WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Roe 8 fails the tests of responsible 21st-century infrastructure planning

Roe 8 fails the tests of responsible 21st-century infrastructure planning

The Beeliar Group of professors formed recently to oppose the building of a new highway, called Roe 8, through an important wetland and woodland regional park in Perth's southern suburbs.

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Taking business to the next level in WA & NT

Taking business to the next level in WA & NT

Donald Cant Watts Corke recently announced a new line-up in their senior management team, with Neil Dickson appointed to the role of managing director.

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Konecranes prepares technicians for real-world tasks

Konecranes prepares technicians for real-world tasks

Late last year, Konecranes announced the launch of a new state of the art training centre in Sydney, which will provide technicians with industry specific training on crane use, service, maintenance and inspections. Inside Construction speaks to the company to find out more.

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NorthLink WA moves forward; contracts awarded

NorthLink WA moves forward; contracts awarded

Roe 8 and the Perth Freight Link may be a major election issue and attempts have been made to foil the project but things are moving ahead for another WA development, with the second of three construction contracts for the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project being awarded this week.

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Construction of Midland highway making progress

Construction of Midland highway making progress

Significant progress has been made on delivering safety upgrades in Tasmania through the Australian and Tasmanian Government's $500 million Midland highway 10 year Action Plan.

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No go for "deeply flawed" Perth Freight Link project if Labor wins

No go for "deeply flawed" Perth Freight Link project if Labor wins

WA Labor will not proceed with what it has deemed the "deeply flawed" $1.9 billion Perth Freight Link project if it wins the March 11 elections.

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Konecranes launches technician training centre

Konecranes launches technician training centre

Sydney is now home to Konecranes' newest technician training centre, set up to provide qualified technicians with industry-specific training on crane use, service, maintenance, and inspections.

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On the right track to safety

On the right track to safety

As part of our final women in construction series, Inside Construction speaks to Sharon Morris, who was awarded the NAWIC Shape Outstanding Achievement in Safety Award at the NAWIC awards in Perth at the end of last year.

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Consulting firm announces WA succession plan

Consulting firm announces WA succession plan

Donald Cant Watts Corke has announced the appointment of Neil Dickson to managing director WA, replacing current MD Richard Archer from January 1.

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It's a level playing field for women at Lendlease

It's a level playing field for women at Lendlease

At the 6th annual National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards held in Perth, 48 finalists across nine categories were featured.

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