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Work starts on master-planned future for Townsville Port

On February 21, 2017

Work has officially begun on a master plan to drive economic development in and around the Port of Townsville. State Development Minister Dr ...Read more

North Queensland Stadium another step closer to kick-off

On February 20, 2017

Three high profile construction giants with Townsville offices are in the running to build the $250 million North Queensland Stadium.State De...Read more

Deputy Premier appointed Transport Minister

On February 17, 2017

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad will be appointed Transport Minister with immediate priorities to fast-track the Strachan blueprint for Queensland...Read more

Lendlease sells its tallest engineered timber office building in Australia

On February 15, 2017

Lendlease’s first engineered timber office building in Queensland, called 5 King, has been acquired by Impact Investment Group (IIG), in its ...Read more

First stage of Bells Creek Arterial Road complete

On February 13, 2017

A ceremony to mark the completion of the first stage of the much-anticipated Bells Creek Arterial Road was held at the southern end of the Su...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

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

Aurecon’s Brisbane office to move to 5 King Street

On February 10, 2017

In late 2018, some 600 staff of Aurecon’s Brisbane office will be moving to a new building at 5 King Street, located within the 22-hectare RN...Read more

Building Queensland Board appoints new CEO

On February 9, 2017

Leading infrastructure expert Damian Gould has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Building Queensland.In welcoming the appo...Read more

The Importance of an Engineering Register for South Australia

On February 8, 2017

Engineers Australia is continuing talks with the SA Government and key stakeholders about the importance of establishing a register for engin...Read more

$130 million fund boosts regional Queensland jobs plan to $1 billion

On February 6, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government has launched the $130 million Jobs and Regional Growth Fund as part of its $1 billion plan to create jobs outside 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

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

Please Spend Our Money Smarter

On February 3, 2017

Industry association Consult Australia says the new Berejiklian Cabinet must ensure it is being fair to business and making the most of the m...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

WGE acquires LHO Group business in Sydney

On February 3, 2017

Wood & Grieve Engineers (WGE) has acquired LHO Group business to expand the hydraulics services team within the firm’s Sydney office. Fou...Read more

Queensland’s project pipeline continues to lead southern states

On February 2, 2017

The latest Deloitte Access Economics Investment Monitor shows the pipeline of major projects in Queensland still leading New South Wales and ...Read more

Capricorn Integrated Resort redevelopment EIS progresses

On January 31, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government welcomes Iwasaki Sangyo Company’s commitment to progress its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its proposed ...Read more

Watpac appoints State Manager for NSW Construction business

On January 30, 2017

Watpac Limited (‘Watpac’ or ‘Group’) has today announced the appointment of John Koerner to lead the Group’s New South Wales Construction bus...Read more

Queensland firm wins $70 million Rio Tinto contract, 150 new jobs

On January 30, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed Queensland-based civil engineering firm QBirt securing a $70 million bulk earthworks contract for Rio ...Read more

Transport Infrastructure Boom across Queensland

On January 25, 2017

The Inland Rail project is set to improve the national rail network and serve the interstate freight market. A significant feature of the pro...Read more

SMEC Wins Major Transport Project in Queensland, Australia

On January 24, 2017

SMEC, in joint venture with GHD and construction partner CPB Contractors, has been awarded a contract by Transurban for the detailed design a...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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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