EOIs open for major Melbourne Airport Rail sections

Expressions of Interest are now being invited to deliver two major sections of Melbourne Airport Rail, including a new section of elevated rail line and a train station at the airport.

Melbourne Arts Centre to undergo major transformation

An additional $241 million will go towards the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation project, which will see more than 11,000 jobs created over the life of the build.

Land purchased for $300M alumina plant construction

Minerals company Alpha HPA plans to build a $300 million high purity alumina industrial plant on a recently purchased, 9.2-hectare site in the Queensland Government’s State Development Area.

Construction starts on $80M Institute of Applied Technology

The first sod has been turned on a new $80 million Institute of Applied Technology for Construction at TAFE NSW Kingswood.

Centre for Work Health and Safety investigates BIM benefits

The NSW Centre for Work Health and Safety has partnered with Torrens and Western Sydney Universities to better understand the use of building information modelling for workplace health and safety management.

Major overhaul completed on QLD’s Wivenhoe power station

Queensland’s Wivenhoe power station has returned to normal operations, following a major overhaul that lasted for more than 100 days.

Pegasus engaged for compliance management at Barangaroo Station

Construction company BESIX Watpac has selected a worker competency management software company to manage workplace safety standards and compliance on the Sydney Metro Barangaroo Station project.

QLD trials plumbing pipe recycling program

A new pilot program will see offcuts of PVC pipes and fittings used in the construction industry saved from landfill in Queensland.

Repat Health Precinct construction milestone hit

Construction is now complete for the town square and the wheelchair sports stadium at the revitalised Repat Health Precinct.