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Spanish port to test if concrete infrastructure can be nature-friendly

Spanish port to test if concrete infrastructure can be nature-friendly

Concrete sea wall and armour units that are designed to be hospitable to marine life are to be tested at a Spanish port following the award of EU funding. ECOncrete...
Tenders called for $275 million upgrade to Nelson Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW

Tenders called for $275 million upgrade to Nelson Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW

The Community Consultation Report has been released and tenders called for the $275 million upgrade of 1 km of the Nelson Bay Road from Salt Ash to Bobs Farm, NSW. ...
New Glenhuntly Railway station designs revealed

New Glenhuntly Railway station designs revealed

In April this year, the $507 million contract was awarded to an alliance between Acciona, Coleman Rail, Metro Trains Melbourne and LXRP to remove the level crossings at Neerim Road...
Roads Australia releases latest version of strategic plan

Roads Australia releases latest version of strategic plan

Roads Australia (RA) has released the latest iteration of its three-year rolling Strategic Plan, outlining how it will bring industry, government and communities together – leading progress in Australia’s roads, integrated transport...
The likelihood of fast rail from Melbourne to Sydney is increasing

The likelihood of fast rail from Melbourne to Sydney is increasing

Fast rail has been on many wish lists in the past, but it is possible it could become a reality. Co-founder of The Demographics Group, Simon Kuestenmacher, believes that foreign...
Technology the key to Australian construction industry rebound

Technology the key to Australian construction industry rebound

With Australia’s economy now shifting strongly from recovery to expansion as a result of a recovery in housing construction in early 2021 the construction sector is poised to expand significantly...
What does a 21st Century footbridge look like?

What does a 21st Century footbridge look like?

The UK’s Network Rail has developed a new footbridge design, made from plastic and quicker to install. Network Rail says that the innovative circular bridge is set to ‘revolutionise’ the...
Edith Cowan University announces designers for $695 million ECU City Campus project

Edith Cowan University announces designers for $695 million ECU City Campus project

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has announced that a consortium of leading local, national and international architects will design the new $695 million ECU City Campus, with the appointment one of...
$4.53B upgrades to Great Western Highway, NSW on track

$4.53B upgrades to Great Western Highway, NSW on track

The $4.53 billion upgrade to the Great Western Highway between Katoomba and Lithgow is on track to start next year, with designs for the Cox’s River Road intersection and the...
Western Sydney Airport terminal to be built by Multiplex

Western Sydney Airport terminal to be built by Multiplex

Multiplex has been appointed to deliver the main airport terminal, apron and airport facilities for the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. It will design and construct all works within...
There is still an imbalance in the ratio of women to men in the construction industry …

There is still an imbalance in the ratio of women to men in the construction industry …

A report from the University of NSW published in 2017 that is still very relevant today. Some of the off-putting factors are just as detrimental to men In Australia, women...
Princes Highway duplication contracts awarded

Princes Highway duplication contracts awarded

The Federal and Victorian Governments have awarded construction contracts for the final 43km of the Princes Highway duplication between Traralgon and Sale in eastern Victoria. To provide more opportunities across...