QUEENSLAND

Contractor appointed to enhance Queensland's largest reservoir

Contractor appointed to enhance Queensland's largest reservoir

The QLD government has announced Australian engineering firm Mulligan Geotechnical has been appointed to a $8.5 million maintenance works project on the Burdekin Falls Dam to ensure it continues to operate safely in the future.

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Corrupt payments to unions banned

Corrupt payments to unions banned

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull introduced legislation to the Federal Parliament that will make it a criminal offence to give or receive benefits made with the intention of corrupting the officers of registered organisations.

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Queensland Major Projects Pipeline sees modest uptick for project work

Queensland Major Projects Pipeline sees modest uptick for project work

A new report released by three of Queensland's leading industry bodies identified major engineering project work in the state is on track to reverse a five-year decline and return to modest growth in 2017/18. However, without more funding commitments, any uptick will be short-lived and lead to sustained levels of low activity.

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French construction giant frontrunner in Seymour Whyte takeover race

French construction giant frontrunner in Seymour Whyte takeover race

Brisbane-based civil engineering group Seymour Whyte is reportedly considering a non-binding conditional proposal by French construction firm Vinci worth up to $126 million.

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Inland rail project bringing construction jobs to QLD

Inland rail project bringing construction jobs to QLD

The federal government has announced that the second phase of market testing is close to being finalised for the historic Inland Rail project.

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NorthernPathways to deliver New Grafton Correctional Centre project

NorthernPathways to deliver New Grafton Correctional Centre project

The NorthernPathways consortium has announced that they have been named preferred bidder for the New Grafton Correctional Centre (NGCC) project.

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Knauf manufacturing plant opening in QLD

Knauf manufacturing plant opening in QLD

QLD Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt has toured the construction site of a $70 million plasterboard manufacturing facility near Bundaberg that will deliver dozens of new ongoing jobs when completed.

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Cranes collide at Cairns Performing Arts Centre site

Cranes collide at Cairns Performing Arts Centre site

Two cranes have collided at the Cairns Performing Arts Centre construction site and the accident may cause delays in the delivery of the $66.5 million theatre project.

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Safety benchmark set with thermal building solution

Safety benchmark set with thermal building solution

Australian manufacturer of thermal building solutions and lightweight architectural systems, Metecno PIR, has launched a new panelling system for builders and developers.

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QLD government committed to infrastructure in the bush

QLD government committed to infrastructure in the bush

The state member for Mt Isa, Robbie Katter hailed last years state budget a win for rural Queensland and the Mount Isa electorate.

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