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Local contractors in lead work bid

A group of mid-tier contractors has banded together to lobby for the federal government to introduce tougher rules on the flow of work from infrastructure projects.

Yagan Square wins national honours

Perth’s Yagan Square, developed by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, won two awards at last night’s UDIA National Awards.

Sime wins $8.4m contract

Sime Building and Construction has won an $8.36 million contract to construct an indoor sports and recreation centre.

Morrison's $1.6bn for WA roads

Albany and Bunbury Ring Roads, Fremantle Traffic Bridge, and an extension of Tonkin Highway were among the list of local road projects to receive $1.6 billion of funding from Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Perth today.

RCR’s secured creditors may only get 30%

RCR Tomlinson’s secured creditors may only receive around $70.6 million of the $230 million they are owed, and its unsecured trade creditors are likely to receive none of the $170.6 million they are owed, as administrators McGrathNicol recommended the failed engineering firm be liquidated.

Uber, Ola get green light at Optus Stadium

The state government has softened its policy on ride-sharing services at Optus Stadium, with sports fans now able to catch a ride to the East Perth side of Matagarup Bridge after bus services were transferred from that location.

Decmil wins $46m Main Roads WA contract

Decmil has been awarded a $46 million contract from Main Roads Western Australia to design and construct a dual carriageway and overpass in Perth.

AHG falls from ASX 200, six WA companies join ASX 300

Automotive Holdings Group has slipped out of the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index, while six Western Australian companies have moved into the S&P/ASX 300 index.

Wormall wins $7.3m in contracts at LandCorp project

Wormall Civil has been awarded two contracts totaling $7.3 million for works at Peel Business Park.

Phoenix wins $388m Navy contract

The Perth-based Australian subsidiary of Phoenix International has secured a contract with the Royal Australian Navy.

EPA backs $118m High St upgrade

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended approval to a proposal to upgrade a section of High Street in Fremantle.

Decmil JV set to win $375m contract

Decmil and joint venture partner McConnell Dowell have been announced as the preferred tenderer for the Mordialloc Freeway project in Victoria.

Regional power rollout moves to Esperance

The state government has continued its rollout of off-grid renewable systems, with Perth-based CPS National set to install micro power systems in the Esperance region.

UGL buys RCR maintenance business

RCR Tomlinson Administrators McGrathNicol has announced UGL has purchased the RCR Upgrades and Maintenance business.

Govt agency, contractor fined over worker death

State government agency VenuesWest and contractor Perth Aluminum Scaffolds have each been fined $90,000 over the death of a worker who fell through a skylight in the roof of HBF Stadium in Mt Claremont.

Consortium launches Roe Highway Logistics Park

A consortium of leading property developers and investors, including Fini Group, Minderoo Group and Linc Property, has today launched a major new industrial estate in Perth, the Roe Highway Logistics Park (RHLP).

Southern Cross posts strong results

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has reported a net profit after tax of $4.5 million for the first half of the financial year, a rise of 66 per cent from the prior corresponding period.

SRG lowers full-year guidance

SRG Global has reported solid half-year results but its shares fell sharply after it lowered its full-year guidance on the back of project delays.

Mixed half-year results for local contractors

Macmahon has reported a strong half-yearly result, but MACA and GR Engineering have seen their profit plunge compared to the prior corresponding period.

Langoulant to chair Infrastructure WA

Business groups have welcomed a bill introduced by the state government today to establish the advisory body Infrastructure WA.

Monadelphous profit slumps 18%

Monadelphous has posted a lower first-half profit but its share price has risen on the back of a positive outlook for the engineering firm.

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