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Darwin Airport purchase jet fuel storage facility

Darwin International Airport (DIA) has acquired an ownership in the Joint User Hydrant Installation (JUHI) storage facility, with an agreed timeframe in place to purchase 100 per cent of the facility. The facility will continue to be operated by the current joint venture partners. The purchase is the first time an Australian capital city airport […]

State Budget delivers infrastructure investment for NT

The 2017-18 Northern Territory Budget has been announced, delivering a record spend on infrastructure. Treasurer Nicole Mainison, said the Budget delivers a record infrastructure spend of $1.75 billion in 2017/18, right across the state, including capital works, roads projects, housing, education, health and community assets.. “This record investment in infrastructure will support jobs, grow our […]

Linfox invests in Darwin Intermodal Facility

Linfox has cemented further investment in the Northern Territory with the construction of the Linfox Darwin Intermodal Facility now complete. Linfox partnered with Vaughan Constructions to design and construct the facility, which is situated next to the Darwin railhead. The 3,000m2 purpose-built facility will create up to 15 ongoing local jobs. Site construction was completed […]

$1.2 million for Northern Territory road safety

The Northern Territory has received $1.2 million to increase road safety as part of the latest round of Black Spot Programme funding. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester,  said, “The Australian Government knows the difference safer roads make to the community and by improving these ‘black spot’ roads over the next 12 months everyone […]

Darwin to take architecture inspiration from Singapore

The Northern Territory Government has sent a delegation to Singapore over two days where best practice green innovation and heat mitigation projects will be investigated to aid its planned city centre redevelopment. NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner will head the delegation, aiming to incorporate some of the world’s best examples of urban, green architecture into […]

Australian Airport wins international environment award

Darwin International Airport (DIA) has won an international environment award for its efforts in solar power, paving the way to a more sustainable future and reducing its carbon footprint. The Airports Council International (ACI) awarded the Asia-Pacific Green Airports Platinum Award to Darwin International Airport for its $13 million solar farm project, which launched in […]

NT mining operation awarded major project status

KGL Resources’ $190 million Jervois Copper-Silver-Gold Project has been awarded a Major Project Status. The project has the potential to create more than 650 construction and operations jobs. NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner announced the signing of the Project Facilitation Agreement (PFA) between the Northern Territory Government and KGL, who would run the project about […]

Contract awarded for Northern Territory highway upgrade

A contract has been awarded for the $7.88 million Plenty Highway upgrade in the Harts Range area, about 215km north-east of Alice Springs. The Ostojic Group have been awarded the contract to upgrade a 5.5km section of the highway. The project  is being jointly funded by the Australian and Northern Territory Governments, with each providing […]

Putting technology to the test

As a contractor, making the initial investment in expensive technology can be a hard call. You’ve heard the benefits, but you still can’t justify the cost. Manufacturers however know their products and have designed these technology solutions to not only save you time, but also help you make more money. Caterpillar Inc. recently conducted a […]

Tender: highway upgrades

The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics (NT) is seeking tenders for the deep lift asphalt removal and replacement of pavement for the Stuart Highway Outbound Lanes (Coolalinga) and wearing course between CH27.70km – 28.725km. Submissions to tender close 29 March 2017.

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