INFRASTRUCTURE

Versatile microtunnelling at minimal risk

Versatile microtunnelling at minimal riskLock icon

With a variety of microtunnelling methods and systems to choose from, it is important that you select the right technique to suit your individual site and project specifications. For contractors, it is crucial to work with a machine that is versatile and able to manage a wide range of ground conditions, with a variety of pipes and configurations. However, many systems lack this versatility.

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Big win for Vic truck drivers

The Victorian government has pledged to mandate minimum hourly rates for tip truck owner drivers across all government infrastructure projects.

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TW Woods delivers 26-ton wharf gangway

TW Woods Construction has manufactured a 26-tonne gangway for the new Milson's Point ferry wharf near Sydney's Luna Park, in one the city's tourist and maritime hubs.

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IHAPS to be introduced for all Sydney Councils

Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels (IHAPs) will become mandatory for all councils in Sydney and Wollongong to guard against corruption and lead to better local planning decisions.

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Western Sydney Airport: tender now open

A request for Expressions of Interest is now open for project management and technical support services as part of the Western Sydney airport project.

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Construction surges in July

The seasonally adjusted Australian Industry Group/ Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI) increased by 4.5 points to 60.5 points in July.

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An investment in next gen crushing tech boosts safety and efficiency

An investment in next gen crushing tech boosts safety and efficiencyLock icon

Located in the Adelaide suburb of Seacliff Park, Boral's Linwood quarry is positioned within one of South Australia's most important sources of hard rock.

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Proximity warning system saving construction lives

Proximity warning system saving construction livesLock icon

Last week, Inside Construction turned its attention to the inherent dangers found on construction sites and how accident avoidance technology is helping. We continue to cast our eye on on-site safety, this time, looking at a proximity warning system.

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Bridge contract awarded for Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade

The contract to construct 16 bridges for the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade on the NSW north coast has now been awarded.

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Case study: an efficient solution for trenching rock

Case study: an efficient solution for trenching rockLock icon

Rockwheel makes limestone trenching a breeze.

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