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Civil Contracting

Aug 06, 2021
Cape York road sealing works on a roll

Cape York road sealing works on a roll

A further three road sealing projects are due to roll out for the Peninsula Development Rd this year following completion of the $23.84 million Kennedy to Rocky Creek project.  The Kennedy to Rocky Creek project, delivered by Bama Downer Joint Venture, is the first project under the Cape York Region Package (CYRP) Stage 2 to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log ...

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Aug 06, 2021
Added muscle for Townsville Cranes

Added muscle for Townsville Cranes

Townsville Cranes has taken delivery of a 300-tonne slew crane, the largest of its type in North Queensland. The Millar family, who own Townsville Cranes as well as NQ Mining Services, invested $3.1 million dollars in the machine after identifying a need in the region for such equipment. The Tadano Demag AC300-6 crane will provide… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log...

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Aug 06, 2021
Dugald River keeps its cool with $20m project

Dugald River keeps its cool with $20m project

MMG Dugald River mine is installing a $20 million cooling solution to bring bulk air underground to facilitate ongoing zinc operations. MMG Dugald River general manager Tim Akroyd said consistent temperature control was critical for the safety of the mine’s employees and contractors working in North-West Queensland’s hot climate. “MMG has sourced a long-term refrigeration… This content is f...

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Aug 06, 2021
Spotlight on health infrastructure opportunities

Spotlight on health infrastructure opportunities

A business forum next week will give local industry the run-down on three big-ticket health infrastructure projects in the Darling Downs region. They include the proposed new Toowoomba Hospital to be built at Baillie Henderson, the recently announced $42 million day surgery to be built at Baillie Henderson, and the almost completed new $92.5 million… This content is for iQ Industry Queensla...

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Aug 06, 2021
Charters Towers airport to step up a notch

Charters Towers airport to step up a notch

The Charters Towers airport is set to receive $800,000 worth of upgrades over the next 18 months. Charters Towers Regional Council has indicated it will be looking to obtain quotes or a tender for the works in the next few months. The upgrades are to increase the airstrip width and create more aircraft parking spaces,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland members only.Log In Register ...

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Aug 05, 2021
Bobcat updates mini excavator offering

Bobcat updates mini excavator offering

Bobcat’s new R2-Series compact excavators offer enhanced performance, control and efficiency, according to the manufacturer. Bobcat said the R2-Series update did not include changes to the body framework of the machine, but instead allowed a roll out of new technologies and other advances beyond what was designed for the R-Series excavators.  The updated product line promises… Th...

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Aug 05, 2021
New tender system for council work

New tender system for council work

Townsville City Council has rolled out a new tendering system for businesses to secure upcoming work. VendorPanel will be the platform used by external businesses to submit tenders and quotes for upcoming projects, respond to queries and provide updates to registered suppliers. Business Services and Finance Committee chairperson Margie Ryder said the change would make… This content is for i...

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Aug 05, 2021
Ravenshoe water project forges ahead

Ravenshoe water project forges ahead

Earthworks are well progressed for the construction of the new Ravenshoe reservoir, with work set for completion by early 2022. The tender for earthworks and construction of the reservoir and associated infrastructure was awarded to King Concreting Queensland $2,471,063 at the end of February, and work commenced in May. Tablelands Regional Council councillor Annette Haydon… This content is ...

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Aug 04, 2021
Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Project briefing for Kidston contracts

Powerlink Queensland plans to engage with local businesses as it prepares to start work on the transmission project to link Genex’s Clean Energy Hub at Kidston to the electricity grid. The power transmission company will be hosting a virtual contractor briefing alongside the Genex Kidston hydro project’s principal contractor, UGL, on Monday, August 9 from… This content is for iQ Indus...

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