VICTORIA

First tower goes up at Mt Gellibrand wind farm

First tower goes up at Mt Gellibrand wind farm

A 500-tonne crane has lifted up three base sections forming the first 61-metre tower to go up at ACCIONA's Mt Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria.

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West Gate Tunnel EES gets green light

West Gate Tunnel EES gets green light

At the end of November, Victorian Planning Minister, Richard Wynne, signed off on the Environmental Effects Statement (EES) for the West Gate Tunnel Project - a move welcomed by the project proponent, Transurban, and Roads Australia.

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OpenRoads paves the way for nature parks

OpenRoads paves the way for nature parksLock icon2

Rachel Rogers, application marketing director for Bentley's civil design, explains how Bentley's OpenRoads design software created a trail system for Philip Island Nature Parks without impinging on the habitat.

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Airport rail link planning takes off

Airport rail link planning takes off

Plans are underway to give Melbourne the world-class airport rail link it deserves, with the Australian and Victorian governments meeting today to brief key industry and community stakeholders on the project.

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Geelong to host machinery mega-sale

Geelong to host machinery mega-sale

Geelong, in west Victoria, is set to become the heavy-machinery capital of the world on Thursday, November 30, when thousands of international buyers bid on more than 1100 pieces of equipment at the Ritchie Bros. end of year mega-auction.

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Melbourne Metro Rail tunnelling "a huge challenge"

Melbourne Metro Rail tunnelling "a huge challenge"Lock icon2

The next few years will see metro rail tunnelling across the east coast, with a number of these complex projects entering construction phase.

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ICO and ACCIONA sign a $75m loan agreement for wind farm

ICO and ACCIONA sign a $75m loan agreement for wind farm

The president of Instituto de Credito Oficial (ICO) Pablo Zalba and ACCIONA managing director for economics and finance Carlos Arilla have signed an agreement for a loan of $75 million to finance the construction and start-up of the Mt. Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria.

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A mini crawler but not as you know it

A mini crawler but not as you know itLock icon2

Laurie Patterson of Mornington Peninsula (VIC) crane hirer Patterson Crane Hire has developed a reputation over the years of being an innovator with cranes and attachments used with cranes.

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Plan sets course for Vic infrastructure delivery

Plan sets course for Vic infrastructure delivery

The Victorian government has this week released its Victorian Infrastructure Plan, laying out its infrastructure priorities for the next five years and beyond.

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Construction tech start-ups set to be a key driver for change

Construction tech start-ups set to be a key driver for change

More than $98 million have been invested in construction technology or ConstructionTech start-ups since 2016 and a new report has revealed that these start-ups will be a key driver for change in Australian's $134 billion construction sector.

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