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region following grant of all necessary environmental and heritage approvals.
Six major train stations at Brisbane’s southside will receive accessibility upgrades that coincides with the multi-billion dollar Cross River Rail project that will deliver a 10.2 kilometre rail from Dutton Park to Bowen Hills.
The Victorian Government has approved the $500 million redevelopment project of the Westfield Doncaster and the project is expected to create up to 2,000 jobs during construction as well as 2,900 new full-time and part-time positions at the shopping centre once it is completed.
Construction is getting underway on the $69 million Denny Avenue level crossing removal project in Western Australia, with demolition works ramping up on a number of properties along Third Avenue and Railway Avenue.
Works are set to ramp up on the third stage of the Melbourne Park Redevelopment and Lendlease has been contracted to manage the delivery of the project.
NRW Holdings has secured a new $137 million contract from Rio Tinto for the delivery of the Koodaideri Rail Formation South Earthworks as part of the Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
SIMEC Zen Energy’s $350 million Cultana Solar Farm development has received planning approval from the South Australian Government. The solar farm is part of a billion dollar renewable energy program in the Whyalla region of South Australia.
Works are getting underway to make Victoria’s Suburban Rail Loop project a reality, with the State Government getting on with detailed planning and investigations to jump start the stakeholder engagement process.
The Queensland Government has granted Resolute Mining Ltd nine new mining leases which is vital to the $150 million project that will extend the life of the Ravenswood gold mine that’s located approximately 150 kilometres south west of Townsville.
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has granted approval to the expansion of Rio Tinto’s West Angelas iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, taking the project one step closer to beginning construction.
Pembroke Resources’ $1 billion Olive Downs metallurgical coal project marks a new major milestone, with Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General approving the development of the project located 40 kilometres south-east of Moranbah.
A record $4.1 billion has been invested towards job-creating METRONET projects by the Western Australian Government through the 2019-20 State Budget.
The development of a new 100MW solar farm in West Wyalong has been given the go-ahead by the New South Wales Government, with the project expected to support 150 jobs during construction.
Talison Lithium marks a new major milestone on its $516 million expansion of the Greenbushes mine in Western Australia, with the State Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) giving the approval for development.
TNG Limited has engaged McMahon Services to deliver non-process infrastructure (NPI) at the Mount Peake vanadium-titanium-iron project located approximately 235 kilometres north of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.
A $1 billion investment will get eight dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne’s North removed, including four along the Upfield line and four along the Mernda line in the areas of Coburg, Brunswick and Preston.
Chevron Australia and property developer Brookfield have signed an agreement for the development of a new 29-storey mixed-use tower in Perth’s Elizabeth Quay, which is going to be Chevron’s Australian headquarters.
Two congested and dangerous level crossings in Victoria’s South East are set to be removed, with works to commence soon. The level crossings at Clyde Road, Berwick and Cardinia Road, Pakenham will join the numerous level crossings already removed or under construction.
The Western Australian Government has allocated $30 million through the 2019-20 State Budget towards the redevelopment of the East Perth Power Station - a 103-year-old abandoned power station.
Mondium, a joint venture company between Monadelphous and Lycopodium, has been awarded a $100 million design and construction contract for a new facility at Talison Lithium’s Greenbushes mine in Western Australia.
A joint investment from the South Australian and Australian Governments valued at $35 million has been committed towards the upgrade of the Glen Osmond and Fullarton Roads intersection - a vital link between the Hills and Adelaide’s CBD.
The joint venture between Acciona and Clough has been awarded the contract to deliver civil works on the northern rail formation at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.