INDUSTRY NEWS

Cloud-based tech firm expands to APAC

Cloud-based tech firm expands to APAC

California-based construction technology provider, Procore, has established its first office in Asia Pacific, which will be located in Sydney.

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Liebherr achieves third highest turnover in its history

Liebherr achieves third highest turnover in its history

Despite a difficult market environment, Liebherr has achieved the third highest turnover in the group's history, with sales for FY16 totalling a little over €9 billion (AU$13.14 billion). Compared to its record year of 2015 however, this represents a decrease of €228 million or 2.5%.

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The bright side of the moon

The bright side of the moon

A team of researchers in the United States, have recently announced plans to colonise the moon and Mars by relying on a form of 3D printing to build structures.

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Australia in desperate need for inland rail project

Australia in desperate need for inland rail project

The Federal Government is set to give the construction of an inland rail network a kick-along, with an allocation of more than $1 billion according to ABC News.

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Pacific Highway piling contract awarded

Pacific Highway piling contract awarded

The contract to build 75 bridges on the Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade has been awarded; it will create some 90 new jobs over the course of the project.

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Tenders alert: business opportunities across Australia

Tenders alert: business opportunities across Australia

Looking for work? Here's a summary of the tenders that are now open across the country.

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Star on the field and star in the sector

Star on the field and star in the sector

Carlton Football Club star, Matthew Kreuzer, is one of 13 award winners of Victoria's annual major civil construction industry awards.

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Rio Tinto developments to boost construction jobs

Rio Tinto developments to boost construction jobs

More than 1000 construction jobs will be created as part of Rio Tinto's three mine developments in WA.

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West Gate Tunnel consortium announced

West Gate Tunnel consortium announced

A consortium headlined by John Holland and CPB Contractors has been selected to build the West Gate Tunnel Project.

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Commitment to upgrade Outback Way underway

Commitment to upgrade Outback Way underway

The federal government has announced work will start on upgrading a 5.5 km section of the Plenty Highway in the Harts Range area about 215 km north-east of Alice Springs, with the project awarded to NT-based Ostojic Group.

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