WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Infrastructure WA garners support

Infrastructure WA garners supportLock icon2

The Property Council has confirmed its strong support for Infrastructure WA in a submission lodged with the state government this week.

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WA's building sector suffers another major blow with BCL Group collapse

WA's building sector suffers another major blow with BCL Group collapse

Western Australia's building industry has suffered another major blow with BCL Group going into liquidation and the state's subcontractors being saddled with further debts totalling hundreds of thousands of dollars, with fears within the sector that more builders could go under.

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Independent Infrastructure WA board to streamline capital works

Independent Infrastructure WA board to streamline capital works

New capital works advisory body Infrastructure WA will help to take the politics out of the state's infrastructure planning in order to better develop the state and further secure Commonwealth funds for major projects, according to premier Mark McGowan.

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Kwik Logistics expands on fleet in WA

Kwik Logistics expands on fleet in WALock icon2

Crane hire and transport services company Kwik Logistics has expanded on its fleet of cranes in light of an expected turnaround in the Western Australian construction market, according to company operations manager Gordon Smith-Gander.

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Wu Yi DORIC breaks new ground

Wu Yi DORIC breaks new ground

A new giant has emerged in the construction sector with the unveiling of a historic agreement between Western Australia's Doric Group and international construction company China Wu Yi.

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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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