Kalium Lakes has awarded engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) and commissioning contracts for the development of purification plant facilities for its Beyondie Sulphate of Potash Project (BSOPP) in Western Australia.
The Government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has granted approval for a 100MW solar farm in West Wyalong that has the potential to save up to 212,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and reduce overall emissions.
New Zealand renewable energy company Mercury will establish a N$256m ($174m) wind farm at Turitea near Palmerston North.
Auckland water services company Watercare and the Ghella-Abergeldie Joint Venture have signed a contract for Watercare’s Central Interceptor, a $1.2bn wastewater tunnel with associated infrastructure.
Acciona Energía, a subsidiary of Spanish energy company Acciona, has commenced construction on its fifth wind farm in Australia, with an investment of around A$288m (€180m).
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has been appointed by Alinta Energy as its EPC partner for the construction of West Australia’s biggest wind farm by mid-2020.
UGL and CPB Contractors, belonging to Australia’s engineering services company CIMIC Group, have been selected by Tasmania’s water and sewage utility TasWater for a capital works programme to support and develop water and wastewater infrastructure and major regional water projects in Tasmania.
Australian infrastructure and facilities company Downer has won a contract from BELECTRIC Solar and Battery (BELECTRIC) to build innogy’s 349MW Limondale Solar Farm located near Balranald in New South Wales (NSW), which is expected to be the largest solar farm in Australia.
Australian construction engineering company Decmil Group has won a A$277m ($195m) EPC contract from Maoneng Australia for its 255MW Sunraysia Solar PV project near Balranald in New South Wales, Australia.
Australia-based full-service balance-of-plant specialist Zenviron has secured a second contract from Goldwind Australia for the southern section of the Moorabool Wind Farm in regional Victoria, taking Zenviron’s total contract works on this project to A$130m ($92.1m).
German energy company innogy has begun construction on the 349MWp solar power plant at Limondale near Balranald in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW).
Senex Energy, an Australian oil and gas exploration and production company, and Jemena, which owns and operates natural gas, electricity, and water infrastructure assets in Australia, have signed agreements to invest AUD140m ($104m) to fast-track gas from Project Atlas to the domestic market by late 2019.
Wind power solutions company Goldwind Australia has broken ground on the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm project being established near Ballarat in the Australian state of Victoria.
The state government of Queensland, Australia has granted approval for the $1bn Lacour Energy wind farm project at Clarke Creek.
Downer EDI has secured an EPC contract worth AUD150m ($113m) from First Solar for the 87MWac Beryl Solar Farm in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
Australian integrated energy firm AGL Energy is set to construct a 252MW gas-fired power plant near Newcastle in the Australian state of New South Wales.
Spanish renewable energy and infrastructure company Acciona Energy has won a contract from the Queensland government to transform 1,250 hectares of state-owned land at Aldoga, outside Gladstone in Queensland, into a 265MW solar farm to power up to 122,000 homes.
A consortium comprising Spotless, AusNet Services, EnergyAustralia and Fluence has signed a contract with the Victorian government and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to design, construct and operate the first utilities scale grid-connected Battery Energy Storage System in Victoria.
A consortium of Spanish company Sacyr Industrial and Australian company Leed Engineering and Construction has secured a contract for the design, construction and management of a tertiary water treatment plant for agricultural purposes in the north of Adelaide, Australia.
Ferrovial subsidiaries Broadspectrum and Cadagua have secured their first contract for the design and construction of water and wastewater treatment facilities in Australia and New Zealand using an end-to-end integrated solution model.