ICN Northern Territory (NT)

NT Newsletter – August 2022

Hello, For ICN to facilitate the best outcome for those that register on our database, it is imperative that we house an accurate reflection of information so we put your business forward for opportunities. Most of our ‘enquiry’ work isn’t done through our on-line ICN Gateway portal, it is predominately provided to proponents, both public … Continued

16 March 2023

Gas project to secure Australia’s energy supply for decades

Tamboran Resources Limited (Tamboran) has is continuing exploration and appraisal works in its petroleum exploration permits in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Sub-basin and is calling for expressions of interest from local companies with capacity and capability to provide services and products to support this globally significant gas project. The recent acquisition of Origin Energy’s Beetaloo … Continued

23 September 2022

NT Newsletter – July 2022

I have expressed my enthusiasm for activities at Middle Arm previously. This is a crucial piece of infrastructure to support the many objectives Government has to diversify the economy and reach the target of a $40 billion economy by 2040. There are developments on the way involving ICN So keep an eye out for those. Along the same … Continued

31 July 2022

NT Newsletter – June 2022

Welcome We have covered the future NT project horizon previously and it’s a very positive story. The challenge is very much how we are going to take advantage of that with the current skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workforce shortages facing us. It is a national problem, of course, but it will inevitably be more challenging … Continued

1 June 2022

NT Newsletter – May 2022

Welcome The recently concluded Federal election has seen a change in Government, a new ministry and, therefore, a shift in policy. Closer to home, a new Chief Minister has been sworn in, along with a few changes to the cabinet and the reshuffling of portfolios amongst Ministers. The sense of optimism toward the Territory remains … Continued

1 May 2022

NT Newsletter – April 2022

Welcome A major influence within the construction industry passed away recently. It’s not that it would be broadly known outside the sector, because that’s the way Charles Wright operated. He was a quiet man who didn’t seek notoriety but the who’s who of construction at his funeral service bore testimony to the respect and affection … Continued

1 April 2022

NT Newsletter – March 2022

Welcome This week the Federal Government announced a significant investment in the budget towards the development of Middle Arm into a globally competitive, sustainable precinct with a focus on low emission petrochemicals, renewable hydrogen, carbon capture storage and minerals processing. The precinct’s strategic location provides direct access to Darwin Harbour, and is connected to the … Continued

1 March 2022

NT Newsletter – February 2022

Welcome Darwin has long sought to achieve its ambition as the Gateway to Asia! Many obstacles have emerged, largely relating to freight costs and population based issues. However, it could soon be that the Gateway is reality – albeit sub-sea. We currently have gas pipelines terminating at Santos’ Wickham Point DLNG facility and INPEX’s Blayden … Continued

1 February 2022

NT Newsletter – January 2022

Welcome Industry is not slow in letting us know if a work package advertised on ICN Gateway has already been awarded – and rightly so! There are times when we have investigated a complaint where we’ve found the advertised work package and the supposed award are two different things, perhaps an awarded early works contract … Continued

1 January 2022

Gabbert Design – November 2021 NT Showcase Company

Gabbert Design offers cutting edge building design and a suite of services for commercial and private sectors across various industries, such as construction, retail, sport, education and health. Gabbert Design was established in the Northern Territory over 25 years ago by Wayne and Sandra Gabbert. From humble beginnings working from a home office to where … Continued

3 December 2021

McArthur River Mine

The Project McArthur River Mining (MRM) is located in the Northern Territory approximately 970 kilometres south-east from Darwin and 60 kilometres south-west of its closest township, Borroloola. MRM mines one of the world’s largest zinc and lead deposits.  Established as an underground operation in 1995, MRM converted to open-pit mining in 2006. MRM produces zinc … Continued

8 November 2021

Maintenance Plumbing Services – NT Showcase October 2021

From humble beginnings working from his kitchen bench to opening 3 branches around Australia. Sole Trader, Pat Whitehead founded Plumbing NT (AKA Plumbing Maintenance Services AUS) in 2010, after realising a great demand in the NT for quality commercial and residential plumbing. Plumbing NT has grown substantially over the last 11 years and proudly employs … Continued

29 October 2021

ICN puts NT electrical contractors “on the map”

From humble beginning as a sole trader electrical business to winning multi-million-dollar defence contracts, Molloy Electrical Contracting Pty Ltd is a Northern Territory success story. The company had been tendering for NT Government jobs, with some success, but wanted to expand into Defence work. They invested in training and development and hired new staff to … Continued

14 October 2021

Global Resource Recovery – NT Showcase August 2021

Global Resource Recovery (GRR) arrived in the Territory in 2018 after acquiring Vopak’s decommissioned biodiesel facility. In 2020, the state-of-the-art liquid waste treatment facility was commissioned becoming the first of its kind in the Northern Territory. Currently, GRR employ 16 local Territorians at their East Arm location and can process and recycle a plethora of … Continued

