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Rookwood Weir

Sep 18, 2021
Construction, civil and infrastructure briefs

Construction, civil and infrastructure briefs

Update on Rookwood Weir construction, $70 million Cairns Hospital project, regional roadworks and more in this week’s round-up. Tenders called for $70m mental health unit Queensland Health is calling for tenders to build a new $70 million mental health unit as part of the ongoing expansion of Cairns Hospital.“This new facility represents $70 million worth… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Sep 10, 2021
Concrete progress for $362.7m Rookwood Weir

Concrete progress for $362.7m Rookwood Weir

The first concrete pours for the foundations of the Rookwood Weir have commenced in what is being hailed as a major construction milestone for the $367.2 million project. Rookwood Weir is being built on the Fitzroy River 66km south-west of Rockhampton to help increase water security and drive new economic opportunities. Concrete is being produced… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland,...

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Aug 02, 2021
COVID crunch for Rookwood Weir project

COVID crunch for Rookwood Weir project

The Rookwood Weir construction site in Central Queensland is at the centre of a COVID scare after a contractor tested positive. Queensland Health is tracing the contacts of the Brisbane woman, who flew to Rockhampton for work on July 28 and returned to Brisbane July 30. Sunwater said today that all non-essential project work at… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil,...

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Jun 18, 2021
Water plan tweak as weir project ramps up

Water plan tweak as weir project ramps up

The State Government is hailing another milestone in the Rookwood Weir project, as the Fitzroy Basin water plan is amended to reflect the $367 million development. Water Minister Glenn Butcher said the amended water plan continued to support existing agricultural enterprises in the region while providing opportunities for new economic development to occur. “Water sourced… This content is fo...

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Apr 23, 2021
Rookwood Weir construction moves into key phase

Rookwood Weir construction moves into key phase

The $367.2 million Rookwood Weir project near Rockhampton has reached a significant milestone, with the start of in-river construction. It follows a raft of enabling works such as the recent completion of the workers’ accommodation camp as well as road and bridge upgrades. Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry said it was great to visit… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, ...

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Mar 13, 2021
Rookwood Weir construction on a roll

Rookwood Weir construction on a roll

Construction of the Rookwood Weir workers’ camp is progressing well and in-river construction is set to begin next month, according to Sunwater. The State and Federal governments this week committed another $7.5 million each to raise the crest height of the Central Queensland structure by 700mm. The first water from Rookwood Weir is expected to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Mar 11, 2021
Funding boost to lift Rookwood Weir

Funding boost to lift Rookwood Weir

The State and Federal governments have each committed another $7.5 million to raise the crest height of Rookwood Weir in Central Queensland by 700mm. The move would unlock 10,000 additional megalitres of water, increasing the yield to 86,000 megalitres for water users and taking total project cost to $367 million. Queensland Water Minister Glenn Butcher… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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Oct 27, 2020
Briefing on Rookwood Weir work opportunities

Briefing on Rookwood Weir work opportunities

An industry briefing next month on the $352 million Rookwood Weir Project in Central Queensland promises the chance for businesses to learn about opportunities available over the project’s lifetime. Sunwater says construction partners ACCIONA and McCosker Contracting are committed to sourcing products and services within Central Queensland to support the delivery of the project. Potential… ...

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Aug 06, 2020
CQ firm in joint Rookwood Weir construction contract

CQ firm in joint Rookwood Weir construction contract

Central Queensland-based McCosker Contracting will build the $352 million Rookwood Weir with LendLease Engineering. The State Government announced the key construction contract today, saying the LendLease/McCosker joint venture had committed to sourcing at least 140 employees – about 70 per cent of their project team – in CQ. Member for Rockhampton Barry O’Rourke said McCosker,… ...

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