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On Track to a Commonwealth Games Legacy

On January 18, 2017

More than 585,000 tonnes of earth have been moved and the stockpiling of rail tracks is under way ahead of a $420 million, G:link led public ...Read more

LED street lighting roll-out would halve energy use and save Australian councils $100 million each year: IPWEA Roadmap

On January 17, 2017

The street lighting, smart control and energy industries have united for the release of a major report on the future of Australia’s street li...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

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

BMD Constructions awarded Northshore Hamilton precinct road infrastructure upgrades

On January 16, 2017

BMD Constructions was recently awarded the Northshore Hamilton precinct road infrastructure upgrades in Hamilton, Queensland for Economic Dev...Read more

Consultant appointed for Bruce Highway planning

On January 13, 2017

Bruce Highway upgrades near Forest Glen on the Sunshine Coast are a step closer to construction with a contractor appointed to undertake plan...Read more

2017 begins with the highest confidence levels in two years

On January 13, 2017

2017 begins with a two-year high in confidence across the property industry according to the latest quarterly ANZ Property Council Survey. Th...Read more

Arup part of winning team for North Queensland Stadium project

On December 23, 2016

Arup has been selected as part of the Cox Architecture design team for the new North Queensland Stadium in Townsville. Arup will provide stru...Read more

Townsville Ring Road Section 4 completed six months ahead of schedule

On December 22, 2016

After a 19-month construction program, Seymour Whyte Constructions delivered the Townsville Ring Road Section 4 project six months ahead of s...Read more

Game on for stadium managing contract

On December 19, 2016

The race starts today for the managing contractor for the $250 million North Queensland Stadium. Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Ly...Read more

Broad preferred for Howard Smith Wharves redevelopment

On December 15, 2016

CPB Contractors’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Broad, has been selected by HSW Nominees and Asian Pacific Group as the preferred tenderer to desig...Read more

New appointments for the MRA

On December 13, 2016

Planning Minister Donna Faragher has today welcomed Paul Lakey and Mayor Jo Dawkins to the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority board, for th...Read more

Premier secures Adani commitment on regional Queensland jobs

On December 12, 2016

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has secured commitments from Adani that the workforce for its Carmichael Coal project will be sourced from regi...Read more

Greenland Australia signs contract with Probuild to complete the iconic Greenland Centre Sydney

On December 9, 2016

Greenland Australia and tier-one construction company Probuild have signed a design and construction contract to complete phase two of the Gr...Read more

ADAC technology a time saver for engineering professionals

On December 7, 2016

Local governments across Queensland can turn a week’s worth of work into just 20 minutes thanks to ADAC, a process for government and utiliti...Read more

Qld Adviser appointed to lead Inland Rail community consultation

On December 5, 2016

Inland rail is a once in a generation project and the Coalition government is committed to engaging communities along the proposed route as t...Read more

Engineers Australia honours the industry’s best and brightest.

On December 5, 2016

The Australian Engineering Excellence Awards (AEEA) have recognised the industry’s most innovative and outstanding projects and people of 201...Read more

Another step forward for Cross River Rail

On November 30, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed the Turnbull Government’s commitment to improving urban rail infrastructure following their response t...Read more

Australia’s largest intelligent vehicle trial to be held in Qld

On November 29, 2016

Queensland is preparing for driverless and connected vehicles with ambitious plans underway for the largest on-road testing trial in Australi...Read more

Expressions of interest called for Mackay Ring Road — Stage 1 project

On November 28, 2016

The Mackay Ring Road—Stage 1 project has reached its next major milestone with expressions of interest now called for the construction tender...Read more

CPB Contractors to design and construct the Logan Enhancement project

On November 25, 2016

CPB Contractors has been selected by Transurban Queensland as the preferred contractor to design and construct the $512 million Logan Enhance...Read more

New chapter opens for ARTC at Bromelton

On November 25, 2016

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has confirmed today that it has purchased nearly 850 hectares of land in the Bromelton State Dev...Read more

New funding for roads in Northern Australia

On October 28, 2016

The Turnbull-Joyce Government is developing Northern Australia and improving the economic outlook with priority road upgrades announced today.Read more

Continued strength in dwelling approvals

On October 10, 2016

The number of dwellings approved, in trend terms, rose 0.6 per cent in August 2016 and has risen for nine months, according to data released ...Read more

Funding to support vital Western Australian roads under the Northern Australia Roads Programme

On September 28, 2016

More than $360 million is being rolled out for new road upgrade projects in northern Australia, with almost $90 million being invested in the...Read more

Delivering on our Fracking Moratorium election commitment

On September 19, 2016

Chief Minister Michael Gunner today delivered on a key election commitment by announcing a moratorium and independent scientific inquiry into...Read more

New Director General of Transport appointed

On August 22, 2016

Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced the newly appointed Director General of the Department of Transport, Richard Sellers, will take ...Read more

Health Headquarters moves to select tender process

On August 22, 2016

Hundreds of construction jobs will be created in Darwin and Palmerston with the Northern Territory Government proceeding with a select tender...Read more

Preferred proponent selected for Darwin ship lift

On August 19, 2016

The Northern Territory Government will contribute up to $100 million towards a ship-lift facility at East Arm that will position Darwin as th...Read more

Laing O'Rourke secures another major project in the Top End

On August 12, 2016

Laing O’Rourke has secured another major Defence project being confirmed as managing contractor for the Planning Phase of the Larrakeyah Rede...Read more

$250 million Westin luxury hotel will go ahead in Darwin

On August 5, 2016

The construction of a $250 million luxury hotel on the Darwin Waterfront will enhance the popular precinct, create hundreds of ongoing jobs, ...Read more

Dwelling approvals fall in June

On August 3, 2016

The number of dwellings approved fell 0.9 per cent in June 2016, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Stati...Read more

Luxury hotel remains under consideration

On July 25, 2016

The Northern Territory Government has narrowed the field of proponents to develop a possible luxury hotel in Darwin. Chief Minister Adam GilesRead more

Delivering Territory growth through three new strategic plans

On July 25, 2016

The Country Liberals Government is continuing to drive economic growth and social cohesion with the release of three strategies for Territory...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to rise in trend terms

On July 6, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.9 per cent in May 2016, in trend terms, and has risen for six months, according to data released by t...Read more

Cutting red tape build up from construction sector

On July 6, 2016

The Northern Territory Government’s efforts to free up NT Industries from stifling red tape are continuing with significant reforms underway ...Read more

Salary increases unlikely to excite this year: Hays Salary Guide released for construction, architecture and engineering

On June 29, 2016

Business activity and permanent headcounts may be rising, but according to the 2016 Hays Salary Guide they are not translating into wide-rang...Read more

Berrimah Farm land release will create a new suburb

On June 27, 2016

One of the largest land-release projects in the Northern Territory’s history has taken a major step forward through the signing of a developm...Read more

Infrastructure big on building

On May 25, 2016

As part of the 2016 Budget, the Northern Territory Government will provide total infrastructure payments of $1.68 billion, delivering and inv...Read more

Darwin Mid Suburbs Area Plan provides strategic framework for future growth

On May 23, 2016

The NT Government is seeking more public comment in regards to the Darwin Mid Suburbs Area Plan. Lands and Planning Minister David Tollner sa...Read more


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