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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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The construction index   06 December 2016   Australia   Oceania  
<p>Fair treatment of subcontractors &ndash; including timely payment &ndash; are among the measures outlined a new code of conduct that comes into force in Western Australia on 1st January 2017.</p> <p>A compliance framework is also being set up so that a ...
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The construction index   28 November 2016   Australia   Oceania  
<p>Transurban Queensland has named Cimic subsidiary CPB Contractors as the preferred contractor for the design and construction of the AU$512m (&pound;295m) Logan Enhancement motorway project in Queensland.</p> <p>Revenue to CPB Contractors will be confirmed ...
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The construction index   17 November 2016   Australia   Oceania  
<p>The Mernda Rail Extension &ndash; which will cost nearly AU$600m (&pound;365m) to build - will include a new station near Hawkstowe Parade in South Morang. The new Hawkstowe station is in addition to two new stations that had already been announced in Mernda ...
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The construction index   18 October 2016   Australia   Oceania  
<p>Arup has been appointed to an advisory role for the Parramatta Light Rail project in Sydney, Australia.</p><p>The twin-track light rail line will connect the growth areas surrounding Western Sydney’s central business district. Arup is supporting the New ...
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<p>The International Mining and Resources Conference is Australia’s largest mining conference and includes Mines and Money Australia, the country’s largest mining investment forum.</p><p>Join over 2500 mining leaders, policy makers, financiers, technical experts, ...