Melbourne Metro Tunnel costs set to blowout by $150M

Unexpected cost increases for the Metro Tunnel Project’s early works have put pressure on internal budgets and wider project funds, according to the Victorian Auditor General.

Major milestone reached on Inland Rail

More than 63 kilometres of existing rail line have been removed as part of the Inland Rail construction in Parkes, New South Wales.

BGC Group selects new CEO

BGC Group has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, who will start in the role on 24 June.

After Opal: How can the construction industry improve?

Inside Construction speaks to Bronwyn Weir, co-author of the Shergold-Weir report, on what the construction industry needs to improve in the wake of the Opal Tower incident.

Contractors and subcontractors announced for $25.9M East Shores upgrade

A Queensland-based construction company has been selected to deliver the next stage of the $25.9 million East Shores precinct upgrade, with 28 local subcontractors engaged.

Architect selected to design $60.5M TAFE campuses

TAFE Gippsland has appointed an architect to design the major redevelopment of its Morwell and Port of Sale campuses.

Mirvac begins construction on $300M luxury residential tower

The first sod has been turned on a $300 million luxury residential tower in Melbourne’s Yarra’s Edge precinct.

Two tenders open for major Tasmanian housing projects

Tenders to build two important housing projects are now open as part of the Tasmanian Government’s Affordable Housing Action Plan 2019-2023.

METRONET East redevelopment adds two new stations

Two Perth train stations will be added to the Western Australian Government’s METRONET East Redevelopment Areas.

Assembly begins on Melbourne Metro TBMs

Tunnel boring machines for Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel are being assembled in North Melbourne, one year since ground was first broken at the site.

Queensland invests $1.46B into new school construction

The Queensland Government will invest a record $1.464 billion into building new state schools and refurbishing or maintaining existing ones across the state.

Sydney school uses cross laminated timber for major redevelopment

A New South Wales primary school will be the first school in Australia to be redeveloped using cross laminated timber.