30 August 2021

Project Sea Dragon

Project Overview Project Sea Dragon is a large-scale, integrated, land-based prawn aquaculture project in northern Australia designed to produce high-quality and reliable supply of Black Tiger Prawns year round for domestic and export markets. Ultimately, PSD has the potential to be expanded to approximately 10,000 ha of grow out ponds generating 130,000 to 180,000 tonnes … Continued

24 August 2021

Barossa FPSO Services (BW Offshore)

About BW Offshore Singapore Pte Ltd (“BWO”) BW Offshore is a leading provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry. The company also participates in developing proven offshore hydrocarbon reservoirs. BW Offshore is represented in all major oil & gas regions world-wide with a fleet of 15 owned FPSOs. The company has … Continued

Charles Darwin University (CDU) Education and Community Precinct

The Education and Community Precinct Project is a key part of the Darwin City Deal, bringing together the Australian and Northern Territory Governments, City of Darwin and Charles Darwin University to achieve a shared vision for Darwin’s Central Business District. The project will create 730 jobs in the Darwin economy (approximately 350 on-site jobs will … Continued

Top End Resources (TER) – July 2021 Showcase

Top End Resources (TER) is a 100% Territory owned and operated business providing civil construction and maintenance solutions to the defence, mining, oil & gas, and construction sectors. Director, Ryan Wojtowicz, is a born and bred Territorian with over 15 years’ experience in the mining and civil construction industries and has been a part of … Continued

5 August 2021

New FSPO contractor for Barossa Offshore

ICN NT has partnered with Santos to identify local capacity and raise awareness of opportunities to supply goods and services to the Barossa Offshore gas and condensate field project. Santos has awarded a number of Engineering, Procurement and Construction contracts, with BW Offshore (BWO) now engaged to build the project’s floating production storage and offloading … Continued

1 July 2021

Red Centre Technology Partners (RCTP) – June 2021 Showcase

From humble beginnings in 2003 with just three staff, Red Centre Technology Partners (RCTP) now sits as a powerhouse of IT managed solutions with a team of over 60 servicing Central and Northern Australia. Territory local and owner Craig Reid has created a one-stop-shop, from computer hardware and office equipment to network installation and system … Continued

30 June 2021

NT Newsletter – May 2021

Welcome ICN NT, along with the Chamber of Commerce NT, has advertised for a Regional Manager/Industry Advisor to take up an exciting new Regional Manager/Industry Advisor position in Gove. This position will be modeled on the successful joint role occupied by Colin Abbott in Katherine. It is a challenging task to serve two masters but … Continued

31 May 2021

FRM Refrigeration & Air Conditioning – NT Showcase May 2021

FRM is a 100% Territory owned and operated business, servicing the Darwin and Katherine regions. Specialising in the design, installation and service of commercial air conditioning and refrigeration systems. FRM has been involved in multi-million-dollar contract works for many NT projects such as supermarkets, defence establishments, Casuarina Square, schools and government buildings including Parliament House, … Continued

28 May 2021

Hydro Australia – NT Showcase Company April 2021

Hydro Australia Darwin provides servicing and pump refurbishment, engineering, and onsite field service to the mining, oil & gas (onshore and offshore) and utilities industries. With support from their head office in Victoria, the Darwin branch opened in April 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have far surpassed their expectation for 2020 and have secured … Continued

30 April 2021

NT Newsletter – April 2021

Welcome, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has acknowledged the challenges facing NT businesses in the hospitality and tourism sectors in terms of finding staff to deal with the influx of tourists expected over the months ahead. The Federal Government’s airfares incentive scheme is much appreciated and hopefully will prove a windfall for these sectors which were … Continued

NT Newsletter – March 2021

Welcome, Santos’ announcement that a Final Investment Decision (FID) has been made on their US$3.6B Barossa gas and condensate project is great news for their joint venture and the Northern Territory. As the Santos Managing Director and CEO Kevin Gallagher says; “Barossa and Darwin LNG life extension will create 600 jobs throughout the construction phase … Continued

31 March 2021

Electrotech – Automation & Controls – NT Showcase Company March 2021

Electrotech Automation & Controls is a local 100% Indigenous owned and operated business that specialises in electrical control systems and automation projects, predominantly in the resource and mining industry and can service all of the Territory. Aidan Hill along with his wife Lennair established Electrotech in 2020 to provide a positive future for their family … Continued

30 March 2021

Curtis Custom Works – NT Showcase Company

Curtis Custom Works is a local Indigenous business specialising in fabrication of a range of products in aluminium, stainless or mild steel. Jack established the business in early 2020, working out of his vehicle and then from a small workshop located in Woolner along with his trusty side-kick, Bucket (Jack’s adorable Kelpie). Throughout COVID his … Continued

