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MINING.com   18 October 2017   Australia   Melbourn  
<p>The world's number one mining company BHP (NYSE:BHP) reported solid September quarter production across its business units on Tuesday and made no changes to its production and cost guidance for its current financial year to end-June 2018.</p> <p>The Melbourne-based ...
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trenchless-australasia   16 October 2017   Australia   Perth  
<p>Tunnelling on the Forrestfield-Airport link is progressing, hitting milestones with tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace launched and underground, and TBM Sandy to follow soon.</p> <p>The Forrestfield site now houses facilities to support the machines, including ...
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<p>30 OCTOBER - 1 NOVEMBER 2017 / THE STAR, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA</p>
abc.net.au   20 September 2017   Australia   Lithgow / New South Wales  
<p>There is an urgent call from the mining town of Lithgow, west of Sydney, to secure the future of a mine that is the only coal supplier for a key New South Wales power station.</p><p>The future of Springvale Mine in the state's central-west has been in doubt ...
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abc.net.au   11 August 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>Four Queensland underground coal mines risk closure after allegedly failing to meet their dust-monitoring obligations, Mines Minister Anthony Lynham has told State Parliament.<br /><br />The mines are Glencore's Oaky North and Oaky No.1 at Tieri, and Anglo's ...
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<p>A design team led by Mott MacDonald and Arcadis is to design six underground stations as part of the second stage of the Sydney Metro project in Australia.</p> <p>As joint lead designers in the Metron consortium, they have won the Underground Station Design ...
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The Courier Mail   20 April 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>A SLOWDOWN in building and construction projects in Queensland is to blame for a series of high-profile building collapses, leaving half-finished projects abandoned, sub contractors short changed and creditors hundreds of millions of dollars out of pocket.</p ...
The construction index   16 March 2017   Australia   Oceania  
<p>CPB Contractors has reached contractual close for widening of 12km of the M1 Pacific Motorway in New South Wales, Australia.</p> <p>The construct-only contract with the state&rsquo;s Roads &amp; Maritime Services will generate revenue of approximately AU$145m ...
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The construction index   30 January 2017   Australia   Oceania  
<p>Amec Foster Wheeler has sold Aquenta Consulting to Jacobs Engineering Group.</p> <p>Aquenta provides integrated project services to public and private sector clients in Australia. The 220-person business had been owned by Amec Foster Wheeler since 2010.</p> <p>The ...
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The construction index   17 January 2017   Australia   Oceania  
<p>Roadheaders are being prepared ready to be lowered into place for the start of tunnelling for a new underground station in central Melbourne, Australia.</p><p>Two streets in the central business district (CBD) were closed yesterday, and will remain so for ...
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