GR preferred contractor for $93m project

Perth-based GR Engineering Services has been selected as preferred tenderer for a $93.1 million contract to design and build a processing plant for Capricorn Metals’ Karlawinda gold project near Newman.

Austal wins $30m contract

Henderson-based Austal has secured a $29.7 million contract to build two additional Pacific patrol boats on top of an existing $305 million federal government program, days after German shipbuilder Lurssen awarded Civmec a key contract for the Royal Australian Navy offshore patrol vessels.

Local contractors secure $18m PTA deal

Dowsing Concrete and Axiis Contracting will split an $18 million contract for concrete work associated with the Public Transport Authority’s bus stop upgrade program over the next five years.

Lycopodium chosen for cobalt study

Perth-based company Lycopodium has been appointed as lead engineer and author for a pre-feasibility study at Jervois Mining’s Nico Young cobalt-nickel project in NSW.

Synergy JV in 210MW renewable build

The state government has today announced that two private investors will co-invest with Synergy in a joint venture that is planning to build up to 210 megawatts of renewable energy projects in the South West Interconnected System.

Lycopodium secures Nzuri contract

Local engineering company Lycopodium has been awarded a contract for design work at Nzuri Copper’s Kalongwe operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Austal locks in $13m US contract

The US arm of Henderson-based shipbuilder Austal has secured a $US10.2 million ($13 million) for engineering and design work with the US defence department.

SRG in $32m NZ buy

Local contractor SRG today announced the purchase of New Zealand-based TBS Group for $NZ35 million ($32.9 million), with a $24 million capital raising being used to part-fund the acquisition.

Port Hedland awards tyre waste contract

Local contractor AK Evans Earthmoving will shred and bury up to 6,000 tonnes of tyre waste at the South Hedland landfill as part of a new contract with the Town of Port Hedland.

Kerman secures $20m contract

Kerman Contracting has won a $20 million contract for works associated with the upgrade of the crushing circuit at Talison Lithium’s Greenbushes operation in the South West.

GCS renews contract at Sino Iron

Perth-based Global Construction Services has been awarded a new three-year scaffolding contract at CITIC Pacific Mining’s Sino Iron project south-west of Karratha.

SRG, Georgiou JV wins $43m contract

A joint venture between Perth-based companies SRG and Georgiou Group has been awarded a $43.4 million contract for road upgrades in rural NSW.

Watpac secures $21m highway contract

The local arm of Watpac has been awarded a $21 million contract for the construction of a bypass on the Great Northern Highway at Miling in the state’s Wheatbelt region.

Pact secures new Subi school contract

PACT Construction has been awarded the forward and earthworks contract for the new $68 million Inner City College at Kitchener Park in Subiaco, while the state government has approved the Subiaco redevelopment scheme.

TNG appoints contractors

TNG has signed an agreement with a jointure venture between Adelaide-based contractor McMahon Services and Clough to provide engineering and construction services at its Mount Peake vanadium project.

Emco wins $12.8m UWA contract

Commercial construction company EMCO Building has secured a $12.8 million contract to build an Aboriginal accommodation complex at Catherine’s College at the University of Western Australia.

Waste plant developer locks in supply deal

The private consortium planning a $400 million waste-to-energy plant in Rockingham has signed a 20-year supply agreement with the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council and been selected as the preferred tenderer by the City of Cockburn for a similar supply deal.

Core secures BCI drilling contract

Core Drilling Services has secured a contract with BCI Minerals for a major drilling program planned at its Buckland iron ore project located in the Pilbara.

GHD secures Marmion Ave contract

Engineering firm GHD has secured a contract with the City of Wanneroo to design a second carriageway at the northern end of Marmion Avenue.

WBHO wins $41m road contract

WBHO Infrastructure has been awarded a $41 million contract to upgrade the Great Northern Highway between Maggie Creek and Wyndham in the Kimberley region.

$1.2bn frigate contract for Henderson

The federal government has signed a $1.2 billion contract extension with a group of defence contractors for maintenance work on eight Anzac-class frigates for the next five years, with BAE Systems and CIMIC's UGL among the major beneficiaries.