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May 11, 2020
Tenders called for next stage of water pipeline project

Tenders called for next stage of water pipeline project

Townsville City Council is calling tenders to construct the next section of pipe for the Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project. Mayor Jenny Hill said the 3.8km section of pipe would connect with work currently underway to extend the pipeline from the Haughton River. “The Federal Government’s commitment to fund stage 2 means council has been able… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland m...

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Apr 30, 2020
Infrastructure in focus in COVID-19 fightback

Infrastructure in focus in COVID-19 fightback

Infrastructure Minister Cameron Dick says it is full steam ahead for the Queensland Government’s infrastructure program, despite COVID-19. Mr Dick said also the government was working closely with the private sector to bring forward approvals and drive investment into major projects and development opportunities. “I have tasked Queensland’s Coordinator-General to work with key executives from̷...

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Apr 30, 2020
Decmil adds Bruce Highway works to order book

Decmil adds Bruce Highway works to order book

Decmil has been named as preferred tenderer for an $11.5 million contract for roadworks on the Bruce Highway between Rockhampton and Benaraby. Work starts in May on the project, which will include road widening, centreline treatment, barrier installation, culvert replacement and rehabilitation. The Queensland road project was among two contract wins the company announced this… This content ...

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Apr 29, 2020
Civil training scheme to add trade-ready workers

Civil training scheme to add trade-ready workers

People seeking a stepping stone into the civil construction industry are being urged to check out a program kicking off in Rockhampton on May 11. Queensland’s Civil Contractors Federation is launching the Trade Ready Program to further job readiness and skills through selected construction short courses. Participants who successfully complete the four-week training program will… This conten...

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Apr 28, 2020
Green light for Calcium cattle complex

Green light for Calcium cattle complex

Townsville City Council has given the go-ahead for the development of a live cattle holding yard and feedlot facility on 195ha at Calcium. Planning and Development Committee chair Les Walker said the Woodstock Pastoral Services development would have the capacity to accommodate 20,000 head of cattle. The facility is proposed to be developed in four… This content is for iQ Industry Queenslan...

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Apr 27, 2020
Federal fund to support innovative safety projects

Federal fund to support innovative safety projects

Applications are open for $2 million in grants towards road safety research and technology development. Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Michael McCormack has announced Round 1 of the Australian Government’s $12 million Road Safety Innovation Fund. “The fund will target innovating projects addressing priority areas including improving road safety in regional and remote a...

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Apr 24, 2020
Earthworks underway for $60m artillery shell plant

Earthworks underway for $60m artillery shell plant

Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions has begun construction of its $60 million artillery shell forging plant at Maryborough. Heavy machinery moved in during March to begin the process of preparing the 4ha greenfield site for a 7000sqm factory. More than 90 workers will be needed at the peak of construction, while 100 ongoing jobs will be created when… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland m...

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Apr 24, 2020
Restructure boost to monsoon-hit communities

Restructure boost to monsoon-hit communities

The Aurukun Access Road gets $1.2 million resilience project funding to help the community better withstand extreme events. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Apr 22, 2020
Council to fast-track Cairns CBD projects

Council to fast-track Cairns CBD projects

Cairns Regional Council is fast-tracking more than $8.3 million worth of projects in the CBD as part of a third wave of COVID-19 measures to assist businesses and the community. Erosion control along the Cairns Esplanade and renewal of the Lagoon pool plaza are among a number of significant projects to be brought forward. The… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In R...

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