Major construction to upgrade South Australia’s largest metropolitan prison, the Yatala Labour Prison in Northfield, is one step closer to commencing as Request for Tenders for the main works package is released to market.
Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) marks a new major milestone on its $1.7 billion Eliwana Mine and Rail Project in Western Australia with the approval of the project’s rail component as well as the grant of a Special Rail License.
Major construction on Victoria’s Warrnambool Line and Geelong Line upgrades is anticipated to commence by mid-2020 with the design and construction contract to deliver major components for the projects awarded to Downer.
Stanwell Corporation Limited has re-appointed Downer EDI as contractor for the Meandu coal mine in the South Burnett region in Queensland with a new five-year mining services contract award valued at approximately $600 million.
The first sod has been turned on the $118 million High Street and Stirling Highway intersection upgrade in Fremantle, signalling the beginning of major construction on the congestion busting project.
DP Energy and Spanish company Iberdrola will be partnering to deliver a new hybrid wind and solar project in South Australia, with construction on the Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park (PAREP) anticipated to begin by mid-2020.
Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier is set to be redeveloped as the Queensland Government and property developer Dexus Group signs a facilitation agreement in December 2019 for the proposed $2.1 billion master plan for Waterfront Brisbane.
Construction is anticipated to begin on the first stage of the $750 million Albion Exchange project in Queensland as the Brisbane City Council gives the green light to the development that will revitalise the inner north.
Thousands of jobs as well as opportunities are set to be created for small, local businesses as registrations open for the delivery the $15.8 billion North East Link.
A new Sydney Football Stadium is set to open its doors in time for the 2022 NRL Grand Final as construction draws closer on the $828 million stadium with the awarding of the $735 million construction contract to John Holland in December 2019.
Western Australia’s METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line project is one step closer to construction with the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) to market for the design, construction and commission of the new rail line.
Works to deliver the state-of-the-art Brisbane Metro depot - adjacent to the South East Busway - at School Road, Rochedale in Queensland is ramping up, marking a new major milestone for the $944 million Brisbane Metro project.
Sydney Metro’s new Barangaroo Station is one step closer to beginning construction with the announcement of three shortlisted builders in December 2019. Hutchinson, John Holland and Watpac are now on the Request for Tender stage of the project.
A new Maitland Hospital is set to open in New South Wales in 2022 with construction commencing on December 2019. Multiplex Constructions was also awarded the contract to deliver main works for the $470 million project.
ADCO has signed an early contractor involvement agreement as the company was chosen as the preferred builder for the Port Hedland International Airport (PHIA) terminal building redevelopment project in Western Australia.
As construction ramps up on the Cross River Rail project - one of Queensland’s largest infrastructure projects - works are expected to double in size this year.
A new energy-from-waste facility is set to be built in Perth’s Western Trade Coast (WTC) as financial close was achieved in December for the construction of the East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility (ERRRF).
Western Australia’s Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal project has marked a major milestone in December, with Downer EDI appointed as the preferred contractor to deliver the major rail components of the project.
Monadelphous has announced that it has recently been awarded multiple new and extension contracts with a total value of $110 million for construction and maintenance works in the resources and energy industries.
About a month after the announcement of a $1 billion investment for the development of Rio Tinto’s Western Turner Syncline Phase 2 project, the Western Australian Government approved the project that will support up to 1,000 construction jobs for the State.
BGC Contracting was awarded a $138 million contract by Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) in December 2019 for the delivery of infrastructure at the Eliwana Mine and Rail project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
In December 2019, CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded three work packages at Rio Tinto’s Robe Valley operations located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The works - with a total value of $150 million - will include earthworks and civil works.
Another major milestone was marked on Western Australia’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link (TCL) and Yanchep Rail Extension back in December 2019, which will get construction going on the METRONET projects this year.