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Jan 19, 2021
Coastal engineering works in the spotlight

Coastal engineering works in the spotlight

The reconstruction of the Scenic Highway at Statue Bay in the Livingstone Shire is among the works in the spotlight in what professional body the IPWEAQ has dubbed ‘coastal engineering month’. The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia in Queensland (IPWEAQ) has created a 2021 calendar – Every Community Needs an Engineer – and January… ...

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Dec 21, 2020
Christmas Q&A – Glenda Kirk

Christmas Q&A – Glenda Kirk

Glenda Kirk is North Queensland branch president of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ). She joined iQ for a quick Christmas Q&A…. What are your goals and expectations for your organisation and industry in 2021?  In 2021, the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) will be launching its inaugural Every… ...

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Nov 12, 2020
Western Downs hat trick in public works awards

Western Downs hat trick in public works awards

Western Downs Regional Council has claimed three awards and Toowoomba-based Ged Brennan has been named Engineer of the Year at the 2020 IPWEAQ Excellence Awards. A total of 18 awards were presented at a ceremony in Brisbane this week as part of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) annual conference. Western Downs… ...

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Oct 29, 2019
Cardwell water project shines at excellence awards

Cardwell water project shines at excellence awards

An innovative water supply plant at Cardwell has earned the Cassowary Coast Regional Council a state award for public works engineering. Council staff were finalists in four categories of the 2019 Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards. However it was the Cardwell Water Quality Improvement Project at Meunga Creek, Cardwell, that was… ...

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Oct 24, 2019
Museum project waltzes home with major award

Museum project waltzes home with major award

Winton Shire Council and Peak Services have taken out a top Queensland engineering award for rebuilding the Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton. The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards recognise public and private organisations and individuals who have demonstrated best practice and innovation in public works infrastructure and services across the...

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Aug 29, 2019
Queensland shines at national IPWEA awards

Queensland shines at national IPWEA awards

Somerset Regional Council has taken out the top award for Public Works Project of the Year for the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT) at the 2019 IPWEA Awards for Excellence in Hobart. The awards recognise private and public organisations and individuals who have demonstrated best practice, innovation and positive community impact in public works projects…. ...

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May 28, 2019
Focus on non-standard road materials

Focus on non-standard road materials

The challenges of working with locally sourced, non-standard materials to build and maintain regional and remote roads is the key focus of an event in Cairns. Up to 140 delegates are expected to attend the Northern Roads Symposium, June 11-13. It is being run by the Queensland branch of the Institute of Public Works Engineering… ...

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Feb 09, 2019
Madison to promote benefits of engineering

Madison to promote benefits of engineering

University of Southern Queensland student Madison Stahlhut has been appointed Young Ambassador for the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (Queensland). IPWEAQ represents those involved in public works infrastructure and services to the community.Ms Stahlhut will graduate in April next year as she wraps up a dual degree in Business and Commerce, but she has… ...

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Apr 10, 2018
Key public works forum in Cairns next week

Key public works forum in Cairns next week

Reform of the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements is among the hot topics to be raised in Cairns next week at an Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia conference. The IPWEAQ NQ Branch Conference theme is ‘Together Towards Tomorrow’ and it will feature more than 20 technical papers presented over two days. The local committee chose their… ...

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