ICN Northern Territory (NT)

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 Northcrest Halikos Estate Construction 2017 – present A$300M Public Housing Stimulus Program DLGHCD Construction 2018 – present A$100M Our Community. Our Future. Our Homes. DLGHCD New and upgraded remote housing 2018 – present A$1.1B Larrakeyah Barracks & HMAS Coonawarra Laing O’Rourke Defence infrastructure development 2019 – present A$472M Project Sea … Continued

17 August 2020


AIR6500 Joint Battle Management and Integrated Air and Missile Defence System

Lockheed Australia Lockheed Martin Australia is an Australian company that is engaged in research, design, development, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. We employ around 1000 people with a presence in every mainland state and territory. Lockheed Martin Australia’s programs and projects support a further 3,000 Australian industry jobs across the … Continued

4 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


BAE Systems Hunter Class Frigate Program

Hunter Class Frigate Program remains on target A word from Craig Lockhart, Managing Director ASC Shipbuilding: “ASC Shipbuilding is committed to maximising Australian Industry Capability (AIC) on the Hunter Class Frigate Program and in doing so contributing to a Continuous Naval Shipbuilding capability in Australia. Our strategy for delivering AIC over the life of the … Continued

3 July 2020


ICN Regional Gateway

What is it: A search tool that allows you to access ICN Gateway according to Local Government Authority regions Who can use it: Local governments and authorities Why use it: To find the best local suppliers To restrict registrations to the LGA you define To access and control all your tenders and contracts you make … Continued


ICN Project Plus, powered by ICN Gateway

What is it: A package of tools which increases supply chain capabilities and decreases monitoring and reporting burdens Who can use it: Buyers, including Government departments, agencies and authorities Why use it: To maximise the exposure of your project To promote procurement and contracting opportunities To clearly define the scope of your project with defined … Continued


ICN Marketplace (NT), powered by VendorPanel

What is it: A targeted service that supports regional economic development Who can use it: Small to medium suppliers in the Northern Territory  Why use it: To gain access to mid-size work opportunities that suit your business and your capability To help grow your business More information: For more information, contact us by email or … Continued


ICN Insights, powered by ICN Gateway

What is it: A tool that provides enhanced analysis of industry capability data to gain a greater understanding of the capability, capacity, and opportunities associated with an Australian industry sector or supply chain. Who can use it: Government departments, agencies and authorities Project proponents Market analysts Why use it: For project proponents Receive real time … Continued


ICN Gateway

What is it: A powerful networking database that supports Australian productivity and economic development  Who can use it: Buyers Suppliers  Why use it: To find the right service providers for your project, with over 80,000 suppliers registered around Australia To find work, with billions of dollars of listed projects To promote your business, with over … Continued


Business Capability Finder, powered by ICN Gateway

What is it: A search tool that provides accurate, up to date, verified data on supply capability Who can use it: Government departments, agencies and authorities, across Australia and New Zealand Why use it: To ascertain business capability on a national, state or regional level by: Industry / sector Turnover Employee numbers Indigenous status Assess … Continued


ICN helps Northern Australian Helicopters (NAH) win contract to survey route of Jemena’s Nothern Gas Pipeline

Pipeline survey exposes small helicopter business to major projects A large contract with Jemena to survey the route of the Northern Gas Pipeline means Northern Australian Helicopters (NAH) will be able to continue to grow, employing more staff and buying more fleet, including another $1.5 million long-ranger helicopter. Operations Manager Dan Ward said the open-ended … Continued

1 July 2020


NC Electrical & Air-Conditioning / Solar City

Neill Carberry established NC Electrical and Air-Conditioning (NCE) in 2011 as a sole trader. The business expanded rapidly and now employs ten staff. NCE has worked hard to build a solid reputation in the Northern Territory as a reliable and quality-focused electrical and solar company. The business has successfully managed the delivery of projects for … Continued

30 June 2020


Automate Enquiry System (NT), powered by ICN Gateway

What is it: A search service that supports regional economic development Who can use it: Buyers looking for suppliers in the Northern Territory Why use it: To find and engage local providers in the Northern Territory More information: Contact us by email or phone (08) 8922 9422 You can complete the AES (NT) Enquiry Form … Continued

22 June 2020


Aboriginal Content Locator (NT), powered by ICN Gateway

What is it: A search tool that supports indigenous business development Who can use it: Buyers looking for indigenous suppliers in the Northern Territory Indigenous-owned businesses in the Northern Territory Why use it: To find and engage Northern Territory businesses that are indigenous-owned or have a high number of indigenous employees. To promote local indigenous … Continued


NT Newsletter May 2020

ICN has wanted to establish a presence in Katherine for some time and a joint venture with the Chamber of Commerce NT has enabled us to do so. The Katherine region has a growing national focus for a number of sectors but particularly Defence at Tindal Airforce Base and the establishment of a highly prospective … Continued

31 May 2020


New Industry Advisor – Katherine Region

This new role provides the ICN with a permanent presence in Katherine, servicing businesses across the Katherine Region. Given I have been in the role for a couple of weeks, and this my first report, a little bit about myself and where to over the coming weeks. Three years ago, I relocated to Katherine with … Continued

29 May 2020


NT Newsletter April 2020

Two vital sectors to our economy, tourism and hospitality, continue to bear the brunt of the necessary Government COVID-19 shut down responses, but there are still a reasonable amount of opportunities particularly in the construction related areas. The Northern Territory Government’s stimulus programs are now fully committed and with the Home Improvement Scheme being boosted … Continued

29 April 2020


Airbus – Space

Within the Australia Pacific region, Airbus is one the most well-known suppliers of advanced helicopter solutions and Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services to both Defence and Civil clients. Building upon this heritage, Airbus is seeking to grow its space portfolio in Australia and New Zealand by integrating the capability and skill of local industry. … Continued

17 April 2020


NT Newsletter March 2020

We are all being updated daily on the various actions being adopted by organisations to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been hearing encouraging stories of innovation and adaptation and of course, unfortunately, closure of local businesses. In line with all the assistance programs currently being rolled out for business across the Territory, ICN is undertaking … Continued

31 March 2020


Gateway Page | Northern Territory Opportunities

COVID-19 is already damaging our economy and now more than ever it is crucial to support local industry. We can start by promoting available business opportunities. The Industry Capability Network (ICN) Northern Territory in support of initiatives by the Northern Territory Government and other industry bodies, has established a portal to assist local businesses to … Continued

26 March 2020


Northern Territory Onshore Gas Support Industry – Statement of Capacity

To support the developing onshore gas industry in the Northern Territory, a capability mapping and gap analysis study was undertaken to highlight the supporting trades, services and supply capacity currently existing, and identify potential capability ‘low points’ or gaps. The NT Government commissioned the ICN in the Northern Territory to produce the report.

4 March 2020


NT Newsletter February 2020

There is an expectation of an upturn in construction later this year, predominately on the back of Defence related projects. Laing O’Rourke’s HMAS Coonawarra and Larrakeyah Barracks upgrades are well and truly underway and packages are still being released and advertised through ICN Gateway. Whilst parliamentary processes are still in progress, Lendlease is proceeding with … Continued

28 February 2020


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