Energy & Utilities Projects

Tenders expected soon for Solar Dawn project comprising 250MW thermal gas hybrid power plant

Tenders are expected to released soon for the Solar Dawn consortium project, led by Areva Solar, near Chinchilla in Queensland.

Draft Terms of Reference out for proposed Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure project

Queensland’s Co-ordinator General has released the Draft Terms of Reference (TOR) for the Lower Fitzroy Infrastructure project in the centre of the state.

Contractor selected for $200m City East Cable Tunnel project, although announcement deferred

Construction of Ausgrid’s City East Cable Tunnel project could begin before Christmas, although the preferred construction tender is yet to be announced.

Construction on $162m Paralana Engineered Geothermal System Project to start late 2012

A senior figure at one of the Joint Venture Partners behind the $162m Paralana EGS Project has told Projectory construction on the plant will likely not start until late 2012.

Construction approval for $180m Capital II Wind farm near existing farm in Southern Tablelands

Approval has been granted for the construction and operation of a new $180 million wind farm at Bungendore in the NSW Southern Tablelands.

Wind farm proposal for Flyers Creek near Orange in Central West of NSW, capex $160m-$200m

A wind farm project valued at between $160m and $200m has been proposed for Flyers Creek, 20km south of Orange in the Central West of NSW.

Water infrastructure proposal for Sydney’s North West Growth Centre out for public comment

A proposal for the provision of water related services for the second release precincts of Sydney’s North West Growth Centre has been placed on public exhibition.

Western Australian company wins EPC contract for Diamantina Power Station near Mt Isa

AGL Energy Limited and APA have announced that the EPC contract for the gas-fired Diamantina Power Station near Mt Isa has been awarded.

KBR wins three-year program management contract from Unitywater, more opportunities available

A spokesperson for Unitywater has told Projectory that more contracts with the company are available, following KBR’s appointment for Project Management Services.

Construction on proposed $3.29bn Balmoral South Iron Ore Project to commence first half of 2012

Grant Ryan, Company Secretary for Australasian Resources, has told Projectory that construction on the Balmoral South Iron Ore Project could start as early as next year.