Two contracts have been awarded to replace ageing channel markers offshore and within the Port of Port Hedland.
Austral Construction Pty Ltd has been awarded a contract to replace 35 offshore navigation aids while Total AMS Pty Ltd won the contract to replace three land-based navigation aids at the Port of Port Hedland.
The two contracts, awarded following separate open tender processes, total about $30 million.
Austral Construction Pty Ltd is set to design, supply and install 35 new channel markers to replace the existing offshore channel markers. Construction works are due to commence in early 2018.
Total AMS Pty Ltd will replace three landside navigation aids, with works due to commence in December 2017.
Port operations will not be affected during construction.