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Victoria Must Invest in Regions: Infrastructure Victoria
Infrastructure
Tuesday April 16 2019

Victoria Must Invest in Regions: Infrastructure Victoria

Victoria should seek greater investment in regional areas to target local strengths and address localised disadvantage rather than simply trying to ease Melbourne’s population growth pressures,...

Australian Construction Costs Rise
Business
Monday April 15 2019

Australian Construction Costs Rise

Construction costs in major Australian capitals are on the rise as busy markets in civil construction and non-residential building add pressure to resource and capacity constraints,...

Environmental Performance Audits are Critical for Infrastructure Asset Owners
Engineering
Thursday February 21 2019

Environmental Performance Audits are Critical for Infrastructure Asset Owners

For several reasons, owners of large-scale infrastructure assets may want to understand and/or demonstrate how well or otherwise their assets are performing in terms of their...

Eastern Seaboard Dominates National Infrastructure Priorities
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 19 2019

Eastern Seaboard Dominates National Infrastructure Priorities

Major upgrades in road, rail and airport infrastructure on the eastern seaboard have been identified as the most significant developments in a listing of Australia’s priority...

Construction Professionals Ride Civil Infrastructure Jobs Boom
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

Construction Professionals Ride Civil Infrastructure Jobs Boom

Skilled construction professionals are in massive demand for work on civil infrastructure projects as the focus of opportunities switches from residential building to the booming infrastructure...

Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia
Infrastructure
Monday January 14 2019

Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia

Australia’s leading infrastructure advisory body has a new leader following an announcement that a leading advocate for sustainable development has been appointed to the role.

Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform
Infrastructure
Thursday August 9 2018

Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform

When you are handed a to-do list which is 78 items long, you are going to be busy.

Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June
Business
Thursday August 2 2018

Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June

New construction starts in June increased 11 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $896.3 billion, reports Dodge Data & Analytics. This represents a second...

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.

Environment
Apr 15 2019
SA's Recreational Reservoir Opens

The South Australian government may allow access to a drinking water catchment south of Adelaide. 

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Infrastructure
Apr 3 2019
Melbourne-to-Geelong Fast Rail a 'Fantasy'

The two billion dollar Melbourne-to-Geelong fast rail project included in the federal budget is an election eve "fantasy" with no money available for two years, the...

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Business
Apr 3 2019
Treasurer Unfurls Infrastructure Ribbons

Commuters and construction workers are being promised a $100 billion pipeline of road and rail projects in Tuesday night's federal budget.

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Infrastructure
Apr 3 2019
Major Infrastructure Projects Announced In The Federal Budget

MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE FEDERAL BUDGET

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Environment
Apr 3 2019
Billions Set Aside for Natural Disasters

Australian communities bracing for catastrophic natural disasters will soon have access to billions more dollars in recovery funding.

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Infrastructure
Mar 21 2019
Government Plan Off the Rails: Labor

Labor says Australia needs "genuine" high-speed rail project to link big cities with regional centres.

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Residential
Feb 7 2019
Treat Social Housing as Essential Infrastructure to Attract Greater Investment

With growing interest from Government in attracting investment into social housing, new AHURI research has developed a persuasive and credible case for social housing to be...

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Infrastructure
Jan 31 2019
Doubts over Huawei WA government project

There are doubts Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will be able to deliver a $205 million contract for Perth's rail network after the United States brought criminal...

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Infrastructure
Jan 30 2019
PM Launches Qld 'Congestion-Busting' Plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has earmarked $80 million for road and rail projects he says will cut travelling times for Queensland parents and tradies.

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