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.
Auckland Council Governing Body has approved an additional funding of NZ$500m ($331m) for the City Rail Link project.
Construction firm Multiplex has started construction on La Trobe University’s A$100m ($70.5m) student accommodation project at its Melbourne campus in Bundoora.
City Rail Link Limited (CRLL) has announced an increase in the cost for the Auckland City Rail Link project from NZ$3.4bn ($2.3bn) in 2014 to NZ$4.42bn ($3bn).
US-based technology firm Itron has collaborated with Vinci Energies’ Electrix and Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) for the development of a smart lighting project in Australian capital city.
Australian construction firm Lendlease has secured a contract from Curtin University to construct a building, which will house the university’s new School of Design and the Built Environment.
Cimic Group firm CPB Contractors has secured a $119m contract from the NSW Government for the Northern Road upgrade Stage 6 project in Australia.
Coleman Rail, a subsidiary of Acciona Geotech, in a consortium with Lendlease, has won A$536m ($238.4m) contract to build two train stations in Australia.
CPB Contractors, a subsidiary of Australian company Cimic Group, has won a N$221m ($150m) contract from Ōtākaro for the Metro Sports Facility in Christchurch, New Zealand.
New Zealand renewable energy company Mercury will establish a N$256m ($174m) wind farm at Turitea near Palmerston North.
The Australian government said that it will invest A$2bn ($1.4bn) in a fast rail project between Geelong and Melbourne, which will reduce the journey time on the 80km route in half to 32 minutes.
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has won a contract from Flinders Ports, the owner and operator of the Port Adelaide Outer Harbor shipping channel in Australia, for the widening of the shipping channel.
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.
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.
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).
Australian architectural and consulting company Woods Bagot has won a competition to design Sydney’s first luxury hotel in 20 years.
Australian construction company Multiplex has completed a sustainable student accommodation precinct at Monash University’s Peninsula campus in Frankston.
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’.
Australian construction company Multiplex has completed the fifth and final commercial office tower at Walker Corporation’s A$2.5bn ($1.8bn) Collins Square development located at 727 Collins Street in Melbourne’s central business district (CBD).