The State Government’s Building Victoria’s Recovery Taskforce is fast tracking the delivery of seven jobs-creating building projects – with a combined value of approximately $1.1 billion – to help kickstart the economy as it recovers from the recent pandemic.
The Australian and New South Wales Governments are jointly investing approximately $1 billion towards shovel-ready infrastructure projects as well as road safety upgrades across the State, supporting about 5,500 jobs.
Funding has been secured from the Australian Government to jump start construction on the first and second stages of the $85 million Bussell Highway Duplication project in Western Australia.
Tenders to deliver the $460 million Logan Hospital Expansion in Queensland has been released to market, progressing the vital project towards construction.
Western Australia’s $76 million Mitchell Freeway Southbound Upgrade reaches a new milestone with three consortia shortlisted to deliver the congestion-busting project. The shortlisted builders are now invited to submit detailed proposals for the project’s design and construction.
Major works are now underway on New South Wales’ $342 million Nowra Bridge project that will deliver a new Shoalhaven River crossing.
A congestion-busting project that will fix the bottleneck on Beams Road near Carseldine train station in Queensland is a step closer to becoming a reality as the State Government invests $128 million to deliver this vital project.
The contract to build the $400 million Tonkin Gap in Western Australia has been officially awarded to the Tonkin Gap Alliance, fast-tracking the project towards construction – which is now set to commence in September of this year.
Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier and Waterfront Place precinct’s transformation is a step closer to becoming a reality as property developer Dexus Group lodges development plans with Brisbane City Council for the $2.1 billion Waterfront Brisbane project.
The Western Australian Government Department of Water and Environment Regulation has granted a works permit to Hastings Technology Metals for the construction of the Yangibana rare earths process plant in the upper Gascoyne region.
Just days after project design was finalised, the Western Australian Government has launched a Pilbara business register where local businesses can lodge in their interest in working on the $121.5 million Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland.
A new coal mine is set to be developed in Queensland’s Bowen Basin as the State’s independent Coordinator-General declares Glencore Australia’s proposed $1.5 billion Valeria Coal Project as a coordinated project, which will fast track the mine through the approvals process.
Following the beginning of the Expressions of Interest process, South Australia’s $231 million Ovingham Level Crossing Removal Project in South Australia marks a new milestone with the announcement of a preferred design for the project.
Salt Lake Potash Limited has awarded GR Engineering Services (GRES) two contracts with a combined value of $107 million for the delivery of process and non-process infrastructure at the Lake Way Project in Western Australia’s Goldfields region.
The New South Wales Government has approved the development of the $2.6 billion Mamre Road Precinct which will unlock approximately 850 hectares of new industrial land and deliver new public spaces and conversation areas.
The State Government is delivering $1.4 billion worth of road infrastructure projects across Central Queensland, which will support up to 1,500 jobs. This pipeline of works will also help in the State’s economic recovery from COVID-19.
Local builder Densford Civil Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract to deliver Phase 1 of the Stephenson Avenue Extension project in Western Australia, with works expected to begin in August of this year.
The transformation of Port Hedland’s Spoilbank Marina is now a step closer to reality with the design finalised and early works expected to begin in October 2020.
Rio Tinto has awarded a new contract to Primero Group, expanding the company’s scope of works at the Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara region. This contract award is valued at $20 million and it follows the contracts previously awarded for works at Koodaideri.
McConnell Dowell has been subcontracted to build a new outer wharf structure at Darwin’s HMAS Coonawarra as part of a broader upgrade project being undertaken by Laing O’Rourke under the Larrakeyah Defence Precinct Redevelopment Program (LDPRP).
Construction will soon commence to upgrade the Bribie Island Road in Queensland as the State and Australian Governments reach an agreement to put forward $30.4 million towards the project.
Construction on the $11 billion Metro Tunnel in Victoria is well underway with all four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) now underground to dig the project’s twin tunnels across Melbourne.
Macmahon Holdings is extending its operations at the Byerwen coking coal mine in Queensland as the company secures a three-year contract extension – valued at $700 million – with an option to extend a further two years.
Adani is progressing works on its Carmichael Rail Network as it awards a civil construction contract to BMD Group. The contract is valued at over $350 million and it is the largest construction contract awarded for the Carmichael Mine and Rail project in Queensland.
With construction set to begin in the coming weeks, an animated project concept has been released to the public to give motorists a glimpse of the $301.25 million upgrade on the Maroochydore Road and Mons Road interchanges on the Bruce Highway.
The Brisbane City Council has chosen the Brisbane Move consortium – comprised of ACCIONA and Arup – as the preferred tenderer to design and build the new Brisbane Metro, taking the massive project one step closer to beginning major construction works.
New South Wales’ $11 billion Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport rail project is anticipated to begin construction this year as the massive transport project secures a $3.5 billion investment under a new agreement between the Australian and State Governments.
Monadelphous Group is growing their order book for this year as the company secures various work contracts in the resources and energy sectors with a combined value of about $150 million.
Mining services company Pit N Portal (PNP) – which was recently acquired by Emeco Holdings – has been awarded a contract by Mincor Resources to deliver works at its wholly-owned Kambalda Nickel Operations in Western Australia.