INFRASTRUCTURE

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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French construction giant frontrunner in Seymour Whyte takeover race

French construction giant frontrunner in Seymour Whyte takeover race

Brisbane-based civil engineering group Seymour Whyte is reportedly considering a non-binding conditional proposal by French construction firm Vinci worth up to $126 million.

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New BIM framework launched

New BIM framework launched

The Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC) and the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) have released the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Knowledge and Skills Framework.

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Laing O'Rourke makes efforts to resolve Ichthys dispute

Laing O'Rourke makes efforts to resolve Ichthys dispute

Laing O'Rourke recently announced it has demobilised approximately 800 of its people from the Ichthys LNG Tanks Project in Darwin.

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Global solutions for the local market - Part 1

Global solutions for the local market - Part 1

IFS are a global software solutions company that specialises in providing business software across three core areas: enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM), and enterprise services management (ESM).

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NorthernPathways to deliver New Grafton Correctional Centre project

NorthernPathways to deliver New Grafton Correctional Centre project

The NorthernPathways consortium has announced that they have been named preferred bidder for the New Grafton Correctional Centre (NGCC) project.

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Knauf manufacturing plant opening in QLD

Knauf manufacturing plant opening in QLD

QLD Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt has toured the construction site of a $70 million plasterboard manufacturing facility near Bundaberg that will deliver dozens of new ongoing jobs when completed.

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Construction productivity high in Australia

Construction productivity high in Australia

Australia is among only a handful of countries that have managed to combine high measured productivity with comparatively fast growth in the construction sector, says McKinsey & Company.

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$300 million build set for Sydney's east

$300 million build set for Sydney's east

Greenland Australia has announced they have signed a design and construction contract with Australian contractor Probuild to deliver a $300 million mixed-use project, Omnia in Potts Point.

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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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