NORTHERN TERRITORY

Gantry system pioneer reflects on early project in Alice Springs

Gantry system pioneer reflects on early project in Alice SpringsLock icon

In the 1990s, Bernie Lynch (The Lynch Mob) was like many other small crane owners in operating a Franna in his local market. He had his "light bulb moment" in 1997, when he purchased a US-made Lift Systems gantry.

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Construction of $800M pipeline commences

Construction of $800M pipeline commences

Construction of Jemena's $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline, which will bring Northern Territory gas to the east coast, official commenced this week.

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Monadelphous secures $170M contracts

Monadelphous secures $170M contracts

Engineering firm Monadelphous Group has secured new construction and fabrication contracts with a combined value of some $170 million

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Continued investment in North Australian infrastructure

Continued investment in North Australian infrastructure

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is offering up to $5 billion over five years in concessional finance to encourage and complement private sector investment in infrastructure that would benefit Northern Australia. This can include developments in airports, communications, energy, ports, rail and water.

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Commitment to upgrade Outback Way underway

Commitment to upgrade Outback Way underway

The federal government has announced work will start on upgrading a 5.5 km section of the Plenty Highway in the Harts Range area about 215 km north-east of Alice Springs, with the project awarded to NT-based Ostojic Group.

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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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Taking business to the next level in WA & NT

Taking business to the next level in WA & NTLock icon

Donald Cant Watts Corke recently announced a new line-up in their senior management team, with Neil Dickson appointed to the role of managing director.

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Introducing Jasper - the tower crane

Introducing Jasper - the tower crane

The "name the crane" competition, run by Northern Territory Government and Lendlease, received nearly 200 entries from seven local primary schools, with the winner announced this week.

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Newly elected NT chief minister appoints ministry

Newly elected NT chief minister appoints ministry

The ballots have all been counted in an election that saw the incumbent Northern Territory government defeated in spectacular fashion. Now the new NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner has appointed his new ministry that will influence the territory's construction sector.

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Coordinating a big lift in Darwin

Coordinating a big lift in Darwin

A large discovery of hydrocarbon liquids has been found in the Browse Basin some 220 kilometres off the northern coast of Western Australia. Currently in its final stage of construction, the Ichthys LNG Project is ranked amongst the most significant oil and gas projects in the world and it is a joint venture between Perth-based Inpex who are the operators, Total, CPC Corporation Taiwan, and the Australian subsidiaries of Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric Power, Chubu Electric Power, and Toho Gas.

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