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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.

Licence Restriction Placed on Commonwealth Games Builder
Commercial
Wednesday September 13 2017

Licence Restriction Placed on Commonwealth Games Builder

Queensland's construction watchdog has slapped a restriction onto the building licence of a key contractor for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

QLD Regulator Empowered to Act on Site Safety
Safety
Friday May 26 2017

QLD Regulator Empowered to Act on Site Safety

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission will be empowered to take action where there is a threat to the safety of workers on building sites, with...

Mine Needed for ‘Dying’ Outback
Mining
Thursday May 25 2017

Mine Needed for ‘Dying’ Outback

Key Queensland crossbencher Rob Katter says the state's outback economy is "dying" and the stalled Carmichael mega-mine is the best way to revive it.

Ex-CFMEU Boss to Fight Corruption Charges
Business
Friday January 27 2017

Ex-CFMEU Boss to Fight Corruption Charges

Former CFMEU boss David Hanna will fight allegations he corruptly received free building supplies and services from two Mirvac executives during the construction of a Brisbane...

Tracking Construction Costs in NSW, VIC & QLD
Residential
Tuesday January 5 2016

Tracking Construction Costs in NSW, VIC & QLD

Impact on global confidence from political uncertainty and the lower Australian dollar is both stimulating growth and starting to highlight Australia's dependence on imported construction material....

Using Projects as Research Magnets
Infrastructure
Friday September 4 2015

Using Projects as Research Magnets

Industry-government-research engagement is vital to national infrastructure delivery.

QLD: Don’t Sweat the Budget; Sweat the Assets
Infrastructure
Tuesday July 21 2015

QLD: Don’t Sweat the Budget; Sweat the Assets

The recent Queensland Government budget confirmed continued funding for committed major projects such as Moreton Bay Rail, Gateway Upgrade North and Toowoomba Second Range Crossing, as...

Queensland Residential Construction Goes from Bust to Boom
Residential
Wednesday June 17 2015

Queensland Residential Construction Goes from Bust to Boom

A few years ago, the residential construction sector in Queensland was going through a rough patch as the European crisis and the aftermath of the GFC...

Business
Aug 3 2018
Time Zone Costing Investment and Jobs in Queensland

A national survey of 230 businesses by Ai Group found that an overwhelming 85% of businesses surveyed support changing Queensland's current position on daylight saving.

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Mining
Feb 7 2018
Work Set to Start on Queensland Wind Farm Project

As debate rages over Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine, construction will quietly begin on Australia's largest wind farm project in the same state.

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