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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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Jan 14, 2020
Walkerston Bypass added to priority infrastructure list

Walkerston Bypass added to priority infrastructure list

Central Queensland’s Walkerston Bypass road project has been ranked among the nation’s top priorities when it comes to infrastructure investment. Infrastructure Australia has added the Peak Downs Highway Realignment Project (Walkerston Bypass) to the Infrastructure Priority List after a rigorous assessment of the project’s business case. The $150 million Walkerston Bypass project inclu...

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Dec 21, 2019
Planning funds pave way for $359m highway works

Planning funds pave way for $359m highway works

Early scoping and planning activities will soon kick off for the $359 million Captain Cook Highway project, Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch says. Mr Entsch said the Federal Government had approved an initial $4.5 million in funding to keep preparations for the project moving forward. Construction timeframes would be confirmed as part of the scoping and… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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Oct 11, 2019
Shadforth to lead Port of Mackay road project

Shadforth to lead Port of Mackay road project

North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation has appointed Queensland-based construction company Shadforth for a $2.9 million road project to create a secondary access for the Port of Mackay. NQBP chief executive officer Nicolas Fertin said work to extend the road from Edmund Casey Drive to Slade Point Road was starting this month and was expected to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, ...

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Oct 01, 2019
Buy Queensland rules apply to roadworks from this week

Buy Queensland rules apply to roadworks from this week

New Buy Queensland enforcements have come into effect this week for the state’s road and transport workers. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said the Government’s Ethical Supplier Mandate and Ethical Supplier Threshold were ensuring Queenslanders got a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work. “This latest wave in the roll out of… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Sep 12, 2019
Council lays out Cairns roadworks plans after $9.15m grant

Council lays out Cairns roadworks plans after $9.15m grant

Cairns Regional Council will spend more than $9 million over the next five years on seven key road infrastructure projects. They include a makeover for a busy road in Earlville, with plans for new footpaths, lighting and tree planting to achieve an attractive boulevard affect. The council this week endorsed the $1.55 million upgrade of… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, i...

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Sep 11, 2019
Piles of progress on Cairns Southern Access project

Piles of progress on Cairns Southern Access project

Eighty-eight concrete piles, measuring up to 24m in length, form part of a new bridge being built in the latest Cairns Southern Access Corridor upgrade. 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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Aug 01, 2019
Roadworks complete after landslide damage

Roadworks complete after landslide damage

Recovery works on Mount Spec Rd near Townsville are complete, reinstating full access for Paluma-bound motorists, after major landslides earlier this year. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said nine slopes in total needed stabilisation, with one particular slope requiring removal of six large boulders, each measuring up to 4m in diameter. “As you… This content is for iQ I...

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Apr 30, 2019
Contract awarded for major roadworks in Townsville

Contract awarded for major roadworks in Townsville

Townsville City Council has awarded a $3.5 million contract to upgrade the Ingham Rd and Enterprise St intersection at the Bohle. BMD Constructions has been awarded the contract and the upgrade is expected to support 30 jobs. The project includes new turning lanes, raised concrete medians, widening the carriageway, drainage improvements and upgraded pavement work…. This content is for iQ In...

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