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EACH week, CIN brings you the latest updates on major infrastructure projects – current and planned – across the nation. By tracking these updates, you can build your own database of substantial infrastructure projects.

 

TODAYS STORIES March 11 2016

 

Rail for Badgerys Creek “ideally when the airport opens”: Turnbull
(Friday, 11 March 2016)

IT would seem the federal government has changed its mind about a rail link to the new Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek.

 


(Friday, 11 March 2016)

Arrium Steel and ARTC to deliver 1200km of new rail

WEEKS after announcing a government inquiry into steel dumping, the federal government has announced that local firm Arrium Steel will be the supplier of 1200km of new rail between Adelaide and Tarcoola.


QLD govt calls on feds to make motorway a reality
(Friday, 11 March 2016)

THE Queensland government is calling on the federal government to meet them halfway in order to progress with the upgrade of the Ipswich Motorway between Rocklea and Darra.

 



   CURRENT FOCUS FEATURES

TUNNELLING

Work on NSW twin tunnels commences; banks invited to pitch funding sources

WestConnex M4 East Motorway approved with conditions

Transport Minister wants to ditch the MAX

Planning application lodged on WestConnex Stage Three

Geotechnical work underway at Melbourne Metro Rail Project

Sydney Metro Northwest tunnelling complete

Seymour Whyte's Tunnel vision helps Green Square see more white space



   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


Mid-year announcement expected for Beef Roads Programme
(Friday, 11 March 2016)

BEEF is a big business which is about to get a helping federal hand; announcements are expected from mid-year on which initiatives will get money from the $100 million Northern Australia Beef Roads Programme.



World heritage area targeted for $160M of work
(Friday, 11 March 2016)

THE Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) has released the Cradle Mountain Masterplan, a $160 million proposal to improve infrastructure in the world heritage area.


CFMEU calls for gender equality
(Friday, 11 March 2016)

TO mark International Women’s Day this week, the CFMEU has called for greater participation of women in male-dominated industries.

 


Sydney’s new exhibition space near completion
(Wednesday, 9 March 2016)

THE newly developed exhibition centre at Darling Harbour is in the final stages of construction as the new roof was lowered into place this week.



Work on Bruce Highway's deadliest stretch commences
(Wednesday, 9 March 2016)

WORK on the Cooroy to Curra Section C project of the Bruce Highway upgrade in Queensland has commenced.

 



New formwork code of practice for QLD
(Wednesday, 9 March 2016)

QUEENSLAND workers dealing with formwork will be safer thanks to the release of a Formwork Code of Practice.


Queensland major project values to suffer in year ahead
(Wednesday, 9 March 2016)

THE Queensland Major Contractors Association (QMCA) and Construction Skills Queensland are forecasting a 50% decline in the value of construction work for the 2015-16 financial year, with more to come in 2016-17.



FWBC launches action against company and CFMEU
(Wednesday, 9 March 2016)

FWBC has launched legal proceedings against a landscaping firm and a number of CFMEU officials in separate federal court cases.



Construction contraction continues
(Monday, 7 March 2016)
 

ANOTHER Australian Performance of Construction Index (PCI) has been released by the Housing Industry Association and the Australian Industry (Ai) Group, pointing the finger at a few sub-sectors for the continued slide in the construction sector.



Work on NSW twin tunnels commences; banks invited to pitch funding sources
(Monday, 7 March 2016)

PREPARATION of the first NSW WestConnex twin tunnels linking Homebush and Haberfield has commenced.



Coates Hire backs Black Dog Institute
(Monday, 7 March 2016)

COATES Hire wants to do its part to tackle Australia's silent killer - mental illness - and has put its money where its mouth is by raising funds for the Black Dog Institute.

 



ACT DPP will not pursue case against CFMEU’s Dean Hall
(Monday, 7 March 2016)

THE ACT Director of Public Prosecutions will not pursue an intimidation case against CFMEU secretary Dean Hall.



Industry briefing underway for Parramatta Light Rail
(Monday, 7 March 2016)

IT may still be a while before sod is turned, but the Parramatta Light Rail project’s first industry briefing will take place today as a prelude to further consultation and input.


First stage of $1.9 billion project approved
(Friday, 4 March 2016)

THE Melbourne Quarter project has just reached a major milestone; stage one of the $1.9 billion project has been approved by the Victorian government.

 



 

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INDUSTRY REPORT
Projects – 26/10/2015
(Monday, 26 October 2015)

EACH week, CIN brings you the latest updates on major infrastructure projects – current and planned – across the nation. By tracking these updates, you can build your own database of substantial infrastructure projects.

 

CONSTRUCTION BIZ
Ai Group, ACA, CommSec, Deloitte differ on construction outlook
(Friday, 30 October 2015)

CONSTRUCTION forecasting can be complicated: Deloitte Access Economics has made some rather gloomy observations, contrasting with the Australian Industry (Ai) Group and Australian Constructors Association’s (ACA) as well as CommSec’s own analyses.

