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Sep 17, 2021
Major contractor rolls out more Shoalwater Bay work

Major contractor rolls out more Shoalwater Bay work

Laing O’Rourke is issuing a raft of new work packages for the $800 million Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) Facilities Project at Shoalwater Bay Training Area . The principal contractor is seeking interest from suitably qualified subcontractors to tender for packages including civil earthworks and concreting, set to commence on site from early next year…. This conten...

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Jul 17, 2021
Councils embrace Defence hub role

Councils embrace Defence hub role

Rockhampton Regional Council and Livingstone Shire Council have welcomed the State Government’s support for Central Queensland to become a bigger hub for the Defence industry. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced last week that lease arrangements had been secured at Shoalwater Bay which would allow for 14,000 Singapore Armed Forces personnel to train between there and Townsville…. This c...

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Jul 16, 2021
Construction, civil and infrastructure briefs

Construction, civil and infrastructure briefs

Work starts on the $230 million Townsville Ring Road Stage 5 project, new data shows record volume of home building, and more in this week’s round-up. Townsville Ring Road Stage 5 works launched Works on the $230 million Townsville Ring Road Stage 5 (TRR5) are now underway, with the first sod being turned on the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, i...

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Jul 07, 2021
Land deal signed off for training facilities

Land deal signed off for training facilities

The Palaszczuk Government has struck a deal to secure land for training of Australian and Singaporean military personnel in North and Central Queensland. The leasing arrangements for land at Greenvale and Shoalwater Bay have been finalised – paving the way for the government to create almost 600 new jobs, said Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. “This base… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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May 06, 2021
More contracts roll out for Shoalwater Bay work

More contracts roll out for Shoalwater Bay work

The latest clutch of contract wins has been announced for upgrades at Shoalwater Bay Defence facilities, bringing more than $53 million in work. The additional subcontracts have been awarded for major construction works to be completed under the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA) Facilities Project. The government says they have… Th...

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Mar 22, 2021
Rockhampton hosts major projects briefing

Rockhampton hosts major projects briefing

Local contractors are invited to learn about major projects in the Capricorn region and how they can be involved at an industry networking event this week. The 2021 Capricorn Major Projects Update will be held at the Rockhampton Leagues Club, 3pm to 6pm, March 25. It will include presentations from the Great Barrier Reef Foundation,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ C...

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Mar 01, 2021
Another ASMTI shot in the arm for NQ

Another ASMTI shot in the arm for NQ

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has welcomed the city’s selection as preferred location for a new storage and maintenance facility to support Singapore Armed Forces training in Australia. The Department of Defence plans to develop a detailed business case for the project, with the outcome expected in 2022. Cr Hill said having the detachment in Townsville… This content is for iQ Industry Q...

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Feb 28, 2021
Council launches Whitsunday jobs platform

Council launches Whitsunday jobs platform

Whitsunday Regional Council has launched an online employment platform designed to help jobseekers and local employers. The Whitsunday Jobs platform collates and promotes employment opportunities specific to the Whitsunday Region and provides avenues for jobseekers to build a profile. Mayor Andrew Willcox said Whitsunday Jobs was an exciting new employment tool initiated by Council’s Economic̷...

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Feb 22, 2021
Design tenders open for Greenvale ASMTI work

Design tenders open for Greenvale ASMTI work

CPB Contractors is advancing the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) facilities project at Greenvale, with tender submissions open for design consultants. CPB Contractors was appointed managing contractor for the major Defence initiative late last year. The project’s construction workforce is expected to peak at 350 workers, as part of the Greenvale Training Area’s major works...

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