QUEENSLAND

Budget confirms record investment in QLD infrastructure

Budget confirms record investment in QLD infrastructureLock icon2

Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) will deliver $21.7 billion of investment over the next four years.

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36-month construction phase for $1B wind farm

36-month construction phase for $1B wind farmLock icon2

The Queensland government has given development approval for a billion-dollar wind farm consisting of up to 195 wind turbines at Clarke Creek, 150km north west of Rockhampton. The proposed wind farm is set to be the biggest in the state and one of the largest in the country.

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Changing the face of construction - Brisbane woman leads the shift

Changing the face of construction - Brisbane woman leads the shiftLock icon2

For years Alison Price referred to herself as the office manager of her now multi-million dollar company SoilCyclers, as she competed with the big boys on major roads, mining, waste and soil remediation projects.

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Case study: Black Cat to go with Cat Next Gen technology

Case study: Black Cat to go with Cat Next Gen technologyLock icon2

Nambour-based contractor Black Cat Civil was an early adopter of the F-series Cat excavators that were the first generation "Age of Smart Iron" machines with a number of integrated technologies that included the option of automated digging using 3D control.

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Pipeline of major projects for Queensland on the rise

Pipeline of major projects for Queensland on the rise

The Queensland government has welcomed the release of the Queensland Major Projects Pipeline Report, which shows significant rise in major project work in the state.

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Queensland agrees on extra $487m to bring M1 road improvements early

Queensland agrees on extra $487m to bring M1 road improvements early

Two sections of the M1 motorway between Brisbane and Gold Coast will be upgraded much sooner than planned, with the Queensland government agreeing to spend the $487 million they previously said they weren't willing to pay.

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Neoen wins approval for huge wind & storage project near Cairns

Neoen wins approval for huge wind & storage project near Cairns

The Queensland state government has granted planning approvals to French renewable energy company Neoen for the development of a $300 million green power hub at Kaban, 80km southwest of Cairns.

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Accelerating workflows

Accelerating workflows

Position Partners recently hosted The Constructioneering Academy in Brisbane with Topcon and Bentley Institute.

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Government allocates $800m to fast-track Bruce Highway upgrade

Government allocates $800m to fast-track Bruce Highway upgrade

A billion-dollar upgrade of the Bruce Highway will be fast-tracked after the Federal government recently allocated $800 million to the project to complete the biggest and most expensive leg of the upgrade.

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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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