Industry Report – Projects

The company will use the facility to deliver significant amounts of equipment by sea to service its Gorgon project, located 150km off the state’s northwest coast.Each Tuesday and Friday, CINbrings you the latest updates on major infrastructure projects – current and planned – across the nation. By tracking these updates, you can build your own database of substantial infrastructure projects about to commence or on the drawing board.QUEENSLANDRESOURCESDalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Expansion Stage 7X (Current)Principal: DBCT Management (Babcock & Brown Infrastructure)Scope: Staged expansion from 60Mtpa to 85Mpta via third in-loading and out-loading stream, third shipholder and fourth berth, upgrades of coal handling equipment and increased stockpile capacityStatus: Babcock & Brown Infrastructure announced that DBCT Management has engaged Macquarie Capital Advisers as advisers for the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal sale process. BBI in conjunction with Macquarie will now proceed with formal due diligence, March 2009. Stage 2 and 3 capacity increase to 85Mtpa delayed by three months to June 2009 due to worse than anticipated weather conditions, February 2009. Stage 1 increase to 72Mtpa completed December 2008Contractors: Connell Hatch (consultants), Babcock & Brown Infrastructure (developer)Value: $1.3 billion(Update: Babcock & Brown Infrastructure announcement of appointment of sale advisers, March 2009)QUEENSLANDPORTSTownsville Ocean Terminal (Proposed)Principal: City PacificScope: Dedicated cruise ship and naval vessels terminal, residential canal, development of 200 detached and 500 multi-storey dwellings, new foreshore public open space areasStatus: Notice of termination from International Marina Development and Management (IMDM) in respect to contract of sale and novation of rights to develop Townsville Ocean Terminal project received March 2009. City Pacific committed to remaining developer of project, continuing discussions with state government on future approvals, March 2009Purpose: Major development of area near Jupiters Hotel and Casino Value: $1 billion(Update: City Pacific advises of notice of termination by IMDM, March 2009)SOUTH AUSTRALIAROADSGlenelg Tram Overpass, South Road (Proposed)Principal: Transport, Energy and InfrastructureScope: Tram overpass over South Road, includes shared use bicycle and pedestrian overpassStatus: Contract award March 2009, public consultation commenced March 2009; construction commencing May 2009, completion December 2009Purpose: Taking trams over South Road is next step in a dedicated north-south corridor with free flow traffic between Darlington and the Port River ExpresswayContractors: McConnell Dowell ConstructorsValue: $32 million(Update: State government announcement of contract award, March 2009)VICTORIARAILCoolaroo Station Project, Melbourne (Current)Principal: TransportScope: New station building, park and ride facility for 200 cars, pedestrian overpass incorporating both lifts and stairs, bus stops, kiss and ride parking bays, new signalised intersection on Pascoe Vale Road, fencing and landscapingStatus: Contract awarded March 2009, construction commencing March 2009, completion February 2010Contractors: Leighton ContractorsValue: $36 million (Update: State government announcement of contract award, March 2009)VICTORIABUILDINGLatrobe Community Health Service, existing Buckley Street, Morwell (Current)Principal: HealthScope: Consulting rooms, offices, facilities for physiotherapy, counselling, district nursing, palliative care and six new dental chairsStatus: Demolition works on motel to make way for construction of new building, commenced March 2009Purpose: Consolidate services from two buildings into one facility for new community health service to provide one-stop shop for community healthContractors: NAValue: $21 million(New project: State government announcement of commencement of project, March 2009)VICTORIAENERGYCO2 Recovery Unit, BassGas Plant Site, Lang Lang, Gippsland (Proposed)Principal: Air LiquideScope: Unit for recovery, purification of liquefaction of CO2Status: BassGas Joint Venture (Origin Energy, Australian Worldwide Exploration, CalEnergy Gas) signed agreement to supply CO2 to new recovery unit to be constructed at the Lang Lang BassGas plant site; first CO2 recovery 2010Purpose: CO2 recovered from BassGas plant to be purified, liquefied for re-use for various purposes including fire fighting and food preservation, reducing overall CO2 emissions from Lang Lang by 25%Contractors: NAValue: $20 million(New project: Announcement by Origin of BassGas JV agreement to supply CO2 to new recovery unit, March 2009)WESTERN AUSTRALIAENERGYPluto Liquefied Natural Gas Project, Burrup Peninsula (Current)Principal: Woodside (90%), Kansai Electric (5%), Tokyo Gas (5%)Scope: 180km, 36in subsea pipeline to onshore liquefied natural gas processing train on Burrup Peninsula, storage tanks, service infrastructure; loading jetty, shipping channel and turning basinStatus: Access services contract awarded March 2009, first gas due late 2010Purpose: Develop estimated 5tcf Pluto and Xena fields 190km northwest of Karratha Contractors: Onshore Foster Wheeler WorleyParsons (FEED and EPCM), BGC (storage and export site preparation), Leighton Contractors (LNG train site preparation), CB&I (storage tanks), Boskalis (dredging), Ngarda Alliance (accommodation); STP&I (module fabrication), Decmil Australia (civil works, central control room), Nomad (accommodation); Offshore EOS (front-end engineering), JP Kenny and Atteris (flowline, trunkline engineering), Acergy (subsea installation), McDermott Industries (platform installation); RCRFM Services (mechanical works, warehouse services); Forge Group (design and construct); CAPE Australia (scaffolding, access services) Value: $12 billion(Update: UK-based CAPE Group local subsidiary CAPE Australia, announcement of contract award, March 2009)WESTERN AUSTRALIAPORTSAustralian Marine Complex Service and Supply Base, Henderson (Proposed)Principal: LandCorpScope: Service wharf to accommodate roll-on/roll-off vessels, 4.4ha staging area located within AMC Common User facilityStatus: Construction commencing second half 2009, completion early 2010Purpose: Further develop WA’s offshore marine services industryContractors: NAValue: $35 million(New project: State government announcement of project, March 2009)

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