The North East Rail Line between Albury-Wodonga and Melbourne has been upgraded, as the main contracted construction works saw completion on the $235m railway project in Victoria, Australia.
The excavation stage has been completed at Sydney’s new metro station at Barangaroo, 30 metres underground, as the huge contract goes to BESIX Watpac.
Panuku Development Auckland has teamed up with property developer Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB) and project management company RCP to deliver the urban regeneration of the site above City Rail Link’s Aotea Station, which is presently under construction.
Mining company Rio Tinto has agreed to provide A$20m ($15.4m) to the Western Australian Government to support the construction of a new A$32.8m ($25.25m) Tom Price hospital in Pilbara region.
The Government of Western Australia has selected Greater Connect consortium to deliver the A$386.5m ($294.1m) Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges project.
Australian private property developer ICD Property and City of Adelaide have announced receipt of development approval from the State Commission Assessment Panel (SCAP) for the A$400m ($305.8m) Central Market Arcade redevelopment project in South Australia.
Perth-based construction company Multiplex Constructions has been awarded the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) tender for the second stage development of the Joondalup Health Campus in Perth, Western Australia.
The Government of Queensland, a state in Australia, has started work on the first phase of the A$42.5m ($32.9m) Isis Highway safety upgrade project, as part of the economic recovery and job creation plan in the Wide Bay region.
DCI Data Centers, a wholesale data centre provider, has received the development approval from Blacktown City Council for a new A$400m ($308.1m) data centre in Sydney, Australia.
Australian residential property developer Crown Group has selected Japanese architect Kengo Kuma to design a $500m residential development in Brisbane, Australia along with Plus Architecture.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction secured an EPC contract for a KRW620bn ($560m) combined cycle power plant project in Guam.On 21 December, the firm signed the contract to build the Guam Ukudu 200MW Combined Cycle Power Plant.The consortium of the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and Korea East-West Power (EWP) has been engaged as the developer of the project.The 200MW combined cycle power plant will be built in the Dededo area, which is located about 5km northwest of Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport in Guam. Guam Power Authority (GPA) chose the KEPCO-EWP consortium as the developer of the project.Doosan was chosen thereafter by the consortium as the EPC contractor.It will be responsible for all the processes from plant engineering to equipment manufacturing, installation, and commissioning.The plant construction is expected to be completed by 2024. Doosan will apply its technology to build a 25MW energy storage system (ESS) to provide a stable power supply. Once operational, the Guam Ukudu 200MW Combined Cycle facility is expected to become the largest baseload power plant, accounting for around 40% of the power supply in Guam.Doosan Heavy’s plant EPC business group CEO Inwon Park said: “We will do our best to make this project an exemplary case of global business expansion, one that was achieved through the joint efforts of Korean developers and EPC contractors. We plan to strengthen our efforts to penetrate the overseas market for combined cycle power plants.”
Seymour Whyte, a subsidiary of VINCI Construction, has secured a contract worth $86.2m to build a new 349m bridge on the Kings Highway, above the Clyde River in New South Wales, Australia.
The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has approved a A$450m ($340m) financing to BCI Minerals for its Mardie salt and potash project in Western Australia.
The state government of Western Australia has awarded a contract to the Mitchell Extension Joint Venture (MEJV) to deliver the A$215m ($162m) Mitchell Freeway extension in Western Australia (WA).
AECOM has been awarded a contract to provide the civil engineering design for Sydney’s A$2.6bn ($1.9bn) Gateway Road Project in Australia.
UGL, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has secured contracts worth over A$112m ($83m) from Australian power transmission system operators TransGrid, Powerlink and United Energy.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has announced the official start of work on the Sydney Metro West project.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has selected Multiplex, a construction company, for the redevelopment of the Sydney Fish Market at Blackwattle Bay in Sydney.
Seqirus, a provider of influenza vaccine, has unveiled plans to build a next-generation A$800m ($584m) influenza vaccine manufacturing facility in Australia.
Trans4m Rail, a joint venture (JV) between John Holland and SEE Civil, has been awarded a A$693m ($503m) contract by Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to upgrade a section of Inland Rail in North West New South Wales, Australia.