1 March 2021

NT Newsletter – February 2021

Welcome If the Territory needed any more evidence that its economy was on the turn, recent events went a long way towards providing it. Infrastructure Australia compiles a list of Infrastructure Priority projects and the NT featured heavily with the Beetaloo Sub-Basin, Darwin’s Middle Arm Precinct infrastructure, large-scale Territory solar generation and remote NT community power generation … Continued

28 February 2021

NT Newsletter January 2021

Welcome We survived 2020 in better shape than most of our interstate compatriots and there should be optimism that things will continue to improve in 2021. Whilst there is no doubt Government stimulus programs have brought renewed vigour to the business sector; the Defence projects underway and pending, off and on shore oil & gas activity … Continued

31 January 2021

Northern Renewables – NT Showcase Company

Northern Renewables is a locally owned and operated solar and electrical business. Founded in 2018 by Jake Groves and Leigh Fowkes, Northern Renewables quickly expanded to a team of six within its first year. Both Jake and Leigh have been in the solar and electrical industry for over a decade, working extensively along the east … Continued

14 January 2021

NT Newsletter November 2020

The Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission (TERC) met in Darwin recently ahead of the formal handover of their findings to the Northern Territory Government. The Government must be congratulated for bringing together such eminent Australians to review our situation and provide some learned viewpoints on how we should address our precarious current economic position. TERC made … Continued

30 November 2020

NT Newsletter October 2020

The ICN NT Annual General Meeting was held in October with our shareholders, Master Builders NT and Chamber of Commerce NT each endorsing three Board members to represent their organisations. Dick Guit, Scott Chapman and Peter O’Leary will continue to represent Master Builders NT while Greg Ireland, Stuart Kenny and Doug Phillips will represent the … Continued

30 October 2020

North Australian Laboratories (NAL) – NT Showcase Company

North Australian Laboratories (NAL) is an independently owned assay laboratory operating from Pine Creek, NT. NAL was founded in Pine Creek in 2001, and since then has maintained a constant presence in the town with the business growing steadily and currently employing 11 local people. As resource production and exploration grows in the region, NAL … Continued

NT Newsletter September 2020

I’ve mentioned previously the lobbying campaign undertaken primarily by Master Builders NT aimed at achieving a greater share of regional work emanating from Defence projects. Obviously, this is a Northern Territory centric consideration for Master Builders NT, but all regional centres across Australia hosting Defence facilities are in a similar situation. The Defence Minister, Senator … Continued

30 September 2020

Yingwati – NT Showcase Company

Yingwati Pty Ltd is an Aboriginal owned and operated family company which was founded by shareholders DenJayRay Holdings Pty Ltd and HB Constructions Pty Ltd. The company delivers a full range of civil and construction services throughout the Northern Territory and has the social capability to work in regional areas and remote communities. The company’s … Continued

28 September 2020

Silver City Drilling – NT Showcase Company August 2020

The Northern Territory’s prospective onshore oil & gas industry is building momentum and local Alice Springs company Silver City Drilling has built extensive experience in QLD and NSW, and is excited to be a part of the journey. Silver City Drilling is an independently owned Australian Company with a historical base in Alice Springs. The … Continued

31 August 2020

NT Newsletter August 2020

Plaudits are due to McArthur River Mine management for taking the aggressive approach to local business engagement over recent times. By promoting their operational requirements on ICN Gateway they are interacting with a database highly representational of NT businesses, promoting equal opportunity to all capable businesses in specific categories and doing so through a transparent … Continued

NT Project Summary

  In Progress Project Proponent Project type Start Value Tanami Expansion 2 (TE2) Project Newmont Australia Construction Underway A$886M – $1000M New Youth Justice Centre Halikos Construction Underway A$50M+ Middle Arm Industrial Precinct Land Development Corporation Construction Underway A$10M+ Charles Darwin University (CDU) Education and Community Precinct Project Halikos Construction Underway A$250M Darwin Airport Upgrades Airport … Continued

17 August 2020

NT Newsletter July 2020

The first report by the Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission (TERC) was handed down this month. The Commission, headed by former Chief Minister Paul Henderson and Darwin born and raised international industry heavyweight Andrew Liveris, outlined some high level opportunities for the Northern Territory to invest in infrastructure which would have a return on investment for … Continued

31 July 2020

EIM & Territory Instruments Partnership

Territory Instruments and EIM Northern have formed a partnership to service the Northern Territory Energy and Resource Industries. The joint venture combines Territory Instruments’ illustrious local presence in Northern Australia with EIM’s strong track record developing and operating infrastructure for Eastern Australian energy and resource markets. The result is an integrated service offering for Northern … Continued

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