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Oct 21, 2020
LNP pledge to cover Cairns University Hospital upgrade

LNP pledge to cover Cairns University Hospital upgrade

An LNP Government would invest $180 million to fully fund stage one of the Cairns University Hospital project, the party says. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington joined LNP candidate for Barron River Linda Cooper and LNP candidate for Cairns Sam Marino in Far North Queensland today to make the announcement. The LNP’s total commitment includes $160 million towards construction, $5 million for a b...

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Oct 20, 2020
Major Labor plunge on local council projects

Major Labor plunge on local council projects

Queensland Labor has committed to pump $880 million into projects in partnership with local councils to support up to 17,800 jobs. The election commitment includes a $400 million investment in Works for Queensland, a $200 million South East Queensland Community Stimulus Package as well as another $280 million for the Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme. Under the $400 million Works ...

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Oct 20, 2020
Casino upgrade to bring 100 jobs in construction

Casino upgrade to bring 100 jobs in construction

The Ville Resort-Casino in Townsville has unveiled plans for a $7 million redevelopment, with Prime acting as principal contractor. Chief executive officer Michael Jones said the redevelopment would provide a big boost to the state’s economy with an all-Queensland project team. “Brisbane-based design firm BSPN has been signed on to oversee the project because of their extensive experien...

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Oct 20, 2020
Online tool to help tap ASMTI contracts

Online tool to help tap ASMTI contracts

Defence has developed an online tutorial series to help local businesses pursue contracts under the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI).Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price said the Getting Defence Ready initiative would make it easier for small business and industry to work with Defence and access opportunities in the defence sector.“While Defence’s primary goal is t...

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Oct 18, 2020
Webinar to cover Surat Gas Project opportunities

Webinar to cover Surat Gas Project opportunities

Arrow Energy is holding a webinar on Monday, October 19, from 4pm on contracting and supply opportunities for its Surat Gas Project. The company announced in April that it had sanctioned the first phase of its $10 billion Surat Gas Project in southern Queensland. It is expected to create 200 construction jobs during phase one, with a further 800 construction and operating roles over the lif...

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Oct 17, 2020
Hino expands Built to Go range

Hino expands Built to Go range

Hino Australia’s light-duty truck customers now have more choice with the expansion of the 300 Series Built to Go (BTG) range.  “The Hino BTG range provides high quality, durable and convenient drive-away solutions for car and truck-licenced buyers who require the reliability of a Hino truck with the quality and peace of mind that a Hino Genuine body offers,” manager of product strateg...

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Oct 16, 2020
Cash splash for tropical aquaculture plans

Cash splash for tropical aquaculture plans

James Cook University has welcomed the State Opposition’s election commitment of $67 million for its proposed Tropical Aquaculture Accelerator. It says the initiative is expected to support $2.6 billion in gross regional product and create more than 11,000 jobs by 2035. The Accelerator, to be based at JCU’s Douglas campus, will combine the university’s expertise in aquaculture innovat...

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Oct 15, 2020
Civil firm honoured for magnificent mud solution

Civil firm honoured for magnificent mud solution

There’s a saying ‘mud sticks’, but in the case of Gladstone civil construction company McCosker Contracting it would be only in the most complimentary terms. The company has worked for many years on its amphibious Scrollers, built to deal most efficiently with the mud in tailings dams. Its achievements saw McCosker win the Innovator Award at Gladstone Engineering Alliance...

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Oct 15, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From sewers to seedling supplies, fencing to footpath renewal and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByFri, 16 October 2020 2:00 PMCHRC010296: 2020Q133C – Park Avenue STP – Inlet Works Structure Remediation Central Highlands Regional CouncilFri, 16 October 2020 2:00 PMSBRC010315: Kingaroy Transformation Project Dila...

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