Victoria

Marand Precision Engineering awarded $800m contract for Joint Strike Fighter program

Victorian company Marand has won an major international contract worth $800m with BAE Systems (UK) and Lockheed Martin for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.

New plaza and street to link Dandenong Railway Station and CBD due for completion late 2011

The Victorian Government will construct a new public plaza and street to better link Dandenong Railway Station with the nearby city centre.

Highpoint Shopping Centre in Western Melbourne to undergo $300 million redevelopment

The Highpoint Shopping Centre in Western Melbourne is set to undergo a $300 million redevelopment.

Victorian Government commissions $2 million feasibility study on 12km Rowville rail link

A $2 million feasibility study is underway on a Rowville rail link for Melbourne that will examine construction, operational, land use and environmental considerations.

Watpac to build Eastern Plaza tennis centre for $363m Melbourne Park redevelopment project

Watpac will build the Eastern Plaza tennis centre at Melbourne Park with a consultant team including Daryl Jackson Architecture, Winward Structures and WSP Lincolne Scott.

Watpac Construction awarded $66m contract for La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science project

Watpac’s Construction division has been awarded the $66 million construction contract for the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science (LIMS) project in Victoria.

Project management services contract for $1bn Macarthur Wind Farm in Victoria fourth for KBR

Projectory is awaiting project manager and procurement protocol details from KBR for the $1billion 140-turbine Macarthur Wind Farm in Victoria.

BHP Billiton approves increased capital expenditure for Esso-operated Kipper and Turrum projects

BHP Billiton has approved increased capital expenditure for the Esso Australia operated Kipper and Turrum projects in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria.

Three builders shortlisted for $4.3bn Regional Rail Link between Deer Park and West Werribee

Three consortiums interested in building the new passenger rail line between Deer Park and West Werribee have been shortlisted.

Contract for awarded for $220m Princes Highway West Duplication, work to start early 2011

The construction company which will duplicate the Princes Highway between the Geelong Ring Road, near Draytons Road, and Lennox Street, Winchelsea, has been selected.