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Ravenswood Goldmine Expansion in QLD

+ 380 New Mining Jobs

Source: PlantMiner

The Queensland Government has granted Resolute Mining Ltd nine new mining leases, all of which is vital to the $150 million project that will extend the life of the Ravenswood gold mine in Townsville by 14 years. It also secures up to 380 jobs for North Queensland.

QLD Government Approves $1B Olive Downs Coal Mine

+ 1500 New FIFO & Construction Jobs

Source: PlantMiner

Pembroke Resources’ $1 billion Olive Downs metallurgical coal project marks a new major milestone, with Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General approving the development of the project located southeast of Moranbah. The approval, however, comes with strict conditions that ensure local employment as well as management of potential impacts on the environment.

Two Contractors Announced For Works on $1.7B WA Eliwana Mine


Source: Plant Miner

Works are progressing well at Fortescue Metals Group’s (FMG) $1.7 billion Eliwana Iron Ore Project in Western Australia, with two new work contracts awarded to BGC Contracting and SIMPEC. The contract includes delivery of bulk earthworks for the permanent accommodation village and access roads, a new airstrip, and a 16-kilometre construction access road.

Yancoal Australia Gets Approval for Cameby Downs Coal Mine Expansion

+ 300 NEW MINING jobs

Source: Mining Technology

Yancoal Australia has received approval from the Queensland Government for its planned expansion of the Cameby Downs thermal coal mine. Queensland Mines Minister Anthony Lynham approved mining leases for the expansion project, which will increase production and expand mine life at the open cut site.

Queensland $1B Mount Isa Rail Project


Source: Townsville Enterprise

Federal Labor to upgrade has invested approximately $244 million to complete two major North Queensland transport corridors. $100 million of the investment will fund works to improve the Mount Isa to Townsville rail corridor while the remaining $144 million will help complete the Townsville Ring Road.

Fulton Hogan Wins 2 Victoria Airport Contracts


Source: Inside Construction

Two construction contracts have been awarded to Fulton Hogan at Melbourne Airport to reconfigure existing taxiways and the apron layout. The company will deliver the Taxiway Zulu Program and the Northern Access Route Project.

$1B QLD Winchester South Coal Mine Project Fast-Tracked

+ 1000 New Mining Jobs

Source: Compelo Energy

Realising Whitehaven Coal’s $1B Winchester South project in central Bowen Basin is now closer after the metallurgical coal mining project was declared a coordinated project by Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General. Queensland Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said that the proposed Winchester South facility is expected to create 950 jobs.

FMG Gives Green Light to $3.6B Iron Bridge Project

+ 3000 New Mining Jobs

Source: ABC News

Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has given the green light to its second major iron ore mine development in just 12 months, promising to deliver 3,000 jobs during construction.

Installation of $1B VIC 200 MGW Windfarm

+ 500 New Jobs

Source: Renew Economy

The first of 56 turbines is being installed for Neoen’s Bulgana Green Power Hub which will make up nearly 200 MW of wind power. This marks a new milestone for the ground-breaking hybrid renewable and battery storage project in Victoria. The project, which began last year, is expected to deliver 100 percent renewable energy to what is to become the country’s biggest vegetable glasshouse owned by Nectar Farms.

$5.1B Contract for NSW Hydro Awarded to Future Generation JV

+3000 New Construction Jobs

Source: Salini Impregilo

Salini Impregilo will build the biggest hydroelectric power station in Australia after winning a contract valued at AU$5.1 billion (€3.228 billion) for the civil works and electromechanical component of the Snowy 2.0 project. The company signed in its capacity as leader of the Future Generation joint-venture with a combined 65% stake – equal to AU$3.315 billion (€2.098 billion) – along with its U.S. subsidiary, Lane (10%). Australia’s Clough is the other member of the JV with a 35% stake.