Synergy has awarded the contract for the Western Australia Kwinana Battery Stage Two, which will include the commission and installation of approximately 300 battery container units and 72 inverters. GenusPlus Group has been granted the contract for the provision of the civil and electrical balance of plant works, as well as installation and commissioning of the battery container units and […]
The South Australia Government has signed an early contractor involvement (ECI) agreement with preferred partners to deliver its Hydrogen Jobs Plan. A consortium comprising ATCO Australia and BOC, a Linde company, is the preferred hydrogen delivery partner for the plan, which includes proposals for the world’s biggest hydrogen production facility, power plant and storage at Whyalla in the Upper Spencer […]
AGL has appointed a demolition services company to engage in the first phase of demolition for its Torrens Island ‘A’ power station in Adelaide, expected to begin in October 2023. The McMahon Group has been granted the demolition contract with AGL for the first phase, with the contract involving the removal of turbine hall equipment and demolition works to flue […]
Yarra Valley Water has received the Contact Centre of the Year award at the 2023 Auscontact Excellence State Awards, recognising its customer service and staff treatment. The awards celebrate outstanding customer service and attract companies from a range of industries, including ANZ, ATO and Bendigo Bank with the judging panel also assessing how well a company treats its staff by […]
Transgrid has signed off on a $100 million contract contract to secure 17,500km of high voltage conductors as part of its Powering Tomorrow Together Program. ZTT Australia were awarded the contract, with the conductors to be manufactured at ZTT Group’s Hekou manufacturing campus and delivered to Australia in 2024 and 2025. The program is enabling Transgrid to purchase materials like […]
The Queensland Government has announced that six contracts, worth a combined $1.7 million, have been awarded for a range of planning activities for its Burdekin Falls dam improvement project. The contracts will support 80 jobs, with 50 of these in the Townsville region. The jobs involve geotechnical investigations, quarry material sourcing, cultural heritage and native title work, and the establishment […]
Yarra Valley Water has renewed its partnership with New Plumbing Solutions (NPS) with the signing of a new five-year contract – worth more than $40 million – for the delivery of its meter replacement program. NPS has been providing meter replacement services to Yarra Valley Water under the current contract for the past five years. General Manager Service Futures, Glenn […]
South East Water has announced its $1.5 billion investment in major capital projects is officially underway, with contracts awarded to new industry partners. Victorian Minister for Water, Harriet Shing, announced that one of these contracts, the $72 million Dingley Recycled Water Scheme, has been awarded to ABK, which will kick off the partnership. Works have also been awarded to new […]
The contract has been awarded for the delivery of the Mardi Water Treatment Plant, a state-of-the-art facility, which is expected to be able to produce up to 160 million litres of clean water every day. Locally owned civil engineering contractor, Abergeldie Contractors, has been awarded the major project. The New South Wales Government’s Safe and Secure Water Program has invested […]
TasWater, in partnership with the Glenorchy City Council, has announced that the contract for the $6.2 million Tolosa Park Dam redevelopment project has been awarded. Tasmanian company Gradco were the recipients of the contract, which will see increased construction activity in Glenorchy at Tolosa Park as work gets underway to decommission the old dam and transform the site into parkland. […]
A contract has been awarded for the latest big battery to be connected to the South West Interconnected System (SWIS), which will be built at Collie in Western Australia. The contract to build the 197MW battery was awarded to Neoen by the Australian Energy Market Operator, following a competitive process initiated with the State Government through Energy Policy Western Australia’s […]
Sydney Water has awarded a contract to deliver major upgrades worth $150 million to the Richmond Water Recycling Plant (WRP) to improve its wastewater network and provide circular economy benefits. BMD Constructions will deliver the project, which is expected to double the plant capacity. The contract includes upgrades to the 7km main that transfers flows from North Richmond to Richmond, […]
The Northern Territory Government, as part of its next step to developing the Middle Arm Sustainable Development Precinct, has issued ‘not to deal’ commitments to five proponents over specific parcels of land at the precinct. These commitments mean that their preferred sites in Middle Arm will be set aside for up to 12 months to provide each proponent confidence and […]
NBN Co has awarded contracts to delivery partners across Australia to enable one million homes and businesses to upgrade to full fibre internet. The construction contracts were awarded to Ventia, Service Stream, Fulton Hogan Utilities, and Downer EDI to enable homes and businesses to upgrade to full fibre by ordering an eligible wholesale higher speed tier. NBN Co Chief Operating […]
Unitywater has awarded the contract for one of its biggest projects, which is set to deliver significant water infrastructure to the growing communities of Aura and Harmony communities on the Sunshine Coast. Unitywater has assigned contractor McConnell Dowell to the project, with initial site works scheduled to begin in April 2023 and wrap up by early 2026. Unitywater Executive Manager […]
