$360m office tower to proceed

Construction of Perth’s next premium grade office tower will commence in the middle of next year at Elizabeth Quay after Brookfield Properties and Chevron signed a 15-year sale-and-leaseback deal today.

Mondium wins $100m Greenbushes contract

Mondium, a joint venture between local contractors Monadelphous and Lycopodium, has secured an engineering, procurement and construction contract at Talison Lithium’s Greenbushes project.

WhiteHawk shares soar 88% after US contract wins

Shares in WhiteHawk soared from 6.4 cents to 12 cents, in three days of trading, after the Perth-based cyber security announced it had secured two contracts in the United States.

Sharper focus on shielding subbies

Security of payments has been a hot topic of debate in WA construction, as the state government considers options to protect subcontractors.

Local contractor wins BHP nickel works

West Perth-based Aerison has been awarded a contract by BHP Nickel West for the construction of a nickel sulphate plant located at its Kwinana nickel refinery.

ORIX wins CBH contract

ORIX Australia has won a tender to become the outsourced fleet management and leasing provider for agribusiness giant CBH Group.

Clough JV awarded Koodiaderi contract

A joint venture between Perth-based Clough and Madrid-based Acciona has secured rail construction works at Rio Tinto’s $3.5 billion Koodaideri iron ore project.

BGC wins $24m Eliwana works

BGC Contracting has been awarded a $24 million contract to deliver bulk earthworks and roads at the Fortescue Metals Group’ $1.7 billion Eliwana iron ore project.

Tempo board exodus continues as MD quits

Tempo Australia managing director Ian Lynass has resigned amid a major project cost blowout and the West-Perth company revealing it will likely move its headquarters to Sydney.

DTI Group secures London contract

DTI Group has won a $3.6 million contract to supply and install its CCTV recording system on a fleet of trains which operate on the London Underground.

Byrnecut revenue nears $1bn

Australia's largest underground mining contractor Byrnecut Australia has reported a profit of $20.23 million for the 2018 calendar year, after lifting revenue to $991 million.

Decmil wins $79m contract at WA’s biggest wind farm

Decmil has been awarded a $79 million contract for balance of plant works at the $400 million Yandin wind farm.

WCP Civil, Georgiou win works at $150m CBH project

CBH Group has awarded six of the nine contracts for its $150 million Network Strategy Expansion project, including four to local contractors WCP Civil and Georgiou Group.

Ausdrill sacks employee and alerts police over $10m fraud

Ausdrill has sacked an employee and reported them to police after discovering approximately $10 million of allegedly fraudulent payments over eight years.

Simulations help Calytrix win real deal

A Perth-based business that merges computer simulation with live battlefields has partnered with some big international platers in the defence space

Decmil wins $105m Vic contract

Decmil Group has been awarded a $105 million contract by Major Road Projects Victoria for Stage 2 of the Plenty Road Upgrade project.

SRG wins $11.85m university contract

SRG Global has secured an $11.85 million contract for the University of Melbourne’s Lincoln Square project.

Battery HQ for Curtin, $110m project build deal awarded

The federal government has allocated $25 million towards a battery industry research initiative to be headquartered at Curtin University, while the Bentley-based university today announced it had awarded the main construction contract for a $110 million development.

Valmec wins $15m of work

Valmec’s infrastructure and service divisions have won three new contracts with long-term repeat clients.

SRG wins $18m Super Pit contract

SRG Global has secured an $18 million contract with Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines, less than a week after it announced it won up to $115 million worth of drill-and-blast services contract extensions with Evolution Mining.

Two bidders for rail projects

The state government has attracted just two bidders, both headed by Spanish-owned companies, for its signature Metronet rail projects, despite altering its contracting strategy to boost market interest.