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Sep 24, 2020
Briefing for potential council suppliers in Gladstone

Briefing for potential council suppliers in Gladstone

Businesses interested in providing construction trade services to the Gladstone Regional Council will be briefed in an information session early next month. The information session will promote recent Invitations to Tender for a range of construction trade services and provide attendees with guidance for submitting complete and conforming offers to council for the Register of Pre-Qualified Sup...

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Sep 24, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From welding to water meters, bridge replacement to BMX park construction and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByFri, 25 September 2020 2:00 PMLRC010237: Fire and First Aid Equipment – Compliance Testing, Replacement and Supply Longreach Regional CouncilFri, 25 September 2020 2:00 PMDMTSC010246: Gravel Crushing & St...

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Sep 24, 2020
Footy stadium rebuild leads CQ recovery charge

Footy stadium rebuild leads CQ recovery charge

The State Government has committed $25 million towards delivering a 10,000-seat stadium at Rockhampton’s Browne Park. The funding is intended to deliver the first phase of the Browne Park redevelopment, which in time would enable the ground to stage NRL games along with concerts and performances of international significance. Member for Rockhampton Barry O’Rourke said the first phase of...

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Sep 24, 2020
Council looks to fast-track Mount Peter water project

Council looks to fast-track Mount Peter water project

Cairns Regional Council has applied for a $15 million interest-free loan to bring forward construction of water infrastructure to service new lots in the fast-growing Mount Peter area. Construction of a water reservoir for Mount Peter was planned to start in the 2023-24 financial year. But the surge in demand for residential land in the area has prompted the council to look at starting cons...

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Sep 23, 2020
Bids open to build $150m Walkerston Bypass

Bids open to build $150m Walkerston Bypass

Construction companies are being invited to submit their interest in building the $150 million Walkerston Bypass on the Peak Downs Highway in Central Queensland. The tender is expected to be awarded in March next year, with construction expected to start soon after and completion due by late 2023. The bypass will provide a 10.6km link between the Bruce and Peak Downs highways. “This is...

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Sep 23, 2020
State unveils recovery plan for Townsville region

State unveils recovery plan for Townsville region

A pledge of $30 million for Big Rocks Weir outside Charters Towers and $10 million to support the DriveIT project in Townsville are among the economic kick-starters in a North Queensland recovery plan outlined today. A multi-million-dollar State Government support package to secure more than 1000 resource and manufacturing jobs by ensuring the continuation of Glencores Mount Isa copper smelter...

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Sep 23, 2020
Council spending backs Townsville businesses

Council spending backs Townsville businesses

Townsville City Council says local businesses have benefited from more than $270 million in council spending over the last six months. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, almost 82 per cent of the council’s procurement spend has been on small, medium, and large local businesses. Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said the council had a significant role to play in supporting bu...

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Sep 20, 2020
‘Let Us Build Queensland’ fight targets marginal seats

‘Let Us Build Queensland’ fight targets marginal seats

The Australian Owned Contractors (AOC) group is targeting Queensland politicians in a campaign to fight millions of dollars from public infrastructure projects flowing to foreign-owned construction companies. The seats of Townsville and Mundingburra are firmly in their sights as the six-week campaign will focus the blowtorch on marginal seats ahead of the State election. AOC chief executiv...

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Sep 18, 2020
Quarrying and wet processing webinars

Quarrying and wet processing webinars

CDE is hosting a 2-day virtual event on a range of materials processing topics. More than 70 sessions involving 100 plus industry experts across multiple time zones are planned. The free-of-charge event takes place over October 14 and 15. CDE is committed to solving challenges, educating, and innovating the quarrying & wet processing industry, and alongside our valued partners we wil...

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