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QUEENSLANDPORTSInstallation of fuel line to berths, Townsville (proposed)Principal: Port of TownsvilleScope: Install fuel system to bunker vessels including 1500m steel, pumps, support plinths and in-ground pipe, control and monitoring system, inlet and discharge connections, testing and commissioningStatus: Expressions of interest close November 19, 2008; site works commencing February 2009Purpose: Provide fuel system to C616, berths 8, 9 and 10Contractors: NAValue: NA(New project: Port of Townsville call for expressions of interest, November 19)QUEENSLANDENERGYTarong Power Station, 180km northwest of Brisbane (current)Scope: 1400MW four generating units power station, design, construct, install and commission CO2 capture pilot plantStatus: Expressions of interest close November 27, 2008Purpose: Supply low cost, reliable electricityContractors: NAValue: NA(Update: Tarong Energy call for tenders, November 2008QUEENSLANDINFRASTRUCTUREShopping precinct, railway station and Robina to Varsity Lakes rail extension, 30km south of BrisbanePrincipal: Queensland governmentScope: Construct residential, offices and retail buildings around Varsity Lakes railway station and complete Robina to Varsity Lakes rail extension and 300m tunnel under Easthill Drive and new road bridges at Investigator Drive and Robina Parkway over the rail line.Purpose: Provision of accommodation, transport and business premises Status: Project underway; to finish late 2009Contractor: TrackStar Alliance, comprising are QR, Thiess United Group (a joint venture between Thiess Pty Ltd and United Group Infrastructure), Connell Wagner and Maunsell Australia.Value: $324 million SOUTH AUSTRALIAROADS Principal: South Australian Department for Infrastructure and TransportPlanning and feasibility on new roads for Darlington Transport ProjectScope: Develop first stage of a non-stop motorway from Southern Expressway to Port River ExpresswayStatus: Expressions of interest close November 18, 2008Purpose: To identify the concept plans for the project including environmental impact assessments, community engagement and a detailed economic evaluation. To meet future transport demands along Adelaide’s north-south arterial roads networkContractors: NAValue: NA