A 50/50 joint venture (JV) between the construction engineering firms Clough and Elecnor has secured a contract worth A$1.5bn ($1.08bn) for TransGrid’s Project EnergyConnect, a proposed electricity transmission line in Australia.
Civmec has announced that its Metals and Minerals division secured a stand-alone civil contract for the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has issued planning approval for the main works for the Snowy Hydro 2.0 hydropower project.
Sterling and Wilson Solar and its subsidiary have secured a A$525m ($338m) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a solar plant in Australia.
Neoen, a developer of renewable energy, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with CleanCo Queensland, enabling it to build the Western Downs Green Power Hub solar plant with a capacity between 460MW and 480MW in Australia.
Spain-based energy company Acciona has announced plans to build what it claims to be the largest wind farm in Australia, the 1,026MW MacIntyre wind complex in Queensland, with an investment of A$1.96bn (€1bn).
Anglo-Australian metals and mining firm Rio Tinto has awarded contract, valued A$400m ($275.9m), to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company Mondiumfor the Western Turner Syncline phase two (WTS2) mine in Western Australia.
India-based solar EPC solutions provider Sterling and Wilson Solar (SWSL) has commenced construction on a 200MW solar project in Australia.
The state government of Queensland, Australia has approved the construction of Lacour Energy’s 180MW Banana Range wind farm south-west of Gladstone.
Australian integrated services company Downer Group has won an A$80m (£45m) Balance of Plant contract for the 244MW Bango Wind Farm project to be located in New South Wales, Australia.
Sydney-based Alinta Energy has broken ground on the 214MW Yandin wind farm in the Shire of Dandaragan, Western Australia.
Danish wind turbine-maker Vestas has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 227MW Collector wind farm, being developed by RATCH-Australia.
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.