ICN New South Wales (NSW)

$1.96 billion tunnel project for Sydney Metro West

The NSW Government has awarded Acciona Ferrovial Joint Venture (AFJV) the contract to design and construct the Sydney Metro West – Central Tunnelling Package, including twin 11kilometre metro railway tunnels and excavation and civil works for five new stations at The Bays, Five Dock, Burwood North, North Strathfield and Sydney Olympic Park. Sydney Metro West … Continued

6 December 2022

Coffs Harbour bypass to improve safety and efficiency

New South Wales north coast businesses have a unique opportunity to be involved in one of the region’s largest ever construction projects. Ferrovial Gamuda Joint Venture (CHBTeam) has won the $1.35 billion design and construct contract for the Coffs Harbour bypass, with work is expected to start in March 2023, weather permitting. The bypass expected … Continued

UTS Innovation Masterclass: Strategy and Business Models

This masterclass, one of six included in the 2022 SME@UTS innovation series, will provide you with an introduction to strategy and business models. In particular, how you can use strategy and business models to create value and drive product and service innovation. In the first half, we will discuss the sources of competitive advantage and contemporary business model design. You will learn … Continued

19 October 2022

ICN helps NSW company ‘Hunter Cargo and Customs’ build their freight services

Family-owned business, Hunter Cargo and Customs has leveraged the networks of ICN to grow its business and expand into new industry, such as defence and renewables.  Established in New South Wales in 1986, Hunter Cargo and Customs services clients across Australia.  The company provides fully integrated freight service – air, sea, road and rail – … Continued

10 October 2022

Solar farm planned for southern NSW

ICN NSW is working with Gransolar Construction Australia to identify local suppliers for the 300megawatt (MW) Walla Walla solar farm, between Albury and Wagga Wagga The proposed solar farm will consist of about 900,000 solar panels across the 605‐hectare site and produce enough renewable energy to power about 90,000 NSW homes. Located close to the Olympic Highway, the solar farm will have direct access to TransGrid’s 330 kilovolt (kV) transmission line. TransGrid will design and construct … Continued

23 September 2022

Future proofing Port Kembla Steelworks

Illawarra’s BlueScope Steel has started developing a scope of work and estimate for a reline of the No 6 Blast Furnace (6BF) at Port Kembla. According to the company website, the $1 billion project is critical in ensuring the future of steelmaking region. It means that 6BF – which has been mothballed since 2011 – … Continued

Western Sydney International Airport – Landside Civil and Building Works

The Western Sydney Airport Co (WSA) will deliver Sydney a second airport at Badgerys Creek in Sydney’s west. Construction of Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport is underway and on track to begin operations in 2026. The airport is a transformational infrastructure project that will generate economic activity and meet Sydney’s growing aviation needs. The … Continued

15 September 2022

$220 million bridge for Dubbo

ICN NSW is working with Transport for NSW to ensure local suppliers have the opportunity to be involved in the construction of a new bridge over the Macquarie River in Dubbo. The Australian and NSW Governments are investing $220 million in the bridge, which will form a crucial part of the Newell Highway, a critical … Continued

11 July 2022

World-class museum set for Parramatta

Main works construction is underway on the new Powerhouse Parramatta, with Lendlease responsible for the museum’s detailed design and construction. Powerhouse Parramatta is one of the largest structural engineering and architecturally complex projects underway in Australia. The 6-Star Green Star rated building will have more than 18,000 square metres of museum exhibition and public spaces … Continued

18 May 2022

SecureEnergy is building Australia’s largest transmission project

EnergyConnect is the nation’s largest transmission project, involving the construction of 900km of new transmission lines between the electrical grids of NSW, SA and VIC. Connecting the power grids of three Australian states increases system strength and provides access to renewable generators, driving competition in the wholesale electricity market. The interconnector is a key element … Continued

15 March 2022

Win for regional rail

UGL Regional Linx has secured a 10-year contract to operate and maintain the Country Regional Network (CRN) in Regional NSW, with its administrative base established in Orange.   The CRN network comprises:  2,386km of operational passenger and freight rail lines  3,139km of non-operational lines  27,000ha of land and infrastructure  1,312 level crossings (300 active)  1,200 property … Continued

ICN NSW December News – New work now on offer

Avonlie Solar farm –work packages closing 16, 19, 21 Dec BEON Energy Solutions has an EPC Contract for the Avonlie Solar Farm with Iberdrola Australia. Avonlie Solar Farm is about 20 kilometres south of Narrandera, NSW and has a nameplate rating of 245.47MWp. The work packages that are closing very soon include: Internal tracks (closing … Continued

