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Feb 23, 2021
BESIX Watpac to build $94m innovation complex

BESIX Watpac to build $94m innovation complex

BESIX Watpac has been appointed to build the $94 million Technology Innovation Complex (TIC) for James Cook University in Townsville. Site preparations have already begun and construction is set to kick off next month. The project is expected to directly create about 300 construction jobs and at least 80 per cent of subcontractors and suppliers… ...

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Sep 25, 2020
Partnership extended to safeguard marine health

Partnership extended to safeguard marine health

James Cook University has entered a new five-year partnership with North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) to help safeguard the marine environment. The $5 million agreement expands the current three-year partnership JCU has to track the health of the marine environment around NQBP’s ports at Mackay, Hay Point, Abbot Point and Weipa and will enable… ...

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Aug 28, 2020
Hutchies to build $54m JCU accommodation complex

Hutchies to build $54m JCU accommodation complex

Construction of JCU’s new $54 million Townsville student accommodation complex is due to start next month, led by Hutchinson Builders. The ‘Hutchies’ Townsville team has won a competitive tender process to build the seven-storey accommodation complex. The 10,000sq m building will house more than 400 students and includes communal facilities such as a centralised, self-catered… ...

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Jan 18, 2020
Study to harness rare earth for anti-corrosion products

Study to harness rare earth for anti-corrosion products

James Cook University researchers will focus on rare earth inhibitors in a new study to fight corrosion. ...

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Jun 01, 2019
Watpac to build $30m Cairns Innovation Centre

Watpac to build $30m Cairns Innovation Centre

Watpac has won a $24 million contract to deliver the James Cook University Cairns Innovation Centre. The company said the project was expected to support a workforce of 75 people, with preference to be given to local suppliers and subcontractors wherever possible. Works will start this month with an anticipated completion date of July 2020…. ...

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