The new $543 million Victorian Heart Hospital - located within Monash University’s Clayton campus - is one step closer to beginning construction, with a builder already appointed and the preferred design revealed.
A major milestone has been marked for the 87MW Beryl Solar Farm in New South Wales, with First Solar reaching financial close for the development. In addition, Downer EDI has also been awarded a $150 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the project.
A Major Project Status has been granted to a $1.6 billion floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) by the Australian Government, and the project is going to be developed by Perth-based Transborders Energy.
Talison Lithium is planning a $600 million expansion to its Greenbushes mine in the South West region of Western Australia. Once the necessary approvals are in place, this expansion is forecast to create approximately 350 local jobs.
Rheinmetall Defence Australia’s two-stage $170 million Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) marks a new milestone and is one step closer to construction, with Watpac Limited appointed as the managing contractor for Stage 1 of the project.
On our previous post on the 2018-19 Budget, we listed the transport project highlights that are covered by the Budget for all States and Territories. For the second post on the 2018-19 Budget series, the main feature will be the key transport infrastructure projects for the state of New South Wales.
Local builder Ceerose has been awarded a contract to build Zone Q’s - a Chinese developer - $155 million residential development located in Sydney’s Milsons Point. Major construction works on the 63-apartment project is expected to commence later this month.
The Wide Bay rail network in Queensland is up for an upgrade, with approximately $33.8 million invested to get two projects underway. These projects will support the growing number of people using Bundaberg station - Queensland Rail’s most popular station.
The Australian Government will be investing more than $75 billion towards the delivery of significant transport infrastructure across Australia through a 10-year project pipeline. The funding also includes approximately $24.5 billion for initiatives and projects that will improve lives in every State and Territory.