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May 26, 2020
Dunk developer says project remains a high priority

Dunk developer says project remains a high priority

The property firm behind the redevelopment of Dunk Island says the Far North Queensland project remains a high priority as it undertakes a restructure. Mayfair 101 says the appointment of receivers by the IPO Wealth Fund’s trustee, Vasco Trustees Limited, does not directly impact on its assets in the Mission Beach area, which are not… ...

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May 25, 2020
CivilPlus to replace pontoons hit by 2019 monsoon

CivilPlus to replace pontoons hit by 2019 monsoon

CivilPlus Constructions has won a $700,000 contract to replace four pontoons damaged during the 2019 monsoon event in Townsville. Townsville City Council has secured joint State and Commonwealth funding under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) to replace the pontoons at Rossiter Park, Framara Park and Apex Park. Deputy Mayor and Infrastructure Committee chairperson Mark… ...

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May 25, 2020
Builders seek backing for $13.2b stimulus plan

Builders seek backing for $13.2b stimulus plan

The building industry has released its own COVID-19 recovery plan, with a $13.2 billion price tag and the promise of 105,500 construction jobs across Australia. Master Builders Australia says the stimulus action plan it has put forward would spark more than $30 billion in new economic activity. Master Builders Australia CEO Denita Wawn. “We are… ...

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May 23, 2020
FGF to deliver civil works for $90m Cairns development

FGF to deliver civil works for $90m Cairns development

Murray Moule and Chris Barker from FGF with Botanica’s Robert Wallace and Gavin Third at the development site. ...

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May 23, 2020
Green technology a feather in the cap for council

Green technology a feather in the cap for council

A $4 million project will see Townsville City Council harness green technology to construct a final cap on the remaining portion of the Hervey Range Landfill site. It will be the first council in Australia to use the environmentally friendly bituminous geomembrane to cap a landfill site, managing methane leakage from waste and accelerating site… ...

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May 22, 2020
Piles of progress on Haughton floodplain project

Piles of progress on Haughton floodplain project

A new higher bridge is taking shape over the Haughton River as work progresses on a $514.3 million package of safety and flood immunity upgrades on the Bruce Highway between Ayr and Townsville. Work on the Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade project began in April last year and is expected to run until mid-2021, supporting more… ...

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May 22, 2020
Feds to pump $1.8b into local government projects

Feds to pump $1.8b into local government projects

The Federal Government has announced a $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia. It includes a new $500 million Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program and the bringing forward of $1.3 billion of the 2020-21 Financial Assistance Grant payment. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said local governments were playing a… ...

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May 22, 2020
Partnership clears CPD pathway for civil managers

Partnership clears CPD pathway for civil managers

The Civil Contractors Federation Queensland has partnered with The Institute of Civil Infrastructure to give the state’s civil managers a pathway for continuing professional development. The partnership will enable employers and individuals from leading hands to chief executives to access civil industry-specific learning, standards and recognition from anywhere in the state. “The civil...

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May 22, 2020
Council switched on to suppliers’ needs

Council switched on to suppliers’ needs

Businesses in the Townsville area have a new digital pathway to becoming a council supplier. Townsville City Council’s procurement team will be available through online connection and phone meetings in line with physical distancing restrictions. Interested businesses can register for a 30 minute session every Tuesday and Thursday up until September 30. (Book HERE) Governance… ...

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