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Mount Emerald Wind Farm's final turbine raised

Mount Emerald Wind Farm's final turbine raised

Ratch Australian Corporation have announced that it has raised the last of 53 turbines at its 180MW Mount Emerald Wind Farm project - 19 months after construction works first got started.

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Queensland government completes review into Millaa Millaa-Malanda Road issues

Queensland government completes review into Millaa Millaa-Malanda Road issuesLock icon2

The Queensland government has completed its review into Millaa Millaa-Malanda Road in the state's Far North and found a variety of factors contributed to recent sealing issues, including the makeup of the road surfacing material, atmospheric conditions and traffic management.

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$75m investment for Townsville port expansion announced

$75m investment for Townsville port expansion announced

The Federal government is investing $75 million for the Townsville Port expansion to ensure the port remains globally competitive and has the capability to host large cargo and passenger ships, while creating hundreds of jobs and increasing trade opportunities for the state's north.

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Brisbane Airport completes taxiway construction for new runway

Brisbane Airport completes taxiway construction for new runwayLock icon2

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has concluded the construction phase of the first part of the link taxiways, which will connect the new parallel runway with the domestic and international terminals, as well as the rest of the existing airfield.

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Inland Queensland Road Network Strategy launched

Inland Queensland Road Network Strategy launched

The Inland Queensland Road Network Strategy (IQRNS) was launched in Ingham last week at the Northern Alliance of Councils Annual Conference, which aims to help local governments across regional Queensland to better attain government funding for the strategic inland road network.

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First turbine installed at world-first wind-solar-battery hub

First turbine installed at world-first wind-solar-battery hub

The first wind turbine for a world-first utility-scale, on-grid wind, solar and battery storage project has been installed at the Kennedy energy hub in north Queensland.

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QLD government committed to Mates in Construction

QLD government committed to Mates in Construction

Queensland has continued its support for Mates in Construction with new funding.

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Centurion awarded $75m contract with Anglo American

Centurion awarded $75m contract with Anglo AmericanLock icon2

Transport and logistics provider Centurion has been selected by mining company Anglo American as its preferred tenderer for the provision of general transport services for its Bowen Basin operations in a five-year contract worth over $70 million.

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IAQ: improved business sentiment in first half of 2018

IAQ: improved business sentiment in first half of 2018

An Infrastructure Association of Queensland (IAQ) survey released this week noted improved business sentiment in the first half of 2018, with two out of three respondents expecting to see greater activity in the next six months as committed local projects add to a strong national infrastructure outlook.

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Maturing the infrastructure pipeline - round 2

Maturing the infrastructure pipeline - round 2

70 projects that will assist local councils to turn infrastructure projects from promising ideas into solid proposals have been given grant funding under round two of the Maturing the Infrastructure Pipeline Program (MIPP).

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