 

TODAYS STORIES October 23 - 30 2015

 

Ai Group, ACA, CommSec, Deloitte differ on construction outlookl
(Friday, 30 October 2015)

CONSTRUCTION forecasting can be complicated: Deloitte Access Economics has made some rather gloomy observations, contrasting with the Australian Industry (Ai) Group and Australian Constructors Association’s (ACA) as well as CommSec’s own analyses.


$400 million solar farm approved in Queensland
(Friday, 30 October 2015)

A new assessment has been completed that formally approves FRV’s $400 million Clare Solar Farm in Queensland. This follows the proposal being “called in” in August due to submissions and a request from the Burdekin Shire Council.


IA to assess $680 million NT and WA roads proposal
(Friday, 30 October 2015)

AROUND 790 kilometres of the 1014km Tanami Road in the Northern Territory and Western Australia might be getting upgraded. The NT and WA governments have submitted a $680 million proposal to Infrastructure Australia.



   CURRENT FOCUS FEATURES

EQUIPMENT NEWS

Work on NSW twin tunnels commences; banks invited to pitch funding sources

Westco Trucks to distribute Kobelco earthmovers

VIDEO: Tunnel breakthrough on $NZ1.4 billion project

Liebherr: ‘Mecca crane boom should have been lowered’

Caterpillar cutting up to 10,000 staff

Wind blamed for deadly Mecca crawler crane collapse

Robway safety products to be known as Trimble Lifting Solutions



   TODAY'S STORIES CONTINUED


Brisbane Airport international terminal completed
(Friday, 30 October 2015)

FEDERAL Infrastructure Minister Warren Truss has reopened Brisbane Airport’s international terminal, the conclusion of a $45 million refurbishment that has been ongoing since early 2014..


Westco Trucks to distribute Kobelco earthmovers
(Friday, 30 October 2015)

KOBELCO has partnered with Westco Trucks to distribute their entire range of earthmoving machines, including the company’s largest: the 48.2 tonne Tier 4A engine-equipped SK500LC-9.


Pour show: Shadow Health Minister renews calls to investigate Palmerston Hospital
(Wednesday, 28 October 2015)


FEDERAL Shadow Health Minister Catherine King has renewed her calls for an investigation into the construction of Palmerston Hospital following allegations from NT News. Solomon MP Natasha Griggs, formerly a strident supporter of the work, has also now called on Chief Minister Adam Giles to “please explain”.



Roe 8 to be built by Leighton, Georgiou, WA Limestone, GHD, Aecom and BG&E;
(Wednesday, 28 October 2015)


BARELY a week after getting federal environmental approval, the Roe 8 in Western Australia now has a preferred contractor consortium. It consists of Leighton Contractors, Georgiou Group, WA Limestone, GHD, Aecom and BG&E.;

 



McConnell Dowell awarded O-Bahn tender
(Wednesday, 28 October 2015)

THE Queensland government has lodged its final environmental impact statement for the Abbot Point Coal port. It would export coal mined at Adani Mining’s recently re-approved $16 billion Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail project.



Rehbein Airport Consulting to develop Batchelor Airport master plan
(Wednesday, 28 October 2015)

BATCHELOR Airport is getting some new attention from the Northern Territory government: a master plan is being developed for a new commercial general aviation precinct by Rehbein Airport Consulting.



Construction up on decade averages: CommSec
(Monday, 26 October 2015)
THE Northern Territory has topped construction work for Commonwealth Securities’ (CommSec) latest State of the States: it is one of five states and territories performing above average.


Consultation opens for Canberra light rail;
(Monday, 26 October 2015)


BARELY a week after getting federal environmental approval, the Roe 8 in Western Australia now has a preferred contractor consortium. It consists of Leighton Contractors, Georgiou Group, WA Limestone, GHD, Aecom and BG&E.;

 



Investors' expectations of non-financial reporting shifting: EY
(Monday, 26 October 2015)

COMPANIES that do not provide investors with non-financial disclosures outlining visible, measurable risks to a company's performance will risk losing their potential investment, according to a new EY survey..



QLD government supports Townsville Waterfront scheme
(Monday, 26 October 2015)
 

THE Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area scheme has been formally adopted by the Queensland government.



Hazell Bros to tender Midland Highway upgrade work
(Monday, 26 October 2015)
HAZELL Bros will tender for work on the $500 million Midland Highway 10-Year Action Plan, a joint federal and Tasmanian government plan to upgrade the 176km stretch of road.



Transformation plan unveiled for 95 hectares of Sydney’s harbour
(Friday, 23 October 2015)

AN area over four times the size of Barangaroo in Sydney is now targeted for sweeping redevelopment, including the heritage-listed White Bay Power Station..


 

Labor backs China Free Trade Agreement
(Friday, 23 October 2015)
LABOR has agreed to support the federal government’s legislation enabling the China Australia Free Trade Agreement. The union response has been mixed while business bodies express their delight.



 

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