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Apr 22, 2020
Milestone for Gladstone community precinct works

Milestone for Gladstone community precinct works

More than 14,000 cubic metres of dirt has been cut, filled and compacted at Gladstone’s new Philip Street Communities and Families Precinct. Blomfield Excavations was awarded a $4.9 million contract for the Philip Street Precinct Stage 1a external works in August last year, and on-site work began in January. Having reached the ‘cut to fill’… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Apr 21, 2020
Civil sector well placed for  works boost in COVID-19 response

Civil sector well placed for works boost in COVID-19 response

A survey of civil contractors nationwide has highlighted the sector’s capacity to take on additional infrastructure projects and hire more workers, a peak industry body says. Civil Contractors Federation National surveyed companies between April 4 and April 14, receiving responses from 228 companies (17.5 per cent from Queensland). Respondents were asked to provide an indication… This...

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Apr 21, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From quarry products to valuation services, road resurfacing to reservoir lining and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Wed, 22 April 2020 2:00 PMWRC009739: 500.2020.0032 Cannonvale Water Network Augmentation Stages 1A and 1B Whitsunday Regional CouncilWed, 22 April 2020 2:00 PMLB009736: LBR287 SEQ Supply & Delivery Quarry Products, Geosynthetics (HDP...

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Apr 14, 2020
Civil contractors seek widespread works measures

Civil contractors seek widespread works measures

The Civil Contractors Federation of Queensland is calling for a works program similar to a flood recovery program to be rolled out state-wide in response to the COVID-19 crisis. This would be in addition to the acceleration of QTrip (Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program) spending under the proposal being advocated by the peak industry… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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Apr 13, 2020
Roadworks strategies to keep jobs rolling

Roadworks strategies to keep jobs rolling

The State Government is looking at fast-tracking projects and boosting investment in the road network as it works to safeguard jobs during the COVID-19 crisis. Queensland Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said he had recently convened the first in a series of high level meetings with civil contractors on the issue. “Nothing is… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland me...

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Mar 27, 2020
Green light for $21m in regional resilience works

Green light for $21m in regional resilience works

The Federal and State governments have given the green light for $21 million worth of infrastructure resilience projects in regional communities impacted by the 2019 monsoon trough. Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud said this round of funding included more than $17 million to improve regional road networks. “Today’s announcement is in addition to more than… This content is for...

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Mar 25, 2020
A dozer-led virus challenge

A dozer-led virus challenge

The best way to address the fallout of COVID-19 is with a dozer blade according to the North Queensland Civil Construction Association (NQCCA). There were shovel-ready projects ready to absorb labour, build infrastructure and boost the economy said NQCCA President Phil Cassell. Federally funded project priorities in Queensland include: Cairns Southern Access Corridor – $180mCairns… Th...

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