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Pact wins $12m school contract

PACT Construction has secured an $11.5 million state government contract for the second stage of construction at Aspiri Primary School in the south-east of Perth.

Govt backs barramundi farm, Warburton resigns

The $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund has finalised its second deal, providing nearly $30 million to a barramundi farm in the Northern Territory, two weeks after chair Sharon Warburton stepped down.

York wins Port Hedland contract

York Civil has been awarded a contract by the Pilbara Ports Authority for upgrades at Port Hedland, estimated to be worth about $30 million.

Emco wins $37m school contract

Osborne Park-based EMCO Building has been awarded a state government contract worth $37.6 million for the first stage of construction of Butler North secondary school.

Maca wins WA work

Local contractor MACA has secured nearly $40 million of work, including contracts for Panoramic Resources and Sandfire Resources in Western Australia worth up to $12 million.

Fremantle Ports terminals set for tender

The state government has announced Fremantle Ports will go to the market to lease the two container shipping terminals at North Quay.

Local contractors win $29m roadworks

Bassendean-based Highway Constructions and Central Earthmoving have secured road construction contracts worth about $29 million, while Sheffield Resources has awarded a number of contracts at its mineral sands project near Broome.

Perth contractors secure work

Two Perth-based contractors have secured new work, with Decmil Group locking in a $NZ24.3 million ($22.7 million) contract for two schools in New Zealand, while NRW Holdings will undertake work for Rio Tinto in the Pilbara.

$3.2bn federal funding for WA

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has today announced $3.2 billion of federal government funding for Western Australian infrastructure projects ahead of next month’s budget, however, there is still uncertainty around the timing of a number of those projects.

Perth Airport gains top ranking

Perth Airport has received the highest rating of Australia’s four biggest airports and registered a spike in profits during the past financial year, according to a report from the consumer watchdog.

From Heytesbury to BGC to Hancock

Business News has been tracking WA’s largest private companies for more than 20 years and found most have experienced big changes over that time.

AFG in $10.9 million property lender buy

West Perth-based Australian Finance Group has announced it will purchase a 30.4 per cent stake of Sydney-based commercial property lender Think Tank Group for $10.9 million.

Cimic starts with profit growth

Engineering giant CIMIC has reaffirmed its full-year profit guidance after lifting first-quarter profit 7 per cent to $172 million.

ADRA Group appoints new CEO

Perth-based engineering company ADRA Group has announced former EWS chief executive Robert Osborn Jr as its new leader.

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.

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.

Children's Hospital water given all-clear

The Perth’s Children Hospital is on track to receive its first patients in May after the chief health officer today gave the facility’s water quality the green light.

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.

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.

Veris in $12m consulting buy

Surveying company Veris has announced it will purchase east coast-based advisory services firm Elton Consulting in cash and scrip for an initial outlay of $12 million.

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.

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