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
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
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
Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’
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
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
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
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
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...
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
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
NSW to Boost Apprentices on Big Projects
One in five people working on future NSW infrastructure projects will be apprentices, the state government says.
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.