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Jul 06, 2020
Recycling facility planned for Mount Isa

Recycling facility planned for Mount Isa

A purpose-built Materials Recovering Facility (MRF) is coming to Mount Isa after the local council secured $6 million from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Mount Isa City Council expects the project to create up to 14 construction jobs, as well as eight new ongoing jobs in the local waste management sector. Plans for… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Jul 02, 2020
Report to highlight overdue infrastructure repairs

Report to highlight overdue infrastructure repairs

Australia’s $30 billion-plus backlog in work to renew or replace failing local government infrastructure is in the sights of two peak bodies. The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) is partnering with the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) to address the issue. They will work together – and with local councils around the country… This content is for i...

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Jun 30, 2020
Townsville outlines major capital works program

Townsville outlines major capital works program

Townsville City Council’s 2020/21 Budget will invest almost $222 million into capital works to support local jobs and upgrade and enhance vital community assets. The extensive capital works program and a $15 million COVID-19 support package are the key parts of the council’s $648.8 million Budget. Mayor Jenny Hill said the importance of capital works… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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Jun 26, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From asphalt to asset management, electrical goods to economic development strategy and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued BySun, 28 June 2020 5:00 PMCHRC009951: Sale of Land Lot 21 South Street, Springsure Central Highlands Regional CouncilMon, 29 June 2020 2:00 PMSDRC009925: 20_234 Construction of Recycled Water Extension Sta...

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Jun 25, 2020
Restraint at heart of Mount Isa Budget

Restraint at heart of Mount Isa Budget

Mount Isa City Council’s 2020-21 Budget includes a $29.408 million capital works component, with a high focus on works funded by State and Federal governments. Mayor Danielle Slade said the Budget was scaled-back and restrained yet fair. “This is not the Budget that we wanted as a council, it’s not ideal, but it is definitely… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Ci...

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Jun 24, 2020
Mackay infrastructure focus in COVID-19 recovery

Mackay infrastructure focus in COVID-19 recovery

Mackay Regional Council will pump more than $100 million into capital works projects in the coming financial year. Mayor Greg Williamson said spending on infrastructure and initiatives like the Invest Mackay Events and Conference Attraction program would help stimulate the economy during the COVID-19 recovery. The 2020-2021 budget includes $7.6 million to progress signature projects… This c...

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Jun 18, 2020
Infrastructure blueprint out for public comment

Infrastructure blueprint out for public comment

Isaac Regional Council is seeking input on a draft infrastructure blueprint to underpin the region’s future development. Mayor Anne Baker said the purpose of the Isaac Local Government Infrastructure Plan was to identify critical trunk infrastructure across the transport, water supply, parks and sewerage networks.  “Its aim is to improve the way infrastructure planning is… This content is f...

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Jun 17, 2020
Drone perspective aids recovery works

Drone perspective aids recovery works

Drone technology is giving Townsville City Council an edge in tackling recovery works after last year’s monsoon. The council will use 3D and digital terrain modelling to plan projects and assess areas before, during and after works. The drone operations are part of a broader environmental recovery program that includes vegetation and landscape assessments for… This content is for iQ Industr...

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Jun 17, 2020
Council call-out for more Lansdown projects

Council call-out for more Lansdown projects

Townsville City Council has released a new round of tenders for operations looking to set up shop in the Lansdown industrial precinct at Woodstock. It comes after the State Government recently paved the way for the council to formally adopt the major planning scheme amendment required for the precinct, with conditions. The council said it… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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