Multiplex selects subcontractor for national quarantine facility

Construction firm Multiplex has awarded a $36 million supply contract for the modular buildings that will make up the Centre for National Resilience Brisbane.

Charter Hall proposes new tower at Chifley Precinct

Charter Hall has lodged a proposal for a new tower at 2 Chifley Square in Sydney to help meet the city’s employment space targets for future jobs growth.

Arden Station arches under construction

Construction workers have begun the delicate task of guiding 60-tonne concrete and brick arch segments into place to create the entrance for Melbourne’s new Arden Station.

Constructing innovation in the wake of the pandemic: An industry Q&A

The construction sector is poised for a boom. Yet, while the pipeline for infrastructure projects continues to grow – and will remain buoyant in the wake of the pandemic – there is an increasing expectation for contractors to improve their digital engineering capabilities.

Newman Hospital Development tops out

Construction company ADCO has topped out the Newman Hospital Development for WA Country Health Service in the East Pilbara region.

Melbourne buildings could hit net zero through integrated solar

New modelling has found that buildings in the City of Melbourne could provide 74 per cent of their own electricity needs if solar technology is fully integrated into roofs, walls and windows.

Nyrstar to build $23M recycling facility at Port Pirie smelter

Metals processing company Nyrstar will build a product recycling facility at its Port Pirie smelter to significantly reduce fugitive lead emissions and improve the long-term health of the Port Pirie community.

Work starts on Melbourne high-capacity signalling upgrade

Construction crews will begin installing new high-capacity signalling on the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines to help run more trains across the Melbourne network.

Achieving success through positive responses to failure

When Moddex started selling the clamps that connect handrail systems, it was in response to a ramping up of pressure on Aussie manufacturing through low-cost imports.

Building smarter, faster and safer

Coates has unveiled its first sustainability strategy and has committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2040, with mid-term targets of a 30 per cent emissions reduction on 2020 levels by 2026 and a 50 per cent reduction by 2030.

Alliance Project Group hits critical QA milestones with Procore

The Alliance Project Group, Sydney-based building company, wanted to move towards a fully integrated cloud-based construction system to enhance collaboration and support quality building processes.