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Sydney Light Rail Audit Exposes Massive Cost Overruns
Infrastructure
Friday December 2 2016

Sydney Light Rail Audit Exposes Massive Cost Overruns

The NSW treasurer has stepped up to "take full responsibility" for a cost blowout in the CBD-eastern suburbs light rail link, after an audit revealed poor...

CIMIC Wins Contract to Construct Gold Coast Light Rail
Civil
Tuesday March 22 2016

CIMIC Wins Contract to Construct Gold Coast Light Rail

The Queensland government has selected construction giant CIMIC Group to build the next stage of the Gold Coast light rail, after finalising $420 million funding for...

Sydney’s Light Rail a Major Boon for Nearby Property
Residential
Tuesday February 9 2016

Sydney’s Light Rail a Major Boon for Nearby Property

The development of the long-awaited light rail project in Sydney is already reaping dividends for the property sector, with developers reporting heightened interest in projects situated...

Can Infrastructure Keep Up With Green Square Growth?
Infrastructure
Friday October 23 2015

Can Infrastructure Keep Up With Green Square Growth?

The Green Square development, one of Australia’s largest urban renewal projects, will be home to 61,000 residents by 2030, according to new research. That figure equates...

Gold Coast Tram Network to Get Federal Funds
Civil
Friday October 2 2015

Gold Coast Tram Network to Get Federal Funds

Malcolm Turnbull's ascension to prime minister has been hailed as a game-changer for the transport plans of the 2018 Commonwealth Games host city.

Los Angeles Plans to Shift Lanes on Transit
Infrastructure
Friday August 14 2015

Los Angeles Plans to Shift Lanes on Transit

A new policy on the verge of approval by the municipal government of Los Angeles promises to radically transform the transportation environment of a city long...

Gold Coast Light Rail Divides the City with Ineffective Planning
Infrastructure
Thursday August 13 2015

Gold Coast Light Rail Divides the City with Ineffective Planning

The Palaszczuk Government has opened an expressions-of-interest (EOI) process to design and construct the second stage of the Gold Coast Light Rail Project from Gold Coast...

New Route Announced for Gold Coast Light Rail
Civil
Friday August 7 2015

New Route Announced for Gold Coast Light Rail

A cheaper, quicker route for the second stage of the Gold Coast light rail has been revealed as Queensland ramps up efforts to get it finished...

They Built a Green City, See What Happened Next…
Urban Planning
Tuesday July 28 2015

They Built a Green City, See What Happened Next…

The famous American author and political activist Helen Keller once said, "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."

Infrastructure
Aug 21 2018
NSW Govt Light Rail Contract 'Incompetent'

Serious planning omissions, an "insanely" weak contract and workers urinating where they shouldn't - they're just some of the problems plaguing Sydney's delayed eastern suburbs light...

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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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