The Diona Ward Joint Venture - comprised of Diona Pty Ltd and Ward Civil & Environmental Engineering Pty Ltd - has been awarded the Enabling Works contract that will deliver upgrades to George Street in the Parramatta CBD and O’Connell Street as part of the Parramatta Light Rail project.
More works are underway to complete the $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project in Queensland, with the beginning of demolition works on the Landcentre building and former South Brisbane Dental Hospital in Woolloongabba.
The first sod has been turned to signal the beginning of construction on the $115 million Lucky Bay port project that will deliver a new shallow harbour port for grain handling and export near Cowell in South Australia.
The West Coast is projected to have a boost in jobs with Dundas Mining Pty Ltd announcing a planned restart of mining operations at the Avebury Nickel mine near Zeehan in Tasmania, which has been under care and maintenance since 2009.
Major construction on the $630 million Albion Park Rail Bypass - as part of the Princes Highway upgrade - in New South Wales is one step closer to commencing, with Fulton Hogan announced as the preferred builder for the project.
Red River Resources has awarded PYBAR Mining Services a contract develop and operate the Far West underground deposit at the Thalanga zinc project located approximately 65 kilometres south west of Charters Towers in Northern Queensland.
Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for a dredging contractor has been called for the $120 million Cairns Shipping Development Project. The winning contractor will undertake removal and placement of dredging material for the project.
Development of Walker Corporation’s $1 billion Citiswich Business Park in Ipswich, Queensland continues with a works underway on a 13,750-SQM Costco outlet that will be of service to Ipswich and surrounding areas.
Winslow Constructors has been awarded the contract to deliver major upgrades to Echuca’s Warren Street as part of Stage 2 of the Echuca-Moama Bridge project. Construction on the $26.35 million project is set to commence shortly following the contract award from the Australia, Victorian and New South Wales Governments.
The Victorian Government has allotted approximately $130 million towards the Freight-Passenger Rail Separation Project which will untangle the Ballarat rail network as well as provide better freight paths to the ports from the Murray Basin region.