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Stantec signs letter of intent to acquire TDG

Stantec signs letter of intent to acquire TDG

Global design firm Stantec is strengthening its New Zealand and Australia-based capabilities with the planned acquisition of Wellington, NZ-based consulting transportation engineering firm Traffic Design Group (TDG).

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Beat the rust

Beat the rust

Infrastructure owners and managers need to have an asset base that is safe and reliable, while maintaining acceptable levels of service for the duration of the expected life of the asset.

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IPA appoints new CEO

IPA appoints new CEO

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) has appointed a new CEO to replace long-serving CEO Brendan Lyon, who leaves in Q2, 2018.

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Donald Cant Watts Corke drives growth in SA

Donald Cant Watts Corke drives growth in SA

Project management services provider Donald Cant Watts Corke has appointed a transport and infrastructure expert as managing director of its South Australian office to drive growth in the state.

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Arup settles $2.2B lawsuit

Arup settles $2.2B lawsuit

UK consulting engineer Arup has settled an estimated $2.2 billion lawsuit over allegedly misleading traffic forecast models for Australia's Brisbane Airport Link Tunnel.

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Former AFL umpire appointed new head of the ABCC

Former AFL umpire appointed new head of the ABCC

A veteran AFL umpire has been appointed as the new head of the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) to replace Nigel Hadkiss, who resigned in September 2017, after admitting he breached the Fair Work Act.

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New agreement will pave the way for nationally consistent asset management

New agreement will pave the way for nationally consistent asset management

Two asset management organisations have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to promote a nationally consistent approach to managing public infrastructure assets.

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Tackling Indigenous youth employment

Tackling Indigenous youth employment

Engineering consultant Jacobs is joining forces with the National Rugby League to promote Indigenous youth employment in Australia.

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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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OpenRoads paves the way for nature parks

OpenRoads paves the way for nature parksLock icon2

Rachel Rogers, application marketing director for Bentley's civil design, explains how Bentley's OpenRoads design software created a trail system for Philip Island Nature Parks without impinging on the habitat.

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