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More jobs cut on Melbourne tunnel project
Civil
Wednesday May 20 2020

More jobs cut on Melbourne tunnel project

Almost 100 extra workers on a $6.7 billion tunnel project have lost their jobs as the fight over who pays landfill fees continues to rage.

EOIs open for Sydney Metro West project
Civil
Wednesday April 8 2020

EOIs open for Sydney Metro West project

The NSW government is calling for expressions of interest to build the Sydney Metro West project.

Ground Breaks on Parramatta Light Rail
Civil
Thursday February 13 2020

Ground Breaks on Parramatta Light Rail

Major construction on a project which is set to transform Parramatta is underway after the first sod on major works has been turned.

Digging stops on Melbourne Metro Tunnel
Civil
Tuesday December 10 2019

Digging stops on Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Tunnel digging on Melbourne's $11 billion Metro rail project has stopped as a dispute looms over costs.

Vic Metro Tunnel project cost blow-out
Civil
Tuesday November 19 2019

Vic Metro Tunnel project cost blow-out

A major Melbourne rail project is feared to have blown out by $300 million and may be a year behind schedule.

Seven Growth Sectors Will Defy Construction’s Glide Lower
Business
Tuesday August 20 2019

Seven Growth Sectors Will Defy Construction’s Glide Lower

Seven areas within building and engineering are set to defy an overall ‘glide’ toward softer conditions across Australia’s construction sector, the latest report says.

Australia’s Rail Construction Boom Will be Massive
Civil
Friday February 22 2019

Australia’s Rail Construction Boom Will be Massive

On February 8, the first of four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) which are around 100 meters long arrived in Melbourne from Germany.

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...

Civil
24 Jul, 2019
Vic confident it can afford $50b rail loop

Work has begun on Victoria’s $50 billion suburban rail loop, despite concerns from a major ratings agency about the state's ability to pay for the big-ticket...

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Civil
6 Sep, 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
8 Aug, 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
10 Apr, 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
20 Mar, 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
13 Mar, 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
13 Mar, 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
28 Feb, 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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Civil
22 Feb, 2018
Dumping West Gate a Jobs Threat: Andrews

Dumping Melbourne's West Gate Tunnel toll road will destroy the economy and jobs, Premier Daniel Andrews says.

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