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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

First stage of Ipswich Motorway one step closer to construction

On May 25, 2016

Jobs and solutions to traffic congestion on the Ipswich Motorway are one step closer following the release of invitations to industry to bid ...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

Sunshine Coast airport project readies for take-off

On May 23, 2016

The $347 million Sunshine Coast Airport runway expansion is poised for take-off, with the official environmental thumbs-up today. Premier Ann...Read more

Peak bodies speak on long-term infrastructure funding

On May 20, 2016

Eight concerned peak bodies, including UDIA National, have rallied together to call on all political parties to make a commitment to maintain...Read more

Commuters to benefit from third CBD link

On May 18, 2016

Chief Minister Adam Giles has welcomed the Coalition Government’s contribution of $29.5 million towards the Barneson Boulevard link from Tige...Read more

Proposed Jupiters Master Plan offers boon for Queensland tourism, jobs

On May 18, 2016

A proposed multi-billion dollar Master Plan for The Star Entertainment Group’s Jupiters property on the Gold Coast would further boost Queens...Read more

Palaszczuk Government delivers better planning system for Queensland

On May 17, 2016

New planning laws passed by the Parliament overnight will ensure the community, sustainability and jobs are at the forefront of planning and ...Read more

WA Budget shows that Asset Recycling must be bipartisan

On May 16, 2016

Yesterday’s State Budget confirms that Western Australia has no other choice but to lease its electricity assets as infrastructure investment...Read more

Infrastructure investment must unlock more than votes

On May 16, 2016

As the Federal Election campaign begins in earnest, the Property Council of Australia has pointed to a 20 year old funding program to highlig...Read more

Fulton Hogan powers up with solar

On May 13, 2016

Fulton Hogan has rolled-out solar panel energy system across eight locations around Australia. Collectively, the installation across the eigh...Read more

Fulton Hogan powers up with solar

On May 13, 2016

Fulton Hogan has rolled-out solar panel energy system across eight locations around Australia. Collectively, the installation across the eigh...Read more

Smarter trucks on critical infrastructure projects

On May 12, 2016

The NSW Government has announced it would remove up to 1,000 truck trips from NSW roads each week by encouraging ‘smarter, safer and cleaner’...Read more

Cutting red tape to drive productivity in Queensland’s construction industry

On May 12, 2016

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and the Palaszczuk Government are slashing red tape for the Queensland construction industry with...Read more

Commentary: Australia’s Federal Budget 2016

On May 10, 2016

Australia is at a cross road, with enormous demand across the nation to improve the connectivity of people, places and freight to stimulate g...Read more

Aurizon eyes intermodal growth with Enfield opening

On May 10, 2016

Aurizon today started operations at the Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre (ILC) in Western Sydney The relocation of Aurizon’s intermodal fr...Read more

Dwelling approvals rise in March

On May 9, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.6 per cent in March 2016, in trend terms, and has now risen for four months, according to data releas...Read more

Dwelling approvals rise in March

On May 9, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.6 per cent in March 2016, in trend terms, and has now risen for four months, according to data releas...Read more

Mega cruise ship terminal planning gets underway

On May 9, 2016

The assessment of a proposed $100 million mega cruise ship terminal for Queensland has been stepped up with the signing by Treasurer Curtis P...Read more

Engineering Insight: What do you do with all that waste?

On May 6, 2016

New solutions to deal with biosolids are being implemented globally. But do the costs outweigh the benefits?Read more

CPB Contractors wins Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

On May 5, 2016

CPB Contractors has been selected by GoldLinQ Pty Ltd to design and construct Stage 2 of the Gold Coast light rail project.Read more

Getting on with building the Inland Rail

On May 5, 2016

The Turnbull Government is responsibly investing in infrastructure in cities and regions to boost jobs and growth. That's why we are committi...Read more

Building our Future: Strengthening Australia through critical and innovative infrastructure investment

On May 4, 2016

The 2016–17 Budget provides for ongoing investment in critical infrastructure and regional development to reduce congestion, improve safety a...Read more

Building our Future: Strengthening Australia through critical and innovative infrastructure investment

On May 4, 2016

The 2016–17 Budget provides for ongoing investment in critical infrastructure and regional development to reduce congestion, improve safety a...Read more

Experience delivers significant milestones in North Queensland

On May 4, 2016

At the end of January, our North Queensland Constructions team completed the Dalrymple Road Bridge project at the Bohle River in Townsville, ...Read more

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today turned the first sod to mark the start of construction on Aveo Group’s $1 billion retirement village in Springfield

On May 3, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government is seeking interest from around the globe in exploring for potentially-rich petroleum and gas resources of Queensla...Read more

NT Government seeks EOI for new Health Headquarters

On April 11, 2016

The Northern Territory Government is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) for a new headquarters for the Department of Health. Deputy Chief ...Read more

Government needs to listen

On April 11, 2016

The Property Council of Australia NT Division is calling for the Northern Territory Government to further explore options for the consolidati...Read more

pitt&sherry appoints Bob Gregg as Group Executive - Queensland and Northern Territory

On April 4, 2016

pitt&sherry, the multi-specialist infrastructure consultancy, is pleased to announce that Bob Gregg has been appointed to the position of...Read more

Melbourne our fastest-growing capital

On March 31, 2016

Melbourne is officially Australia’s fastest growing capital city, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (AB...Read more

Darwin ship lift project enters request for proposal phase

On March 16, 2016

The Northern Territory is one step closer to developing a significant new marine maintenance industry at East Arm following the shortlisting ...Read more

NT Government on track to implement world’s ‘best practice’ operating environment for onshore gas industry

On March 9, 2016

The Northern Territory Government is continuing its plan to develop world’s best practice for onshore gas activity and is inviting feedback f...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to decline in January

On March 2, 2016

ABS building approvals show that the number of dwellings approved fell 1.0 per cent in January 2016, in trend terms, continuing a 10 month de...Read more

Expressions of interest invited for the development at Royal Darwin Hospital

On February 29, 2016

Royal Darwin Hospital is set to receive a new multi-storey carpark, a 24-bed cognitive care facility, on-site residential accommodation and o...Read more

New online survey approval system cuts red tape for building industry

On February 24, 2016

Northern Territory private industry surveyors will soon have the ability to submit and have their plans approved online. Minister for Lands a...Read more

Once in every lifetime – Chan tender release

On February 24, 2016

A tender has been released for the design development and construct (with novated design) of the repurposing of the Chan Building. The tender...Read more

NT Government invests $75 million in power upgrade for Alice Springs

On February 8, 2016

The Northern Territory Government will invest $75 million to expand power supply facilities at the Owen Springs Power Station in Alice Spring...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to decline in December

On February 4, 2016

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Building Approvals show that the number of dwellings approved fell 0.1 per cent in December 2015, in tr...Read more

Resource states continue to lose steam

On January 29, 2016

Lower world commodity prices are continuing to deliver an unwelcome income shock to the Australian economy. That is compounding the effects o...Read more

Australia’s economy is OK - but our Federal Budget isn’t

On January 19, 2016

Good news, bad news. The global growth story remains a patchy one. The US is growing fast enough to be an increasingly powerful force for goo...Read more

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