VICTORIA

CIMIC'S CPB Contractors awarded $1billion Metro Tunnel Works

CIMIC'S CPB Contractors awarded $1billion Metro Tunnel WorksLock icon2

CPB Contractors, as part of the Rail Infrastructure Alliance (RIA), has been awarded a $1 billion package of works by the Victorian government, in support of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project.

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Victorian government to deliver $750m upgrade to Cranbourne line

Victorian government to deliver $750m upgrade to Cranbourne lineLock icon2

Locals in Melbourne's southeast will have more trains, more often, with the re-elected Labor government promising a $750 million upgrade of the Cranbourne line and planning for a new rail link to Clyde.

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Partners Group acquires first stage of 226MW Murra Warra wind farm project

Partners Group acquires first stage of 226MW Murra Warra wind farm project

Global private equity firm Partners Group has acquired the 226MW first stage of Murra Warra Wind Farm (Murra Warra I) project in Victoria for $200 million from RES and Macquarie Capital, who jointly developed the project.

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Over 60 Melb cranes ordered to stop work after investigation into Box Hill death

Over 60 Melb cranes ordered to stop work after investigation into Box Hill death

Work sites across Victoria have been ordered to stop using dozens of cranes and conduct safety checks on others, after a WorkSafe investigation into the death of a construction worker in Melbourne last week, found that a mechanical failure contributed to the fatal accident.

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North East Link road project details released

North East Link road project details released

Designs for the $15.8 billion North East Link project have been released, with new 3D videos, images and maps of the Victorian project.

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Victorian government proposes $50b underground rail loop

Victorian government proposes $50b underground rail loopLock icon2

The Victorian government has announced a massive new suburban rail loop, which will link every suburban train line in Melbourne, as well as Tullamarine Airport, in what is being billed by the state government as the 'biggest public transport project in Australian history'.

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Moorabool wind farm begins construction

Moorabool wind farm begins construction

The first sod of earth has been turned at the site of the 321MW Moorabool wind farm, near Ballan in central western Victoria by Goldwind Australia.

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Global Construction Services awarded concrete contracts worth $24.6m

Global Construction Services awarded concrete contracts worth $24.6m

Perth-based Global Construction Services (GCS) has secured $24.6 million worth of concrete structure works with Watpac Construction on two major building projects in Victoria.

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Buchanans - a small family business looking to the next generation

Buchanans - a small family business looking to the next generationLock icon2

Buchanan Mobile Cranes is one of two family crane businesses that are well established on the Mornington Peninsula - the other being Patterson Crane Hire. Together, these businesses have served the Peninsula well, with each having its own client base but working together when the work requires this.

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CICA on tower crane safety

CICA on tower crane safety

We are in the midst of an (un)official construction boom. According to the RLB Index Q2 2018, there are 684 tower cranes on projects in Australia at the moment with 51% of those in Sydney, 23% in Melbourne and 10% in Brisbane. Of that 684, 493 cranes are in the residential sector.

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