SCEE, Tempo lock in $26m of contracts

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has been awarded a $20 million contract for work on the central section of the Northlink WA roads project, while Perth-based Tempo Australia has secured a series of contracts totalling more than $6 million.

EC&M secures $130m of contracts

Local contractor EC&M has announced it has been awarded a series of contracts with a combined value of approximately $130 million, including a joint venture project in New South Wales with West Perth-based CPC Engineering.

Universal wins $13.8m contract

Osborne Park-based Universal Constructions has been awarded a $13.8 million contract by the state government for work at a new primary school in Perth’s northern suburbs.

ICC praises Optus Stadium

The International Cricket Council has given a glowing report on the soon-to-be-opened Optus Stadium, while approving all international fixtures to be played at the venue.

Valmec in $5m raising

Engineering and construction group Valmec has tapped investors for $5.1 million through a strongly supported share placement that will strengthen the company’s balance sheet.

Local business at Yagan Square

The state government has announced six more local businesses that will operate at the new $75 million Yagan Square development, set to be opened next month.

Pindan, Perkins win state contracts

Belmont-based Pindan has been awarded an $18 million state government building contract in Carnarvon, while Bunbury-based Perkins Builders has received an $8 million government contract.

$40m upgrade for Hedland airport

The private owner of Port Hedland International Airport has outlined plans for a $40 million redevelopment of the facility over the next five years.

Valmec buys APTS

Local engineering and construction group Valmec has announced it will purchase Henderson-based specialist pipeline testing company APTS, which was recently put into receivership.

Freo announces contract shortlist

The City of Fremantle has shortlisted six companies for the building contract for the civic building and library as part of the $270 million Kings Square redevelopment, while also announcing the demolition contractor for the council’s old administration building.

SCEE win $90m in contracts

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has been awarded a number of new commercial and public infrastructure contracts across Australia totalling more than $90 million, including $66 million of work at a new section of the Westmead Hospital in New South Wales.

$400m waste project gets new backing

Phoenix Energy has announced major changes to its planned waste to energy project at Kwinana, with Macquarie Capital becoming lead sponsor and two European groups negotiating to take on construction and operations.

Veris wins more contracts

After announcing yesterday a significant contract with Cross Yarra Partnership in Melbourne, Osborne Park-based Veris has today secured further surveying works contracts in the eastern states worth ab

Valmec awarded $30m contracts

Energy and infrastructure contracting group Valmec has secured $30 million in new construction contracts, including a 4 kilometre gas pipeline at Dacian Gold’s Mt Morgan project.

Soft outlook for construction jobs

The number of workers on big projects in Western Australia is likely to stabilise at just one quarter of the peak level recorded during the mining construction boom, and that’s only if planned projects get approved, a new study has found.

Pindan wins remote housing contract

Belmont-based building company Pindan has been selected to complete the first stage of a $23.8 million government project upgrading infrastructure for a remote Aboriginal community.

Short list for $47m freeway contract

Three engineering alliances have been shortlisted for a $47 million 'smart freeways' project that will use technology to convert the emergency lane on part of Kwinana Freeway into a full-time traffic lane.

FMG awards towage contract

Dutch company KOTUG and local subcontractor Westug have been selected to provide towage services for Fortescue Metals Group at Port Hedland, 18 months after the iron ore miner won a tender that broke BHP Billiton’s monopoly at the port.

Parkd shares rise on debut

Shares in newly listed Parkd finished up 25 per cent today after the Perth-based company raised $6 million through a strongly supported initial public offering.

RCR in $33m conveyor deal for FMG

Engineering contractor RCR Tomlinson has secured a $33 million contract to design and construct a five-kilometre relocatable conveyor system for Fortescue Metals Group.

Design change for Swan River bridge

The state government has approved design alterations to the Swan River pedestrian bridge in an attempt to cut $4 million in construction costs, while also announcing further delays to the bridge’s opening date.