13 December 2021

ICN NSW December Newsletter – Awarded work packages

Project: Inland Rail – Narrabri to North Star work package name Company Name Region Bridge Bearings Mageba (Australia) Pty Ltd  Eastern Creek Concrete Place and Finish MCS Civil (NSW) Pty Ltd  Moree Concrete Pumping The Trustee For The Sterling Family Trust  Inverell Steel Fixing MCS Civil (NSW) Pty Ltd  Moree Formwork MCS Civil (NSW) Pty … Continued

ICN NSW December News – Q & A

Q: Where can I find the work package list for a project? A: After you open an ICN Gateway ‘Project’ page, there are two or three tabs under the project name. These are ‘Project Overview’, ‘Work Packages’ and ‘Associated Opportunities’. To access the Work Packages, click the ‘Work Packages’ tab. You can see the full … Continued

ICN NSW December Newsletter – The catch up

The Catch Up Part 2: Scott Franks: Creating a connection with Country through Tocomwall Scott Franks is a man of many talents and many businesses, including Tocomwall, Yamari Ochre and Glad Indigenous. In addition to doing archeological and environmental impact assessments and working with local communities, Scott and the Tocomwall team have also been working … Continued

Shifting freight from road to rail

John Holland Rail is calling for expressions of interest from local suppliers with capability to supply goods and services to the Botany Rail Duplication project.  The project will duplicate the remaining single-track section of Sydney’s Port Botany rail line and deliver a new passing loop on the Southern Sydney freight line.  It is expected to have the capacity to meet predicted … Continued

Investment in Defence facilities

In July 2020, the Australian Government committed to an investment of $10bn over the next decade into New South Wales Defence facilities.    This includes money to redevelop Kapooka Military Area, Albury-Wodonga Military Area and RAAF Base Wagga.  In response, Lendlease and Albury contractor Joss Construction have combined to form the Lendlease Joss Project Team and are submitting a tender to the Riverina Redevelopment … Continued

New wind farm for Southern NSW

Local suppliers have the chance to be involved in the 396 MW Rye Park Wind Farm, near the NSW Southern Tablelands township of Rye Park.  The site 11km north of Yass was selected for its exposed windy ridges, grazing land and proximity to the national electricity grid. The wind farm will connect to the National Electricity Market via a new 330kV connection … Continued

ICN NSW November News – Q & A

Q: If I have any questions about the project, who should I talk to?? A: If you have any questions relating to a project, including about the EOI process, please call or email our ICN NSW consultants. If you’re not sure which constant is responsible for the project, you can find the consultant’s details on … Continued

16 November 2021

ICN NSW November News – The catch up

Catch up with Scott Franks, CEO of Tocomwall, Yamari Ochre and Glad Indigenous. Scott Franks is a man of many talents and many businesses. A Wonnarua person from the Hunter Valley NSW, Scott was born in Singleton and raised on his family property, a farming and beef cattle station. At the age of 17, he … Continued

ICN NSW November News – What’s on – November and December 2021

NSW EPA Community Forum – 19 November, 12-2 pm The NSW Environment Protection Authority is hosting a virtual community forum with members of the Executive and key officers to discuss topics ranging from the EPA’s priorities and how they protecting the community and environment, the EPA’s strategic plan, regulatory strategy and waste strategy as well … Continued

ICN NSW November News – Industry news

New report offers roadmap for creating NSW hydrogen jobs of future, The National Tribune The Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney and Minister for Trade and Industry Stuart Ayres recently released a new report outlining how the State will build a prosperous Power-to-X (P2X) industry, and could lead to it becoming a global … Continued

ICN NSW November News – New work now on offer

Inland Rail – Narrabri to North Star – Phase 1 – closing 31 Dec Comprising 13 projects, Inland Rail is a 1,700km fast freight backbone that will transform how we move goods around Australia by providing transit times of less than 24 hours between Melbourne and Brisbane. The Narrabri to North Star project involves an … Continued

Avonlie Solar Farm

Project Owner BEON Energy Solutions (ES) has executed an EPC Contract for the Avonlie Solar Farm with Iberdrola Australia. Avonlie Solar Farm is located approximately 20 kilometres south of Narrandera in the State of New South Wales. The Project The Avonlie Solar farm has a nameplate rating of 245.47MWp and consists of approximately 455,000 PV … Continued

11 November 2021

Maragle Switching Station and Transmission Line

The Project UGL submitted a competitive tender to TransGrid under the existing Panel Agreement for a high voltage separable portion transmission and switching station project based in Maragle in New South Wales, approx. 500km /southwest of Sydney, as part of the Snowy Mountain 2.0 Project. TransGrid awarded to UGL Engineering Pty Ltd contract SR1610931 (1611) … Continued

10 November 2021

Sydney Metro City & Southwest – Barangaroo Station

Project Owner BESIX Watpac is an Australian engineering-led multi-disciplinary contractor backed by a century of global expertise and financial strength. A wholly owned subsidiary of the award-winning BESIX Group, we specialise in complex construction across key sectors, including large-scale building and infrastructure projects. With three international hubs in Australia, Europe and the Middle East, we … Continued

