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$215m Mitchell Freeway Extension WA nears construction

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Western Australia’s $215 million Mitchell Freeway Extension to Alkimos is progressing towards construction as two shortlisted consortia are invited to submit their proposals for the congestion-busting project. 

VIC Government to fast track delivery of projects to create jobs

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Victorian Government is pushing through with delivering projects that will keep the State’s building and development sector running as well as create jobs by establishing the Building Victoria’s Recovery Taskforce. 

Shortlisted builders announced for WA Morley-Ellenbrook Line

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Following the Request for Proposal (RFP) released in January of this year, two proponents have been shortlisted to progress to the next stage of bidding for the design and construction of the METRONET Morley-Ellenbrook Line in Western Australia. 

Mirvac's approved NSW industrial estate development to create 700 jobs

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The Cumberland Council has given Development Approval to Mirvac for its new industrial estate project to be located at 300 Manchester Road in Auburn, New South Wales. With this approval, Mirvac will continue progressing plans to get the project shovel ready in 2021 Financial Year. 

Kerman Contracting to build new facility at Koodaideri Project WA

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Scott Technology Limited has awarded a contract to Kerman Contracting Pty Ltd to design and build a new automated iron ore sample processing laboratory facility at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri Project in Western Australia. 

WA East Perth Power Station revitalisation to support 1900 jobs

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The iconic East Perth Power Station in Western Australia is a step closer to being revitalised with two proponents named to deliver the upgrade project. Following a competitive process, Australian Capital Equity and Minderoo Group have been jointly appointed to transform the former industrial site. 

Martinus Rail wins $220m Adani Carmichael rail construction contract

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Construction on the Carmichael mine and rail project in Queensland is pushing through amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with Adani Mining establishing strict measures for workers to help manage the risk of the virus. 

Seymour Whyte-John Holland JV to deliver $301m QLD Bruce Hwy Upgrade

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The joint venture between Seymour Whyte and John Holland has been appointed to deliver vital upgrade works on the Maroochydore Road and Mons Road interchanges on Queensland’s Bruce Highway. 

Tender phase of $2.6bn M6 Stage 1 project in NSW progresses

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A new major milestone on New South Wales’ $2.6 billion M6 Stage 1 has been reached with the State Government about to call for tender applications to build the vital project that will deliver the ‘missing link’ to connect Sydney’s south to the wider Sydney motorway network and create approximately 5,300 new jobs. 

$709m Gold Coast Light Rail 3A nears major construction start

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Works are getting underway to prepare for major construction on the $709 million Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A in Queensland, including fences being set up near light rail stops at Broadbeach to establish a construction compound for the project. 

$10bn Surat Gas Project in QLD to begin development in 2020

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Another major development in Queensland is anticipated to begin construction this year and is set to aid in the State’s economic recovery from COVID-19 by creating over 1,000 jobs. 

Construction of $300m office building in Adelaide to create 2000 jobs

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A new 20-storey office building is going to be built in Adelaide, South Australia which will create thousands of jobs during its construction as well as deliver long term savings for South Australian taxpayers. 

Seymour Whyte wins work contract on QLD M1 Pacific Motorway Upgrade

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Following the completion of designs for two work packages, another major milestone has been reached on the $1.03 billion M1 Pacific Motorway Upgrade between Varsity Lakes and Tugun (VL2T) in Queensland with the awarding of the first construction contract. 

New rare earths mine in WA will soon begin development

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A new rare earths mining project in Western Australia is going to begin development soon as the Commonwealth Environmental Approval has been granted to Hastings Technology Metals for its Yangibana project. 

Contractor appointed to deliver $253m WA Bayswater Station project

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A new Bayswater Station in Western Australia is one step closer to being built with the appointment of a preferred contractor to design and construct the future METRONET train station. 

EOIs begin for $231m SA Torrens Rd level crossing removal project

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South Australia’s $231 million Ovingham level crossing removal progresses with the beginning of Expressions of Interest for major works on the project. This vital infrastructure is set to support jobs and local businesses during its construction. 

EOIs called for Sydney Metro West tunnelling works

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Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for two major work packages for the Sydney Metro West project have been released to market, marking the beginning of the tender process for the delivery of about 50 kilometres worth of new metro railway tunnels between Greater Parramatta and the Sydney CBD. 

Builder appointed to deliver Brisbane's new Indooroopilly Riverwalk

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Brisbane is one step closer to getting a new riverwalk following the appointment of the Georgiou Group and Brady Marine and Civil joint venture to undertake the construction of the $37 million Indooroopilly Riverwalk project for the Brisbane City Council. 

Woolloongabba priority development area declared for Cross River Rail

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As part of the massive Cross River Rail development in Queensland, a new priority development area (PDA) has been identified in Woolloongabba to support the construction of a new inner-city train station in the region. 

Lendlease wins $365m contract to build facilities at HMAS Stirling WA

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A new $365 million managing contractor contract has been awarded to Lendlease Building Contractors for the delivery of the first tranche of works at HMAS Stirling and the Australian Maritime Complex in Western Australia. 

Macmahon secures $200m WA Mount Monger mining contract extension

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Macmahon Holding’s recently acquired underground contracting business, GBF Group, has finalised and signed off on a contract with Silver Lake Resources for more works at the Mount Monger gold operations in Western Australia, extending GBF’s tenure until March 2023. 

Development of NT's first lithium mine to begin this year

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The Northern Territory is set to welcome its first lithium mine with the State Government giving its approval to Core Lithium’s Mine Management Plan (MMP) for the Finnis Lithium Project in the Top End. This is the final major approval needed for construction to begin on the new lithium project. 

Hundreds of jobs to be supported by Rodds Bay solar farm construction

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Construction on a new large-scale solar farm near Gladstone in Queensland is set to begin later this year as a Notice to Proceed (NTP) was issued to local transmission company, Powerlink, under its connection agreement with the project developer, Renew Estate. 

Georgiou Group appointed to deliver $94m logistics facility in NSW

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Georgiou Group has been contracted by Qube to deliver Australia’s largest freight infrastructure project in New South Wales – the $94 million Moorebank Logistics Park West (MPW). 

Primero Group wins new contracts for work at Rio Tinto WA operations

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Following the award of a $115 million contract in December 2019, Primero Group has been awarded new work contracts with a combined value of $20 million that will extend its scope of works at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri and Mesa K operations in the Pilbara.