PROJECTS

Yanchep rail extension on track for construction stage

Yanchep rail extension on track for construction stage

The construction of the Yanchep rail extension is another step closer to fruition with the final documents for the project having been accepted by Infrastructure Australia.

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Containerisation system for Barangaroo spoil

Containerisation system for Barangaroo spoilLock icon2

Ward Civil is currently managing one of its most challenging projects at Barangaroo, in Sydney's Darling Harbour.

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NorthConnex toll road project at risk of being delayed

NorthConnex toll road project at risk of being delayed

The opening of the $3 billion NorthConnex tunnel project to motorists in northern Sydney could be delayed after the construction contractor put it 'under review', according to a report by the Sydney Morning Herald.

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Case study: Volvo pavers reinforce Indonesian airport runway

Case study: Volvo pavers reinforce Indonesian airport runway

A trio of Volvo ABG7820B tracked pavers are delivering the precision and efficiency required for runway resurfacing work at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Banten, Indonesia, to ensure the runway can reopen on time daily without flight disruptions.

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Oaklands Crossing upgrade: major excavation works underway

Oaklands Crossing upgrade: major excavation works underway

Work on the $174.3 million Oaklands Grade Separation Project is in full gear with major excavation works underway following the completion of piling works.

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'Megabridge' proposed for Kangaroo Island, though questions remain

'Megabridge' proposed for Kangaroo Island, though questions remainLock icon2

A massive 14km bridge linking Kangaroo Island to the South Australian mainland has been proposed as a means of boosting the local economy and dramatically enhancing tourism, though the plan has come into question by many conservation groups and the Island's mayor himself.

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Kidston renewable energy project ticks many boxes

Kidston renewable energy project ticks many boxesLock icon2

As a gold mine, Kidston closed in 1991. It is now being reborn as a renewable energy hub, with the first stage (a 50MW solar farm) having been completed and placing power into the grid under a 20-year agreement with the Queensland government. Contractor UGL completed the project on time and on budget. A $8.9 million grant was received from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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Melbourne Airport rail construction set for 2022

Melbourne Airport rail construction set for 2022

Construction on a rail link to Melbourne Airport could begin within four years with the Victorian government pledging up to $5 billion towards the long-awaited development, matching the federal government's commitment for the project.

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3000t Darlington Upgrade Project bridge opens to traffic

3000t Darlington Upgrade Project bridge opens to traffic

In a major milestone for the $620 million Darlington Upgrade Project, the bridge on Main South Road over the Southern Expressway has recently opened to traffic.

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Musk's plans for O'Hare Express Project anything but boring

Musk's plans for O'Hare Express Project anything but boringLock icon2

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's tunnelling firm, The Boring Company, was recently selected as the winning bid in a competition to build Chicago's ambitious O'Hare Express Project.

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