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Feb 22, 2021
Design tenders open for Greenvale ASMTI work

Design tenders open for Greenvale ASMTI work

CPB Contractors is advancing the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) facilities project at Greenvale, with tender submissions open for design consultants. CPB Contractors was appointed managing contractor for the major Defence initiative late last year. The project’s construction workforce is expected to peak at 350 workers, as part of the Greenvale Training Area’s major works...

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Feb 06, 2021
Spotlight on NQ Defence projects

Spotlight on NQ Defence projects

Defence Jobs Queensland is running workshops in Townsville and Charters Towers next month to help business win work on key construction projects under the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI). Presentations will be provided by Defence Hub Townsville, ASMTI and CPB Contractors on work for the $800 million training facility being developed at Greenvale in North… ...

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Nov 17, 2020
CPB Contractors to lead Greenvale ASMTI works

CPB Contractors to lead Greenvale ASMTI works

CPB Contractors has been appointed to deliver the first phase of works for a new Defence training area near Greenvale, with hundreds of jobs expected to flow. Upon the successful completion of the development phase of the $23.5 million contract, CPB Contractors would then be engaged to deliver $800 million in facilities under the Australia-Singapore… ...

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Oct 31, 2020
Extra help for firms targeting Defence work

Extra help for firms targeting Defence work

Changes to three grant programs will help small and medium businesses working in the Defence sector to access greater support from next month. The Federal Government has announced changes to the co-contribution ratios in three Defence industry grant programs from November 12. The co-contributions have been reduced from the existing 50:50 ratio, as follows: New applicants… ...

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Oct 24, 2020
Austal to take over Cairns ship repair business

Austal to take over Cairns ship repair business

Major shipbuilder Austal has made a deal to acquire BSE Maritime Solutions for $27.5 million. BSE Maritime Solutions operates in Cairns and Brisbane as a leading ship repair and support business for defence, commercial, tourism, and luxury vessel customers. Austal said the 60 permanent staff now with BSE Maritime Solutions would be offered employment with… ...

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Oct 22, 2020
Online briefing as more ASMTI packages roll out

Online briefing as more ASMTI packages roll out

Laing O’Rourke is hosting an online industry briefing on Tuesday, October 27, on Australian-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) works. Laing O’Rourke is managing contractor for ASMTI Facilities project works at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Central Queensland. The webinar comes as Laing O’Rourke seeks interest from suitably qualified subcontractors to tender for a range̷...

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Oct 20, 2020
Online tool to help tap ASMTI contracts

Online tool to help tap ASMTI contracts

Defence has developed an online tutorial series to help local businesses pursue contracts under the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI).Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price said the Getting Defence Ready initiative would make it easier for small business and industry to work with Defence and access opportunities in the defence sector.“While Defence’s primary goal is to̷...

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Oct 12, 2020
Plan to boost Queensland military tech facilities

Plan to boost Queensland military tech facilities

The State LNP plans to partner with Rheinmetall Defence Australia to build a new technology precinct at Redbank if it wins government. The $135 million Land Systems Technology Precinct (LTSP) would be built by an LNP Government and leased back by Rheinmetall, it said. The announcement came as the company’s Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence… ...

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Sep 11, 2020
Shoalwater Bay jobs hub kickstarts CQ work platform

Shoalwater Bay jobs hub kickstarts CQ work platform

Capricorn Enterprise has launched an online initiative to help match major projects and other opportunities with local skills, with a Shoalwater Bay jobs hub set to get the scheme off to a flying start. The ‘Work in Central Queensland’ portal is designed to deliver smart matching of interested talent, strong communities, and localisation of jobs, skills,… ...

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