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$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.

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.

Govt unveils marina, dust plans for Port Hedland

The state government is planning to restrict new residential developments in the west end of Port Hedland while also implementing a new regulatory framework for air quality in the town, which is located adjacent to large iron ore stockpiles.

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.

Small Perth players streak ahead of NBN

SPECIAL REPORT: A group of companies offering a faster alternative fixed-wireless internet service has dialled into a niche market.

Neil Hamilton to chair BGC Australia

BGC Australia has appointed three high profile independent non-executive directors to help advise the family-owned business empire as it enters a global sale process.

Omega Construction on the brink

BGC Contracting and Laing O’Rourke have terminated their contract with Omega Construction on the Northlink road project after the sub-contractor disclosed it had major financial problems.

Bocol wins Kalbarri contract

Specialist civil engineering company Bocol Constructions has been awarded a state government contract to build two 100-metre-high skywalks in Kalbarri national park.

Wood & Grieve acquired by Stantec

Wood & Grieve Engineers is set to be acquired by international company Stantec, nearly 60 years after the Perth-based company was established.

Cape wins Metronet contract

CFC Group subsidiary Cape has secured a power infrastructure contract with Western Power as part of the state government’s Metronet project.

From Ken Court to Li Ping, Oakajee saga ongoing

Plans announced last month by a private Chinese group to revive the multi-billion dollar Oakajee port project add a new twist to a 45-year saga.

Decmil wins $277m EPC solar contract

Decmil Group has finalised a $277 million contract with Chinese group Maoneng to build a 255-megawatt solar farm in NSW, eight months after signing a memorandum of understanding for the project.

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