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Feb 12, 2021
Peak Downs Highway safety works kick off

Peak Downs Highway safety works kick off

Work is underway on $11.5 million worth of safety upgrades to the Peak Downs Highway, north of Clermont. The project will see the Wolfang Rd intersection upgraded, along with three sections of the highway, between Tea Tree Creek bridge and Myall Creek crossing. RoadTek is carrying out the work, which is expected to be completed… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil,...

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Jul 06, 2020
More roadworks roll out north of Townsville

More roadworks roll out north of Townsville

BMD is set to begin work next month on a $29.2 million safety package on the Bruce Highway south of Ingham, focusing on a 7.3km stretch between Hechts Rd and Easter Creek. The upgrades will generate almost 50 jobs for construction workers, local contractors and other businesses in the supply chain, according to Federal Infrastructure,… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ...

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May 19, 2020
Rush on roadworks in plan to supercharge economy

Rush on roadworks in plan to supercharge economy

More than $400 million in roadworks spending is being brought forward under a Queensland Government strategy to supercharge the economy through the COVID-19 recovery. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the boost would see new projects added to the state’s $23 billion, 21,500-job pipeline of transport and road upgrades. The funding boost was announced as part of… This content is for iQ Indus...

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May 19, 2020
Premier reveals details of ‘economic reset’ plan

Premier reveals details of ‘economic reset’ plan

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has unveiled the first stage of an economic reset for Queensland to push back against the impact of COVID-19. The Queensland Economic Recovery Strategy includes a pledge to maintain infrastructure investment at more than $50 billion over the next four years and a $400 million Accelerated Works Program to deliver new road,… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Apr 30, 2020
Decmil adds Bruce Highway works to order book

Decmil adds Bruce Highway works to order book

Decmil has been named as preferred tenderer for an $11.5 million contract for roadworks on the Bruce Highway between Rockhampton and Benaraby. Work starts in May on the project, which will include road widening, centreline treatment, barrier installation, culvert replacement and rehabilitation. The Queensland road project was among two contract wins the company announced this… This content ...

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Apr 13, 2020
Roadworks strategies to keep jobs rolling

Roadworks strategies to keep jobs rolling

The State Government is looking at fast-tracking projects and boosting investment in the road network as it works to safeguard jobs during the COVID-19 crisis. Queensland Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said he had recently convened the first in a series of high level meetings with civil contractors on the issue. “Nothing is… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Feb 29, 2020
Austroads developing harmonised roadworks specifications

Austroads developing harmonised roadworks specifications

Austroads is developing a comprehensive suite of specifications for the construction of roads and bridges known as Austroads Technical Specifications. The first seven specifications cover the supply of precast concrete pipes, polymer modified binders and geopolymer concrete as well as the repair and strengthening of concrete structures. Ross Guppy, Austroads Assets Program Manager s...

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Feb 05, 2020
$120m road project kicks off at Mackay

$120m road project kicks off at Mackay

Early works are kicking off on the $120.4 million Mackay Northern Access Upgrade project, led by CPB Contractors. The upgrade will see additional lanes in the city’s north, building on the $497.9 million Mackay Ring Road currently underway as well as the newly completed $14.4 million Sarina Northern Access Upgrade project and planned $150 million… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland,...

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Jan 29, 2020
Boost for Black River highway project

Boost for Black River highway project

An extra $35 million will be invested in the Townsville Northern Access Intersections Upgrade project to improve the safety of a notorious section of the Bruce Highway at Black River.Federal Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Michael McCormack said increasing the total commitment from $72 million to $107.65 million would allow the delivery of the… This content is fo...

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