Solar security, sensing and visual Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions and platforms company, Spectur, has announced the signing of an updated Statement of Works for Goods and Services (SoW) through a Variation to Statement of Work (VA) from Optus for $956,000. This brings the value of the amended Statement of Works to $2.02 million. The original five-year term Master Supply Agreement (MSA) […]
The Northern Territory Government has awarded the design and construct contract for its Renewable Remote Power Program’s Wurrumiyanga Solar Infill and Energy Storage Pilot project. Circular Solutions was awarded the contract which includes replacing some of the current diesel generated power supply with renewable technology, with works expected to be completed by April 2024. The Northern Territory Government is investing […]
AGL’s Liddell Power Station is moving closer toward its termination, with the contract awarded for the demolition of the station. Delta Group has been awarded the contract to demolish the station as the site is prepared for transformation into a low carbon industrial energy hub. After first announcing the retirement of Liddell in 2015, the full closure of the Liddell […]
WA Government-owned Water Corporation has introduced a landmark Indigenous Australian engagement strategy as a continuation of efforts to advance opportunities for Aboriginal businesses and the community. This comes alongside the announcement by State Water Minister, Dave Kelly, that the proportion of Water Corporation contracts awarded to Indigenous suppliers has grown for the third year in a row. In 2021-22, 5.1 […]
Sydney Water has awarded a contract for the construction and operation of an advanced wastewater recycling facility in Western Sydney. Sydney Water awarded the contract for the Upper South Creek Advanced Water Recycling Plant (AWRC) to a consortium of John Holland, TRILITY, GHD and Jacobs. Operating at full capacity, the facility will treat around 70ML of wastewater each day and […]
Three tenders have been awarded for the rebuilding of Queensland’s Paradise Dam, with contracts delegated for design, geotechnical, and environmental services. Engineering specialist GHD has been appointed to prepare the reference design for the project. This will be used to procure a major construction partner. Jacobs will undertake geotechnical investigations and assess availability of any suitable basalt material that could […]
The design and construction tender has been awarded for the new $20.8 million water treatment plant for Bega and Tathra, which aims to supply safe drinking water to meet growing demand in the area. The tender was awarded to Laurie Curran Water with construction set to begin in 2023. New South Wales Minister for Lands and Water, Kevin Anderson, said […]
The contract to investigate and conduct road safety works around the site of the Paradise Dam has been awarded, with key roads and access points needed prior to the dam’s upgrade. Queensland Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing and Minister for Water, Glenn Butcher, said local contracting company Harrison Infrastructure Group (HIG) will spearhead an extensive investigation of the road […]
The tender for the new Eurobodalla Dam in New South Wales has been awarded, with construction set to begin soon. Haslin Construction has been awarded the tender to build the 3,000ML off-river water storage dam next to the Tuross River. The $130 million water security project is jointly funded, with the Federal Government committing $51.2 million through its National Water […]
Greater Western Water (GWW) has appointed a delivery partner to start work on the Gisborne Recycled Water Plant (RWP), an upgrade intended to meet the needs of the region’s growing population. Comdain Infrastructure, part of the Service Stream Group, will design, construct and operate the new facility, with works expected to begin late 2022. GWW is investing around $35 million […]
SA Water has engaged Aboriginal-owned project management business Zancott Knight to deliver $600,000 worth of upgrades for water storage tanks in Far North and South East South Australia. The water tanks to be upgraded are located in Marla and Millicent. Based in Adelaide and with operations across Australia, Zancott Knight have hit the ground running with work already underway to […]
Yarra Valley Water has announced it has entered two strategic, long-term partnerships, aimed to produce greater innovation, efficiency and value for its customers, communities and environment. Yarra Valley Water entered the Engineering Services Partnerships to Jacobs, and the Beca/Stantec joint venture Ripple. The industry-leading engineering innovation of the Jacobs, Beca and Stantec groups with Melbourne’s largest water corporation will have […]
The Federal Government has confirmed a $75.8 million underwriting agreement for early works for the Victoria to New South Wales Interconnector (VNI) West with transmission provider Transgrid. The agreement is the result of the Federal Government’s plans to support critical energy infrastructure, to ensure continued reliability of the national energy grid so Australian households, businesses and industry can enjoy low […]
SA Water’s $4.7 million upgrade to the Bolivar Wastewater Treatment Plant’s anaerobic digesters has passed a major milestone, with a 115 tonne steel cover of one of the digesters craned off the structure by a 350 tonne crane – one of the largest crane lifts in the utility’s history. Anaerobic digesters are large, sealed concrete tanks that heat the solid […]
AGL has commenced twelve weeks of transition planning for the conversion of Liddell Power Station into an Energy Hub, after awarding the tender for the first stage of closure, decommissioning and demolition planning for the power station. Through a competitive procurement process, leading diversified engineering contractor, Delta Group was awarded the tender. AGL Chief Operating Officer, Markus Brokhof, said this […]
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