Margaret Ambrose

Tender launch soon for proposed $90m multi-storey residential development at Footscray

Feasibility studies, conducted following the Victorian Government’s approval for the construction, have cleared the way for the $90 million multi-storey residential development at Footscray.

Victorian Government releases plans for new $21m, 84-bed expansion of women's prison

The Victorian Government has released plans for a new $21 million, 84-bed expansion of the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre women's prison in Melbourne.

Expressions of interest sought from developers for proposed $220m police complex at Docklands

The Victorian Government has earmarked $220 million for the construction of a police complex housing more than 1,600 officers to be built in the Docklands.

Leighton seeks deadline extension for troubled $600m Victorian desal plant after earnings fall

Leighton, the builder of Victoria's troubled desalination plant, is seeking a deadline extension after it revealed its expected earnings have fallen by nearly $600 million since April.

No legal action for Santos Queensland operations, according to CEO David Knox

Regardless of the fact that Santos is spending $10,000 a minute setting up its massive coal-seam gas operation in Queensland, chief executive David Knox has ruled out using legal action to explore or mine land against the wishes of the property owner.

Mackay Sugar awards G&S Engineering $14m contract for part construction of co-generation plant

Australia’s second largest sugar milling company Mackay Sugar has awarded G&S Engineering a $14 million contract for part construction of a co-generation plant in northern Queensland.

Leighton Contractors awarded $115m to deliver Intermodal Logistics Centre for Sydney Ports

Leighton Contractors has been awarded a $115m contract by Sydney Ports Corporation to deliver the main construction phase of the Intermodal Logistics Centre at Enfield in south-west Sydney.

Planning application lodgement delayed for proposed Penshurst wind farm in Southern Grampians

The planning application for the proposed massive Penshurst wind farm, to be built in the Southern Grampians in Victoria, is expected to be lodged months later than anticipated.

Proto Resources signs $34m debt finance and supply deal with Caterpillar for Barnes Hill JV

Proto Resources have signed a $34 million debt finance and equipment supply deal with Caterpillar for its Barnes Hill JV in Beaconsfield, northern Tasmania.