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Civil Contracting

Aug 05, 2021
Bobcat updates mini excavator offering

Bobcat updates mini excavator offering

Bobcat’s new R2-Series compact excavators offer enhanced performance, control and efficiency, according to the manufacturer. Bobcat said the R2-Series update did not include changes to the body framework of the machine, but instead allowed a roll out of new technologies and other advances beyond what was designed for the R-Series excavators.  The updated product line promises… ...

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Aug 05, 2021
New tender system for council work

New tender system for council work

Townsville City Council has rolled out a new tendering system for businesses to secure upcoming work. VendorPanel will be the platform used by external businesses to submit tenders and quotes for upcoming projects, respond to queries and provide updates to registered suppliers. Business Services and Finance Committee chairperson Margie Ryder said the change would make… ...

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Aug 05, 2021
Ravenshoe water project forges ahead

Ravenshoe water project forges ahead

Earthworks are well progressed for the construction of the new Ravenshoe reservoir, with work set for completion by early 2022. The tender for earthworks and construction of the reservoir and associated infrastructure was awarded to King Concreting Queensland $2,471,063 at the end of February, and work commenced in May. Tablelands Regional Council councillor Annette Haydon… ...

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Aug 04, 2021
Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Powerlink Queensland plans to engage with local businesses as it prepares to start work on the transmission project to link Genex’s Clean Energy Hub at Kidston to the electricity grid. The power transmission company will be hosting a virtual contractor briefing alongside the Genex Kidston hydro project’s principal contractor, UGL, on Monday, August 9 from… ...

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Aug 03, 2021
R U OK? launches Tradies Tools to Talk

R U OK? launches Tradies Tools to Talk

R U OK? is calling on Australian tradespeople to add conversation skills to their toolkits so they are equipped to help workmates who are struggling mentally. The group has released ‘Tradies Tools to Talk’ to help them know when and how to ask their workmates ‘are you OK?’. The resources include practical tips supported by… ...

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Aug 02, 2021
COVID crunch for Rookwood Weir project

COVID crunch for Rookwood Weir project

The Rookwood Weir construction site in Central Queensland is at the centre of a COVID scare after a contractor tested positive. Queensland Health is tracing the contacts of the Brisbane woman, who flew to Rockhampton for work on July 28 and returned to Brisbane July 30. Sunwater said today that all non-essential project work at… ...

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Aug 02, 2021
CivilPlus to lead $5.3m pipeline project

CivilPlus to lead $5.3m pipeline project

CivilPlus Constructions has been awarded the contract to design and install the pipeline for a $5.3 million Townsville City Council water project for Rasmussen and Condon. The new pipeline, which will be about 360m in length and 900mm in diameter, will connect the Douglas Water Treatment Plant to Condon under the Ross River. Townsville Water… ...

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Jul 30, 2021
Funding boost to advance Urannah work

Funding boost to advance Urannah work

The Federal Government has tipped in a further $12.65 million to move Central Queensland’s Urannah Dam project forward. The funding will go towards the project business case and approvals, taking the total Federal contribution to $22.65 million. The $2.9 billion Urannah project proposed by Bowen River Utilities centres on a new 970-gigalitre dam on the Broken… ...

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Jul 30, 2021
Green light for breakwater hotel development

Green light for breakwater hotel development

Townsville City Council has formally approved the development application for an $80 million hotel development adjacent to The Ville Hotel and Casino on the breakwater. Deputy Mayor Mark Molachino said the centrepiece of the application was an eight-storey, architecturally-designed hotel which would be curved to capture the views towards Magnetic Island and back to Castle… ...

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