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Amaroo Sewer Main Project complete

Yarra Valley Water’s Amaroo Sewer Main project, running between Craigieburn and Donnybrook, has been completed, and will help support the growth in population of communities in Melbourne’s north. The Amaroo Main Sewer is the first stage of a $400 million investment over the next few years in water and sewerage infrastructure which will service the […]

Warrnambool train line gets an upgrade

The warrnambool train line will receive $114 million in upgrades to the track, signalling and 20 level crossings supplied by the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Rail Revival package. The upgrades will cut up trip time between Melbourne and Warrnambool by 20 minutes. The Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Rail Revival will upgrade track, signalling and more […]

Electric super highway’s first electric charge point

Queensland’s Bruce Highway unveiled its first electric charge point at the Cairns Esplanade, which marks the beginning of the state’s efforts to increase the uptake of electric vehicles as part of a transition to a lower emissions. The Bruce Highway runs for 1700km from Cairns to Brisbane and is the biggest traffic carrier in Queensland. […]

Serpentine pipeline upgrade complete

Water Corporation has completed work in Serpentine on a $12.5 million project to help upgrade the water supply in the Perth metropolitan area. The Serpentine Trunk Main is located about 50km from the Perth CBD and was constructed in the mid-1960’s to meet the needs of Perth’s expanding population. Water Corporation spokesperson, Clare Lugar, said […]

Automated vehicle trials on Eastlink receive commendation

One of Australia’s largest tollways, EastLink, has received a Special Commendation from the Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) for the trials of automated vehicle technologies underway on EastLink. The trials are being undertaken by EastLink in partnership with VicRoads, ARRB, La Trobe University and RACV, and with the assistance of major vehicle […]

Contract awarded for Adelaide’s Tram Extension

Night works for the City Tram Extension Project will begin this weekend in Adelaide’s east, after the contract to build four new tram stops was awarded. This major extension project was awarded to Downer York Joint Venture – a consortia consisting of Downer EDI Works and South Australian company, York Civil. Night works to locate […]

New mini hydro plants power Melbourne

Five new Melbourne Water mini hydroelectric power plants have arrived at Dandenong, Wantirna, Mount Waverley, Boronia and Cardinia Creek and are already putting power back into the grid. The plants were delivered in pre-assembled, self-contained units, offering simple, weather resistant power delivery solutions which can be brought online quickly. This design delivers increased cost efficiencies […]

Australian Rail Track Corporation’s new appointment

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has made new appointments to a new leadership structure designed to more effectively manage and deliver the Inland Rail project. Neil Burlison has commenced in the role of ARTC General Manager Finance for Inland Rail. Based in the ARTC Brisbane office, the position is responsible for the financial management […]

Carrum and Seaford level crossing removal shortlist announced

The announcement of the shortlisted bidders has marked a new milestone for the first package of works as the Frankston line prepares for eight more level crossings to be removed in Carrum and Seaford. Two consortia, CPB/Aurecon and Lendlease/Acciona/Coleman Rail and WSP, have been shortlisted for the first package of works including: Seaford Road, Seaford […]

Gold Coast Airport’s 2017 Master Plan to focus on infrastructure

The Federal Government has approved the Gold Coast Airport (GCA)’s 2017 Airport Master Plan. Since the approval of the 2011 Master Plan, GCA has welcomed in excess of 6.4 million passengers annually, and is one of Australia’s fastest growing airports. By 2037, GCA is forecast to have 16.6 million passenger movements annually (13.5 million domestic […]

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