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Japanese university to open first offshore campus in Australia
5 May 2017
Nihon University is opening its first campus outside of Japan in Newcastle, New South Wales.
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A$380 million invested in Australia’s largest single solar project financing deal
18 Apr 2017
German group Wirsol and Australian renewable energy developer Edify Energy have completed Australia’s largest single solar project financing to build and operate three new solar farms.
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Acciona invests A$262 million to acquire Australian engineering and construction company
15 Mar 2017
Spain’s Acciona plans to invest approximately A$262 million to acquire Australian engineering and construction group, Geotech. The acquisition helps expand Acciona’s presence in Australia and paves th ...
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Board members announced for Northern Australia Cooperative Research Centre
22 Feb 2017
The Australian Government has announced the board members of the A$75 million Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia, which is responsible for attracting beneficial resear ...
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Dutch solar company plans to invest A$48 million in new Australian energy plants
1 Feb 2017
Renewable energy company Photon Energy NV has announced plans to construct two new solar power plants in New South Wales.
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Global shipbuilder forms Australian subsidiary, opens local office
30 Jan 2017
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, one of three companies shortlisted for the Department of Defence’s SEA 5000 Phase 1 (Future Frigate) project, has formed an Australian subsidiary, Fincantieri Australi ...
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World’s largest train manufacturer to help build Victorian metro trains
31 Oct 2016
The world’s largest train manufacturer, CRRC, is part of the Evolution Rail consortium awarded a Victorian Government contract to build 65 high-capacity metro trains for Melbourne.
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Australia New Zealand Infrastructure Pipeline website launched
28 Oct 2016
The Australia New Zealand Infrastructure Pipeline (ANZIP) website has been launched by Treasurer Scott Morrison and New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Bill English.
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International consortia bid for Melbourne Metro Tunnel
19 Aug 2016
Three consortia featuring international construction companies from Asia, Europe and North America have been shortlisted to build Melbourne's Metro Tunnel.
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Global data centre provider expands Australian presence
18 Aug 2016
Equinix, a NASDAQ-listed provider of carrier-neutral data centres, has completed a US$28 million expansion of its Melbourne data centre.
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Western Distributor project attracts international investors
6 Jul 2016
Three international consortiums have been shortlisted to bid on Melbourne’s A$5.5 billion Western Distributor project.
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Italian and Australian constructors team up for Perth rail link
16 Mar 2016
An Italian-Australian joint venture has been selected to build the A$2 billion Forrestfield-Airport Rail Link – a major infrastructure project funded by the Western Australia State Government.
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Launch of Australia’s first 15-year Infrastructure Plan
1 Mar 2016
Australia’s first 15-year Infrastructure Plan, released on 17 February 2016, provides a positive reform and investment roadmap for the country.
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Private sector expressions of interest for Northern Australia Roads
15 Dec 2015
The Australian Government has invited private sector expressions of interest for the A$600 million Northern Australia Roads Programme.
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Australia invests in the future
14 Dec 2015
Australia is investing in the future with a far-reaching A$1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda announced by the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on 7 December 2015.
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Energy infrastructure group wins bid for Northern Australia gas pipeline
3 Dec 2015
The energy infrastructure company, Jemena, has won a competitive bid to build and operate the North East Gas Interconnector (NEGI) in Australia’s north.
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Major global investors at Northern Australia Investment Forum
13 Nov 2015
Some of the world’s biggest investors visited Darwin for the Northern Australia Investment Forum in early November.
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Singapore group to develop heritage Sydney buildings into luxury hotel
1 Oct 2015
Singapore’s Pontiac Land Group will develop the heritage Lands and Education Department buildings in Sydney into a 240-room luxury hotel.
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Australia digging deep
31 Aug 2015
Australia will be digging deep over the next few years. ‘We are about to embark on the largest series of major infrastructure tunnel projects ever undertaken in this country,’ said Hugh Funder, the A ...
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Boeing invests in Port Melbourne facility
5 Aug 2015
US aviation giant, Boeing, will invest an additional A$70 million into its Australian facility at Fisherman’s Bend, Port Melbourne.
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