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Building Brisbane's Story Bridge

On November 16, 2017

Recently, Downer sponsored Constructionarium Australia’s Story Bridge construction project. The project comprised of 17 engineering students ...Read more

Dwelling approvals rise 1.8 per cent in September

On November 15, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 1.8 per cent in September 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for eight months, according to data relea...Read more

Probuild awarded Queensland’s largest CBD excavation contract

On November 15, 2017

Destination Brisbane Consortium has announced Probuild as the successful tenderer for the excavation works package at Queen’s Wharf Brisbane.Read more

Dwelling approvals rise 1.8 per cent in September

On November 15, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 1.8 per cent in September 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for eight months, according to data relea...Read more

ACIF Industry Leaders Forecast a Healthy Recovery in Non-Residential Building Activity

On November 13, 2017

The latest industry forecasts to be released today by the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) foreshadow that the decline in the wo...Read more

ACIF Industry Leaders Forecast a Healthy Recovery in Non-Residential Building Activity

On November 13, 2017

The latest industry forecasts to be released today by the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) foreshadow that the decline in the wo...Read more

Coalition Government delivers $100 million for Outback Way

On November 10, 2017

The next step has been taken in upgrading one of the key east-west transcontinental road links across Australia, with the Coalition Governmen...Read more

Coalition Government delivers $100 million for Outback Way

On November 10, 2017

The next step has been taken in upgrading one of the key east-west transcontinental road links across Australia, with the Coalition Governmen...Read more

Reef Report Card reveals improvements

On November 8, 2017

Pollution running onto the Great Barrier Reef is going down, according to the latest Reef Report Card released today. Minister for the Great ...Read more

Barneson Boulevard full steam ahead

On November 7, 2017

Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics Nicole Manison said the tender for the design of Barneson Boulevard is expected to be rel...Read more

Global construction markets remain positive

On November 6, 2017

Rider Levett Bucknall’s 3rd Quarter 2017 International Report shows global economic activity is moving in a positive direction, with Australi...Read more

Global construction markets remain positive

On November 6, 2017

Rider Levett Bucknall’s 3rd Quarter 2017 International Report shows global economic activity is moving in a positive direction, with Australi...Read more

Queensland Building Plan provides a blueprint for industry confidence

On November 6, 2017

A bright future is ahead for Queensland’s $45 billion building and construction sector with the Palaszczuk Government releasing the new Queen...Read more

Local business backs Palaszczuk Government’s Buy Queensland

On November 3, 2017

Small and medium businesses are getting behind the Palaszczuk Governments Buy Queensland local procurement strategy, with a new survey from t...Read more

Kidston pumped hydro project - preferred EPC contractor

On November 2, 2017

Genex Power Limited have selected a joint venture between McConnell Dowell and Downer EDI Engineering as preferred EPC contractor for their 2...Read more

Stockland adds to development pipeline with Springview Estate acquisition

On November 2, 2017

Australia’s largest residential developer, Stockland, today announced the partial acquisition of the Springview Estate, comprising almost 30 ...Read more

Thiess awarded $440m BMA mining service contracts

On November 1, 2017

Thiess has secured two contracts with a combined revenue of $440 million to provide mining services at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BM...Read more

Burdekin Hydro plans powering ahead

On November 1, 2017

A hydro-electric power station on the state’s largest dam – Burdekin Falls Dam – to secure energy and support jobs for North Queensland moved...Read more

Creating 8,000 Jobs - the Key to the Territory’s Economic Future

On October 31, 2017

Chief Minister Michael Gunner today addressed the NT Major Projects Conference, reaffirming the Territory Labor Government’s backing of priva...Read more

Innovation sets a precedent for future infrastructure

On October 31, 2017

Cardno, as part of the Logan Water Infrastructure Alliance in South East Queensland, is pleased to be part of the development of a water chlo...Read more

Aurecon builds strength in rail and mass transit to support increasing investment in rail infrastructure

On October 27, 2017

Following the release of the 2017 Federal Budget, the Australian Government committed to a AUD20 billion investment in rail infrastructure pr...Read more

Palaszczuk Government supports green concrete project to slash carbon emissions

On October 26, 2017

A Queensland family business behind eco-friendly concrete reducing carbon emissions is set to become a global player with support from the Pa...Read more

I-TAP NQ turns to fresh ideas for North Queensland’s infrastructure challenges

On October 25, 2017

One of the world’s top employee-owned professional services companies, GHD, has partnered with the Queensland Government, local governments a...Read more

Brookfield announces builder for Gallery House

On October 24, 2017

Brookfield Residential Properties continues to dominate the Hamilton riverfront, partnering with Multiplex to build Gallery House – its seven...Read more

Renewables 400’ accelerates Queensland’s clean energy boom

On October 24, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government’s ‘Renewables 400’ initiative – a key plank of the $1.16 billion Powering Queensland Plan - is on the road to succe...Read more

Natural resources and mines driving prosperity for Queenslanders

On October 19, 2017

Work is underway on Queensland’s annual statewide exploration program to provide a more systematic process for releasing resource exploration...Read more

Survey reveals potential for mineral and water resources in State’s far North West

On October 16, 2017

New airborne survey data is now available to help unlock the economic potential of the State’s Far North West.Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 1.1 per cent in August

On October 10, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 1.1 per cent in August 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for seven months, according to data released...Read more

Award winning architects appointed for Museum of the NT

On October 9, 2017

Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss today announced the dynamic architecture partnership of troppo and ARM architects as the success...Read more

Tender released to design and construct new Rugby League stadium

On September 27, 2017

The Territory Labor Government is providing first class sporting facilities for Territorians with the release of a tender to design and const...Read more

Buy Local Industry Advocate to Benefit Territory Business and Territory Jobs

On September 21, 2017

The Territory Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to further strengthen Buy Local conditions and support job creation, ...Read more

Hames Sharley Appointed to deliver Museums Master Plan

On September 8, 2017

In another step forward for the Northern Territory Government’s cultural investment program, Hames Sharley has been appointed to lead a stake...Read more

Significant Milestone to Pave Way for NT jobs

On September 7, 2017

The NT Government has reached a key project agreement with Seafarms to develop of one of the world’s largest aquaculture projects, signalling...Read more

Exciting new $56 million SeaLink tourism infrastructure plan under MLP

On August 31, 2017

SeaLink’s $56 million Market-Led Proposal (MLP) has been given State Government approvals to advance to Stage 2 of the MLP framework. Treasur...Read more

Future-look of Australia’s Northern Capital – Have Your Say

On August 29, 2017

A concept video that sets out how Darwin’s city centre could be transformed into a tropical, world-renowned destination, creating more jobs f...Read more

Ground-breaking Battery Energy Storage System set to transform the Northern Territory’s energy future

On August 1, 2017

As announcements of breakthrough battery storage solutions continue to transform the rapidly growing renewable energy sector, the government-...Read more

Birds Eye View of Barneson

On July 27, 2017

Barneson Boulevard, a job-creating infrastructure project that will revitalise the Darwin CBD and is set to commence construction this year, ...Read more

First step towards the New Museum of the Northern Territory

On June 30, 2017

The Territory Labor Government’s vision to transform the Old Darwin Hospital site into a major new museum has taken a significant step forwar...Read more

Jemena awards key Northern Gas Pipeline contract to McConnell Dowell

On June 13, 2017

McConnell Dowell has been awarded a Construction Contract by Jemena for the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Project. The NGP is a 622km buried ga...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 0.1 per cent in April

On June 8, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.1 per cent in April 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for three months, according to data released ...Read more

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