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The Victorian Government has released new planning guidelines for large scale solar farms to inform decision makers, developers and communities.
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Fulton Hogan joins group to tender for renewable energy

Fulton Hogan has joined a group of Melbourne universities and business to support renewable energy through a power purchase tender. 198
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NSW completes billion dollars worth of school infrastructure upgrades

More than $1 billion of works has been completed on school infrastructure across New South Wales this year, with 42 … 122
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Underfunding hurting Australia’s urban transformation

A new report has found that underfunding, a lack of vision and institutional silos are hampering Australia’s cities and regions’ … 137
Four new members have been appointed to the Infrastructure Australia Board to further strengthen the organisations's skills and expertise.
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Infrastructure Australia appoints new board members

Four new members have been appointed to the Infrastructure Australia Board to further strengthen the organisations’s skills and expertise. 190
The Western Australian Government has opened a six week request for tender process for the rail component of the $69 million METRONET Denny Avenue level crossing removal project.
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New chair for TasRail

Tasmanian Infrastructure Minister Michael Ferguson has announced the appointment of a new chair for TasRail, succeeding outgoing chair Samantha Hogg. … 86

Construction Technology

Construction software developer Bluebeam has announced the latest version off its flagship project efficiency program, Revu 2019.

Bluebeam releases upgraded Revu 2019

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An infrastructure maintenance company has implemented one of the first deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) to allow bridge and tunnel owners detect changes before they can escalate into large-sale failures.
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A new safety campaign is warning New South Wales builders to beware asbestos lurking in more places than expected.

Asbestos warning for the NSW building industry

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An interim report on the findings of the investigation of Sydney’s Opal Tower Apartment building has found the building is structurally sound and not in danger of collapse.

NSW named top spender on public infrastructure

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The University of Queensland (UQ) has developed a database of building materials to help the construction industry assess the risk of combustible cladding.

UQ unveils combustible cladding database

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Four Australian projects have been selected as finalists for the Bentley System’s Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards.
Australia could become a leader in using Artificial intelligence (AI) to design and build better cities, towns and infrastructure, according to a roadmap developed by CSIRO.
Tasmania has recorded the highest number of monthly dwelling approvals in a decade, with 369 being reported, which is expected to continue according to the state government.

Nominations open for 2019 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards

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Frasers Property Australia has acquired a 48.7-hectare site for $31 million dollars, provisionally approved for up to 700 homes, parks, conservation areas, retail space and roads.
With the Coalition likely to form a majority government, Inside Construction looks into how its First Home Loan Deposit Scheme could impact the construction industry.
The Western Sydney International Airport project has hit a major milestone, with contractors moving one million cubic metres of earth.

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Construction has begun on the $70 million Pimpama Sports Hub project on the Gold Coast, following a sod-turning ceremony.

Sod turned on $70M Pimpama Sports Hub

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Western Sydney International Airport has released the first designs, showcasing the new terminal building, following a competition to find a designer.

Western Sydney Airport chooses terminal precinct engineer

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RDO Equipment’s Mark Kuhn explains the company’s Australian relaunch of John Deere machinery, with new excavators and dump trucks rolling out across the country over the next year.
John Holland has reached a major milestone in the construction of its new headquarters, topping out the building on Melbourne’s Flinders Street.

John Holland tops out new Melbourne HQ

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