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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORYROADSLanyon Drive Upgrade, Stage 2 (Proposed)Principal: Territory and Municipal ServicesScope: Additional lanes installed in both directions from Sheppard Street to Tompsitt Drive, widen and strengthen existing eastbound Jerrabomberra Creek Bridge, new bridge to be built for westbound carriageway over Jerrabomberra Creek to replace existing Letchworth Railway BridgeStatus: Call for tender closes October 6, 2009; project completion early 2011Contractors: NAValue: $19 million(Update: ACT government announcement of call for tender, August 2009)NEW SOUTH WALESROADSCamden Valley Way Upgrade (Current)Principal: Roads and Traffic AuthorityScope: Stage 1 upgrade 2.3km of Camden Valley Way from Bernera Road, Prestons to Cowpasture Road, Horningsea Park from two to four lanes, central median from Bernera Road to Cowpasture Road, 3m-wide shared pedestrian and cyclist path, new traffic signals and pedestrian/cyclist crossings, separate bus bays and eastbound carriageway between Horningsea Park Drive and Cowpasture Road to be loweredStatus: Construction contract awarded, August 2009; project completion March 2011Purpose: Improved safety for motorists, pedestrians and cyclistsContractors: BMD ConstructionsValue: $60 million(New project: State government announcement of contract award to BMD Constructions, August 2009)NEW SOUTH WALESROADSPacific Highway Glenugie Duplication (Proposed)Scope: 7km section of Pacific Highway at Glenugie, 60km north of Coffs Harbour, to be duplicatedStatus: State environmental assessment on display for community comment at RTA head office, Level 9, 101 Miller Street, North Sydney until September 11, August 2009 Purpose: Part of long-term task of upgrading entire road between Sydney and NSW border; deliver safer driving and reduced travel timesContractors: NAValue: $60 million (Update: State government announcement of environmental assessment process, August 2009)VICTORIAURBAN DEVELOPMENTMelbourne Wholesale Market Relocation, Epping (Proposed)Principal: AgricultureScope: Wholesale market on 133ha siteStatus: Baulderstone and Bovis Lend Lease shortlisted for design and construction, August 2009. Preferred bidder announced later in 2009, construction commencing end 2009; relocation of market by end 2011Purpose: Relocate market from Footscray Road to Epping to deliver benefits through improved facilities and logistical arrangements for both growers and retailersContractors: NAValue: $300 million(Update: State government announcement of shortlisted bidders, August 2009)VICTORIADEFENCEPoint Wilson, Waterside Infrastructure Remediation (Proposed)Principal: DefenceScope: Develop, design and construct required remediation and upgrade works to bring currently non-operational Point Wilson Wharf to full operational status, includes remediation and upgrade to wharf and jetty structure including minor building works to amenities buildings and services upgrades and replacementsStatus: Call for tender closes September 15, 2009. Development phase (design and Parliamentary approvals) to be complete by June 2011. Delivery phase (construction) to be completed by end 2014.Contractors: NAValue: $50-70 million (out turned)(New project: Defence call for tender, August 2009)VICTORIAWATER/WASTEWATERNorthern Water Plant, Corio (Current)Principal: Barwon WaterScope: Recycle domestic sewage from Geelong’s northern suburbs and supply Shell with recycled waterStatus: Consortium consisting of Kellogg Brown and Root, John Holland and Montgomery Watson Harza awarded contract to design and construct plant, August 2009Purpose: Produce Class A recycled water, safe for human contact and suitable for industrial and agricultural use Contractors: Kellogg Brown and Root, John Holland and Montgomery Watson Harza (design and construct)Value: $90 million(Update: State government announcement of award of contract, August 2009)VICTORIAWATER/WASTEWATERGeelong-Melbourne Pipeline (Proposed)Principal: Barwon WaterScope: 55km pipeline to connect Geelong to Melbourne’s water system delivering 16 billion litres of water each year to GeelongStatus: Kellogg Brown and Root awarded contract to undertake detailed design of pipeline, August 2009; completion 2011Purpose: Improve metropolitan water supply to GeelongContractors: Kellogg Brown and Root (detailed design)Value: $80 million(Update: State government announcement of award of design contract, August 2009)WESTERN AUSTRALIAENERGYGorgon Gas Project, Barrow Island (Proposed)Principals: Chevron (50%), ExxonMobil (25%), Shell (25%)Scope: Gas field development, subsea pipelines to Barrow Island, three 5Mtpa LNG processing trains, LNG shipping facilities, 300 terajoule/day domestic gas plant, pipeline to mainland, carbon dioxide injection facilityStatus: Exxon Mobil and PetroChina Company Ltd signed 20-year sales and purchase agreement for supply of 2.25Mtpa liquefied natural gas, August 2009. Australian and Western Australian governments to jointly accept any long-term liability arising from storage of CO2 in geological formations under Barrow Island. Project subject to federal environmental approval in 2009. Final investment decision before end 2009, August 2009Contractors: FEED Kellogg Joint Venture Gorgon (KBR E&C Australia-JGC Corporation-Clough Projects Australia-Hatch Associates); Offshore Marine Services Alliance (Skilled Group, Singapore’s Ezion Holdings and Hong Kong-based Pacific Basin Shipping) to supply marine vessels and labour; TDK Group (Decmil Australia, Thiess, Kentz) to design and construct construction village on Barrow Island; Nomad Modular Building to manufacture and supply central facilities buildings for construction villageValue: $50 billion(Update: Federal and state governments jointly accept long-term liability for storage of CO2 under Barrow Island, and Exxon Mobil and PetroChina sign sales and purchase agreement, August 2009)

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