ASG wins work worth $112m

Local IT firm ASG Group has received $112 million in contract extensions, with the majority attributed to work for the Victorian Department of Education and Training.

Captivate wins Foroya contract

Local tech company Captivate On Hold has won a contract to provide its services to a telecoms company based on a remote island near Iceland.

NRW in Forrestfield Link win

Perth contractor NRW Holdings has had a major boost, with the state government selecting the company's joint venture with Italy’s Salini Impregilo as preferred contractor for the $2 billion Forrestfield-Airport Rail Link.

Sydney firm to run stadium

The state government is facing a period of tough negotiations with Perth’s AFL clubs over access to the new Perth Stadium after rejecting a bid by the WA Football Commission to be involved in running the venue.

Diploma awarded $22m in contracts

Property developer Diploma Group has been selected to build the new Quest Hotel Midland and the Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club, with the two contracts worth a combined $22 million.

BGC wins east coast road work

BGC Contracting has won a contract to manage a $58 million upgrade to a section of highway in NSW, including construction of 300-metre long bridge.

OZ Minerals to expand Prominent Hill

Mining contractor Byrnecut has won a contract to expand OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill copper-gold project in South Australia, with the work expected to cost about $12 million.

Ausdrill, Barminco for $100m job

A joint venture between mining services companies Ausdrill and Barminco has been named the preferred contractor for work at AngloGold Ashanti’s Geita gold mine in Tanzania, with the deal worth about $US70 million ($A99.5 million).

Wood Group wins more Prelude work

Engineering firm Wood Group has continued its run of contract wins in the offshore oil and gas sector, with the latest contract being for Shell’s Prelude floating LNG project.

Maca buys Alliance for $5m

Mining services company MACA plans to broaden its gold portfolio through the purchase of local private business Alliance Contracting for $5 million.

John Holland wins NorthLink contract

A $176 million construction contract for the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project has been awarded to John Holland, with work set to begin on the major Tonkin Highway upgrade mid-year.

BGC in $520m Cliffs extension

One of the state’s largest mining services companies has received a boost, with BGC Contracting securing a five-year contract extension worth $520 million at Cliffs Natural Resources' Koolyanobbing iron ore mine.

Govt awards $102m in contracts

Six construction companies including EMCO Building, Badge Construction and Pindan have secured a combined $102 million worth of work from the state government.

GR wins work at Dacian's gold project

Dacian Gold has appointed GR Engineering Services to conduct a feasibility study on its $157 million Mt Morgans gold project near Laverton.

Tempo wins $65m in extensions

Mining services firm Tempo Australia has won contract extensions with unnamed existing clients for construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning support services work, worth a combined $65 million for the year.

Valmec wins NZ contract

Engineering and construction group Valmec has secured a $4.3 million contract for work at Vector Gas’s compression project in Auckland.

Local builders win $104m in contracts

The state government has awarded contracts worth a combined $104.6 million to local builders Broad Construction Services, Pindan and Emco Building.

VDM confirms 415% drop in profit

Consulting, construction and contracting company VDM Group says its outlook is dependent on winning new major work, after recording a disappointing interim loss of $16.4 million, down 415 per cent on the previous half-year.

TCS wins $30m, 5-year fast food supply contract

Bassendean-based Total Catering Solutions has secured the largest contract in the company's history after signing a $30 million deal with a national fast food organisation which will run for five years.

PCH shares hit hard despite four years of record profits

Scaffolding and form-work supplier PCH Group expects to report its fourth consecutive record profit this year as it benefits from the global resources boom. But that hasn’t stopped investors from hammering its share price.

Centre not make or break

THE fortunes of WA construction giant Multiplex are not tied to the $330 million Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre project.