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Early works will begin in 2020 to build two new stations and a two-kilometre skybridge to remove four more level crossings in Melbourne.
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Victoria to build two new stations and a skyrail

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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.
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NSW named top spender on public infrastructure

For the third year in a row, New South Wales has led the nation in public infrastructure investment, according to … 276
Tenders are open to rebuild the $25 million South Australian Dog Fence, which spans 2150 kilometres and will require 71,000 timber posts, 127,500 steel droppers and more than 7000 kilometres of wire.
Contracts & Tenders, Industry News, Latest News, Projects, South Australia

Contractors sought for $25M SA Dog Fence rebuild

Tenders are open to rebuild the $25 million South Australian Dog Fence, which spans 2150 kilometres and will require 71,000 … 308
A US-based chemical company will begin manufacturing phenolic resins, a key component in fire-resistant cladding, at its Brimbank site in Melbourne.
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Construction chemical manufacturer expands scope with phenolic resins

A US-based chemical company will begin manufacturing phenolic resins, a key component in fire-resistant cladding, at its Brimbank site in … 181
The $280 million Granville Harbour Wind Farm has hit a milestone with 11 kilometres of transmission line and a switching station successfully built in preparation for the wind farm.
Industry News, Latest News, Projects, Tasmania

Construction hits milestone on Granville Harbour Wind Farm

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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.
Bentley Systems has announced the acquisition of two digital technology companies at its Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference.

Bentley Systems acquires two technology companies

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A new report has found that the construction industry is the most targeted by ransomware globally, most likely due to market factors making it difficult to invest in IT staffing or services.
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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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To combat acoustic intrusion, researchers from the University of Auckland have been awarded around $1 million to develop a new type of wall.

Researchers to engineer new soundproof wall

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A US-based chemical company will begin manufacturing phenolic resins, a key component in fire-resistant cladding, at its Brimbank site in Melbourne.
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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Australian aerial imagery company Nearmap has unveiled its new 3D platform, which offers tools to improve construction, urban planning, tenders and more.

Nearmap launches 3D on its web app

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Designs for 13 public schools have been revealed, as part of the South Australian Government’s $1.3 billion investment into capital works, with architects appointed for each.
A new Northern Territory-based $500 million methanol plant could see the creation of 1000 construction jobs.

Plan to build Darwin City Deal released

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The Western Australian Government has selected its Builder of Choice for a $13 million central Fremantle project fitout project.

Builder selected for $13M fitout contract

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Consultation has begun with communities in the Sydney suburbs of Rydalmere and Pyrmont to determine strategic station options for Sydney Metro West.

Sydney Metro seeks feedback on strategic station options

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A contractor has been selected to build the Art Gallery for New South Wales Sydney Modern Project, which remains on track to be delivered within its $344 million budget.

Construction begins on $344M Sydney Modern expansion

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The ribbon has been cut on a $130 million hotel located at Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne, the first five-star hotel built outside the citty’s CBD.

Ribbon cut on $130M Chadstone Hotel project

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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.

Designs revealed for Western Sydney Airport

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