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  • More SA jobs as work starts on $620m Darlington Upgrade

    Infrastructure | 26 April 2016

    Hundreds of South Australians are set to gain work on the next stage of the North-South Corridor, with the start of major works on the $620 million Darlington Upgrade Project. The project will support about 370 jobs a year during major construction. The 3.3 kilometre upgrade will deliver a non-stop roadway between the Tonsley Precinct and the Southern Expressway, bypassing five signalised intersections and providing service road links for local traffic.

  • Hobart Airport runway extension set to welcome more visitors to Tasmania

    Aviation | 22 April 2016

    A landmark proposal to extend Hobart Airport's runway has been approved by the Australian Government. The runway extension will enable Hobart Airport and the surrounding region to capitalise on the growth in international passengers and freight forecast for Tasmania in the coming years. The project is fully consistent with the 2015 Hobart Airport Master Plan and will offer long-term economic benefits to Tasmania.

  • Majura Parkway open and Malcolm Fraser Bridge officially named

    Infrastructure | 22 April 2016

    Major construction on the $288 million Majura Parkway has now been completed following today's official opening of the new road and the naming of its key feature, the Malcolm Fraser Bridge. The Majura Parkway project is the single largest road infrastructure project in the ACT's history.

  • Major Construction starts on Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

    Infrastructure | 15 April 2016

    Today marks the start of major construction on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing. The Australian Government has committed up to $1.137 billion to the project, making it the largest funding commitment to a single road project in Queensland. A key feature of the 41km-long road is a cutting at the top of the Toowoomba Range, just north of Toowoomba, which will remove over-sized vehicles and dangerous goods from the centre of Toowoomba.

  • Bombardier and Laing O’Rourke win 2016 Smart Infrastructure Project Award

    Infrastructure | 15 April 2016

    The 2016 Smart Infrastructure Project Award has been awarded to Bombardier and Laing O'Rourke for the New Generation Rolling Stock Project (NGR). The $4.4 billion project is delivering 75 six-car passenger trains for the South East Queensland rail network and constructing a state-of-the-art purpose-built Maintenance Centre at Wulkaraka, Ipswich. All NGR fleet are expected to be operational by late 2018.