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Feb 26, 2021
Port reservoir earmarked for demolition

Port reservoir earmarked for demolition

Mackay-based Razor Demolition and Asbestos Removal has been appointed principal contractor for the demolition of a reservoir at at the Port of Mackay. North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said demolition was due to start next Monday and was expected to take up to four weeks to complete. NQBP chief executive officer Nicolas Fertin said the removal of the disused Mt Bassett water re...

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Feb 26, 2021
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From reservoir repairs to road upgrades, demolition to ventilation and more, here is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Fri, 26 February 2021 11:00 AMFCRC010728: CQOS195 – 20/21 – Maryborough Admin Building Demolition-School of Arts-Roof Truss Repair and Parapet Restoration Fraser Coast Regional CouncilMon, 01 March 2021 2:00 PMMICC010608: Advanced Meter...

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Feb 25, 2021
Finalists named in prime construction award

Finalists named in prime construction award

A Queensland road project has been named among four finalists to compete for the 2021 Australian Construction Achievement Award (ACAA). The Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Rd to Sunshine Motorway involved upgrading the highway to six lanes and transforming two major interchanges. Constructed by a Fulton Hogan Seymour Whyte joint venture, the Sunshine Coast project featured Australia’s fi...

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Feb 24, 2021
Regional focus in major roadworks roll-out

Regional focus in major roadworks roll-out

The $230 million Townsville Ring Road Stage 5 project and Central Queensland’s $150 million Walkerston Bypass are among the major regional roadworks set to roll out this year. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said Queenslanders would also witness a number of projects completed in 2021 while works ramp up on other projects like the $480 million Bruce Highway upgrade south of ...

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Feb 23, 2021
BESIX Watpac to build $94m innovation complex

BESIX Watpac to build $94m innovation complex

BESIX Watpac has been appointed to build the $94 million Technology Innovation Complex (TIC) for James Cook University in Townsville. Site preparations have already begun and construction is set to kick off next month. The project is expected to directly create about 300 construction jobs and at least 80 per cent of subcontractors and suppliers are to be locally sourced. The university s...

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Feb 22, 2021
Design tenders open for Greenvale ASMTI work

Design tenders open for Greenvale ASMTI work

CPB Contractors is advancing the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) facilities project at Greenvale, with tender submissions open for design consultants. CPB Contractors was appointed managing contractor for the major Defence initiative late last year. The project’s construction workforce is expected to peak at 350 workers, as part of the Greenvale Training Area’s ma...

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Feb 22, 2021
Crucial decisions due on $1.1b Bowen development

Crucial decisions due on $1.1b Bowen development

The Gold Coast-based developer behind the $1.1 billion Whitsunday Paradise project at Bowen says its future hangs on council proceedings this week. Whitsunday Regional Council approved the 2000-dwelling Whitsunday Paradise project in October last year . But developer GRW Group said three contentious remaining conditions – road widths, a planned water reservoir and new sewer pipes R...

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Feb 19, 2021
Genex update on Kidston hydro start date

Genex update on Kidston hydro start date

Genex Power has issued an update on the expected start date for construction of its 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project in North Queensland. Financial close – previously tipped for this month – and the start of construction are now expected to occur early in the second quarter of this year. Construction of the $800 million project is expected to create about 500 jobs in ...

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Feb 18, 2021
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From bore repairs to building upgrades, culverts to community halls and more, here is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Mon, 22 February 2021 10:00 AMMRC010594: Register of Pre-Qualified Suppliers for Trade & Associated Services Maranoa Regional CouncilMon, 22 February 2021 10:00 AMMRC010672: Register of Pre-Qualified Suppliers for Vegetation Management Ma...

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