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IAQ industry survey: political instability hampering infrastructure

IAQ industry survey: political instability hampering infrastructure

The first in the Infrastructure Association of Queensland's longitudinal industry surveys has been released today, with political instability proving a drag on business confidence despite moderately positive conditions.

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Constructionarium Australia presents second project

Constructionarium Australia presents second project

A VIP function in early November presented the 2017 Constructionarium Australia project at the Construction Training Centre in Salisbury (Brisbane), where the project was built.

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Seymour Whyte acquired

Seymour Whyte acquired

Global construction firm, VINCI Construction, has acquired Queensland-based Seymour Whyte.

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QLD coroner pushes for pick-and-carry 60km/h speed limit, additional driver training

QLD coroner pushes for pick-and-carry 60km/h speed limit, additional driver training

A Queensland coroner investigating a fatal crash involving a mobile articulated steering crane has handed down recommendations around the vehicles, including a 60km/h national speed limit, and changes to training and licensing.

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Industrial manslaughter bill passes Queensland Parliament

Industrial manslaughter bill passes Queensland Parliament

Industrial manslaughter will become an offence attracting lengthy jail time and significant fines in Queensland after legislation passed state Parliament.

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Mammoet expands on Australia's East and West coasts

Mammoet expands on Australia's East and West coasts

The new yard at Perth Naval Base and new office in Brisbane CBD bring Mammoet closer to their clients.

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Is there a safe harbour for a sinking ship?

Is there a safe harbour for a sinking ship?Lock icon2

Data released by SVP Partners recently suggested that more than 80 Gold Coast construction companies are on the verge of collapse, highlighting that contractor insolvency in Queensland's building and construction industry remains a very significant issue.

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CPB begins work on Mackay Ring Road

CPB begins work on Mackay Ring Road

Work has commenced on Mackay and Whitesunday's massive - the government says largest ever - road infrastructure project with the first sod officially turned on stage one of the Mackay Ring Road project last week.

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Queensland's $8.7M boost for vital Indigenous infrastructure

Queensland's $8.7M boost for vital Indigenous infrastructure

The Palaszczuk government has committed $8.7 million to ensure the people of Doomadgee and Mornington Island have access to vital public infrastructure.

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Cranes - the perfect muse

Cranes - the perfect muse

Proving that cranes are more than just workhorses of the construction industry, one self-styled post-postmodern artist is taking to the hills of Paddington in Brisbane to showcase his crane art.

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