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CIMIC setting an example for construction & engineering sustainability

CIMIC setting an example for construction & engineering sustainability

CIMIC Group's commitment to sustainability has again been recognised by their inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Australia Index, becoming the only construction and engineering company to receive the acknowledgement.

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Hundreds of bridge upgrades across Australia

Hundreds of bridge upgrades across Australia

The federal government has released the list of projects funded under round three of the national Bridges Renewal Program.

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Intel insight: data is the new oil

Intel insight: data is the new oilLock icon

Intel launch a new drone data analysis platform, capable of detecting changes between inspections.

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$70M project pipeline for Downer

$70M project pipeline for Downer

Downer EDI has a $70 million pipeline of projects for its Maryborough workshop, some 255km north of Brisbane.

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Another Pacific Highway upgrade contract awarded

Another Pacific Highway upgrade contract awarded

NSW Roads and Maritime Services has awarded another contract for upgrade works on the Pacific Highway, this time to deliver a 34km section between Devils Pulpit and Richmond River.

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Caterpillar reports Q2 results

Caterpillar reports Q2 results

Caterpillar Inc. recently announced second-quarter 2017 sales and revenues of US$11.3 billion (AU$14.23 billion), compared with US$10.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016.

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Erosion and sediment control superstars named

Erosion and sediment control superstars named

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) has named the finalists of the Environmental Excellence Award and winner of the Innovation, Contribution and Education (ICE) Award

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WestConnex final environmental statement released; 8 things to note

WestConnex final environmental statement released; 8 things to noteLock icon

The environmental impact statement (EIS) for the WestConnex M4-M5 Link - the final stage of the $16.8 billion toll road - was released recently.

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Pre-fab concrete from recycled glass is lighter, cheaper and stronger

Pre-fab concrete from recycled glass is lighter, cheaper and stronger

Melbourne researchers working on how to incorporate waste glass into pre-fabricated concrete structures say they are creating a product that is light, strong and cheaper than current construction methods.

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Komatsu sets up new market innovation team

Komatsu sets up new market innovation team

Komatsu Australia has established a new management team focusing on market innovation, building on the company's successful implementation of information communications technology to take advantage of Komatsu's developing technologies and innovations, so it can drive further customer benefits.

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