A package of underground works as part of the Borumba Pumped Hydro Project in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland, is now open for Expressions of Interest (EOI). The project is set to be delivered by public energy company Queensland Hydro. The EOI for the underground works marks the first step in the most significant program to be delivered during the […]
Seqwater has opened expressions of interest (EOI) for a head contractor to deliver the $300 million Toowoomba to Warwick Pipeline project. Briefings were held on Wednesday 1 November in Highfields and Warwick, where Seqwater updated Toowoomba and Southern Downs businesses and industry representatives on the project, procurement process and opportunities ahead. A key feature within the construction contract will be […]
Powerlink, with construction partners UGL and CPB, has released a program of 40 works packages open to expressions of interest from local suppliers as part of its CopperString 2032 project. The works packages cover a range of activities and services, such as engineering, construction, environmental management, logistics, camp construction, haulage and communications. They are designed to maximise the opportunities for […]
Jacana Energy is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the supply of up to 100MW of renewable energy for the Darwin-Katherine region. The proposed investment will contribute as much as 15 per cent towards the Northern Territory Government’s renewable energy target of 50 per cent by 2030 – enough renewable energy to power 21,000 homes in one year. A point […]
The New South Wales Government has announced that tenders will soon be open for stormwater mitigation works as part of the Wilcannia Weir Replacement Project. New South Wales Minister for Lands and Water, Kevin Anderson, said the works will deliver a low-maintenance and reliable solution to effluent overflows. “We’re installing two new high-powered diesel pumps and significant pipework at Wilcannia’s […]
Canberra’s newest suburb Jacka could be host to a community-scale battery, following government investment from the Australian Capital Territory, which has since released Expressions of Interest for initial works under a two-stage tender. Territory Minister for Housing and Suburban Development, Yvette Berry, said construction for the new suburb would prioritise sustainable initiatives and renewable energy. “The Australian Capital Territory has […]
In support of the state’s $62 billion plan for a new renewable energy SuperGrid, Queensland companies have been encouraged to register their interest for future tenders and opportunities. Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan released in September 2022 sets out a path to transform the state’s electricity network with $62 billion worth of public and private investment over the next 15 […]
The first tenders for New South Wales’ Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap have been opened, supporting the delivery of 12GW worth of renewable energy capacity and an additional 2GW of long duration storage by 2030. It is the first in a series of bi-annual tenders for renewable energy and long duration storage contracts to be held over ten years for the replacement […]
New South Wales state and local governments will triple the daily capacity of the Wauchope Water Treatment Plant on the North Coast in a $5.5 million overhaul. The investment will be co-funded by the New South Wales State Government and Port Macquarie Hastings Council, who are seeking to improve water security for local residents. The design and construction tender for […]
TasWater has released a tender for the construction of a treated water supply pipeline to Pioneer. The project works to provide a long-term drinking water supply solution for the town. TasWater is seeking a construction partner for the project. The tender period is five weeks. The project, which will see a reticulated water supply reintroduced to the town, delivering safe […]
Tasmanian Irrigation has opened water sales to North West Tasmanian farmers for the $100 million upgrade of the Sassafras Wesley Vale Irrigation Scheme. Landowners are able to contractually apply for water entitlements from 11 May until 17 June for the 9,200ML augmentation project, which will increase the scheme’s total summer capacity to 14,660ML. If sufficient demand is recorded, farmers across […]
A tender seeking solutions to meet changing customer needs and support power reliability for more than 240 Victoria sites, is now open. CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy are offering third parties an opportunity to develop and implement solutions that can alleviate capacity constraints on the low-voltage network during peak demand periods. With homes and businesses using more electricity during hot […]
The Energy Corporation of New South Wales (EnergyCo) will launch a procurement process to identify battery developers and a location for the planned Waratah Super Battery. Expressions of Interest (EOI) will open on 4 April, and will close on 2 May. To ensure New South Wales has reliable energy supply following the closure of the Eraring Power Station, the State […]
A number of jobs will soon be up for grabs for Central Queensland workers as the $367.2 million Rookwood Weir project advances. With these new positions, the long-term project is set to not only help the local area, but also the state of Queensland. The Rookwood Weir project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments, delivered in partnership […]
Water access licences for 55 water sources in New South Wales will be offered through a tender process to increase water security for communities and businesses. New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment Chief Operating Officer, Graham Attenborough, said the water access licences are spread across coastal and Murray-Darling Basin water sources. “Interested parties will have the chance to […]
Melbourne Water has re-tendered a current contract, previously awarded to service provider Wood, for the delivery of maintenance and minor capital works. The new contract has been awarded to Programmed. The current agreement with Wood is set to expire in June 2022. Being an essential service and as part of standard business practice it is routine for Melbourne Water to […]
