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Major earthworks

Major earthworks

The Major Earthworks contract was awarded to CPB Contractors and Lendlease Joint Venture (CPBLL JV) in August 2019. 

This work involves significant design and construction responsibilities, including moving around 25 million cubic metres of earth to support construction of the major elements of the airport, such as the runway and terminal. 


    What's happening?

    June 2020

    In June construction activities will include major earthworks, construction of maintenance workshops, temporary basins and haul roads, topsoil stripping, aboriginal heritage and salvage work, vegetation clearing, mobilisation of earth moving equipment, dewatering pre-existing waterways and dams, removal of existing utilities and fences, and relocation of native plants.

    This work will take place between Monday to Friday from 7am to 6pm and Saturday between 8am to 1pm. Some out of hours work may be required. 

    For more information on this work, please see the June notification PDF:288KB


    Standard work hours:
    •    Monday – Friday - 7am – 6pm
    •    Saturdays – 8am – 1pm

    Out of hours work
    We will consult and notify impacted residents prior to working outside of standard construction hours.



    Construction Notification 5 - June 2020 PDF:288KB
    Construction Notification 4 - May 2020 PDF:204 KB
    Construction Notification 3 - March - April 2020 PDF: 250 KB
    Construction Notification 2 - February 2020 PDF: 326 KB 
    Construction Notification 1 - November 2019 PDF:3.01 MB


    If you have any questions, or would like to provide feedback about the works, please contact the bulk earthworks team: