SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Job registration figures in SA show good growth in construction

Job registration figures in SA show good growth in construction

The SA Government's Job Accelerator Grants, announced as part of the 2016-17 State Budget in July, has helped create more than 4,600 new jobs in the first six months of the program.

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CFMEU threatens Armageddon

CFMEU threatens Armageddon

The CFMEU has been fined $57,500 by the Federal Court after two of its bosses threatened "Armageddon" and national industrial action in a dispute at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site.

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Monster crane involved in Grange rail overpass development

Monster crane involved in Grange rail overpass development

A massive crane is involved with the Torrens to Torrens South Road development to put together the 720 tonne Outer Harbor and Grange train line overpass.

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South Australia on track for first major concrete road

South Australia on track for first major concrete road

The South Australian government announced last week that the state is about to get its first major concrete road after Lendlease Engineering opted for using concrete in its tender for the $985 million Northern Connector in Adelaide.

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South Australia braces for an infrastructure boom

South Australia braces for an infrastructure boom

South Australia is about to experience a surge in infrastructure projects, which will see the demand for hire and rental equipment take off.

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Seeking employment in construction

Seeking employment in construction

It's good news for those seeking employment in the construction sector according to SEEK, with job advertisements rising 3.9% in October, compared to the same period last year.

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South Australian mine opens up construction jobs

South Australian mine opens up construction jobs

A new copper mine in Carrapteena in South Australia, is set to create around 1000 jobs with the majority being in construction

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Reinvigorating the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site

Reinvigorating the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site

A joint venture between John Holland and Commercial & General has been named by the South Australian Government as the exclusive Preferred Proponent to reinvigorate the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site.

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Energy challengers need co-operation

Energy challengers need co-operation

Organisations representing Australia's energy industry and consumers of all sizes have united in calling for a cooperative and strategic response to Australia's energy transition and challenges, as Australia's energy ministers gather in the aftermath of South Australia's electricity blackout.

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Lessons from South Australia's blackout: we need to make infrastructure more resilient to climate change

Lessons from South Australia's blackout: we need to make infrastructure more resilient to climate change

Last week's storm and subsequent state wide blackout in South Australia reminds us how important the electricity grid - and other infrastructure - is for our communities. Immediate analysis suggests the blackout was caused by the collapse of transmission infrastructure in South Australia.

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