Maintenance-free concrete bridge design unveiled
A pedestrian bridge has been designed for a North Geelong park using a new type of reinforced concrete that requires no maintenance.
More needs to be done to address cladding crisis
Dame Judith Hackitt says plans for the government to help pay for the removal of dangerous cladding are welcome but there is more to do.
Yanmar acquires construction equipment company
A provider of compact construction equipment has entered into a $100 million merger agreement with Japanese company Yanmar Holdings.
Google announces billion dollar plan to build 20,000 houses
Google has announced its billion dollar plans to build at least 20,000 homes across the San Francisco Bay Area.
First sod turned on $1.7B Eliwana mine construction
Up to 1900 construction jobs are set to be created as construction begins on Fortescue Metals Group’s Eliwana mine and rail project.
Port Nelson design and construct contract awarded
A contractor has won the design and construction contract for a 100-metre wharf extension and associated works at Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North in New Zealand.
Inland Rail selects project manager
The Australian Rail Track Corporation has appointed a company to enhance project governance and support decision making for the $10 billion Inland Rail project.
TBM launch site for West Gate Tunnel complete
Two tunnel boring machines are being prepared for deployment at the West Gate Tunnel project’s completed launch site.
Major milestone reached on Auckland rail tunnel
McConnell Dowell has reached a major milestone on the construction of a new rail tunnel in Auckland, New Zealand.
Perth Airport Skybridge hits milestone
Cranes are in place to lift the first and largest component of Perth Airport’s $31 million Skybridge project.
GHD wins design tender for Alice Springs CBD
The Northern Territory Government has awarded the design tender for the first phase of its $15 million Alice Springs CBD Revitalisation project.
Deal struck to build vertical village in Melbourne
The City of Melbourne has signed a deal with developer PDG Corporation to build a 110-metre-tall vertical village in Southbank.