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May 01, 2021
Major Tarong overhaul project underway

Major Tarong overhaul project underway

A major overhaul project has kicked off at the Tarong power stations complex, south-east of Kingaroy, involving a workforce of 550. Tarong power stations site manager Wayne Martyn said the Unit 1 shutdown project would run for 50 days and include 14,500 activities. “The overhaul attracts contractors to fill a range of roles including welding… ...

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Apr 28, 2021
Perfect your pitch with Defence workshops

Perfect your pitch with Defence workshops

Industry Capability Network (ICN) Queensland will be helping businesses perfect their pitch to construction contractors in the Defence industry with workshops in Charters Towers and Townsville in May. Topics include identifying unique capabilities, key discriminators and how to establish credibility; pitch delivery and feedback; and an overview of materials that may assist an organisation’s ...

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Apr 28, 2021
It’s official – lift-off for Kidston construction

It’s official – lift-off for Kidston construction

Genex Power has pushed ‘go’ on the major construction contracts for North Queensland’s $777 million Kidston hydro build. Building the 250MW/2000MWh pumped storage hydro project as well as the electricity infrastructure required to connect it to the grid is tipped to deliver more than 800 new jobs in North Queensland. The company today issued notice… ...

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Apr 23, 2021
Rookwood Weir construction moves into key phase

Rookwood Weir construction moves into key phase

The $367.2 million Rookwood Weir project near Rockhampton has reached a significant milestone, with the start of in-river construction. It follows a raft of enabling works such as the recent completion of the workers’ accommodation camp as well as road and bridge upgrades. Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said it was great to visit… ...

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Apr 22, 2021
Irrigation project announces key tenders

Irrigation project announces key tenders

The Granite Belt Irrigation Project is releasing tenders within the next five weeks for design and construction of key water infrastructure assets. The irrigation project will include a 12,000 megalitre dam at Emu Swamp, south-west of Stanthorpe, and 126km of pipeline. The Irrigation Distribution Network and Associated Works Design and Construct Tender will open on… ...

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Apr 22, 2021
Pour performance a concrete milestone

Pour performance a concrete milestone

Earth Friendly Concrete maker Wagners has achieved a milestone with Hutchinson Builders, carrying out a 310 cubic metre slab pour – believed to be the world’s largest continuous slab pour using zero-cement concrete. The slab forms the foundation for the Wellcamp Regional Distribution and Trade Centre cold room facility at the Toowoomba Wellc...

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Apr 22, 2021
Ball rolling on Townsville waterfront development

Ball rolling on Townsville waterfront development

Casino owner Morris Group has revealed plans for a major hotel development on waterfront land beside The Ville in Townsville The Morris Group, which owns the prime breakwater site, has made the application to Townsville City Council to begin the process for building accommodation, food and beverage, and retail outlets. Morris Group owner Chris Morris… ...

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Apr 17, 2021
Federal cash kicks along Cairns gallery vision

Federal cash kicks along Cairns gallery vision

The Federal Government will invest $10 million towards the Cairns Gallery Precinct project, allowing the local council to set the next phase in motion. The project will include the design of a new Indigenous Art Gallery as well as transforming and connecting three heritage-listed buildings – the Cairns Art Gallery, the Old Court House and… ...

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Apr 16, 2021
Jobs boost through $46m hospital build

Jobs boost through $46m hospital build

Construction work on a $46 million redevelopment of the Thursday Island Hospital and healthcare centre is expected to create about 50 jobs as it gets under way next week. Principal contractor Hutchinson Builders has been on Thursday Island since mid-March and has completed preliminary work to pave the way for construction. “The first stage of… ...

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