Rio awards Primero $20m in extra work

Engineering company Primero Group has secured further work with Rio Tinto under $20 million in contract variations, while at the same time maintaining its full-year earnings guidance.

Zenith wins power supply extension

Zenith Energy will increase the capacity of a power station at one of Toronto-based Superior Gold’s operations in Western Australia after receiving a 52-month contract extension.

Track’em secures Downer deal

Perth technology company Track’em has been awarded its second contract with Downer this year for the provision of its cloud-based asset tracking software.

Built wins $130m Cottesloe project

National construction company Built has won its second major project in Western Australia this month, after entering an early works agreement with aged care operator Curtin Heritage Living.

NRW wins $48m contract

Civil and mining contractor NRW Holdings has been awarded an airport upgrade contract with BHP at its Olympic Dam project in South Australia.

Two consortia short-listed for $850m Bunbury project

Spanish engineering giant ACCIONA is continuing to challenge CPB Contractors’ dominance of the Western Australian infrastructure market, with the two groups heading competing consortia for the Bunbury Outer Ring Road.

Atlas contracts MACA for Corunna Downs

Hancock Prospecting subsidiary Atlas Iron has awarded a $38 million contract to MACA for early civil work at the Corunna Downs iron ore project in the Pilbara, nearly two months after it was approved

Saracen contracts SRG for $70m

SRG Global has secured a five-year contract with Saracen Mineral Holdings to provide drill and blast services at the Thunderbox and Carosue Dam operations in Western Australia.

Emerald contracts MACA for $365m

Emerald Resources has moved closer to developing its Okvau gold project in Cambodia after signing a $US230 million ($A365 million) mining contract with MACA.

Orbital signs supply agreement with Boeing

Drone technology company Orbital Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing subsidiary Insitu to become its primary engine supplier.

Southern Cross wins $40m contract

A subsidiary of Perth-based Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has secured a $40 million contract with CIMIC Group to complete works on a train station in Sydney.

Govt scraps privatised contracts

The state government plans to halt three major contracts at Fiona Stanley Hospital held by Serco Australia, resulting in 650 jobs moving back to the public sector at a cost of $93 million over 10 years.This adds to similar moves in the water and corrections portfolios.

Barminco wins $200m contract

Perenti Global subsidiary Barminco has received a letter of intent from Canada-based Barrick Gold to provide underground mining services at the Hemlo mine in north western Ontario, under a proposed $2

$9m in building and maintenance contracts awarded

WorkZone, Kleenit, Perkins Builders and LD Total have won three state government maintenance and building contracts.

PTA awards $6.5m rail contracts

The Public Transport Authority of WA has awarded Metronet rail contracts to Calibre, RJV and CFC Group-owned Cape.

Roy Hill contractor into administration

The Australian subsidiary of Spanish engineering contractor Duro Felguera has been placed into voluntary administration after becoming mired in multiple legal disputes related to construction of the Roy Hill iron ore project.

Next boom nears as projects progress

SPECIAL REPORT: Decisions are expected on three major oil and gas projects worth $24 billion combined in 2020, with more to follow.

SRG wins work on Chevron HQ

SRG Global has secured a major portion of construction works at Chevron’s new headquarters, currently being built at Elizabeth Quay, under a $72 million contract with Multiplex.

Tech companies win $6.6m in govt contracts

Adelaide-based MGM Wireless has received a $3.5 million contract renewal with the Department of Education while Datacom Systems has secured a $3.1 million contract with the Department of Transport.

Decmil’s NZ problems deepen

Perth-based contractor Decmil has disclosed that its $185 million contract with New Zealand’s prisons department has ended early, with the client halting payments and seeking to apply liquidated damages.

Firm Construction wins work at RPH

Subiaco-based Firm Construction has secured a $7.8 million state government contract to build a new helicopter landing pad at the Royal Perth Hospital.