AGL Energy has rejected an unsolicited bid by Brookfield Consortium to acquire 100 per cent of its shares. The consortium, comprised of Grok Ventures and Canadian company Brookfield Asset Management, proposed to acquire AGL for $7.50 per share by way of a scheme arrangement. The AGL Energy Board considered that the proposal materially undervalued the company on a change of […]
The Queensland Government, in collaboration with Townsville Council, has released the first tender for Stage 2 of the Haughton Pipeline, with construction soon to begin on the major project. Detailed design work for the pipeline and pump station is now set to be finalised with delivery partners. The tender for long lead items will be released by the end of […]
Applications are open for the Transgrid 2022 Graduate Program, which offers a two year immersion combining on the job learning with formal training. As part of the award winning ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ program, graduates will have the opportunity to learn from leading energy experts and play a role in connecting Australia to a renewable energy future. Transgrid Learning and Development […]
As part of its efforts to decarbonise remote communities, Ergon Energy is calling for expressions of interest in delivering low-carbon or renewable generation services on Thursday Island and at Bamaga. Ergon Energy General Manager Renewables and Distributed Energy, Glenn Springall, said reducing the reliance on diesel power in isolated communities was good for the environment and made economic sense. “Queensland […]
Tenders to design and construct critical water infrastructure assets as part of the Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP) are being released in the coming weeks, in what is a key milestone for the construction of Emu Swamp Dam. GBIP is a landmark infrastructure development for the Granite Belt region and will provide a 12,000 megalitre dam at Emu Swamp, south-west […]
An innovative new Solar Shade Project is a step closer to providing shaded car parks and footpaths between the Stadium Precinct and Townsville’s CBD, with tenders going to market for the council-first initiative. Townsville Mayor, Jenny Hill, said bringing the solar shade infrastructure to Townsville was an eco-minded decision for council. “Solar shades have a simple design – they’re overhead […]
Twelve prospective parcels of land, totalling more than 6700 square kilometres, are now open to tender for gas exploration across Queensland’s Bowen and Surat Basins between Blackwater and Goondiwindi. Queensland Mines Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said, “This is about keeping exploration moving in Queensland to support our post COVID-19 economic recovery. “Queensland has been the leader in getting gas to […]
Construction tenders for the Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP) are due to be released in mid-2020. The GBIP will deliver a 12,000ML dam at Emu Swamp, south-west of Stanthorpe, and 117km of pipeline to provide water to 51 agribusiness customers. GBIP plans to release the dam construction tender in July, with the pump stations and pipelines following later in the […]
The CEO of Hydro Tasmania, Steve Davy, will step down when his contract ends in late 2020. Steve Davy has been serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Hydro Tasmania for almost seven years, and has been with the business for over 15. Prior to being the CEO, Mr Davy was the Chief Commercial Officer, managing commercial operations that include […]
Important changes to Queensland’s Logan City Council tender process have been announced, with the changes due to come into effect on 3 August 2019. Under the new changes, expressions of interest and tenders for Council contracts in excess of $220,000 will be invited through a new e-tendering portal, TenderLink, while contracts under $220,000 will continue to be managed through VendorPanel […]
The Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) Innovation Strategy outlines how the urban water industry can create a stronger innovation ecosystem that continues to improve liveability and industry outcomes. A strong pathway for technology identification, evaluation and adoption is a key element to the delivery of an innovative water utility. In line with this Innovation Strategy, WSAA is seeking an […]
Applications for expressions of interest are now open for Queensland’s new $15 million Hydrogen Industry Development Fund, which will support sustainable and renewable hydrogen projects across the state. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Cameron Dick, said the investment will help create new job and export opportunities. “Queensland is recognised as a nation leader when it comes to […]
Horizon Power is seeking tenders for the Remote Communities Centralised Solar Project. The project aims to install Photovoltaic (PV) and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) solutions in the remote Aboriginal communities of Kalumburu and Warmun. Warmun does not include BESS solutions. Tenderers will be able to submit responses for either site individually, or for both sites. The scope of the […]
The Queensland Government continues to drive national gas policy, with more companies seeking domestic gas and more exploration licences to tackle onshore shortages. Queensland Minister for Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, said another company is on the hunt for domestic gas in regional Queensland, following the award of a gas exploration licence. “Senex Energy has been awarded 153km2 of land near […]
Read the latest issue online
Assess for success: geotechnical assessments for HDD November 29, 2023
By David Glover, Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Tonkin + Taylor With many meth...
Monitoring equipment safeguarding assets when disaster strikes November 29, 2023
As rising global temperatures cause a shift in weather patterns, more frequent a...
$700M renewable energy network boost for WA November 20, 2023
In an effort to support opportunities for renewable energy projects in Western A...
How recycled water can make green energy even greener November 10, 2023
As the country works to meet renewable energy targets, recycled water has an imp...
A game changer in electrical safety: integrated automated racking devices October 24, 2023
Arc faults are a serious event where a large amount of electrical energy is expl...