Contract won to fast track Mont Albert level crossing removal
A $631 million contract has been awarded to Laing O’Rourke, Jacobs, Metro Trains Melbourne to fast track two level crossing removals at Surrey Hills and Mont Albert.
Port Kembla power station declared critical infrastructure
A “game changing” proposed $1.3 billion hydrogen-gas turbine power station has been declared Critical State Significant Infrastructure.
SA commits to $90M worth of infrastructure projects
Almost $90 million worth of water infrastructure project will be delivered across South Australia to enhance water security, stimulate regional economies and create hundreds of jobs.
CFMEU calls to reopen Canberra construction
The CFMEU is calling upon the ACT Government to end the shutdown of construction and allow the industry to reopen under strict COVID-safe condition.
Safe Work Australia takes aim at occupational lung diseases
Safe Work Australia has launched a national campaign to raise awareness of occupational lung diseases and what construction workers can do to manage these risks at work.
First homes bought under SA’s $400M construction stimulus
The first of 1000 new homes built under the South Australian Government’s $400 million construction stimulus have been sold off the plan, with further works now underway.
A look at risk management in the construction industry
The engineering and construction industry has historically taken an informal and improvisational approach to risk management, often leading to risks being identified too late in the project lifecycle, especially with regard to project schedules and delivery timelines.
Alliance Airlines to build Rockhampton aircraft maintenance facility
A $60 million aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility will be built at Rockhampton Airport under the Queensland Government’s Jobs and Regional Growth Fund.
Building begins on $28M Pacific Pines State High School
Construction works have begun one the $28.6 million Junior Secondary Precinct at Pacific Pines State High School, on the Gold Coast.
Research finds Australia has “social housing timebomb”
Australia is facing a social housing timebomb, with a potential shortfall of up to 200,000 homes by 2031, according to a new report from Compass Housing Services.