Construction jobs news | part one

Posted by Design & Construct on 10-Apr-2017 09:21:06

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A new AUD $1.2 billion docklands development has been approved at Collins Wharf to create new public parks and promenades. The new project is also set to include the construction of 5 towers, which will create more than 3000 new construction jobs in Melbourne over the next eight years.

The tower developments will include a range of apartments featuring water views for workers and residents and an Eco Park, complete with an innovative floating wetland.

Wade Noonan, Minister for Industry and Employment, has also recently announced that the AUD $490 million Glen Shopping Centre redevelopment in Melbourne is set to go ahead. The first stage of the project is due to commence later this year and will create 1,150 new construction jobs in Melbourne and 1,200 on-going retail and hospitality roles.

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South Australia

A new construction contract, valued at over $90 million, has been awarded to South Australian company Built Environs, to build stage one of the West Franklin project.  

Over seventy subcontracting firms will be employed and up to 2000 new construction jobs   created, to complete the AUD$300 million two-year project in Adelaide’s CBD.

Stage one will consist of building two towers, comprising of 272 apartments, with stage two adding a further two towers of 298 apartments. The site will feature retail and residential facilities including restaurant, gym, swimming pool and roof top bar. Find out what we offer.





Northern Territory

The Northern Territory Government has recently announced the news that they have signed Project Facilitation Agreements (PFA) for two mining projects, TNG and Verdant Minerals.


The state government signed a PFA with TNG, to develop the TIVAN metals refinery as part of its Mount Peake project. The development of the mine located north of Alice Springs is expected to create 1700 new Northern Territory construction job and 600 once operational.


“This is an $850 million project with potential for 500 jobs during construction and more than 200 jobs during operation of the mine, plus more than 1200 jobs during construction and 400 jobs during operation of the refinery,” said Chief Minister Michael Gunner.

Verdant Minerals was also granted a PFA for its AUD $750 million Ammaroo phosphate project near Tennant Creek and is expected to create 500 new jobs during construction. 



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