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Source: Australian Government
The Australian and Victorian Governments, together with the City of Greater Geelong, are making a move to revitalise Geelong and the wider Great Ocean Road region to drive tourism growth and economic diversification in a project called Geelong City Deal Implementation Plan that highlights a $370 million investment which will support the delivery of a number of infrastructure projects.
Source: Australian Mine Safety Journal
The Acciona Clough Joint Venture (ACJV), with the award of a new construction contract from Main Roads WA, will continue delivering works at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. ACJV were also awarded the contract to deliver civil works at the Koodaideri Project’s northern rail formation.
Rio Tinto announced last year that it will invest up to $3.5 billion towards the development of the Koodaideri Project, which is anticipated to support approximately 2,000 jobs during its construction and about 600 more jobs once operational.
Source: Roads Online
A major milestone has been reached on the $481 million Bruce Highway – Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3: Edmonton to Gordonvale development. The John Holland, Seymour Whyte and AECOM Group (HSA Group) was awarded the contract to design and construct the single largest road project in Far North Queensland.
Source: Mining Technology
RCR Mining Technology (RCRMT) – a wholly-owned subsidiary of NRW Holdings – has been awarded a new contract for a design and construct equipment package from Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) for the Cloudbreak iron ore mine in Western Australia.
RCRMT will deliver a new relocatable HOP9 crushing plant at the Cloudbreak mine site, joining four others that have been built. The new plant is designed for 3,500 tonnes an hour of primary sizing, which serves as an extension of the previous relocatable plant that operates at a rate of 2,500 tonnes per hour.
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.
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.
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.
+ 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.
+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.