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Apr 21, 2020
Civil sector well placed for  works boost in COVID-19 response

Civil sector well placed for works boost in COVID-19 response

A survey of civil contractors nationwide has highlighted the sector’s capacity to take on additional infrastructure projects and hire more workers, a peak industry body says. Civil Contractors Federation National surveyed companies between April 4 and April 14, receiving responses from 228 companies (17.5 per cent from Queensland). Respondents were asked to provide an indication… This...

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Jan 25, 2020
State gears up for major roadworks push

State gears up for major roadworks push

Queensland’s largest road upgrade program will get underway this year, the State Government says. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said shovels would hit the ground in 2020 on major projects along the length of the Bruce Highway as well as on billions of dollars’ worth of upgrades for the M1, Capricorn Highway, Ipswich… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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Jan 16, 2020
TRT appointed as Kobelco crane distributor

TRT appointed as Kobelco crane distributor

Kobelco Construction Machinery has appointed TRT (Tidd Ross Todd) as its new crane distributor for New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and Fiji. TRT will provide Kobelco crane customers in the Oceania region with technical information, parts supply, and sales of new Kobelco cranes.   Announcing the partnership today, TRT said the business… This content is for iQ Ind...

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Jan 15, 2020
Major civil equipment    auctions across four sites

Major civil equipment auctions across four sites

Pickles is kicking off 2020 with a raft of four civil equipment auctions with items worth more than $20 million. The largest of the on-site sales is at Ipswich on February 5, when a large range of earthmoving equipment goes under the hammer from Bachmann Plant Hire, which has gone into administration. The haul includes… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, ...

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Dec 20, 2019
Rookwood Weir contracts rolling out in CQ

Rookwood Weir contracts rolling out in CQ

Civil Mining and Construction has won a roadworks contract as part of the $352 million Rookwood Weir project in Central Queensland. Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the company would deliver the $2.2 million-dollar road upgrade for the Capricorn Highway intersection upgrade at Gogango. The project will provide safe access for earth-moving machinery and… This content is for ...

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Oct 29, 2019
Cardwell water project shines at excellence awards

Cardwell water project shines at excellence awards

An innovative water supply plant at Cardwell has earned the Cassowary Coast Regional Council a state award for public works engineering. Council staff were finalists in four categories of the 2019 Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards. However it was the Cardwell Water Quality Improvement Project at Meunga Creek, Cardwell, that was… Th...

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Oct 20, 2019
Black Spot funds to fix Townsville intersection

Black Spot funds to fix Townsville intersection

Townsville City Council is upgrading a major intersection thanks to $906,500 in Black Spot Program funding. Council works to upgrade the intersection at Geaney Lane and Deeragun Road at Deeragun started on October 3. Infrastructure Committee Chair Cr Mark Molachino said the works at this intersection were crucial to reducing the accidents on the stretch… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Sep 13, 2019
Vassallo recruiting as it expands to Rockhampton

Vassallo recruiting as it expands to Rockhampton

Vassallo Constructions has officially opened a Rockhampton branch at Denham St in the CBD. The privately-owned company, which commenced operations in Mackay in 1997, specialises in civil infrastructure including road and bridge building, land development, pipe laying and general earthworks. Managing director Vic Vassallo said the new Rockhampton office boasted a highly regarded management teamR...

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Mar 08, 2019
Repairs on track as hundreds    work on devastated western rail line

Repairs on track as hundreds work on devastated western rail line

Accommodation camps are being set up at key sites as more than 400 Queensland Rail employees and contractors push ahead with efforts to repair the Mount Isa Line railway track. Queensland Rail chief executive officer Nick Easy said the repairs – spearheaded by a project taskforce – were on schedule, with good progress continuing to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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