Riverina Redevelopment Program

Company Overview Lendlease and local contractor Joss Construction have combined to form the Lendlease Joss Project Team and are submitting a tender in response to the Riverina Redevelopment Program (ATM ID AZ6348). The Project The Riverina Redevelopment Project is a program of works across three Department of Defence establishment including Albury Wodonga Military Area (including … Continued

The Riverina Redevelopment Program – Defence Estates

The Project Owner Riverina Redevelopment Joint Venture – comprising of CPB Contractors and Downer. Both CPB Contractors and Downer are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. The Project The Riverina Redevelopment Project is a program of works across three Department of Defence establishments including: Albury Wodonga Military Area (including North, South & East Bandiana, Latchford Barracks, … Continued

Regional Rail Project – Maintenance

Overview: UGL Rail Services has been awarded a contract to provide asset management services as part of the Regional Rail Project. Further information about UGL Rail Services can be obtained at here. The asset management services to be provided by UGL Rail Services for the Regional Rail Project will consist of: provision of maintenance services … Continued

8 November 2021

Snowy 2.0 Connection Project

Project Owner TransGrid, the Principal operates and manages the NSW high voltage electricity transmission network and holds a telecommunications carrier license to support both its services business and its electricity network functions. The Principal operates and manages the high voltage electricity transmission network in NSW and ACT, a system comprising over 100 substations and power … Continued

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – Projects, Work Packages & EOI(s)

About Projects  If I have any questions about the project, who should I talk to? ICN consultants are available to help you with the EOI process. If you have any questions relating to a project, we encourage you to call or email the consultant. You can find the consultant’s details on the right-hand side of … Continued

21 October 2021

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – Capability Profile

About Notifications How to set up proper notifications which are relevant to my business capabilities? Under the ‘Business Profile’ Heading, select the ‘Notification Preferences’ page. Under ‘Major Projects’, tick the box for ‘New Major Project Work Packages’. Select the regions in which you can readily provide capability In the ‘Search and add capabilities’ box, type … Continued

October News – The Catch Up

Catch up with Michael Dean of Roddy Engineering Roddy Engineering is a long-running Tumut-based family business that provides a range of engineering services, from project management and design to manufacture, install and asset maintenance. Nick Roddy and Scott Roddy acquired the business from their fathers’ eight years ago. The business has been family-owned and operated … Continued

October News – Industry news

CIMIC’s CPB named partner for Inland Rail south civil works, Get Regional Australian Rail Track Corporation’s Inland Rail’s civil works program between Narrabri and Narromine, in northern New South Wales, will be delivered by ACACPB Joint Venture, a 50-50 joint venture formed by CPB Contractors and ACCIONA Construction Australia. Read more… $20 million contract awarded … Continued

October News – Awarded work packages

Tweed Valley Hospital Work package  Company awarded          Company location Canteen Unique Portable Kitchen Hire  South Murwillumbah Post Tensioning GVK (Qld) Pty Ltd  Alexandria Precast Concrete panels Advanced Precast (Aust)  Carrington Facade Cladding Abs Facade (NSW) Pty Ltd  McMahons Point Fire Services BSA Advanced Property Solutions (NT) Pty Ltd  Macquarie Park Nurse Call Rauland Australia (NSW) … Continued

October News – New work now on offer

Botany Rail Duplication – long lead project This $190 million John Holland project aims to provide the capacity to meet predicted growth in the containerised freight task and support rail services between Port Botany and metropolitan freight intermodal terminals. This is also part of the wider Port Botany Rail Duplication project. Take a look at … Continued

October News – Q&A

Q: What is the procedure after I submit my EOI(s)? A: You will immediately receive an email that confirms your EOI has been submitted. The EOI then stays in the system until an ICN Consultant extracts a project EOI report. The report is forwarded to the project proponent. It includes your company summary, location and … Continued

October News – What’s on

How much does starting a business really cost? – 20 October So you’ve got a great idea, you’ve got the know-how, and you’re ready to break out on your own and start your new venture. And while it’s fun thinking about what your business cards will look like and what font you’ll use on your … Continued

ICN maps regional supply chains for major rail project

Work on the largest ever freight rail infrastructure project is underway with the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) and ICN working together to ensure local suppliers can take advantage of opportunities.   With ARTC’s recent announcements of the preferred proponents for the Civil Works Programs from New South Wales through to Queensland, there has never been a better time for suppliers … Continued

14 October 2021

September News – What’s on

Cyber Security for Small Businesses – 16 September This free webinar will help you understand the most common types of cyber threats to business and know how you can protect your business. This webinar is designed to help business owners stay alert and prepared. This webinar will look at a variety of topics, including malware, … Continued

15 September 2021

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