QUEENSLAND

$70M project pipeline for Downer

$70M project pipeline for Downer

Downer EDI has a $70 million pipeline of projects for its Maryborough workshop, some 255km north of Brisbane.

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Winners are grinners

Winners are grinnersLock icon

The winners of the Queensland 2017 CCF Earth Awards were recently announced at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, showcasing the best technologies and practices by Queensland civil contractors.

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Cross River Rail CEO appointed; industry briefing announced

Cross River Rail CEO appointed; industry briefing announced

A permanent Cross River Rail CEO has been appointed ahead of an industry briefing that will be held in Brisbane on August 30.

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The Buy Queensland strategy breaks international trade deals

The Buy Queensland strategy breaks international trade deals

The Queensland government's new controversial procurement strategy stacks the deck of public tenders against interstate and international suppliers, and is illegitimate under Australia's free trade agreements.

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 Heavy haulage specialist grows

Heavy haulage specialist grows

A WA transport and logistics company is expecting growth in Queensland's mining, resources and infrastructure sectors over the next 18 months. To tap into these opportunities, the company has not only set up shop in the Sunshine state, it has also expanded its network across the eastern seaboard.

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Contract awarded for Mackay Ring Road Stage 1

Contract awarded for Mackay Ring Road Stage 1

Work on Mackay Ring Road is due to start in the coming weeks, now that a tenderer has been selected for Stage 1 of the project.

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M1 upgrade underway

M1 upgrade underway

The early works contract for the Pacific Motorway between Mudgeeraba and Varsity Lakes in Queensland has been awarded, as Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk offers details about the upcoming tenders.

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McNab taps Procore for 24/7 digital connectivity to physical jobsites

McNab taps Procore for 24/7 digital connectivity to physical jobsitesLock icon

In light of increased pressure on governments and construction companies to complete projects on time and within budget, Procore's project management tool has enabled Australian construction firm, McNab, to drive efficiencies throughout the business via technology.

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Building Queensland identifies priority infrastructure proposals

Building Queensland identifies priority infrastructure proposals

The Palaszczuk government has welcomed the release of Building Queensland's latest Infrastructure Pipeline Report, which identified 23 priority proposals for the Queensland state government to consider.

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Lifting and hauling company appoints voluntary administrators

Lifting and hauling company appoints voluntary administrators

Voluntary administrators have been appointed for Australian Road Express and its subsidiaries as well as Rivet Mining Services East Holdco and its subsidiaries, the RMS East Group. The latter comprises heavy haulage and crane depots in Newcastle (NSW) as well as Rockhampton and Emerald (Qld).

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