WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Chinese company to build $6B Pilbara project

Chinese company to build $6B Pilbara project

BBI Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Chinese firm for the construction of port and rail infrastructure as part of a $6 billion iron ore project in the Pilbara.

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WA election: away with Roe 8, in comes rail plan

WA election: away with Roe 8, in comes rail plan

New WA Premier Mark McGowan, which led Labor to victory at the state election on Saturday, says his immediate focus is terminating the Roe 8 construction contracts.

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Building the West but when?

Building the West but when?

The Infrastructure Coalition in Western Australia has recently released a paper titled "Building the West", which shows how the strong growth rate in WA over the past decade has contributed to an infrastructure gap in many sectors, producing extreme competition for infrastructure funding.

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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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