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).
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.
Primewest and Iris Residential have secured approval for a A$140m ($100m) plan for the construction of 150 apartments and 14 specialty tenancies at the gateway to LandCorp’s Montario Quarter in Shenton Park, Australia.
The City of Subiaco has endorsed a proposal for the redevelopment of Subiaco’s abandoned Pavilion Markets near the Subiaco train station in Australia.
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.
Australian construction company Multiplex has completed a A$187m($133m) Science and Engineering Building (SEB) at UNSW Sydney as part of the university’s expansion of the Physical Sciences Precinct at its Kensington campus.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has been selected by the New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia to design and construct the WaggaWagga Health Service (WWHS) Stage 3 Redevelopment Project.
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.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has been selected by the NSW Government in Australia to construct the Coffs Harbour Hospital expansion main works.
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.