QUEENSLAND

Rock Trade industries aims for full resource utilisation at quarry

Rock Trade industries aims for full resource utilisation at quarryLock icon2

While sandstone extraction for dimension block at Helidon (QLD) has a history going back more than a century, Scotbar Pty Ltd, trading as Rock Trade Industries (RTI), has a thoroughly modern approach to this, with a focus on sustainability.

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QLD rolls out new laws

QLD rolls out new laws

Following the commencement of Queensland's mandatory labour hire licensing laws this week - an Australian-first - Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has launched the Labour Hire Licensing Scheme.

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Labor makes Cross River Rail a priority

Labor makes Cross River Rail a priority

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has guaranteed to partially fund Queensland's Cross River Rail project if Labor wins the next federal election.

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Turnbull government's $1B commitment to the M1 motorway

Turnbull government's $1B commitment to the M1 motorway

A billion dollars has been put on the table to clear congestion on two of Queensland's busiest stretches of highway, as Gold Coast businesses blame traffic chaos warnings for lacklustre trade.

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Second collaborative Constructioneering Academy initiative launched

Second collaborative Constructioneering Academy initiative launched

Topcon Positioning Group and Bentley Systems have announced the second collaborative Constructioneering Academy initiative, scheduled for April 12, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.

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Port of Brisbane study to canvass rail links

Port of Brisbane study to canvass rail links

Queensland's rail freight needs will soon be drawn into sharp focus with the Australian and Queensland governments formally agreeing to canvass options on how to best serve one of the nation's most important ports.

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Major blitz planned for Queensland's vehicle loading cranes

Major blitz planned for Queensland's vehicle loading cranes

Queensland authorities are planning to look closely at firms with vehicle loading cranes (VLCs) and related equipment due to recent fatal incidents and other accidents highlighting safety and compliance issues with the machines in the state.

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Introducing an advanced object detection system

Introducing an advanced object detection systemLock icon2

PlantMech and its sister company Premier Rock Machinery (PRM) have developed a strong reputation for installing and designing auxiliary hydraulic systems and selling and supporting innovative quality hydraulic attachments including the Montabert range of rock breakers and drifters and the unique Movax excavator-mounted piling equipment in Australia and New Zealand.

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John Holland wins $225m contract for Sunshine Coast Airport expansion

John Holland wins $225m contract for Sunshine Coast Airport expansionLock icon2

Australian contractor John Holland has secured a contract worth $225 million to build a new runway at the Sunshine Coast Airport located in Queensland, Australia.

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Construction safety guides released

Construction safety guides released

Pro-Visual Publishing has released the 2018 NSW and Queensland Construction Site Safety Guides.

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