WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Landmark $2.3 billion roads and rail deal to boost jobs in WA

Landmark $2.3 billion roads and rail deal to boost jobs in WA

A landmark $2.3 billion roads and rail deal that was struck between both the federal and state governments is expected to create 6000 new jobs in WA over the next two years.

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Business confidence in WA well below national average

Business confidence in WA well below national average

New data from ServiceSeeking.com.au, a "find-a-tradie" website, says business confidence in WA is lagging well below the national average.

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Not STEMing the tide for women in construction

Not STEMing the tide for women in construction

There has been a significant shift recently in the number of women entering the construction sector. It's been a slow change, but the future looks bright as gender on the tender becomes the focus for many companies and in the case of Donald Cant Watts Corke women are playing a significant role in this once male-dominated sector.

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Crane associations unite

Crane associations unite

There is no denying that Western Australia and the Northern Territory are the pin-up boys for road access.

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Civmec commences work on $80M shipbuilding facility

Civmec commences work on $80M shipbuilding facility

Multi-disciplinary heavy engineering constructor Civmec has commenced construction of Australia's largest undercover shipbuilding facility in Henderson, WA.

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What's next after Roe 8?

What's next after Roe 8?

It's been a little over a month since Western Australians headed to the polls in the March 11 state elections. So far, the newly elected government has kept its election promise to scrap the $2 billion Roe 8 project. But what's the go with civil construction projects across the state?

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Meat wholesalers DBC benefit from customised cool room forklifts and exceptional service from United

Meat wholesalers DBC benefit from customised cool room forklifts and exceptional service from United

Western Australia-based meat wholesalers, DBC, say they are benefitting from the reliability and service and backup provided by United Forklift and Access Solutions.

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Rio Tinto developments to boost construction jobs

Rio Tinto developments to boost construction jobs

More than 1000 construction jobs will be created as part of Rio Tinto's three mine developments in WA.

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Roe 8 skids into a dead end

Roe 8 skids into a dead end

The newly elected Labor government in Western Australia has wasted no time to begin renegotiating the $440 million Roe 8.

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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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