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May 14, 2020
Feds feed dam funding for Etheridge Shire

Feds feed dam funding for Etheridge Shire

Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is wiping the sweat from his brow and it’s not because of the weather. The cool change came about as the Federal Government announced it would fund the completion of the Charleston Dam in the Etheridge Shire. It was a relief said Mr Katter. “The project was partially built when… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Min...

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May 14, 2020
Defence spend to help business

Defence spend to help business

The Federal Government is releasing almost $870 million of Defence estate works to the market to bolster industry as the economy recovers from COVID-19. The Estate Works Program provides facilities maintenance projects aimed at restoring or sustaining capability and addressing safety and compliance requirements of facilities and infrastructure on the Defence Estate. More than 300 wo...

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May 06, 2020
Airstrip works funded for remote FNQ communities

Airstrip works funded for remote FNQ communities

Four projects in Cape York and Torres Strait communities have won federal funding under the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the upgrades would help local communities maintain access to essential goods and services. The successful projects include: Piccaninny Plains Wildlife Sanctuary Airstrip Upgrade Project – $75,240Port Stewart Airstrip Upgrade –… ...

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Apr 30, 2020
Decmil adds Bruce Highway works to order book

Decmil adds Bruce Highway works to order book

Decmil has been named as preferred tenderer for an $11.5 million contract for roadworks on the Bruce Highway between Rockhampton and Benaraby. Work starts in May on the project, which will include road widening, centreline treatment, barrier installation, culvert replacement and rehabilitation. The Queensland road project was among two contract wins the company announced this… This content ...

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Apr 27, 2020
New specifications released for crack sealing

New specifications released for crack sealing

Austroads has published a new technical specification for the sealing of cracks in asphalt and spray seal pavements using hot placed elastomeric and crumb rubber sealants. Austroads program manager Ross Guppy said the work was part of a comprehensive suite of specifications Austroads is producing for road and bridge construction. “These standardised specifications will save… This cont...

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Apr 14, 2020
Civil contractors seek widespread works measures

Civil contractors seek widespread works measures

The Civil Contractors Federation of Queensland is calling for a works program similar to a flood recovery program to be rolled out state-wide in response to the COVID-19 crisis. This would be in addition to the acceleration of QTrip (Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program) spending under the proposal being advocated by the peak industry… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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Apr 13, 2020
Roadworks strategies to keep jobs rolling

Roadworks strategies to keep jobs rolling

The State Government is looking at fast-tracking projects and boosting investment in the road network as it works to safeguard jobs during the COVID-19 crisis. Queensland Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said he had recently convened the first in a series of high level meetings with civil contractors on the issue. “Nothing is… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Feb 07, 2020
OUR TOP DROP IS SET TO TRAVEL

OUR TOP DROP IS SET TO TRAVEL

Australia’s best tasting water is on its way to the USA. Samples from council’s Marian Water Treatment Plant, which won the Ixom Best Tasting Water in Australia crown last year, are being packaged today (Tuesday, February 4), ready for their journey to the United States. The samples will be one of more than 100 waters from around the globe competing at the 30th annual Berkeley Springs...

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Jan 25, 2020
State gears up for major roadworks push

State gears up for major roadworks push

Queensland’s largest road upgrade program will get underway this year, the State Government says. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said shovels would hit the ground in 2020 on major projects along the length of the Bruce Highway as well as on billions of dollars’ worth of upgrades for the M1, Capricorn Highway, Ipswich… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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