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Safer intersection for busy Anzac Avenue in Redcliffe

Work has started on a $400,000 safety upgrade at the intersection of Anzac Avenue and Victoria Avenue in Redcliffe.

Roads

Major works now complete on QUT Gardens Point ferry terminal

BRISBANE'S public transport network has received a boost with the completion of major works on a new, flood-resistant ferry terminal at QUT Gardens Point.

Ports

Draft Joint Management Plans open for public comment

The Northern Territory Government has worked in partnership with Traditional Owners to prepare draft Joint Management Plans for three Central Australian parks and reserves.

Parks & Outdoor

New bridge ramp at Maitland railway station opens to pedestrians

Pedestrian safety in Maitland has improved with work being completed this week to install a new northern access ramp to the pedestrian bridge across the New England Highway at Maitland Railway Station.

Railways

Customers one step closer to access improvements at Redfern Station

Transport for NSW announced that planning approval has been received and early work will kick off this month for access improvements at Redfern Station.

Railways

Cooroy to Curra - Section C tender launched

THE Bruce Highway received a major boost with tenders now being sought for an early works package as part of the $624 million Cooroy to Curra – Section C project, south of Gympie.

Roads

Housing program assists families in Halls Creek

Housing Minister Colin Holt visited the Kimberley to launch stage one of a State Government program helping Aboriginal families in Halls Creek purchase their own homes.

Buildings

Mitchell Freeway to be extended to reduce congestion

Transport Minister Dean Nalder announced Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd has been awarded the $160 million Design and Construct contract for the extension of the Mitchell Freeway from Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue.

Roads

Work set to begin for $31.5 million new Henbury School

The Territory Government is investing $31.5 million in special education in Darwin's Northern Suburbs with work set to begin this Monday for the new Henbury School.

Buildings

Drilling under Sydney Harbour to find a rail tunnel

Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance have announced that, geotechnical drilling will take place 70 metres under Sydney Harbour to help determine the best location for Sydney Rapid Transit railway tunnels.

Railways

Getting down to business: Early work begins on Sydney Rapid Transit

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance announced, geotechnical drilling will occur up to 70m below Sydney Harbour to help determine the best location for the new Sydney Rapid Transit railway tunnels.

Railways

Western foreshore opens at Port Geographe

A major milestone has been reached with the State Government opening the newly landscaped western beach foreshore at Port Geographe.

Ports

Tenders open for Hay Point Road upgrade

SAFETY on the Bruce Highway is a national priority and the Australian Government's unprecedented works program to 'Fix the Bruce' continues to roll out with tenders now open for the $15 million upgrade of the Hay Point Road intersection.

Roads

Safety works at Glenorchy driving a safer Bruce Highway

SAFER driving conditions and travel times being cut are the priority for new works starting today on the $5.2 million Glenorchy Straight upgrade on the Bruce Highway as part of the broader pavement widening project between Caboolture and St Lawrence.

Roads

Key milestones reached in Princes Highway East duplication

DUPLICATION of the Princes Highway between Traralgon and Sale is a step closer with the commencement of works between Sale-Heyfield Road, Fulham, and Reid Drive in Wurruk.

Roads

Tourism Infrastructure boosted in Budget 2015

The Giles Government will invest $4.75 million in a Tourism Infrastructure Development Fund as part of a push to develop new and improved tourism products in Budget 2015.

Buildings | Roads

Widening works on North West Coastal Highway

The State Government will spend $1.75 million to upgrade the North West Coastal Highway between Northampton and Binnu in the Mid West-Gascoyne Region, as part of its commitment to improve safety on the State's road network.

Roads

Hidden Valley infrastructure upgrades

The Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex is set to receive $8.05 million for infrastructure upgrades in Budget 2015, cementing the Territory’s position as a venue of choice for racing.

Buildings

Upgrade ahead for D'Aguilar Highway

DESIGN plans have been completed as part of the federal Coalition Government’s $16 million commitment to deliver safety upgrades to the D’Aguilar Highway, west of Caboolture.

Roads

Green light for Coomera Interchange upgrade

JOINT funding from the Australian and Queensland Governments has been secured for the upgrade of the Coomera Interchange on the Pacific Motorway, which will ensure a new commercial and retail precinct goes ahead at Coomera Town Centre.

Roads

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Storefront News

Trimble Debuts New Rapid Positioning System to Simplify Layout for Building Contractors

Trimble Debuts New Rapid Positioning System to Simplify Layout for Building Contractors

Trimble Rapid Positioning System is a simplified layout solution for building construction professionals, that includes the Trimble RPT600 Layout Station and Trimble Field Link 2D software running on a performance tablet to control the layout station

Buildings

Case Study: Sydney Road, Coburg VIC – Part 2; Rising to the challenge

Case Study: Sydney Road, Coburg VIC – Part 2; Rising to the challenge

Public lighting installations in Australia traditionally involve many stakeholders.

Buildings

NEW PRODUCT: Protect Electronics From Heat With Digital Control

NEW PRODUCT: Protect Electronics From Heat With Digital Control

EXAIR's digital ETC (Electronic Temperature Control) is now available for Dual Cabinet Cooler® Systems installed on large or high heat load enclosures.

Buildings

WE-EF founder Wolfgang Fritzsche has passed away

WE-EF founder Wolfgang Fritzsche has passed away

Mourning for Wolfgang Fritzsche: the senior partner of the lighting manufacturer WE-EF passed away at the age of 91 on Thursday, 2 April 2015, in his home town of Bispingen.

Buildings

Want More Privacy in your Backyard?

Want More Privacy in your Backyard?

Everyone is looking for ways to add privacy from onlooking neighbours or an unattractive landscape.

Buildings

Plastic nuts and bolts from Allplastics Engineering

Plastic nuts and bolts from Allplastics Engineering

Nylon screws and nuts, from Allplastics Engineering , provide a solution for applications that do not require the strength of metal.

Buildings

Non-contact measurement for vacuum integrity of cans, jars, and bottles

Non-contact measurement for vacuum integrity of cans, jars, and bottles

After preserving jars are filled and closed they must be vacuum-tested in fully automatic operation to immediately sort out any defective containers.

Buildings

PolyCom-treated radio control car track holds strong

PolyCom-treated radio control car track holds strong

A radio control car club in Sydney has stabilised their track with innovative road stabilisation product PolyCom Stabilising Aid.

Buildings

IDEACTION 2015 – The National Facilities Management Conference & Exhibition - Adelaide, 24-27 May 2015.

IDEACTION 2015 – The National Facilities Management Conference & Exhibition - Adelaide, 24-27 May 2015.

Techs4biz -Pervidi Software will be presenting a paper titled " Facility Maintenance Trends- Future and Potential Directions - Emerging Technologies" , a highly demanding topic among service providers, constructions professionals & facility managers.

Buildings

Shoji Screens for Pitched roof room divider

Shoji Screens for Pitched roof room divider

Shoji Screens & doors were the custom made answer for an attic room divider with an awkward side pitched gable roof.

Buildings

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The 7th Annual Victorian Transport Infrastructure Conference 2015

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