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Georgiou awarded NSW road contract

Perth-based Georgiou Group has won a road construction contract in NSW, with the overall project worth about $140 million.

GHD wins Claremont station contract

Engineering consultancy GHD has been awarded a $6.7 million contract to design upgrades to the rail network around Claremont train station as part of the state government’s Metronet project.

MACA JV wins $11m contract

A joint venture between MACA and Melbourne-based Coleman Rail has won an $11.1 million state government contract for road upgrades near Williams.

Mandurah Bridge demolition wins global award

West Perth-based Mainline Demolition and Georgiou Group have claimed an international award for their demolition of the Old Mandurah Bridge last year.

Major shifts at top of biggest employers list

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: The annual Business News Biggest Employers survey has tracked changing employment patterns in WA over 13 years. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.

Lendlease flags $350m impairment

Lendlease's chief executive says he is embarrassed by the problems that have forced the construction company to take a $350 million post-tax impairment in its first-half results.

Southern Cross wins $80m contracts

Perth-based Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has secured a series of contracts in NSW worth about $80 million.

Pindan wins RSL contract

Pindan has secured a state government contract as part of a project to build a new headquarters for the WA branch of the Returned and Services League on St Georges Terrace.

$400m waste plant signs supply deal

Plans for a second waste-to-energy plant in Perth have advanced after the HZI consortium signed its fourth supply deal, with the City of Cockburn.

Construction contractors on a roll

Four of the largest construction contractors in WA - unlisted companies Pindan, Georgiou Group, Doric/Jaxon and Perkins Builders - have achieved strong earnings and anticipate better conditions ahead.

Broad wins $85m prison contract

CIMIC Group’s Broad Construction has secured an $84.8 million state government contract to complete an expansion at the Casuarina Prison south of Perth.

Georgiou turnover hits $574 million

Construction and engineering contractor Georgiou Group has lifted its annual profit and turnover and tipped a positive outlook, helped by recent contract wins at Perth Airport, in the Pilbara and on the east coast.

Sprawl costs public transport

A national study by Infrastructure Australia has found that Perth residents are among those least likely to use public transport for their daily work commute, despite good accessibility in outer suburbs and subsidies covering about 70 per cent of the cost of a trip.

Delta, Brajkovich secure WA work

Melbourne-based Delta Group has been awarded two contracts in Western Australia, with a $4.2 million demolition job for the state government and work for CBH Group.

Collapsed WA jetty inquiry due next month

An independent inquiry into the partial collapse of a 112-year-old jetty on tourist hotspot Rottnest Island will be completed next month.

WBHO secures $50m in contracts

WBHO Infrastructure has secured two contracts worth a combined $50 million for upgrade works to Geraldton Airport and road maintenance work north-east of Perth.

WA trucking gets $31m boost

A pool of more than $30 million will be spent across the state to build new truck rest stops and upgrade existing roads to improve safety for heavy vehicles.

EPA backs second waste-to-energy plant

The environmental watchdog has recommended approval of a second waste-to-energy plant in southern Perth, just days after a Macquarie Capital consortium announced it would start construction this month on a similar facility.

Eden up on trial results

Shares in Perth-based Eden Innovations have finished more than 18 per cent higher today, after the company released the results of a two-year trial testing its concrete.

$670m waste-to-energy project to proceed

Construction of Australia’s first large-scale waste-to-energy facility will start this month in Kwinana after investment groups Macquarie Capital and DIF bought the Phoenix Energy project. Once completed at a cost of $668 million, the Kwinana facility will transform waste treatment in Perth.

Global links provide opportunity for Perth

SPECIAL REPORT: Western Australia is a place best known for what it does below ground level, but entrepreneur Chris Hill believes we should look to the stars for the state’s next big opportunity.

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