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Major architectural awards announced

Major architectural awards announced

THE Australian Institute of Architects have announced the final chapter awards for NSW and Western Australia at events held in each state last week.

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Queensland plumbing industry gets regulatory body

Queensland plumbing industry gets regulatory body

THE Queensland plumbing industry now has a dedicated regulatory body made up of experts from industry organisations, unions and government.

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Merger creates one energy company for Queensland

Merger creates one energy company for Queensland

QUEENSLAND will have a single energy services business after today, with the merger of Ergon Energy and Energex to create Energy Queensland.

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900 trees to be removed to make way for Melbourne Metro

900 trees to be removed to make way for Melbourne Metro

ABOUT 900 trees will be removed as part of the construction of the Melbourne Metro rail project.

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GBCA to deliver new curriculum and ratings for net zero buildings

GBCA to deliver new curriculum and ratings for net zero buildings

THE Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has joined an international campaign to deliver on the objectives of the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change.

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One election, two parties and lots of infrastructure promises

One election, two parties and lots of infrastructure promises

AT this stage its neck and neck according to the latest polls but tomorrow Australians will decide who gets elected to run the country. There have been some big promises especially when it comes to infrastructure from both sides of the political arena.

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CIMIC Group wins $543M of contracts in Hong Kong and India

CIMIC Group wins $543M of contracts in Hong Kong and India

CIMIC Group has been awarded a contract from the Hong Kong government to build the $320 million Columbarium and Garden of Remembrance project.

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BGC Contracting preferred for Kwinana Energy Project

BGC Contracting preferred for Kwinana Energy Project

BGC Contracting has been nominated by Phoenix Energy Australia as the preferred engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the $400 million Kwinana Waste to Energy Project in Western Australia.

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Boom time for election promises on infrastructure spending

Boom time for election promises on infrastructure spending

ON the eve of the federal election, experts from some of Australia’s leading institutions and think tanks including the head of the Better Infrastructure Initiative at Sydney University, Garry Bowditch, have criticised both parties over their poor governance when it comes to infrastructure spending.

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HIA and CFMEU talk apprenticeships in run-up to election

HIA and CFMEU talk apprenticeships in run-up to election

THE importance of apprenticeships can’t be understated for the construction sector, with both the Housing Industry Association (HIA) and the CFMEU making separate pitches in the run-up to the federal election this Saturday.

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