INDUSTRY NEWS

IAQ supportive of Palaszczuk's new economic ministers

IAQ supportive of Palaszczuk's new economic ministers

The returning Queensland Labor government's revamped approach to the economy is already winning praise from industry, with Infrastructure Australia Queensland welcoming the ministerial team responsible.

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More work to be done to realise full transport reform benefits

More work to be done to realise full transport reform benefits

The fifth edition of the National Transport Reform Implementation Monitoring Report highlights that most jurisdictions (with the exception of WA and NT) are now operating under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

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NHVR pushing preparedness for new CoR laws

NHVR pushing preparedness for new CoR laws

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) continues its informational blitz ahead of upcoming changes to chain of responsibility (CoR) laws.

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Major progress on Western Sydney roads package

Major progress on Western Sydney roads package

Motorists in Western Sydney are seeing results from the Australian and NSW governments' $3.6 billion investment in local roads, with major milestones achieved over the past 12 months.

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Australia ranks fifth in CMS Infrastructure Index

Australia ranks fifth in CMS Infrastructure Index

The Asia-Pacific region is predicted to be a dominant driver in global infrastructure investment according to a report released by international law firm CMS.

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Boring Company breaking new ground

Boring Company breaking new ground

Elon Musk, the man responsible for South Australia's new 100MW lithium-ion battery bank, is tackling urban gridlock with a civil engineering venture.

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Dubai expo signs $4B in contracts in 2017

Dubai expo signs $4B in contracts in 2017

Dubai's 2020 World Expo is powering ahead, with AUD$3.86bn of construction contracts signed in this year alone.

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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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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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3000T bridge transported and installed

3000T bridge transported and installed

In a first for Australian civil engineering at this scale, Adelaide's Darlington Upgrade project has seen a 3000-tonne, 180-metre bridge built off-site and moved into position over the weekend.

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