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WA Armadale North Highway Project To Commence

+ 1,500 New Construction Jobs

Source: Plant Miner

The Armadale Access Alliance – a joint venture between Laing O’Rourke and BG&E – has been awarded a $134 million contract for the delivery of the Armadale Road to North Lake Road Bridge, taking the project one step closer to construction. It is anticipated to create up to 1,400 jobs during construction.

$1.2B Robertson Solar Farm Project SA Given Green Light

+ 275 Construction Jobs

Source: Capella Capital EPS Energy’s $1.17 billion solar farm and storage project was given the green light by the South Australian Government. Robertstown Solar will comprise of a 500MW solar farm and a 250MW/1000MWh battery storage. The project is anticipated to generate about 275 jobs during its construction – including local employment and procurement – and a further 15 ongoing positions once it is operational.

$550M Victoria Hearts Hospital Project in Victoria

+ 1700 new Construction Jobs

Source: Inside Construction

John Holland is ready to begin construction on Australia’s first dedicated cardiac facility – the Victorian Heart Hospital – located within Monash University’s Clayton campus in Melbourne’s south-east, with the final contracts already signed. It is expected to lead the way in caring for heart patients, medical research, and training. Construction of the new cardiac facility is anticipated to create more than 1,700 jobs and is due for completion in late 2022.

QLD $73M Kingaroy Hospital Construction Project Commences

70+ New Construction Jobs

Source: Mirage News

Queensland’s South Burnett community will soon have a new bigger and better hospital, with construction to commence soon on the $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment project. Broad Construction Services was awarded the contract to build the new hospital following a large open market tender process that resulted to seven contractors being shortlisted. The redevelopment project is anticipated to support up to 72 jobs during construction and will utilise as many local subcontractors where it is possible.

Wallarah 2 Coal Mine Project Stage II To Commence in NSW

+ 250 new Mining jobs

Source: Australia Mining

The New South Wales Government has granted Kores Australia two mining leases for the Wallarah 2 Coal Project following a lengthy approval process. The project first received the development consent from the State Government’s Independent Planning Commission in January 2018 and was later followed by Federal Approval about 12 months later.

Fulton Hogan Secures $300M Melbourne Airport Construction Contract

+ 300 new Construction jobs

Source: Inside Construction

Construction is now underway on Melbourne Airport’s $300 million Taxiway Zulu and Northern Access Route project with Fulton Hogan undertaking the delivery. It is set to reconfigure existing taxiways and apron layout and is due for completion by September 2022.

Agripower $663M Queensland Fertilizer Plant

+ 490 New local jobs

Source: Plant Miner

Agripower Australia Limited’s $663 million Fertiliser processing plant expansion project near Townsville, Queensland has been given the prescribed project status. This development is expected to create 490 jobs during construction as well as 470 once it is operational. Te company’s amorphous silica is sourced from Greenvale, where the largest deposit is believed to be.

“Agripower believes that a two billion tonne deposit [of amorphous silica] could create a mine life of 200 years,” Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

Talison Lithium Mine in Western Australia Receives Environmental Approval

+ 250 new Mining jobs

Source: Australian Mining

Talison Lithium marks a new major milestone on its $516 million expansion of the Greenbushes mine in Western Australia, with the State Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) giving the approval for development. The EPA encourages the company to protect the endangered wildlife – including the Western ringtail possum and Carnaby and Baudin’s black cockatoos – by purchasing land and funding a research program that will offset the loss of habitat from the delivery of the mine expansion. EPA Chairman Tom Hatton believes the project is not expected to result in an unacceptable impact on the area’s endangered wildlife.

Pybar Mining Wins Hamlet Gold Mine Contract in Western Australia

+ 200 New FIFO Jobs

Source: PYBAR

PYBAR Mining Services was awarded a contract by Gold Fields to undertake the development of the Hamlet North project at the St. Ives gold operations located near Kambalda in Western Australia. They will be delivering high-speed development on Hamlet North over a period of two years, with a highly-skilled workforce as well as equipment and consumables that will get the project completed.

Mirvac Begins Construction on $300M Tower in Melbourne

+ 100 New Construction Jobs

Source: Build Australia

Mirvac signaled the beginning of construction on the $300 million residential tower at Melbourne’s Yarra’s Edge precinct by turning the first sod. This development is anticipated to support up to 2,000 jobs as well as create homes for about 3,000 residents while project is set to create over a hundred new construction jobs.