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International accreditation for Sydney Trains

Sydney Trains has received international accreditation for its asset management system, making it the first public sector organisation in Australia to do so. The country’s busiest rail network with $37 billion of assets has received the ISO 55001 certification, which is the international standard for Asset Management Systems. Executive Director for Engineering and Maintenance, Stewart […]

Port of Eden gets major upgrade

The New South Wales Government has approved a $44 million upgrade of the Eden Wharf in the Port of Eden which will enable larger cruise ships to berth along the wharf and increase tourism in the area. Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts, said the Port of Eden is vital for the region’s economy […]

Road safety improved at Buchanan

Work to improve motorist safety on John Renshaw Drive at Buchanan in New South Wales is now complete. Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter, Scot MacDonald, said the NSW Government allocated $1.17 million in 2016/17 to improve safety for motorists and help reduce the risk of crashes on a curve 350m west of Avery’s Lane. “Roads […]

Sydney Metro West takes first step

Consultation has begun on Sydney’s next major infrastructure project, the Sydney Metro West. Transport for NSW is calling for input from the community and industry on what the project should look like. New metro rail will become the fastest, easiest and most reliable journey between the Sydney and Parramatta CBDs. Sydney Metro West will provide […]

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 […]

Road upgrades for Port of Bundaberg

The Queensland Government is investing $4 million to upgrade the Port of Bundaberg’s road infrastructure. Minister for Ports, Mark Bailey, said the road upgrades would facilitate the safe and efficient movement of more goods and people within the port precinct. “The Port of Bundaberg is entering a new era with the $70 million Knauf project […]

Contract awarded for Harbour Metro crossing

The New South Wales Government  has awarded the $2.81 billion contract for the construction of new twin metro rail tunnels under Sydney Harbour.      John Holland CPB Contractors Ghella Joint Venture was awarded the contract and will start work immediately to get the first of five tunnel boring machines (TBMs) in the ground by the […]

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 […]

Shortlist announced for M4-M5 Link

The New South Wales Government has announced two joint ventures have been shortlisted to build the M4-M5 Link. Minister for WestConnex, Stuart Ayres, said John Holland CPB Contractors joint venture and Lendlease Samsung Bouygues joint venture have been shortlisted to design and build the mainline tunnel between Haberfield and St Peters, after the release of […]

Shortlist revealed for Central Station revitalisation

Three groups have been shortlisted to help revitalise Sydney’s biggest railway station, Central Station, including delivering the underground Central Walk concourse and Sydney Metro platforms. The groups that will be invited to tender for the Central Station Main Works contract are: Laing O’Rourke Australia Construction CPB Contractors and John Holland joint venture Lendlease Engineering/Lendlease Building […]

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