Defence awards RAAF base upgrade contract

The Department of Defence has awarded a contract to build new facilities and infrastructure to support three additional Chinook Helicopters for the 5th Aviation Regiment at RAAF Base Townsville.

Major earthworks contract won for Western Sydney Airport

Western Sydney Airport has awarded the major earthworks contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars to a joint venture.

ASV stockholders approve Yanmar acquisition

Yanmar America Corporation is set to acquire ASV Holdings after stockholders have voted to approve the $100 million transaction.

Preferred route for Suburban Rail Loop revealed

The first station locations for Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop have been revealed, along with a new authority to deliver the project.

New CEO for Engineers Australia

Engineers Australia has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer with experience in the construction sector.

Queensland offers tradies $37.6M training package

Queensland construction workers are being encouraged to take advantage of a $37.6 million training package to help improve skills for big infrastructure projects.

Planned methanol plant to create 1000 construction jobs

A new Northern Territory-based $500 million methanol plant could see the creation of 1000 construction jobs.

Contract won to build Sydney Modern Project Art Gallery

A contractor has been selected to build the Art Gallery for New South Wales’ Sydney Modern Project, which remains on track to be delivered within its $344 million budget.

Sod turned on Melbourne Airport hotel development

Construction is underway on the first hotel development at Melbourne Airport in almost 20 years, creating 450 construction jobs.

Work begins on Monash Hospital emergency department upgrade

Works are now underway to deliver the $76.3 million Monash Hospital emergency department and a new mental health, drug and alcohol hub.

Victorian Tunnelling Centre to open in 2020

Work has begun to build a specialised tunnelling centre at the Holmesglen Institute to train 3500 workers each year in tunnel boring machine operation and underground construction.

Australian finalists shortlisted for 2019 Year in Infrastructure Awards

Four Australian projects have been selected as finalists for the Bentley System’s Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards.