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Local Government

Mar 25, 2021
Plastic fantastic underfoot in Isaac upgrades

Plastic fantastic underfoot in Isaac upgrades

Isaac Regional Council is doing its bit to get on top of plastic waste by taking a more environmentally friendly approach to a $700,000 footpath upgrade project. Mayor Anne Baker said the environmental benefits were generated by use of recycled plastic in place of steel mesh for reinforcing concrete. The council is using Fibrecon’s Emesh… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland mem...

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Mar 24, 2021
Key Smithfield trunk road set for upgrade

Key Smithfield trunk road set for upgrade

Cairns Regional Council has approved a $5.9 million upgrade of McGregor Rd in Smithfield, to provide motorists with a suitable link to the Smithfield bypass, which is due to be completed late 2021. Construction will be undertaken by the council and local contractors on its register of pre-qualified providers, with the project estimated to support… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Mar 24, 2021
Rockhampton workshop to help suppliers

Rockhampton workshop to help suppliers

Advance Rockhampton’s 2021 Supplier Development Workshop is coming up next week (March 31), with limited spaces remaining.Advance Rockhampton says the program is specifically designed to help break down the challenges faced by small to medium business owners engaging with the resource and project industry.The 2021 workshop will focus on procurement processes including the following key…...

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Mar 12, 2021
New reservoir on the way for Ravenshoe

New reservoir on the way for Ravenshoe

Tablelands Regional Council has awarded two key tenders for major water infrastructure improvements in the Ravenshoe area. Councillor Annette Haydon said work on a new reservoir and associated infrastructure was set to start within the next few weeks and should be complete by the end of the year. Tenders were awarded to King Concreting Queensland… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland ...

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Mar 11, 2021
Works for Queensland pumps extra $200m into regional projects

Works for Queensland pumps extra $200m into regional projects

The State Government is releasing a further $200 million for regional councils under the Works for Queensland program. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the allocations to each of the 65 regional councils would continue a program that local mayors have praised. “The $200 million fourth round of Works for Queensland means that councils outside the South… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Mar 02, 2021
Partnership to grow local business precincts

Partnership to grow local business precincts

Advance Rockhampton has announced a partnership with the Capricornia Chamber of Commerce to pursue a pro-business, pro-Rockhampton agenda.  The partnership looks to increase the level of engagement and collaboration between Advance Rockhampton, the Capricornia Chamber of Commerce and local businesses over the next 12 months, focusing on retail and small business activation, increasing collabo...

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Feb 04, 2021
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From health monitoring to computer hardware, pathway construction to playing lights and more, here is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByFri, 05 February 2021 2:00 PMMBRC010629: Dayboro – Roderick Cruice Park – Netball Court Construction Moreton Bay Regional CouncilMon, 08 February 2021 2:00 PMSDRC010622: 21_104 Septic Receival ...

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Feb 04, 2021
New leader for Mount Isa  infrastructure portfolio

New leader for Mount Isa infrastructure portfolio

Mount Isa City Council has appointed local resident Renee Wallace to the permanent position of director of infrastructure services. Ms Wallace, who was most recently the manager of facilities at Gidgee Healing, is due to begin in her role at council on Monday, February 15. “Renee has extensive and diverse experience in local government and… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members...

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Feb 01, 2021
Council fast-tracks Cairns infrastructure projects

Council fast-tracks Cairns infrastructure projects

Cairns Regional Council will fast-track 14 projects worth more than $5.6 million as part of a Commonwealth Government funding program designed to stimulate additional infrastructure construction. The projects include a $1.5 million upgrade to intersections at Rabaul and Periwinkle streets in Trinity Beach, more than $1.36 million of improvements to Tanks 3, 4 and 5… This content is for iQ I...

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