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$1B Queensland Coal Project Olive Downs Reaches New Milestone

+ 1000 New Mining Jobs

Source: World Coal

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the ongoing progress on development of the Pembroke Resources’ Olive Downs metallurgical coal mine, bringing up to 1000 jobs closer. QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said that the project had received its Environmental Authority (EA) for the AUS$1 billion Olive Downs project. The finalisation of the EA is an important next step to bring this project closer to a reality.

CPB Wins $ 700 Mil Monash Freeway Contract For Victoria Highway

+ 400 New Construction Jobs

Source: CPB Construction

The design and construct contract for Stage 2 of the Monash Freeway upgrade has been awarded to CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors, which CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer sayas has demonstrated capability of delivering infrastructure in Victoria and beyond. The contract is expected to generate revenue of approximately $761 million. 

The Monash Freeway is in Melbourne’s fast growing south east and outer south east region, and the project is being funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments.

Lendlease Wins $150M Contract To Build The New Queensland QPAC Theatre In Brisbane

+ 350 New Construction Jobs

Source: Brisbane Times

Lendlease has been officially appointed as managing contractor for the $150 million construction of a new theatre at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC).

The multi-million dollar project will deliver a minimum 1,500-seat theatre that will be able to cater to the existing as well as growing producer and audience demands.

Work Begins On WA $86M Roe Highway Interchange Upgrade

+ 250 Construction Jobs

Source: Mirage News

Construction on the $86 million Roe Highway and Kalamunda Road interchange upgrade in Western Australia is now underway. The project is set to significantly improve safety on this stretch of road for the almost 60,000 motorists passing through it daily.

Neoven Energy To Build Massive Wind, Solar And Battery Project in Burra South Australia

+ 1400 new construction jobs

Source: Renew Economy

Neoven Australia has unveiled a massive new wind, solar and battery project for South Australia. Apart from adding to its suite of renewable and storage projects in the country, this takes the total pipeline of renewable and storage projects in the state to more than $20 billion. The Goyder South project is earmarked for Burra and will comprise up to 1200MW of wind, 600MW of solar, and up to 900MW of battery storage. The number of hours of storage is yet to be determined.

$500M Methanol Plant Project In Darwin Northern Territory

+1000 new Oil & Gas jobs

Source: ABC News

A $500 million methanol plant with the capacity to produce 1,000 tonnes a day of the chemical could begin operating by 2024 in the Darwin Harbour. The project, which Mr. Lukey says requires “supportive governments and an abundance of natural gas,” is expected to create 1,000 jobs. The company has not clarified where it would source the significant amount of offshore gas needed per day for production.

CPB Secures $379M Hospital Development Contract For Sydney Campbelltown NSW Hospital

+ 400 New Construction Jobs

Source: CPB Contractors

Following the award of a $424 million contract for works on the Campbelltown Hospital Redevelopment, CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has secured yet another contract from the New South Wales Government. The new contract award has a value of $379 million and will require CPB is to deliver Stage 1 of the Nepean Hospital Redevelopment project at Kingswood in Western Sydney.

Lucas Drilling Wins $70M Kestrel Coal Works Contract in QLD

+ 100 New FIFO and Mining Jobs

Source: Plant Miner

A $70 million contract with an initial three-year term and a two-year extension option by mutual agreement for full suite degasification and exploration drilling works at the Kestrel Coal operations in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has been awarded to AJ Lucas Group’s drilling division. Drilling Division Chief Executive Officer Brett Tredinnick says that Kestrel s a highly valued customer of Lucas.

Western Australia $500M Joondalup Ocean Reef Marina Project

+ 900 new construction jobs

Source: Joondalup Time

A new major milestone has been reached on the Ocean Reef Marina development in Western Australia, with the environmental approval granted to the marine section of the project. This approval will pave the way for construction to begin next year.

Monadelphous Wins $1B Project Contract On Western Australia Kemarton Lithium Mine

+800 New FIFO & Mining Jobs

Source: Australian Mining

Monadelphous has won a contract to provide services to Albemarle’s Kemerton lithium hydroxide plant near Bunbury in Western Australia, marking Monadelphous’s first partnership with Albemarle. The Perth-based contractor will deliver pyromet structural, mechanical and piping (SMP) and associated piping fabrication works which will commence immediately and are scheduled for completion by early 2021.