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Civil Contractors

Jan 17, 2020
Full steam ahead for Isaac Downs coal project

Full steam ahead for Isaac Downs coal project

Stanmore Coal has released further details of its progress on the Isaac Downs project near Moranbah, as it assesses tenders for the civil works required. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner’s Life, iQ Rockhampton, iQ Coal and Mining North, iQ Coal and iQ Geo, iQ Civil and iQ Coal, iQ Civil and Mining North, and iQ Civil and iQ Geo members only.Log...

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Jan 16, 2020
TRT appointed as Kobelco crane distributor

TRT appointed as Kobelco crane distributor

Kobelco Construction Machinery has appointed TRT (Tidd Ross Todd) as its new crane distributor for New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and Fiji. TRT will provide Kobelco crane customers in the Oceania region with technical information, parts supply, and sales of new Kobelco cranes.   Announcing the partnership today, TRT said the business… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Jan 15, 2020
Major civil equipment    auctions across four sites

Major civil equipment auctions across four sites

Pickles is kicking off 2020 with a raft of four civil equipment auctions with items worth more than $20 million. The largest of the on-site sales is at Ipswich on February 5, when a large range of earthmoving equipment goes under the hammer from Bachmann Plant Hire, which has gone into administration. The haul includes… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, ...

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Dec 04, 2019
Regional roads and services draw $15m recovery funds

Regional roads and services draw $15m recovery funds

The latest round of recovery funding for regional Queensland roads damaged by the February monsoon and floods has been announced. Natural Disaster and Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud said the $14.9 million in new approvals included more than $10.8 million in Betterment funding for roads. “In Cloncurry $9.4 million go to improving Sedan Dip Road, which was cut for weeks,̶...

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Dec 03, 2019
Barminco stretches remote operations for underground

Barminco stretches remote operations for underground

Barminco says it will be able to remotely operate underground equipment on a client’s mine site anywhere in world with new operations centre technology. In what the mining contractor believes is a world first, Barminco operated a Sandvik LH517 loader from its head office in Perth at an underground mine site almost 1000km away in… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil...

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Oct 25, 2019
Contract awarded for $481m Cairns highway upgrade

Contract awarded for $481m Cairns highway upgrade

HSA Group has been awarded the contract to design and build the $481 million Cairns Southern Access Corridor – Stage 3: Edmonton to Gordonvale project. Described as the single biggest road project for Far North Queensland, Federal Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Michael McCormack said it would significantly improve safety on a busy two-lane… This content is for i...

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Sep 13, 2019
Vassallo recruiting as it expands to Rockhampton

Vassallo recruiting as it expands to Rockhampton

Vassallo Constructions has officially opened a Rockhampton branch at Denham St in the CBD. The privately-owned company, which commenced operations in Mackay in 1997, specialises in civil infrastructure including road and bridge building, land development, pipe laying and general earthworks. Managing director Vic Vassallo said the new Rockhampton office boasted a highly regarded management teamR...

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Aug 25, 2019
NQ highway works attract  top civil contractors’ award

NQ highway works attract top civil contractors’ award

A BMD Constructions project on the Bruce Highway south of Ingham has claimed a major prize at the Queensland 2019 Earth Awards. The Civil Contractors Federation Queensland awards recognise excellence in civil construction including roads, bridges, railways, marine structures and utilities. BMD’s Bruce Highway Bridge Upgrade – Cattle Creek and Frances Creek won the category… This...

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Jul 15, 2019
Construction milestone in $500m airport overhaul

Construction milestone in $500m airport overhaul

Foundation works begin this week for the southern terminal expansion as part of the Gold Coast Airport redevelopment. Queensland Airports Limited chief executive officer Chris Mills said about $500 million was being invested in the airport precinct, including this redevelopment and a Rydges-branded airport hotel under construction. The redevelopment project will double the footprint of… Thi...

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