The proposed 400MW Uungula Wind Farm is a step closer to construction as CWP Renewables lodges a development application with the New South Wales Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE). An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has also been released for community feedback over the next six weeks.
Amazon – the online retailing company – will be constructing its second large-scale renewable energy project in Australia as part of the company’s commitment to sourcing about 80 per cent of its power from renewable sources by 2024, up to a hundred per cent by 2030 and finally achieving net zero carbon by 2050.
Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) is expanding its relationship with Downer EDI with a new contract award valued at $450 million for early mining and maintenance services at the Eliwana iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Following the announcement of a $245 million funding commitment earlier this month, WaterNSW has signed WaterSecure – a joint venture between Aurecon and KBR – as delivery partner for three major dam projects, and possibly more projects in the future, that will help secure New South Wales’ water supply.
Over $1.2 billion worth of building and development projects are being fast-tracked by the State Government as part of its ongoing efforts to kickstart Victoria’s economy as well as create thousands of jobs.
With assessment guidelines released, the South Australian Government is advancing BHP’s proposed expansion of its Olympic Dam operations which will increase the mine’s production capacity from 200,000 to 350,000 tonnes per annum.
A new Leach Highway and Welshpool Road interchange in Perth, Western Australia is a step closer to becoming a reality as proposals for the design and construction of the $93 million project are now open for submission.
The multi-billion-dollar Snowy Hydro project – commonly known as Snowy 2.0 – marks another major milestone as it secures planning approval from the New South Wales Government.
Two construction contracts with a combined value of $600 million has been signed by the New South Wales Government and these contracts will get works going to modernise and upgrade the State’s rail network as well as create up to 550 new jobs.
As a show of support for the jobs-creating $1.5 billion CopperString 2.0 high voltage transmission line project, the Queensland Government is investing $14.8 million as part of its COVID-19 economic recovery plan to help fast track the delivery of this massive development.
Western Australia’s Bayswater Station upgrade and Denny Avenue level crossing removal projects have marked new milestones, with both projects expected to begin construction this year.
A new milestone has been reached on the jointly funded $1 billion Rockhampton Ring Road project in Queensland, with the release of the concept design prior to launching the next round of online community consultation this month.
The Queensland Government has revealed a $2.1 billion road plan that will help bust congestion and create jobs for the regions of Moreton Bay and North Brisbane.
Pembroke Resources is another step closer to commencing major construction on its $1 billion Olive Downs Coking Coal Project in Central Queensland as it secures Federal approvals from the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Rio Tinto has awarded Civmec Limited a new contract for works at the Mesa A iron ore operations – as part of the Robe Valley Sustaining (RVS) iron ore project – in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Thousands of jobs are set to be created as well as up to 2,800 new homes to be built in Western Sydney as the New South Wales Government gives the green light to the $1.49 billion redevelopment of the Mt Druitt CBD.
Following the beginning of the Expressions of Interest process earlier this year, early works are now underway to prepare for major construction in late 2020 on the $662.5 million Bruce Highway Upgrade between Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.
Construction is anticipated to commence this year on a project that will fix a major bottleneck on Western Australia’s Tonkin Highway – between Morley and Redcliffe – with the appointment of the Tonkin Gap Alliance as preferred builder for this vital road infrastructure.
Three projects that will improve water security in New South Wales will soon get underway as the State Government invests $245 million for Stage 1 of the Wyangala Dam and Dungowan Dam projects, and for investigations on a new dam on the Mole River.
More car parking spaces are about to be added at the Mandurah Station in Western Australia with Balcatta-based builder PS Structures Pty Ltd chosen as the preferred builder to deliver a new multi-storey car park.
A massive $22 billion hybrid solar and wind energy project in the Pilbara region has been recommended for environmental approval by Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
The proposed $2.9 billion Urannah Dam project has been declared a coordinated project by Queensland’s Coordinator-General. This means that the massive development will now undergo an impact assessment process to determine significant environmental, social, cultural as well as economic impacts the project might impose on the region.
A Request for Proposal (RFP) has been released to market, seeking for a contractor to design and build the new Lakelands Station as part of the wider METRONET development in Western Australia.
A new large-scale solar farm in the Western Downs is anticipated to begin construction in July of this year, with the support of State Government-owned renewable energy generator CleanCo.
Construction is now underway on the first package of works for the $1 billion M1 Pacific Motorway Upgrade from Varsity Lakes to Tugun (VL2T) in the Gold Coast. This follows the appointment of Seymour Whyte Constructions as the preferred builder for this project in March 2020.
Further approval has been granted to Nathan River Resources for the development of the next stage of the Nathan River Project in the Northern Territory’s Roper Gulf region, bringing a much-needed boost in jobs and to the local economy.
Strandline Resources is taking another step to progress the development of the Coburn mineral sands project in Western Australia with the signing of an early contractor involvement (ECI) agreement with Macmahon Holdings for the delivery of mining services for the project.
Western Australia is about to welcome what will become the country’s largest green hydrogen production facility as Perth-based Infinite Blue Energy (IBE) secures an initial $300 million funding to get construction going on the Arrowsmith Hydrogen Project.
Several inland freight corridors are up for upgrades, which will provide a significant boost in road construction jobs for communities in regional Queensland. The 22 jointly funded regional roads projects have a combined value of $185 million.