WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Valmec awarded $30m construction contracts

Valmec awarded $30m construction contracts

Valmec Limited has secured new turnkey construction contracts in the gas and resources sectors, notably pipeline work in Western Australia and Queensland.

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Tenderers shortlisted to deliver Perth's first Smart Freeway

Tenderers shortlisted to deliver Perth's first Smart Freeway

Potential contractors for Western Australia's $47 million Kwinana Freeway Smart Freeways project with Intelligent Transport Alliance, Perth Smart Alliance and SmartWays Alliance having been invited to submit proposals by March 2018.

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Positive forecast for WA infrastructure

Positive forecast for WA infrastructure

Infrastructure investment will play an important role in driving WA's economy as it continues to transition from the resources boom to sustainable growth, according to the 2018 Western Australian Infrastructure Report, launched by the Civil Contractors Federation WA in conjunction with BIS Oxford Economics.

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Q&A: People and culture key to HSE

Q&A: People and culture key to HSELock icon2

BGC Contracting national health & safety manager Jenny Jones was awarded the Shape Outstanding Achievement in Safety Award at the National Association of Women in Construction WA awards last month.

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Comansa CM supplied for Perth Stadium construction

Comansa CM supplied for Perth Stadium construction

Crane rental company WA Universal Rigging and Cranes has supplied eight 21CM290 tower cranes from Comansa CM (sister brand of Linden Comansa) for the construction of the Perth Stadium in Burswood.

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BHP awards $75M contract

BHP awards $75M contract

The first phase of a $105 million project to upgrade and expand the Mulla Mulla village in WA has been awarded.

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All-girl build the goal for Hi-Vis Women

All-girl build the goal for Hi-Vis WomenLock icon2

An all-girl build is the vision of Linda Hamilton, winner of the CBRE Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 National Association of Women in Construction Awards. The awards recognise women making an impact in WA's construction industry.

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CCFWA: public infrastructure key to sustainable economy

CCFWA: public infrastructure key to sustainable economy

The Civil Contractors Federation of Western Australia (CCFWA) has highlighted civil construction's role in WA's post-boom economy as a potential source of optimism for the industry.

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Final stage of NorthLink WA underway

Final stage of NorthLink WA underway

The NorthLink WA project's Northern Section is underway, with CPB Contractors expected to complete work on the highway by mid-2019

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Role of autonomous trucks about to get bigger

Role of autonomous trucks about to get biggerLock icon2

Many of the technological developments seen in today's construction sector has its origins in mining and autonomous vehicles are a good example.

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