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Bruce Highway upgrade features Australian first design

On September 22, 2016

A ground-breaking new interchange design to improve traffic management will be a key part of a major Queensland road project, with the contra...Read more

Delivering on our Fracking Moratorium election commitment

On September 19, 2016

Chief Minister Michael Gunner today delivered on a key election commitment by announcing a moratorium and independent scientific inquiry into...Read more

Government proposes tougher environmental laws for groundwater extraction

On September 19, 2016

Resource companies wanting to take groundwater for mining activities will be subject to tougher assessment of environmental impacts under pro...Read more

Global tender opens to explore North West Queensland

On September 16, 2016

Mineral explorers from around the globe are being invited to compete to explore the world’s richest base metal region - Queensland’s North We...Read more

Super solar boost to jobs and investment for Queensland

On September 15, 2016

Queensland is set for a solar jobs bonanza following the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s announcement of support for six large-scale sol...Read more

New stadium project should support local employment

On September 14, 2016

The North Queensland Stadium should form part of a broader approach to the delivery of infrastructure in Townsville which promotes local empl...Read more

Carriageway supports laid for Bicentennial Road Bridge

On September 14, 2016

Another Gateway Upgrade North project milestone has been realised with the first deck units – 20-tonne concrete road carriageway supportsRead more

New LNG operations facility to be constructed in Gladstone

On September 13, 2016

Treasurer Curtis Pitt and Minister for Ports Mark Bailey today announced works are underway on a new marine operations terminal located on Gl...Read more

Four new business cases assess for Infrastructure Priority List

On September 12, 2016

Infrastructure Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, has updated its Infrastructure Priority List following the positiv...Read more

NQ Stadium momentum builds with local survey work underway

On September 12, 2016

Momentum continues to build for the North Queensland Stadium as local surveyors get to work on site ahead of two further Expressions of Inter...Read more

John Holland and Charter Hall extend partnership for Brisbane development

On September 6, 2016

John Holland and the Charter Hall Prime Office Fund (CPOF) have announced they have entered into a Joint Venture to acquire a prime block of ...Read more

Major expansion secured at Brisbane Airport's Internation Terminal

On September 5, 2016

Laing O’Rourke has secured another key expansion project at Brisbane Airport, being confirmed as Managing Contractor for the International Te...Read more

Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Oakey widened to four lanes

On August 30, 2016

Work has been completed on widening around six kilometres of the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Oakey in Queensland, significantly imp...Read more

Green light for Business Case for Townsville rail project

On August 29, 2016

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester today confirmed a commitment of $3 million for the development of a business case fo...Read more

Watpac enters arrangement with Australian Unity for Herston Quarter development project

On August 29, 2016

Watpac Limited (‘Watpac’ or ‘Group’) today announced it will enter into an arrangement as Preferred Builder with Australian Unity to deliver ...Read more

Works moving ahead on the new Boundary Road Interchange on the Bruce Highway

On August 26, 2016

Work is progressing well on the construction of a new six-lane bridge over the Bruce Highway as part of a major upgrade of the Boundary Road ...Read more

Governments told to be ready for start of driverless revolution by 2020

On August 26, 2016

The driverless vehicle revolution will test the value of private car ownership and road-based public transport, and have a dramatic impact on...Read more

Milestone for $34.2 million Bill Fulton Bridge project

On August 24, 2016

The $34.2 million Bill Fulton Bridge duplication has reached a milestone this week with tenders called for the project.Main Roads and Road Sa...Read more

Townsville Ring Road well ahead of schedule

On August 24, 2016

Construction of Section 4 of the Townsville Ring Road is tracking ahead of schedule and is now expected be completed by early 2017.Minister f...Read more

New Director General of Transport appointed

On August 22, 2016

Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced the newly appointed Director General of the Department of Transport, Richard Sellers, will take ...Read more

Health Headquarters moves to select tender process

On August 22, 2016

Hundreds of construction jobs will be created in Darwin and Palmerston with the Northern Territory Government proceeding with a select tender...Read more

Mackay Ring Road project on the Bruce Highway ready to commence

On August 19, 2016

The route for the proposed Mackay Ring Road on the Bruce Highway has now been finalised with initial works to commence shortly. Minister for ...Read more

Preferred proponent selected for Darwin ship lift

On August 19, 2016

The Northern Territory Government will contribute up to $100 million towards a ship-lift facility at East Arm that will position Darwin as th...Read more

Laing O'Rourke secures another major project in the Top End

On August 12, 2016

Laing O’Rourke has secured another major Defence project being confirmed as managing contractor for the Planning Phase of the Larrakeyah Rede...Read more

Laing O'Rourke secures another major project in the Top End

On August 12, 2016

Laing O’Rourke has secured another major Defence project being confirmed as managing contractor for the Planning Phase of the Larrakeyah Rede...Read more

$250 million Westin luxury hotel will go ahead in Darwin

On August 5, 2016

The construction of a $250 million luxury hotel on the Darwin Waterfront will enhance the popular precinct, create hundreds of ongoing jobs, ...Read more

Dwelling approvals fall in June

On August 3, 2016

The number of dwellings approved fell 0.9 per cent in June 2016, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Stati...Read more

Luxury hotel remains under consideration

On July 25, 2016

The Northern Territory Government has narrowed the field of proponents to develop a possible luxury hotel in Darwin. Chief Minister Adam GilesRead more

Delivering Territory growth through three new strategic plans

On July 25, 2016

The Country Liberals Government is continuing to drive economic growth and social cohesion with the release of three strategies for Territory...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to rise in trend terms

On July 6, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.9 per cent in May 2016, in trend terms, and has risen for six months, according to data released by t...Read more

Cutting red tape build up from construction sector

On July 6, 2016

The Northern Territory Government’s efforts to free up NT Industries from stifling red tape are continuing with significant reforms underway ...Read more

Salary increases unlikely to excite this year: Hays Salary Guide released for construction, architecture and engineering

On June 29, 2016

Business activity and permanent headcounts may be rising, but according to the 2016 Hays Salary Guide they are not translating into wide-rang...Read more

Berrimah Farm land release will create a new suburb

On June 27, 2016

One of the largest land-release projects in the Northern Territory’s history has taken a major step forward through the signing of a developm...Read more

Infrastructure big on building

On May 25, 2016

As part of the 2016 Budget, the Northern Territory Government will provide total infrastructure payments of $1.68 billion, delivering and inv...Read more

Darwin Mid Suburbs Area Plan provides strategic framework for future growth

On May 23, 2016

The NT Government is seeking more public comment in regards to the Darwin Mid Suburbs Area Plan. Lands and Planning Minister David Tollner sa...Read more

Commuters to benefit from third CBD link

On May 18, 2016

Chief Minister Adam Giles has welcomed the Coalition Government’s contribution of $29.5 million towards the Barneson Boulevard link from Tige...Read more

Fulton Hogan powers up with solar

On May 13, 2016

Fulton Hogan has rolled-out solar panel energy system across eight locations around Australia. Collectively, the installation across the eigh...Read more

Dwelling approvals rise in March

On May 9, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.6 per cent in March 2016, in trend terms, and has now risen for four months, according to data releas...Read more

Building our Future: Strengthening Australia through critical and innovative infrastructure investment

On May 4, 2016

The 2016–17 Budget provides for ongoing investment in critical infrastructure and regional development to reduce congestion, improve safety a...Read more

NT Government seeks EOI for new Health Headquarters

On April 11, 2016

The Northern Territory Government is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) for a new headquarters for the Department of Health. Deputy Chief ...Read more

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