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April 2017

Victorian SMEs find out how to win work on $2.3 billion train project

April 6th, 2017|

Melbourne: More than 50 Victorian SMEs attended a Downer industry briefing today to promote contract opportunities for local businesses on the $2.3 billion High Capacity Metro Trains Project. Evolution Rail, comprising of Downer, CRRC Changchun [...]

Fact Sheets: HCMT Project Procurement Processes

April 6th, 2017|

Downer and CRRC Changchun are transforming Victoria with an integrated approach to local industry development, workforce development and local investment. Two fact sheets have been prepared to provide information about the HCMT Project procurement process [...]

Melbourne contractor wins multi-million dollar contract on Downer HCMT Depot build

April 4th, 2017|

Melbourne: The Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, today announced Downer has awarded the first major contract on the $2.3 billion High Capacity Metro Trains Project (HCMT) to a leading Melbourne-based civil construction company, Civilex. Downer Infrastructure [...]

March 2017

Hundreds of Victorian businesses to attend Downer HCMT depot industry briefing

March 30th, 2017|

Melbourne: More than 250 Victorian SMEs will attend an industry briefing hosted by Downer to promote contract opportunities for local businesses on the $2.3 billion High Capacity Metro Trains Project. Evolution Rail, comprising of Downer, [...]

Downer’s $16m Newport upgrade for new trains drives Victorian jobs, investment

March 20th, 2017|

Melbourne: Downer has announced the start of a $16 million upgrade to its Newport facilities to support the Victorian Government’s $2.3 billion High Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT) Project. “Evolution Rail, comprising of Downer, CRRC Changchun [...]

July 2016

Building a Globally Competitive SME Sector for Victoria

July 14th, 2016|

Downer has released an industry discussion paper recommending greater collaboration between large companies and small-to-medium sized businesses to build global supply chain opportunities for Victorian manufacturers and support long-term economic development. The industry discussion paper, [...]

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