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Townsville City Council

Aug 02, 2021
CivilPlus to lead $5.3m pipeline project

CivilPlus to lead $5.3m pipeline project

CivilPlus Constructions has been awarded the contract to design and install the pipeline for a $5.3 million Townsville City Council water project for Rasmussen and Condon. The new pipeline, which will be about 360m in length and 900mm in diameter, will connect the Douglas Water Treatment Plant to Condon under the Ross River. Townsville Water… ...

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Jul 12, 2021
Deal to get ball rolling on Lansdown works

Deal to get ball rolling on Lansdown works

Townsville City Council has entered a formal agreement to partner with the State Government to deliver a suite of road and rail projects for the Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct. Mayor Jenny Hill said this move would get the ball rolling on work expected to cost $16 million in total. “The State Government will contribute the lion’s… ...

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Jun 23, 2021
Townsville Budget brings $300m capital works plan

Townsville Budget brings $300m capital works plan

Townsville City Council’s 2021/22 Budget includes a $304.1m capital spend on infrastructure across the city, which is forecast to support close to 900 jobs. Mayor Jenny Hill said the council’s strong financial management meant it was heading into the new financial year on good footing and, importantly, without the need for a rate rise. The… ...

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Jun 15, 2021
BMD to lead $1m Townsville water main job

BMD to lead $1m Townsville water main job

Townsville City Council has engaged BMD Constructions to install a new underground water main adjacent to the Ring Road to serve the growing Bohle Plains community. Work on the $1 million project is set to begin next week and is forecast for completion by the end of July. It will include the installation of about… ...

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May 26, 2021
Council rolls out work to improve water delivery

Council rolls out work to improve water delivery

BMD Constructions has won the contract to construct two new water clarifiers at the Douglas Water Treatment Plant in Townsville in a $27.5 million project. And tenders for the construction of a duplicate pipeline between Ross River Dam and the treatment plant are set to be released later this year in fast-tracked works expected to… ...

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May 18, 2021
Council kicks off $5.2m water project

Council kicks off $5.2m water project

Townsville City Council is replacing more than 4.5km of pipes beneath Charters Towers Rd and Ross River Rd in a $5.2 million water infrastructure project. GNM Group will carry out the works, with the project expected to support up to 30 local jobs. Mayor Jenny Hill said the upgrades were crucial for providing water services… ...

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May 06, 2021
Edify reveals hydrogen vision for Townsville

Edify reveals hydrogen vision for Townsville

Edify Energy is proposing to develop a green hydrogen project at Townsville’s Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct. The company has lodged a development application for the project which, would also involve a solar farm at its site within the Woodstock precinct. It hopes to build a hydrogen plant with an initial capacity of about 10MW, powered by… ...

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Apr 22, 2021
Ball rolling on Townsville waterfront development

Ball rolling on Townsville waterfront development

Casino owner Morris Group has revealed plans for a major hotel development on waterfront land beside The Ville in Townsville The Morris Group, which owns the prime breakwater site, has made the application to Townsville City Council to begin the process for building accommodation, food and beverage, and retail outlets. Morris Group owner Chris Morris… ...

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Mar 17, 2021
Mount Isa council backs CopperString plan

Mount Isa council backs CopperString plan

Mount Isa City Council has extended its support of the $1.7 billion CopperString 2.0 power project, endorsing the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) submission. The council said today it had concluded that the proposed mitigation and management measures pertaining to vegetation clearing, waterway impacts, cultural heritage, noise, waste, and biosecurity meet all necessary requirements. However i...

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