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Tuesday September 25, 2018

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Large Contractors Bullish on Major Project Outlook
Business
Wednesday November 22 2017

Large Contractors Bullish on Major Project Outlook

Large commercial and engineering construction contractors are optimistic about the outlook for major project work over the next two years, the latest survey has found.

Australia Road Crashes Costing $30b a Year
Infrastructure
Tuesday September 12 2017

Australia Road Crashes Costing $30b a Year

The federal government is being urged to do more to reduce the number of road crashes in Australia after a new report found they are costing...

Tasmania Skills Shortage to Slow Water Infrastructure
Civil
Thursday July 20 2017

Tasmania Skills Shortage to Slow Water Infrastructure

Tasmania's government says it can fix the state's ailing water infrastructure in five years but concedes it needs help from mainland workers to get there.

Why Australia is an Expensive Place to Build
Business
Tuesday May 30 2017

Why Australia is an Expensive Place to Build

When you fork out around $200 billion each year for something, you obviously want value for money.

NBN Rollout to Hit Halfway Mark by June
Civil
Wednesday January 18 2017

NBN Rollout to Hit Halfway Mark by June

The rollout of the national broadband network is expected to hit its half way point by the end of June, as it begins to spread into...

Australian Civil Construction to Thrive in 2017
Civil
Tuesday January 17 2017

Australian Civil Construction to Thrive in 2017

Road and bridge construction and oil and gas extraction are among the industry sectors set to fly in 2017 whereas heavy industry construction and apartment construction...

Mining Construction Downturn Will be Worse than Thought
Mining
Tuesday January 10 2017

Mining Construction Downturn Will be Worse than Thought

The decline in resource and energy investment and construction activity will be worse than originally thought, a leading government economist says.

Maintenance Spending Set for Five Years of Growth
Business
Thursday December 8 2016

Maintenance Spending Set for Five Years of Growth

Whilst construction activity in some civil sectors may well be on the wane, contractors may find opportunities in terms of maintenance of existing assets, a new...

NBN Strikes Deals with Building Groups
Infrastructure
Friday July 15 2016

NBN Strikes Deals with Building Groups

The company rolling out Australia's broadband network has struck deals with six construction companies to help build it.

Civil
Sep 6 2018
Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6b Roads Sweetener

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6 billion road and rail election sweeteners have been revealed in a leaked list.

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Civil
Aug 8 2018
Work Begins on New SA Irrigation Pipeline

The first 10 kilometres of an underground pipeline to feed water to the new Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme will be laid this month.

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Civil
Aug 2 2018
Alberta Roadbuilders Take Province to Court

A group of five Alberta roadbuilders say the province has forced its hand following a “costly and potentially illegal” government decision to transfer more than $500...

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Civil
Apr 10 2018
NSW Won't be Held to Ransom on Light Rail

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says her government won't be held to ransom by a Spanish subcontractor building the delayed Sydney light rail project to the eastern...

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Civil
Mar 20 2018
Cracks Reported in US Bridge Before Fall

Engineers and state and university officials met hours before a newly built pedestrian bridge collapsed, killing six people, but concluded that a crack in the structure...

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Commercial
Mar 13 2018
Fletcher on Track in Christchurch

Retirement village operator Arvida Group says it's on track to complete 94 new units in the second half and has "strong relationships" with its development partners,...

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Civil
Mar 13 2018
New Harbour Tunnel to Create Toxic Plumes

Toxic sludge and heavy construction noise are likely to pollute inner western Sydney as work on the Western Harbour Tunnel gets underway, leaked government documents suggest.

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Civil
Mar 9 2018
Brisbane Queen's Wharf Construction Starts

Construction on Brisbane's Queen's Wharf development will officially begin on Thursday, more than a year after the project started.

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Civil
Feb 28 2018
Victoria's Metro Tunnel Construction Ahead Of Schedule

Victorian Government: Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project the Metro Tunnel is on track to open a year earlier than expected.

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