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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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Solving the logistics puzzle

Solving the logistics puzzleLock icon2

The logistics of a construction project can be a pain in the proverbial for a principal contractor. The primary focus tends to be on how you build something rather than how you get the "building blocks" to site.

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Uncertainty surrounding Ichtys LNG start-up

Uncertainty surrounding Ichtys LNG start-up

Workers constructing the US$37 billion (AU$48.65 billion) Ichtys LNG project in Darwin may have returned to the site following its closure after a fatality last week but there are questions about the facility's start-up date, considering access to some parts of the site are still inaccessible.

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Western Sydney Airport update

Western Sydney Airport update

Paul Fletcher, Minister for Urban Infrastructure provides an update on the Western Sydney Airport project.

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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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CCF Earth Awards winners announced

CCF Earth Awards winners announced

The Civil Contractors Federation (CCF), has announced the winners of the 2017 CCF National Earth Awards that recognise excellence in civil construction projects across Australia, in addition to recognising outstanding Civil Train Trainees of the Year.

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Brisbane's new runway project into final phase

Brisbane's new runway project into final phaseLock icon2

The recent awarding of the Airfield Works contract to Skyway, a joint venture of BMD Construction Pty Ltd and CPB Contractors Pty Limited (a member of the CIMIC Group), marks the start of the final phase of 3.3km parallel runway at Brisbane Airport that will be operational in 2020, and meets Brisbane Airport's projected capacity needs to 2050 and beyond.

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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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PT. FKA Global cuts Sumatera tollway costs for Indonesian government

PT. FKA Global cuts Sumatera tollway costs for Indonesian governmentLock icon2

ProjectWise and Power InRoads propel development and interconnection among Sumatera island's seven provinces.

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