Industry Report – Projects

NEW SOUTH WALESENERGYBengalla CHPP, 3km west of Musswellbrook Upgrade (Current)Principal: Rio Tinto Coal AustraliaScope: 2000tph ROM coal receival and primary sizing system; 500t rear dump hopper and feeder breaker; 2000tph secondary and tertiary sizing systems; 200,000t raw coal stockpile with slewing luffing stacker and portable luffing bridge scraper reclaimer; 1500tph raw coal reclaim system and 500t surge bin; 1500tph two-module CPP dense medium cyclone/spirals; tailings de-watering system; two 2500t product stockpiles with two slewing stackers and two twin-blade portable scraper reclaimers; 4500tph product coal reclaim system with overland conveyor to auto weigh train-loading binStatus: Award of contract to upgrade CHPP, December 2008; completion during 2009Purpose: Expansion to increase raw coal handling capacity and relocate front end of CHPPContractors: SedgmanValue: $25 million (upgrade)(Update: Sedgman announcement of award of contract, December 2008)NORTHERN TERRITORYURBAN DEVELOPMENTBellamack Development, Darwin (Proposed)Principal: Planning and LandsScope: Develop new suburb to deliver 700 homesStatus: Headworks commenced December 2008, construction commencing April 2009, completion 4-5 yearsPurpose: Residential subdivisional development in PalmerstonContractors: Urban Pacific-Brierty JV (preferred developer); Brierty (housing works), Wolpers Grahl (headworks)Value: $38 million – Brierty (housing works), $5,786,000 – Wolpers Grahl (headworks)(Update: NT government announcement of commencement of headworks, December 2008)QUEENSLANDBUILDINGRedland Hospital Emergency Department Upgrade (Proposed)Principal: HealthScope: Construct helipad, pre-admission area, refurbish observation unit, relocate and redevelop short stay unitStatus: First Queensland project to proceed under new Australian health care agreement between prime minister and premier, December 2008Purpose: Tackle record demandContractors: NAValue: $7 million(New project: State government announcement of project funding, December 2008)TASMANIAROADSBruny Island Main Road Upgrade (Proposed)Principal: InfrastructureScope: Provide continuous sealed road between Alonnah and Robert’s Point ferry terminalStatus: Preliminary investigation into impact of upgrade commencing December 2008, construction commencing late 2009, completion 2012Purpose: Reduce number of accidents on gravel surfaces and encourage visitors in rental vehicles, presently uninsured on gravel roads, to visit Bruny IslandContractors: NAValue: $4.9 million(New project: State government announcement of commencement of investigation, December 2008)TASMANIAROADSBrooker Highway Upgrade (Proposed)Principal: InfrastructureScope: Replace Howard Road roundabout with traffic signals and pedestrian facilities, major roadworks at Elwick–Goodwood Road intersection, includes additional lanes, slip lanes, installation of medianStatus: Project display in foyer, Northgate Shopping Centre on December 12-13, 2008 and in foyer of Glenorchy Council Chambers from December 12, 2008 to January 9, 2009Purpose: Improve efficiency and safety of two major intersectionsContractors: NAValue: $10 million(New project: State government announcement of public display, December 2008)VICTORIABUILDINGPuckapunyal Military Area Upgrade, near Seymour (Proposed)Principal: DefenceScope: Headquarters building, training facilities, chapel, expanded entry precinct, 120-person lecture facility, 40-person briefing room includes 2.2km extension to safe driving training areaStatus: Parliamentary approval December 2008, construction commencing mid-2009, completion late 2010Purpose: Upgrade facilities including headquarters for Road Transport Wing of Army Logistic Training CentreContractors: NAValue: $41 million(Update: Defence announcement of parliamentary approval, December 2008)VICTORIAROADSWestern Highway Ballarat – Stawell Upgrade (Proposed)Principal: RoadsScope: Construct four-lane, dual carriageway highway along Western Highway between Ballarat and StawellStatus: Project planning to commence late 2008Purpose: Deliver better efficiency of freight movements in regional areasContractors: NAValue: Part of $4 billion AusLink2 project(Update: State government announcement of project, December 2008)VICTORIAROADSPeninsula Link (Proposed)Principal: RoadsScope: 25km four-lane freeway connecting EastLink in Carrum Downs to Mornington Peninsula Freeway at Mount MarthaStatus: Environmental effects statement (EES) statutory exhibition closes December 19, 2008Purpose: Previously called Frankston Bypass, Peninsula Link to provide continuous freeway condition connection from CBD to Rosebud with safety, amenity and economic benefitsContractors: NAValue: $750 million(Update: State government announcement of project as part of $38 billion Transport Action Plan, December 2008)WESTERN AUSTRALIAENERGYNeerabup Gas-Fired Power Station, Wanneroo (Current)Principal: NewGen Neerabup (ERM Power-Babcock & Brown Power)Scope: 330MW power station comprising two 165MW open-cycle peaking gas-fired generators, transmission connection to Western Power grid, gas compressor station, 30km high pressure gas pipeline from main Dampier-to-Bunbury gas pipeline to new power stationStatus: Construction commenced December 2008, first gas turbine and generator onsite February 2009; completion October 2009Purpose: Provide an additional 330MW electricity to South West Interconnected System in time for summer 2009-2010Contractors: Bilfinger-Berger Services (construction), Cimeco (gas inlet facility), Siemens (design and procure major generating plant)Value: $420 million(Update: State government announcement of commencement of project, December 2008)

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