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Australian Rail Track Corporation awards contracts for Port Botany Rail Line Duplication and Cabramatta Loop

Australian Rail Track Corporation awards contracts for Port Botany Rail Line Duplication and Cabramatta Loop

The $400 million Port Botany Rail Line Duplication and Cabramatta Loop project is moving closer to construction, with the awarding of two major contracts by the Australian Rail Track Corporation...
Construction Story of the Year – entries now open

Construction Story of the Year – entries now open

Bluebeam and The B1M have launched the Construction Story of the Year award to shine a spotlight on the people and projects that have made a uniquely positive impact on...
Smarter Hobart Challenge – Smart bus shelter winner selected

Smarter Hobart Challenge – Smart bus shelter winner selected

An innovative bus shelter that can use vibration and sound to inform passengers of an approaching bus has won the top prize in a design challenge that explores the future...
Planning approval granted for construction of Western Sydney Airport Metro

Planning approval granted for construction of Western Sydney Airport Metro

The New South Wales Government has granted planning approval for the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport project, with major construction to commence soon. Early works started on Sydney Metro...
Automation risk greatest for construction industry

Automation risk greatest for construction industry

Close to half of all businesses intend to increase their adoption of robotic process automation over the next year, with construction topping the list of industries most likely to be...
Australia’s first WELL recertification awarded at Rhodes Corporate Park, Sydney

Australia’s first WELL recertification awarded at Rhodes Corporate Park, Sydney

The WELL Building Standard® is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and wellbeing, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind. The...
World Architecture Festival Awards 2021 shortlist announced

World Architecture Festival Awards 2021 shortlist announced

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards has announced its 2021 shortlist, celebrating some of the most impressive buildings and landscapes completed across the world between 2019 and 2021. The 200-strong shortlist...
Advanced Tender Notice for Early Works Package now available for Melbourne Airport Rail

Advanced Tender Notice for Early Works Package now available for Melbourne Airport Rail

Early works to pave the way for Melbourne Airport Rail. Critical utilities such as water, gas and electricity will be relocated, modified and protected along the Melbourne Airport Rail route as part of a...
Infrastructure Australia calls for submissions to Infrastructure Priority List

Infrastructure Australia calls for submissions to Infrastructure Priority List

Infrastructure Australia (IA) is calling for submissions to the February 2022 publication of the Infrastructure Priority List, having recently announced a major refresh of its Assessment Framework. Infrastructure Australia makes...
Waste not, want not – using aluminium waste to create cement

Waste not, want not – using aluminium waste to create cement

Rio Tinto have partnered with leading sustainable construction materials company Lafarge Canada to create a cement product using waste from aluminium smelting. Known as Alextra, it’s made from waste –...
International construction market survey 2021 now available

International construction market survey 2021 now available

Turner & Townsend’s International construction market survey 2021 has now been published.  Now in its 12th year, this latest International construction market survey brings together data and knowledge from 90...
Construction camp teaches young girls the tools of the trade in the US

Construction camp teaches young girls the tools of the trade in the US

From carpentry to electrical work, painting to working with sheet metal, 7th through 12th grade girls in the US are learning it all hands-on at a unique summer camp in...