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Major construction begins on $2.4bn Parramatta Light Rail at Westmead

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A new milestone has been reached on New South Wales’ $2.4 billion Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project as major construction commences at the Westmead Health Precinct, which is one of Australia’s largest health, education and research hubs.

Train station upgrades across VIC to support hundreds of local jobs

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The Victorian Government is getting on with upgrading 16 train stations across the State that will create hundreds of local jobs as well as improve the public transport network that Victorians rely on.

QLD Govt invests $200m to fast track delivery of job-creating projects

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The Queensland Government is investing $200 million through the Building Acceleration Fund and will be working with councils, property developers as well as industry to fast track projects that will unlock development, increase construction activity and support long-term jobs across the State.

More work contracts to be awarded for $252m SA rail upgrade project

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Final work contracts are expected to be awarded starting this month for the completion of the $252 million re-railing project between Adelaide and Tarcoola in South Australia – a project that will provide a long-term freight productivity boost as well as create jobs for the State.

Stage 1 of $550m Beerburrum to Nambour Rail Upgrade to create 333 jobs

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The $550.8 million Beerburrum to Nambour Rail Upgrade in the Sunshine Coast is progressing towards construction as tenders for the design and construction of Stage 1 will be released to market next month.

Development of Nolans rare earths project in NT to create 650 jobs

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Arafura Rare Earths Pty Ltd – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arafura Resources Limited – has been granted mineral leases by the Northern Territory Government, paving the way for the development of the Nolans Neodymium-Praseodymium (NdPr) Project.

MACA extends operations at Mt Magnet gold mine with $130m contract win

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MACA Limited will be extending its operations at the Mount Magnet gold project in Western Australia with a new three-year contract extension valued at $130 million from Ramelius Resources.

GRES wins EPC contract for Davyhurst Restart Project in WA

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Ora Banda Mining Limited has awarded GR Engineering Services (GRES) a $10.8 million contract for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works on the Davyhurst Gold Processing Plant restart project in Western Australia.

More jobs and better rail services across VIC with $126m works package

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As part of the State’s economic response to the recent pandemic, the Victorian Government is investing $126 million to deliver better freight and passenger rail services in regional Victoria as well as create jobs and boost economic activity.

Tender process begins on TAS Midway Point Intersection Solution

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More works under Tasmanian Liberal Government’s South East Traffic Solution are set to get underway later this year, with tenders now open for submission for the Midway Point Intersection Solution.

Delivery of new QLD education facilities to create 870 local jobs

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Not only is the Queensland Government committed to creating local jobs, it is also committed to delivering quality education facilities for the growing community through a $346 million education package that will include the construction of four new state schools.

Final approval given to $1.2bn Victoria Cross Station project in NSW

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The development of a new $1.2 billion commercial tower above the future Victoria Cross Station in North Sydney, New South Wales has been given the green light as part of the third tranche of projects covered by the State Government’s Planning System Acceleration Program.

EOIs process begin for $73m worth of intersection upgrades in SA

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Several busy intersections across Adelaide are set for congestion-busting and jobs-creating upgrades with the Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for two work packages – with a combined value of $73 million – released to market.

Tenders released for $30m Strathpine diverging diamond interchange QLD

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Tenders for the construction of Brisbane’s first diverging diamond interchange at Strathpine has been released to market, taking the $30 million project closer to getting built and creating approximately 65 jobs.

$576m new Bridgewater Bridge in TAS reaches new milestone

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A new Bridgewater river crossing in Tasmania is one step closer to becoming a reality with the release of the approved design requirements for the $576 million new Bridgewater Bridge project – the State’s largest investment in a single transport infrastructure project to date.

Construction contract for $175m Albany Ring Road WA awarded to Decmil

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A new major milestone has been reached on the $175 million Albany Ring Road in Western Australia as the Western Australian Government names Decmil Group Limited as the preferred contractor to deliver the project.

Tenders called for $85m Bussell Highway Duplication in WA

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The $85 million Bussell Highway Duplication project is a step closer to becoming a reality as tenders are now called for the delivery of Stage 1 of the project that will travelling in Western Australia’s south-west region safer and easier.

McConnell Dowell to deliver alumina pipeline replacement works in QLD

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Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) has signed McConnell Dowell to deliver the Waste Line Replacement project at the Parsons Point Alumina Refinery in Queensland’s Gladstone region.

Thiess secures $2.5B contract extension for Lake Vermont Coal Mine QLD

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Thiess – a CIMIC Group company – has secured a new five-year contract extension valued at $2.5 billion from Jellinbah Group for mining services at the Lake Vermont Coal Mine in Queensland.

Mackay-based contractor wins Adani coal handling plant works contract

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Adani Australia has awarded another contract for works at its Carmichael Coal Project in Queensland. Mackay-based G&S Engineering – a wholly owned subsidiary of DRA Global – was awarded the contract to design and build a new coal handling plant at the mine.

Contractors appointed to deliver road maintenance works across SA

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The State Government is getting on with the job to ensure local roads remain safe for motorists and other road users by awarding various contracts to deliver maintenance works on about 23,000 kilometres of road network across South Australia. 

More QLD Bruce Highway safety works to get underway this year

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More vital upgrades are set to be delivered on Queensland’s Bruce Highway, with works to begin in August on the $29.2 million safety package on a 7.3-kilometre section of the highway between Hechts Road and Easter Creek, south of Ingham. 

Search for a contractor to build WA major road project begins

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The Request for Proposals phase of Western Australia’s Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges project has been launched and the search for a contractor to deliver the project is now underway. 

Construction begins on $301m Bruce Highway Upgrade at Forest Glen QLD

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The first sod has been turned and construction is now underway on the Sunshine Coast’s $301.25 million Bruce Highway Upgrade on the Maroochydore Road and Mons Road interchanges.

Civmec wins new works package on FMG Iron Bridge Magnetite Project WA

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Civmec’s Metals and Minerals division has been awarded a stand-alone contract to deliver various works for the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

New $300m funding to deliver more works on Bendigo-Echuca Line Upgrade

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The Victorian and Australian Governments are jointly investing approximately $300 million to help boost funding for regional rail projects, including the Bendigo and Echuca Line Upgrade.

$230m mining contract for WA Corunna Downs project awarded to MACA

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MACA Limited will continue providing mining services for Atlas Iron Pty Ltd at the Corunna Downs iron ore project in Western Australia with a new contract award valued at $230 million, which will be executed over a period of 62 months.

Clough JV wins EPC contract for $4.5bn Urea Project in WA

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Perdaman Industries has selected the CloughSaipem joint venture as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the $4.5 billion Urea Project near Karratha, Western Australia.

Snowy 2.0 secures Federal environmental approval

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Following the planning approval granted by the New South Wales Government in May, the massive Snowy Hydro project – commonly known as Snowy 2.0 – has now secured the Federal environmental approval, marking the end of the project’s planning phase.

GRES wins new contracts for works at Saracen's gold operations in WA

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GR Engineering Services (GRES) has been awarded contracts with a combined value of $29 million to deliver additional works at Saracen Mineral Holdings’ Thunderbox and Carosue Dam operations in Western Australia.

Five companies appointed to deliver $1.6bn SA Water capital works

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SA Water is getting on with the delivery of its $1.6 billion capital works program over the next four years with five major companies signed to undertake various projects that will help improve water and sewerage services across South Australia.