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Tuesday July 17, 2018

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Victoria’s Construction Industry is Booming
Business
Thursday July 5 2018

Victoria’s Construction Industry is Booming

Starting from December this year, four 100-metre long tunnel boring machines (TBMs) will begin arriving in Melbourne.

State Based Agency Referrals Must be Cleaned Up
Business
Wednesday June 20 2018

State Based Agency Referrals Must be Cleaned Up

As Australia’s population expands, urban renewal and development are needed to cater for growing housing and infrastructure requirements.

Corrosion Protection Critical for Infrastructure Assets
Civil
Wednesday May 30 2018

Corrosion Protection Critical for Infrastructure Assets

Over the 10 years to 2027, Australian households, businesses and governments are expected to fork out $2.018 trillion in building new homes, commercial buildings, and civil...

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom
Civil
Friday March 16 2018

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom

Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’

The Gold Coast is All Grown Up
Urban Planning
Friday March 16 2018

The Gold Coast is All Grown Up

A decade ago the Gold Coast was known for meter maids, schoolies and fish and chips on the beach. A lot has changed.

Calls for Migrant Cap as Australia’s Population Booms
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 13 2018

Calls for Migrant Cap as Australia’s Population Booms

The NSW opposition leader has called for a cap on Australia's migrant intake as Sydney and Melbourne reach infrastructure breaking point.

Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions
Infrastructure
Tuesday March 13 2018

Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions

Australians are all too familiar with the election time frenzy of vote-buying. Pork barrelling costs Australia dear in monetary terms, but it’s also wrecking our future...

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018
Business
Friday February 23 2018

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018

Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year, according to Scotiabank.

Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan
Infrastructure
Friday January 26 2018

Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan

US President Donald Trump says his long-awaited plan to help rebuild the nation's infrastructure would result in about $US1.7 trillion ($A2.4 trillion) in overall investment over...

Civil
Jul 5 2018
A Melbourne ‘Super Highway’ -Building an East West Link and a North East Link

A Melbourne ‘Super Highway’ –Building an East West Link and a North East Link

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Infrastructure
Jul 4 2018
Labor's Rail Plan Leaves a $20b Black Hole

There's a $20 billion black hole in the federal opposition's plan for two rail projects in Sydney's west, the Turnbull government says.

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Business
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budget Surplus Comes in at $3.9b

The NSW treasurer has revealed a $3.9 billion budget surplus and promised to use "the Holy Grail of numbers" to relieve cost-of-living pressures across the state.

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Mining
Jun 20 2018
Adani Groundwater Plan 'Protects Itself'

Adani's blueprint to protect groundwater in the Queensland Galilee Basin from its $16.5 billion coal mine is primarily designed to protect the company from prosecution, an...

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Infrastructure
Jun 15 2018
APA Group a $13bn Chinese Takeover Target

Shares in energy infrastructure giant APA Group have soared following a $13 billion takeover proposal from a Chinese consortium led by CK Infrastructure Holdings.

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Infrastructure
Jun 13 2018
Big Spend on Infrastructure in Queensland Budget

Queensland has posted a surprise $1.5 billion surplus after Treasurer Jackie Trad handed down what she's called a "responsible" first budget focusing on major infrastructure projects.

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Civil
Jun 13 2018
Victoria 'short-changed' on Road, Rail Funding

Victoria is being short-changed when it comes to federal infrastructure funding because most of the Turnbull government's pledged $7.8 billion won't flow through for at least...

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Civil
Jun 8 2018
NSW to Boost Apprentices on Big Projects

One in five people working on future NSW infrastructure projects will be apprentices, the state government says.

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Infrastructure
Jun 8 2018
Western Sydney Infrastructure Coordination is Essential

The proposal for a high level control of infrastructure delivery for Western Sydney by former NSW Premier John Fahey is needed for efficient delivery.

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