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Mar 25, 2020
A dozer-led virus challenge

A dozer-led virus challenge

The best way to address the fallout of COVID-19 is with a dozer blade according to the North Queensland Civil Construction Association (NQCCA). There were shovel-ready projects ready to absorb labour, build infrastructure and boost the economy said NQCCA President Phil Cassell. Federally funded project priorities in Queensland include: Cairns Southern Access Corridor – $180mCairns… Th...

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Mar 03, 2020
Rash of road projects brings Mackay jobs boost

Rash of road projects brings Mackay jobs boost

Drone footage has been released showing progress on the Mackay Ring Road – part of a project pipeline hailed as bringing unmatched transformation for the city’s road network. The jobs pipeline for Mackay road projects will stretch further with Infrastructure Australia adding the Walkerston Bypass to its ‘priority projects’ list last week. In Mackay to… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Feb 26, 2020
Win for Queensland inland road network campaign

Win for Queensland inland road network campaign

The ‘strategic inland Queensland road network’ has been named as a nationally significant priority in a major win for regional councils. The project has made Infrastructure Australia’s 2020 Infrastructure Priority List. It follows lobbying by Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West Queensland (RDA), the Inland Queensland Roads Action Project (IQ-RAP) and 34 funding par...

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Jan 29, 2020
Boost for Black River highway project

Boost for Black River highway project

An extra $35 million will be invested in the Townsville Northern Access Intersections Upgrade project to improve the safety of a notorious section of the Bruce Highway at Black River.Federal Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Michael McCormack said increasing the total commitment from $72 million to $107.65 million would allow the delivery of the… This content is fo...

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Aug 22, 2018
Councils unite in push for inland roads investment

Councils unite in push for inland roads investment

Rural and regional Queensland councils have released the latest strategy document in a funding fight for the inland road network. The Inland Queensland Road Network Strategy (IQRNS) was launched in Ingham today at the Northern Alliance of Councils Annual Conference. The network strategy has been a collaboration of 28 local governments, five Regional Development Australia… This content is fo...

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Feb 02, 2016
Plan highlights critical inland road repairs

Plan highlights critical inland road repairs

A new report on Queensland’s inland road network has identified $5 billion of works required over 18 years to bridge the gap between existing conditions and ‘fit for purpose’ standards. The Inland Queensland Roads Action Plan (IQ-RAP) launched in North Queensland this week prioritises upgrades over the next 15 years and beyond. The plan was… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Co...

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