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Roads and jobs bonanza - Cairns wins with Smithfield solution

On July 25, 2017

Construction of a new bypass road at Smithfield will start next year with the Palaszczuk Government today announcing $152 million in funding ...Read more

More than 28,000 tonnes of EME2 now laid in Australia

On July 24, 2017

Today Austroads published the final report for a three-year project designed to assist industry in the successful transfer of French EME2 tec...Read more

Monster Super T's line up for TSRC upgrade

On July 24, 2017

A major engineering challenge has been accomplished with the installation of the first span of Super T girders on the viaduct of the Toowoomb...Read more

New guide for traffic impact assessment

On July 21, 2017

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has published a new Guide to Traffic Impact Assessment (GTIA) for state-controlled roads to ...Read more

Dodgy labour hire crack down

On July 21, 2017

New legislation will create a fairer and safer labour hire industry by weeding out unscrupulous operators. The State Government is drafting a...Read more

$60M FNQ biorefinery to create 130 jobs

On July 19, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government is throwing its support behind a new $60 million Atherton Tableland biorefinery that could generate 130 regional jo...Read more

Multiplex wins contract for $180M commercial tower at Brisbane Quarter

On July 18, 2017

Developer Shayher Group today announced the appointment of global contractor Multiplex to build the second of three towers at its prestigious...Read more

First jobs flow on NQ Stadium

On July 17, 2017

Townsville’s Brazier Motti and Advantage Signs are the first contractors on the ground as local jobs begin to flow from the $250 million Nort...Read more

Multiplex appointed to Tower 5 at Collins Square

On July 14, 2017

Multiplex, a leading global contractor, has been appointed to deliver the fifth and final commercial office tower that will complete Walker C...Read more

Walker to deliver landmark commercial tower in Fortitude Valley

On July 14, 2017

Leading Australian property developer Walker Corporation has lodged plans for a landmark commercial tower in Ann St, Fortitude Valley.Read more

Better planning for Queensland starts today

On July 13, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government’s new planning system has commenced today ensuring the community is at the forefront of the planning process across...Read more

Bruce Highway to stay dry as flood resilience works progress

On July 13, 2017

Two preferred tenderers have been shortlisted to deliver the $515 million project to upgrade the notoriously flood-prone Haughton River Flood...Read more

New 73 hectare community in the planning to connect Robina, Merrimac and Green Heart Parklands

On July 12, 2017

Australia's largest private, diversified property developer, Walker Corporation, has submitted a development application for a 73-hectare mas...Read more

Maryborough Market-Led Proposal promotes regional industry development

On July 11, 2017

Treasurer Curtis Pitt has announced Queensland’s sixth Market-Led Proposal (MLP) has received approval to progress to Stage 2: Detailed Propo...Read more

Design plans released for interchange upgrades near Forest Glen

On July 11, 2017

Community views are being sought on the proposed design of two major interchange upgrades on the Bruce Highway near Forest Glen on the Sunshi...Read more

Fulton Hogan appoints new Australian leaders

On July 10, 2017

For the past five years Fulton Hogan’s Industries and Construction businesses have grown into one of Australia’s largest multi-faceted privat...Read more

Townsville Port prepares for trade boom stimulating jobs and economy

On July 7, 2017

With more than $50 million in projects currently underway and around $500 million of investment works in the planning, Townsville Port will b...Read more

First step towards the New Museum of the Northern Territory

On June 30, 2017

The Territory Labor Government’s vision to transform the Old Darwin Hospital site into a major new museum has taken a significant step forwar...Read more

Probuild Bolsters Executive Leadership Team

On June 30, 2017

Probuild is pleased to announce it has appointed two new State Managing Directors: Jeff Wellburn in Queensland and Nick Gaudry in New South W...Read more

$400 million Works for Queensland program to continue to create regional jobs

On June 29, 2017

Regional Queensland has been delivered a major Budget windfall with an extra $200 million over two years allocated to councils through the Pa...Read more

