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SA highway upgrade tenders released

The South Australian Government has released tenders for the upgrade of the Sturt Highway, as well as intersection upgrades near Mount Gambier and Penola. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said the Sturt Highway works include bridge widening, strengthening and barrier installation, in addition to overtaking lanes and shoulder sealing works already contracted. […]

New solar thermal power contract awarded

The South Australian Government has awarded the contract for the construction of a 150 megawatt solar thermal power station with eight hours of energy storage near the town of Port Augusta as part of its plan to procure 25 per cent of its electricity load from dispatchable renewable energy providers and drive innovation in storage. SolarReserve was awarded the contract to supply all of the State Government’s […]

Contract awarded for Adelaide’s Tram Extension

Night works for the City Tram Extension Project will begin this weekend in Adelaide’s east, after the contract to build four new tram stops was awarded. This major extension project was awarded to Downer York Joint Venture – a consortia consisting of Downer EDI Works and South Australian company, York Civil. Night works to locate […]

Gawler rail electrification reaches new tender phase

The South Australian Government is calling for expressions of interest for stage one of the transformation of the Gawler train line – the next phase of the tender process for the electrification project. The electrification of the Gawler Line will deliver faster, safer, more reliable and more comfortable rail services to encourage more people to […]

SA Budget boosts infrastructure

The South Australian State Budget is providing a record $2.2 billion in funding to build modern, safe and accessible infrastructure. The 2017-18 State Budget includes a major capital investment program focused on modernising and improving South Australia’s health, education and transport systems. The $2.2 billion spend in 2017-18 is the highest on record, well exceeding […]

First Australian-made electric bus launched in Adelaide

The South Australian Government has launched the first Australian designed, engineered and manufactured electric bus to be used on a public transport system in Australia. The bus, one of two electric buses and two low carbon emission diesel buses to be built by Precision Buses with the support of a $2 million Northern Economic Plan […]

Pumped hydro sites identified in SA

Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) have identified 185 sites in South Australia potentially suitable for pumped hydro storage. In light of Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel’s final report on the review of the electricity market’s security, Professor Andrew Blakers, the study’s lead researcher from the ANU Research School of Engineering, said the new […]

Green light for Oaklands Crossing project

Construction on the $174 million Oaklands Crossing project will begin in 2018, following an agreement between the Commonwealth and South Australian Governments. The multi-million project is being jointly funded by the Australian Government – $95 million, the State Government – $74 million and the City of Marion – $5 million, and will take the Seaford […]

South Australia updates 30 Year Plan

The 30 year plan for Greater Adelaide, a pre-eminent strategic land use plan that guides the long-term growth of Adelaide and surrounds, has been updated with amendments highlighting the importance of good quality design. Development Plan Amendments (DPA) are proposed, with a strong focus on design quality and the interface between new buildings and their […]

$4.2 million in road upgrades to begin in Adelaide

Works are set to begin as part of an  upgrade to more than 2km of Frederick Road between Old Port Road and West Lakes Boulevard, as part of a $4.2 million road upgrade project in Adelaides western and southern suburbs. In total 2.38km of Frederick Road will be resurfaced through the $1.8 million project, with […]

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