Rail

BHP Billiton signs off on capital expenditure boost of $635m for Pilbara iron ore projects

BHP Billiton has approved a further $635 million of capital expenditure that will underpin continued growth in Western Australia Iron Ore's production profile.

Issues paper released on rail link Maldon south-west of Sydney and Dombarton near Port Kembla

The Federal Government has committed $3 million to undertake a feasibility study of a rail line between Maldon and Dombarton.

Fortescue Metals Group releases Public Environmental Review on $3.6bn Solomon Project

The Solomon Project involves the development of a new mining province in addition to the Chichester mines already operated by Fortescue at Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek.

Bombardier Transportation Australia selected as preferred partner to build electric train fleet

The SA Government has selected Bombardier Transportation Australia as preferred partner to provide 66 new electric railcars for the Adelaide network.

Engineering and maintenance company UGL Limited awarded $250m in rail freight orders

UGL Limited has won several rail freight orders worth about $250 million.

Downer EDI awarded $190m contract for passenger tilt train works

Downer EDI Limited has won a $190 million contract to expand and upgrade Queensland Rail’s fleet of high speed passenger tilt trains that service the Cairns to Brisbane rail corridor.

Preparation works worth $68m for Gold Coast Rapid Transit awarded by Queensland Government

Two contracts worth $68 million have been awarded for early works on Queensland’s first light rail system.

NSW Government to assess $425m proposal for new office buildings at Wynyard rail station

The NSW Department of Planning will assess a $425 million proposal for new office buildings and associated upgrade works at Wynyard station.