VICTORIA

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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$395M Vic project commences

$395M Vic project commences

Work has begun to remove two dangerous and congested level crossings, and duplicate the track and run more trains more often on the Hurstbridge Line in Victoria.

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Acciona makes major investment

Acciona makes major investment

Global infrastructure and renewable energy leader Acciona has made its first major investment in an Australian company with the acquisition of the Geotech Group.

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Report ranks Melbourne the 14th most expensive city globally for construction

Report ranks Melbourne the 14th most expensive city globally for construction

Melbourne increased its position from 15th last year to 14th in the latest International Construction Costs report published by Arcadis, largely due to the prolonged impact of the slowdown in commodity markets and fluctuations in global currencies.

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Melbourne City executive announced

Melbourne City executive announced

Arcadis have announced the appointment of Pru Sanderson to the newly created role of Melbourne City executive to support the company's strong continued growth in the Victorian capital.

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Seymour Whyte Constructions successfully tenders for Chandler Highway project

Seymour Whyte Constructions successfully tenders for Chandler Highway project

Seymour Whyte Constructions has been named the successful tenderer for the project to remove two notorious bottlenecks along the Chandler Highway, and plans to start work within the next couple of months.

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New CEO appointed to NELA in Victoria

New CEO appointed to NELA in Victoria

The Victorian government has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer of the specialist North East Link Authority (NELA). Duncan Elliott will join NELA from the RACV, where he is currently general manager of Membership and Rewards.

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Government gives green light to project in Victoria

Government gives green light to project in Victoria

The Victorian government has given the green light to a major development that will create more than 4000 jobs with many of them in the construction sector.

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The impact of the prohibitive cost of building in Victoria

The impact of the prohibitive cost of building in Victoria

The Institute of Public Affairs has released a new research paper that has found the Victorian Government could spend considerable amounts of money on public infrastructure if it stopped wasting money on excessively generous construction union wage deals.

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Viva Las Vegas for Australian Crane and Machinery

Viva Las Vegas for Australian Crane and Machinery

In just over a month, Australian Crane and Machinery (ACM) will launch their truck mounted EWP at ConExpo in Las Vegas.Manufactured and designed in Australia, the ACM 400 features the latest in technological innovation and has been designed specifically for the Australian market.

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