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Major infrastructure investment for Townsville Port

With more than $50 million in projects currently underway and around $500 million of investment works in the planning, Townsville Port in Queensland will be ready for a trade boom, creating jobs and stimulating growth and investment in the local economy. Minister for Ports, Mark Bailey, said the announcement, subject to finalisation of an environmental […]

Brisbane Airport airfields contract awarded

Brisbane Airport has awarded the Airfields Works contract, putting the construction of its new runway on track to open in 2020. Skyway, a joint venture (JV) between BMD Construction and CPB Contractors, a member of the CIMIC Group, will complete the works. Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) CEO and Managing Director, Julieanne Alroe, said, “Given the […]

Tender opportunities for Rockhampton prison

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan, has confirmed five Central Queensland companies have been given the opportunity to tender for a package of early works at the Capricornia Correctional Centre. “The Queensland Government has moved quickly in the wake of the $200 million announcement to expand the prison infrastructure and create more jobs for […]

Ararat Wind Farm switches onto full capacity

The 240MW Ararat Wind Farm is now operating at full capacity, providing enough electricity to power the equivalent of 120,000 homes across Victoria and the ACT. Comprising of 75 GE wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2MW, the wind farm is the third-largest in the Southern Hemisphere, powering five per cent of Victorian homes […]

Funding boost for Mackay Whitsunday roads

The Queensland Government will deliver $210 million in 2017-18 and $1.13 billion over the next four years in the Mackay Whitsunday district as part of an investment in road and transport infrastructure. 2017-18 Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) Major Projects for Mackay Whitsunday include: $70 million in 2017-18, to construct the new two-lane […]

Planning begins to deliver Sydney’s Central Walk

The planning process has started to deliver Central Walk – a new underground concourse at Central Station that will better connect passengers to trains, buses, light rail and the new Sydney Metro. Central Walk is the first step in the revitalisation of Central Station. Main features include: A 19m wide tunnel from Chalmers Street linking […]

NSW Budget commits to the future of infrastructure

The New South Wales Government has announced the 2017-18 State Budget, committing $72.7 billion to infrastructure projects over the next four years. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, Melinda Pavey, announced $8.5 billion to continue building and improving road, maritime and freight infrastructure, tackling congestion and reducing travel times, boosting freight productivity, and making NSW […]

Avalon Airport precinct expansion creates job boom

Work has started on Avalon Airport’s new Industrial Precinct, which will be home to 750 new jobs, and the Cotton On Group’s purpose built distribution centre. The Industrial Precinct will help Avalon diversify its operations, and cement its future as a major freight and logistics hub capable of servicing a variety of industry sectors, as […]

Industry leaders welcome Finkel Report

Government and industry leaders have welcomed the findings of the Finkel Report, commenting that its recommendations were necessary to secure the future of Australia’s energy. The final report, prepared by an Expert Panel and chaired by Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel AO, was released on 9 June 2017 and recommends action to create a […]

Tenders open for Midland Highway upgrade

Tenders are now open to deliver the 11km Epping Forest to Powranna upgrade, the next major project in Tasmania’s $500 million Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan to improve safety and the road’s AusRAP rating. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said the package of works would reduce injuries and save lives on […]

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