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Space radar LeoLabs
Tracking space junk spawns two projects
US company LeoLabs is pushing hard into the Australian market for its space junk-detecting radar systems, having announced separate ventures that both involve WA radar...
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Shopping Centre retail Booragoon
Booragoon back on the books
A $500 million suburban shopping centre upgrade is in the wings after the owners of Westfield Booragoon flagged their development plans with a State Government...
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Lithium mine Kathleen
“Strong interest” in next lithium mine
WA’s next big lithium venture is taking shape with Liontown Resources seeking to make a final investment decision by the middle of next year for...
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Modular Hospital COVID
Modular hospital opportunity
The McGowan Government’s $207 million plan to add an extra 270 hospital beds in WA has opened a supply chain opportunity, with more than 40...
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Tower Elizabeth Quay
New city tower approved
Another inner city construction venture is looming after the backers of a 54-storey tower at Elizabeth Quay secured development approval from the State Government. Our...
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LNG gas platform Chevron
Contracts: UGL wins Chevron maintenance; GRE’s tin, gas work
CIMIC Group’s UGL has been awarded a long-term maintenance contract worth up to $400 million with Chevron for works in the Pilbara expected to generate...
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Pilbara iron ore BHP
Civmec’s new contract wins
Civmec has appointed regional managers on both sides of the continent following the Henderson contractor’s recent $130 million of contract wins from BHP, Roy Hill...
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Pilbara Port Hedland shipping
More work coming at Lumsden Point
Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) expects the total cost of its new Lumsden Point facility at Port Hedland to eventually top $300 million, with contractors and...
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Lithium Wodgina processing Pilbara
MRL update: Wodgina, Ashburton and Wonmunna
Mineral Resources says the restart of its partly-owned Wodgina lithium mine in the Pilbara will create up to 200 jobs, while the Perth company also...
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Hydrogen Kwinana Woodside
Woodside joins the hydrogen rush
Woodside has joined the rush to produce hydrogen, unveiling plans to build a $1 billion facility at Kwinana that would start construction in 2024. Our...
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Nuclear submarine
$1.5b nuclear sub bonus
The Federal Government says it will invest about $1.5 billion at the HMAS Stirling Naval base to help support nuclear submarines as part of its...
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Petroleum oil and gas Santos Dorado
First look at new Dorado packages
The WA supply chain was treated to an early taste of work packages for Santos’ $2.8 billion Dorado oil and gas project yesterday, after key...
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