$130bn of major projects in WA

Nearly 140 major projects are either under way or planned for WA, new research by Business News has found. Click through to access the new list on the BNiQ Search Engine.

GR wins $8.3m contract payout

GR Engineering Services will receive an $8.3 million payout from Eastern Goldfields, more than a year after launching proceedings in the Supreme Court in relation to a contract dispute at the miner’s Davyhurst operation.

Wood gets Scarborough contract

Woodside Petroleum has signed up engineering company Wood to prepare development plans for the Scarborough gas field, with the work to be split between offices in Houston and Perth.

York Civil into administration

South Australia-based York Civil, which is finalising construction of the Matagarup Bridge and recently won a $30 million contract at Port Hedland, has been placed into voluntary administration.

Dalgleish steps down amid RCR cost blowout

RCR Tomlinson managing director Paul Dalgleish has stepped down from his role as the company investigates cost overruns at one of its projects.

CPB wins Wanneroo Rd upgrade

CPB Contractors has added to its portfolio of Main Roads projects after being selected as preferred contractor for a $50 million upgrade of the Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive intersection.

GCS wins $7m contract

Global Construction Services has secured a $7.4 million contract in Melbourne, with merger partner SRG set to complete part of the work.

Cirrus locks in UWA contract

Perth-based IT company Cirrus Networks has been awarded a $2 million service contract with the University of Western Australia.

Georgiou wins $18.7m Pilbara contract

Osborne Park-based Georgiou Group has been awarded an $18.7 million contract to construct a privately-funded traffic bridge carrying Great Northern Highway over the Roy Hill rail line, located approximately 25 kilometres south-west of Port Hedland.

Pindan wins $8m bus depot contract

Belmont-based Pindan has secured a $7.8 million state government contract to design and build a new bus depot in Mount Claremont.

Maca secures $590m extension

MACA has extended a mining services contract with gold producer Regis Resources at its Duketon South operations near Laverton for the next five years.

Austal wins $100m contract

Austal has announced the government of Caribbean country, Trinidad & Tobago, intends to purchase two patrol boats in a deal worth approximately $100 million.

EC&M wins $60m in contracts, opens NSW office

Henderson-based contractor EC&M has been awarded a series of contracts in Western Australia and the eastern states with a combined value of about $60 million.

Centurion wins $75m Qld contract

Trucking business Centurion has been awarded a $75 million contract by global miner Anglo American to deliver general freight services at its Bowen Basin operations in central Queensland.

Georgiou, Ertech JV wins $120m NSW contract

A 50-50 joint venture between Perth-based companies Georgiou Group and Ertech has been awarded a $120 million contract for a road upgrade project in western Sydney.

Clough JV locks in Mongolian contract

A joint venture between Perth-based companies Clough and RUC Cementation Mining Contractors, which are both owned by South Africa’s Murray & Roberts, has secured two mining contracts in Mongolia.

Navitas announces Dutch expansion

Global education services provider Navitas has expanded into the Netherlands, after signing an agreement with the University of Twente to operate its pathway program for international students.

Western Areas kicks off Odysseus

Nickel miner Western Areas has begun early works at its Odysseus project, signing on local contractor MACA, while also announcing it had reached its production guidance for the year to June.

Successful sea trial for Veem

Marine technology company VEEM has announced successful sea trials of its gyrostabilisers by Netherlands-based shipbuilder Damen Shipyards.

Swift announces WA contracts

Bentley-based communications company Swift Networks Group has announced a number of new contracts, including infrastructure works at Iluka Resources' Cataby project and a 12-month extension at AngloGold Ashanti's Tropicana facility in Kalgoorlie.

NRW secures $176m South Flank contract

NRW Holdings has joined the likes of Clough, Decmil and CPB in securing work at BHP Billiton’s $4.6 billion South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, after announcing a $176 million contract to complete earthworks at the site.