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Commuters rate reliability over speed

On August 21, 2017

As we try to keep pace in a fast-moving world, our desire for reliable travel is becoming increasingly important. Being late increases stress...Read more

South East Queenslanders shape region’s future

On August 21, 2017

The South East Queensland Regional Plan (also known as ShapingSEQ) released today reflects the values, needs and great ideas of the community.Read more

Improving our understanding of pavement surface failures

On August 21, 2017

Austroads has published the findings of a seven year project designed to improve our understanding of pavement surface failures caused by ch...Read more

EOI open for NQ Clean Energy Hub

On August 17, 2017

A key part of the $386 million Powering North Queensland Plan will commence today with an Expression of Interest (EOI) process for the propos...Read more

Grocon lodges Development Application for 168 apartment tower on the Gold

On August 17, 2017

The developer and builder of the 1,251 dwelling Parklands Project, Grocon, has lodged a Development Application for its 168 apartment residen...Read more

Julieanne Alroe appointed new chair of Infrastructure Australia as Mark Birrell retires

On August 16, 2017

The Australian Government has appointed Julieanne Alroe as the new Chair of the independent Infrastructure Australia Board, following the ret...Read more

Leases granted for Surat coal project

On August 15, 2017

Mining giant Glencore has been granted the first mining leases for a major coal development in the Surat Basin in Queensland’s south-west. Na...Read more

CPB Contractors wins $215 million Queensland roads project

On August 14, 2017

CPB Contractors has been selected by the Department of Transport and Main Roads to deliver Stage 1 of the $497.3 million Mackay Ring Road pro...Read more

Future of the Spit secured

On August 11, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government has terminated the proposed ASF development on the Gold Coast Spit and will move forward with a community-led maste...Read more

Final weld for Gold Coast Light Rail, now it’s on to the next stage

On August 7, 2017

The final piece of track has today been connected on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 and the future of the G:Link has been cemented with $5 mil...Read more

Major Contract Awarded on $4.3bn NSW Pacific Highway Upgrade

On August 4, 2017

Leading Australian mining and construction firm BGC Contracting Pty Ltd has continued its expansion into NSW by winning a contract to deliver...Read more

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Aiming to Recycle 90% of Demolition Materials

On August 2, 2017

They may be under demolition, but the three former government buildings in the Queens Wharf Brisbane precinct will be more than just a memory...Read more

Ground-breaking Battery Energy Storage System set to transform the Northern Territory’s energy future

On August 1, 2017

As announcements of breakthrough battery storage solutions continue to transform the rapidly growing renewable energy sector, the government-...Read more

Evaluation of the current business case for Cross River Rail

On July 31, 2017

Infrastructure Australia has concluded its independent evaluation of the Queensland Government's current business case for Cross River Rail, ...Read more

The future is electric for Queensland motorists

On July 31, 2017

The future of motoring in Queensland was launched at Parliament House in Brisbane today – and it is electric. Environment Minister and Acting...Read more

Lindeman Island resort revival on track

On July 28, 2017

Lindeman Island’s revival is a step closer with the release of the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the $583 million redevelopm...Read more

ARTC leadership appointments to help deliver Inland Rail

On July 28, 2017

With Australia’s iconic Inland Rail powering ahead, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is driving forward with appointments to a ne...Read more

Mine rehabilitation case study shows the way forward

On July 27, 2017

A resource company case study project to rehabilitate former mining land shows that better environmental outcomes can be achieved, Environmen...Read more

Birds Eye View of Barneson

On July 27, 2017

Barneson Boulevard, a job-creating infrastructure project that will revitalise the Darwin CBD and is set to commence construction this year, ...Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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