Builder selected for $1.3B lithium plant in WA

An engineering services company has been selected by Albemarle Lithium to construct the largest lithium hydroxide plant in Western Australia.

Snowy Hydro $5.1B construction contract awarded

A $5.1 billion contract has been awarded to build the biggest hydroelectric power station in Australia, Snowy Hydro 2.0.

Builders shortlisted for $7B North East Link contract

Three tenders have been shortlisted to deliver the major works for the $7-$9 billion North East Link contract, as part of a Public Private Partnership.

METRONET gets $4.1B to create thousands of construction jobs

In a move to create thousands of construction jobs, Perth’s METRONET rail project received $4.1 billion in funding from the Western Australian Government’s 2019-2020 Budget.

Top trends and challenges facing the construction industry

Inside Construction speaks to Callan Mantell, Area VP for Oracle Construction and Engineering about the trends and challenges facing the construction industry in 2019.

NSW opens EOI for $2.6B Sydney Gateway

Expressions of interest are now open for the $2.6 billion Sydney Gateway project, after reaching an agreement with the Sydney Airport Corporation late last year.

GHD announces merger

Construction company GHD merged with a Northern Australian based civil and structural engineering company.

Construction industry outlook to brighten in 2020

Australia’s construction industry is set to regain momentum from 2020, thanks to a range of major infrastructure projects and programs, according to a new report.

Sydney Metro shortlists contractors for Pitt Street Station and high-rise towers

A shortlist of contractors has been announced to build two high-rise buildings above Sydney Metro’s Pitt Street station.

Western Sydney Airport chooses terminal precinct engineer

A terminal precinct engineer has been appointed to help deliver the $5.3 billion Western Sydney International Airport to meet the city’s growing aviation needs.

Downer acquires road and civil construction company

The deal sees Downer purchasing the company’s plant and brand, along with welcoming all employees to transfer to the new business.

CPB and Lendlease reach new Western Sydney Airport milestone

The Western Sydney International Airport project has hit a major milestone, with contractors moving one million cubic metres of earth.