Construction has commenced on Grocon’s luxurious Twenty95 Manly

On June 28, 2017

Construction has commenced on Grocon’s luxurious Twenty95 Manly following the selection of Construction Profile as the design and construct c...Read more

Jemena awards key Northern Gas Pipeline contract to McConnell Dowell

On June 13, 2017

McConnell Dowell has been awarded a Construction Contract by Jemena for the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Project. The NGP is a 622km buried ga...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 0.1 per cent in April

On June 8, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.1 per cent in April 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for three months, according to data released ...Read more

John Holland wins St Andrew's Ipswich Private Hospital contract

On May 31, 2017

John Holland has been awarded the contract to redevelop the St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital, including the provision of 90 new beds and ...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 0.8% in March

On May 23, 2017

The number of dwellings approved in Australia rose 0.8 per cent in March 2017, in trend terms, after falling for nine months, according to da...Read more

Delivering Road and Rail Infrastructure Today and Planning for a Stronger and More Competitive Australia Tomorrow

On May 11, 2017

The 2017–18 Budget delivers a transformational next step in the Coalition Government's record investment in infrastructure—improving connecti...Read more

Big step forward - Pipeline approval milestones reached

On May 10, 2017

Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, today announced that Jemena has been granted a Pipeline Licence for the significant ...Read more

$100 Million to Transform the Darwin CBD

On May 1, 2017

Chief Minister Michael Gunner says revitalising the Darwin CBD to create Australia’s defining Capital of the North is a critical major projec...Read more

Feasibility Study into second Darwin LNG Train

On April 27, 2017

The Territory Labor Government will contribute $250,000 towards a feasibility study into the potential expansion of ConocoPhillips’ Darwin Li...Read more

$190 Million Project Awarded Major Project Status

On April 4, 2017

More than 650 construction and operations jobs could be created following the awarding of Major Project Status to KGL Resources Limited’s $19...Read more

Darwin project demobilisation

On March 29, 2017

Laing O’Rourke Australia Construction has demobilised approximately 800 of its people from the Ichthys LNG Tanks Project in Darwin. In conju...Read more

Gas grants and new exploration area to boost local supply

On March 22, 2017

The recipients of the first round of PACE Gas Grants have been announced today, with five exploration and development projects to share in $2...Read more

Major Project Status For Ammaroo Phosphate Project

On March 17, 2017

The Northern Territory Government has awarded Major Project Status to Verdant Minerals Ltd’s $750 million Ammaroo Phosphate Project, which ha...Read more

Updated Berrimah Farm Area Plan Finalised

On March 15, 2017

Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Nicole Manison has approved an updated Area Plan for the $300 million Berrimah Farm rede...Read more

Major Step Forward For $850 Million Project

On March 14, 2017

More than 1700 construction jobs and 600 ongoing jobs in the Territory could be created following the signing of a Project Facilitation Agree...Read more

NSW needs procurement reforms enacted quickly

On March 6, 2017

Industry has welcomed the report tabled today from the Inquiry into the Procurement of Government Infrastructure Projects by Alister Henskens...Read more

Dwelling approvals fall in December

On February 10, 2017

The number of dwellings approved fell 2.5 per cent in December 2016, in trend terms, and has fallen for seven consecutive months, according t...Read more

Eco Logical Australia Joins Coffey, A Tetra Tech Company

On February 6, 2017

Coffey is pleased to welcome Eco Logical Australia (ELA), a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, to the Tetra Tech family. “ELA provides inno...Read more

Drone Technology aiding Legacy Mine Remediation

On February 3, 2017

Drone technology is now being used to inspect Legacy Mine sites in the Northern Territory. Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken V...Read more

Approval for Yeelirrie uranium project

On January 23, 2017

The Liberal National Government has granted environmental approval for Cameco's Yeelirrie uranium project, subject to 17 strict conditions.Read more


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