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Liability Crisis Undermines NSW Infrastructure Investment

On June 23, 2017

Given the once in a generation spend on infrastructure many of the projects are at risk of being delayed or not delivered due to the loophole...Read more

Packed industry forum backs Cross River Rail

On June 22, 2017

The construction industry has embraced the start of Cross River Rail, with a room full of major contractors, building companies and potential...Read more

Record spend two years in a row on road and transport projects

On June 21, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government is delivering a record spend on road and transport infrastructure for the second year in a row with today’s Queensl...Read more

Fulton Hogan announces new NZ CEO leadership

On June 21, 2017

Nick Miller, Group Managing Director of Fulton Hogan, has announced the appointment of Graeme Johnson to the position of CEO – NZ Regional Bu...Read more

Route selected for new Dubbo Bridge

On June 20, 2017

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Member for Dubbo Troy Grant today announced a preferred route has been selected for a new bridge to cross the ...Read more

Queensland budget: commits to ‘fully fund’ Cross River Rail - lifts infrastructure funding

On June 20, 2017

The Queensland Government deserves credit for finding the money for the Cross River Rail project - and for lifting general infrastructure fun...Read more

Bundaberg 10-year Action Plan

On June 16, 2017

A 10-year Action Plan for flood mitigation projects to improve safety in Bundaberg is underway with the Palaszczuk Government honouring an el...Read more

Work starts on $512 million Logan Enhancement Project

On June 15, 2017

Work is underway on Transurban Queensland’s $512 million Logan Enhancement Project with today’s official turning of the sod. Queensland Treas...Read more

Gateway Upgrade North reaches half way mark

On June 14, 2017

The $1.1 billion Gateway Upgrade North project has reached the halfway mark of construction, and has been given an independent design rating ...Read more

Beca awarded Runway Design for the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project

On June 13, 2017

Beca has been appointed as the runway design consultants for the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project. The Runway Design – Airport Expans...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

Resource development policy delivers jobs with Carmichael investment decision

On June 8, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government’s policy to require all greenfield coal, mineral and gas projects in three basins to pay royalties in full with int...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

Bungala Solar Project achieves several ‘clean energy’ firsts in Australia

On June 8, 2017

Australia has taken another significant step forward in improving its reliance on clean energy with the recent financial close of the first o...Read more

SLR Appoints Transport Advisor in Victoria

On June 6, 2017

SLR Consulting has this week announced the appointment of Andrew Joycey as Principal Consultant with the firm’s Transport Advisory team based...Read more

Qld ecosystems mapped and online in world-leading science achievement

On June 6, 2017

Queensland Government scientists have developed the first fully-comprehensive map and information systems for the state’s regional ecosystems...Read more

Watpac to build Jewish Care Senior Living and Community

On June 5, 2017

Watpac Limited (‘Watpac’ or ‘Group’) today announced it has been awarded a $73 million contract by Jewish Care Victoria to build its Senior L...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

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

Construction kicks off on Bruce Highway upgrade

On May 31, 2017

With an official sod-turning event featuring special guests Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester and Queensland Main ...Read more

Solar now Queensland’s largest power station

On May 30, 2017

Queensland has officially become the Solar State with new figures confirming that combined solar rooftops are now Queensland’s largest power ...Read more

SMEC Secures Hells Gate Feasibility Study

On May 30, 2017

SMEC has been engaged by Townsville Enterprise Limited (TEL) to lead the Hells Gate Dam and Irrigation Scheme Feasibility Study in the Upper ...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

Dwelling approvals fall in November

On January 16, 2017

The number of dwellings approved fell 2.9 per cent in November 2016, in trend terms, and has fallen for six months, according to data release...Read more

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