$1.8B Western Sydney Airport tunnelling contract won

A $1.8 billion contract has been awarded to CPB Contractors and Ghella to build the new twin metro rail tunnels as part of the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport project.

Contractors selected for $844M Pakenham level crossing removal

A contract has been signed to deliver a new rail bridge and two new stations along the Pakenham rail line in Melbourne.

UGL wins renewable and utility contracts worth $296M

CIMIC Group’s UGL has secured $296 million in design, engineering, procurement and construction contracts in the renewables and utilities sectors.

Sod turned on Encompass apartment project

The first sod has been turned at the site of Frasers Property Australia’s Encompass apartments in Carlton, Melbourne.

Waurn Ponds Station Upgrade complete

Major works are now complete on the Waurn Ponds Station Upgrade, allowing passengers to benefit from more frequent and reliable train services on the Warrnambool Rail Line, Victoria.

Metro Tunnel acoustic sheds to be dismantled

Crews have started to dismantle the first of five acoustic sheds, which were built to contain noise and dust from around the clock tunnelling and construction on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel.

Dwelling approvals up in November

The total number of dwellings increased by 3.6 per cent in seasonally adjusted terms in November, following a 13.6 per cent fall in October, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Tasmania launches granny flat grant

The Tasmanian Government has created a grants program that provides $10,000 to support the construction of ancillary dwellings, also known as granny flats.

Unpacking safety and site access systems

Want to achieve maximum compliance without maximum headache? Here’s the key functionality to consider when selecting a site access system for your construction project.