Small projects get $1.5B federal funding boost

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced $1.5 billion in funding will be allocated to smaller, ready-to-go, priority projects.

Tasmania to supercharge economy with $3.1B construction blitz

The Tasmanian Government aims to “supercharge” its economy with a $3.1 billion construction blitz, expected to support up to 15,000 jobs.

Development approved and builder appointed for $350M Westmead project

Development approval for two mixed use towers has been granted to Charter Hall and Western Sydney University, as part of stages one and two of the $350 million Innovation Quarter precinct at Westmead.

Logan Hospital $460M expansion tenders open

Tenders to deliver Logan Hospital’s $460 million expansion have been released, kickstarting two projects that will support more than 1000 construction jobs.

Fortescue awards office building contract

Mining company Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a contract for the design, supply and installation of office buildings and associated infrastructure at its Herb Elliot Port facility in Port Hedland, Western Australia.

School builder selected to deliver McKinnon Secondary College campus

The Victorian School Building Authority has selected a builder to deliver a new campus for McKinnon Secondary College.

Digital twins could transform construction industry

Digital twin technology could transform safety and productivity in the construction industry according to an expert from the University of New South Wales.

Year in Infrastructure 2020 conference goes digital

Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2020 conference is “going digital” and will be held online to allow for the global construction industry to come together during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women in engineering to share industry experiences online

A panel of industry leaders with diverse engineering careers will share their experiences at an online event to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day.

Regional Queensland receives $16M for resilient infrastructure

Almost $16 million will be invested into rebuilding infrastructure damaged by the 2019 monsoon trough in north and north-west Queensland.

Pūhoi to Warkworth project team draws on high flying drone data

The Pūhoi to Warkworth Project extends 18.5 kilometres along the Northern Motorway through farmland and steep forest terrain from the Johnstones Hill Tunnels to just north of Warkworth.

Boral teams up with UTS to research low carbon concrete

Boral and the University of Technology Sydney have formed a five-year partnership to accelerate the research, development and commercialisation of low carbon concrete.