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.
Under the state government contract, Delta will demolish the 300-unit Brownlie Towers apartment complex in Bentley.
Delta will begin work early next year and will use excavators instead of explosives.
The apartment facility was built in 1970, with more than half the units having now been deemed uninhabitable after a plumbing system failure.
The demolition work will make way for the Bentley 360 redevelopment project, which will deliver at least 1,500 dwellings across 21.1 hectares.
Housing Minister Peter Tinley said the appointment of a demolition contractor for Brownlie Towers was an important step in the Bentley 360 project.
“The project is expected to create more than 2,200 jobs across the course of development and inject an estimated $1.09 billion into the state's economy during construction,” he said.
“Bentley 360 provides an exciting opportunity for the department and its future development partner to drive one of WA’s most significant medium- to high-density urban infill projects.”
Meanwhile, grain handler CBH has contracted Delta to decommission an old shiploader.
Under the contract, Delta will harvest items to be reused as spares for the remaining shiploaders, including gearboxes and motors.
Completion of the project is expected eight weeks after work starts.
The decommissioning will be completed at the Australian Marine Complex WA common user facility in Henderson.
CBH Kwinana has four shiploaders and recently transported one of its older shiploaders to the AMC CUF via a heavy lift ship, the Jumbo Jubilee, to be decommissioned.
Heavy equipment specialists Tutt Bryant coordinated the transfer of the shiploader.
Meanwhile, Perth company Brajkovich Demolition has secured a $500,000 contract to complete demolition work for 3 Oceans' Iconic Scarborough project.
The works are expected to be completed over a two-month period, with work to begin next month.