Melbourne Airport Rail Link (MARL) is set to become a reality, with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews signing the Heads of Agreement on the strategic objectives, governance arrangements and information-sharing processes for the A$10bn ($7bn) joint commitment.
A joint venture between New Zealand construction company McConnell Dowell and Australian construction company Decmil has been appointed as preferred contractor to deliver the Mordialloc Freeway Project on behalf of Major Roads Project Victoria (MRPV), Australia.
Australian construction firm Lendlease has been appointed by Queensland Airports to deliver Gold Coast Airport’s southern terminal expansion, the next phase of the $370m ($262m) airport redevelopment scheme called ‘Project LIFT’.
Jan De Nul Group, a Luxembourg-based company that provides services relating to the construction and maintenance of maritime infrastructure, has secured major works from the Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) of Australia to dredge the channel and enhance the safe and sustainable access to the Port of Port Hedland.
New Zealand construction company Fulton Hogan has signed a NZ$100m ($68m) contract with Transport Minister Phil Twyford, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Auckland Transport (AT) officials for part of the Eastern Busway project between Panmure and Pakuranga, which will transform east Auckland.
The Great River City Light Rail, a consortium led by Transdev, has won a €330m (A$536m) Supply, Operate and Maintain contract for Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail Project in Sydney, Australia.
Lendlease, an Australian construction, property and infrastructure company, has won an A$476m ($335m) contract from the New South Wales (NSW) government to deliver Victoria Cross Station, a new Sydney Metro railway station, and a building above.
Australia-based Downer Group in an equal stake joint venture with CPB Contractors has been selected by the New South Wales Government to build Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail project.
A joint venture between CIMIC Group subsidiary CPB Contractors and Australian engineering contractor John Holland has won a contract for the design and construction of the Rozelle Interchange and Iron Cove Link, the last stage of the M4-M5 Link WestConnex project in Australia.
Australian company Downer Group and South Australia’s City of Onkaparinga have partnered with resource recovery and recycling companies Close the Loop and RED Group for the construction of the first South Australian road built with soft plastics and glass.
City Rail Link (CRL) has achieved a milestone with the breakthrough from the Albert Street tunnels to CRL tunnels across the Commercial Bay site in Downtown Auckland, New Zealand.
A joint venture between CIMIC Group companies CPB Contractors and UGL won a A$1.376bn ($994m) contract from the New South Wales (NSW) government to deliver the line-wide works package of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project, the biggest public transport project in Australia.
The Lendlease Samsung Bouygues Joint Venture (LSBJV), comprising Lendlease Engineering, Samsung C&T and Bouygues Construction Australia (subsidiary of Bouygues Travaux Publics), has won a contract from the New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia to design and construct the twin 7.5km motorway tunnels for the $12bn WestConnex project in Sydney.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has been selected by the Australian and New South Wales (NSW) governments for the next stage of The Northern Road upgrade project between Luddenham and Glenmore Park in western Sydney.
Infrastructure and environment consultancy WSP Opus has been selected by City Rail Link as the design partner on the C7 workstream of the City Rail Link (CRL) project in Auckland, New Zealand.
American multinational engineering firm AECOM has won a contract worth approximately A$70m ($50m) to provide a complete range of design services for the delivery of the A$11bn ($7.8bn) Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project.
CPB Contractors, a Cimic Group company and part of the Rail Infrastructure Alliance (RIA), has won a A$400m ($289m) design and construct contract from the Victorian government as part of a A$1bn ($722m) package of works for the A$11bn ($7.9bn) Metro Tunnel Project in Australia.
Ground has been broken on Australia’s Western Sydney Airport, which is expected to strengthen the economy, create infrastructure and boost jobs in the region.
BMD Constructions has won a design and construct contract for the widening of Mitchell Freeway in Perth, Western Australia.
Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan have opened the Registration of Interest (ROI) at Sunshine Station, marking the commencement of market engagement for providers that can help deliver the Melbourne Airport Rail Link project.