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Tiger Brennan Drive making travel simpler for Territorians

Works will continue on Tiger Brennan Drive ensuring increased safety and shorter travel times as the tender for road package two was awarded earlier this month.

Roads

Roads to Recovery: Local governments get another $135 million today

THE final 2014-15 quarterly instalment of the Australian Government's $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery programme is being paid to 354 local governments across Australia.

Roads

Busselton Regional Airport terminal upgraded

The State Government officially opened the $1.44 million upgraded Busselton Regional Airport terminal including improvements to the check-in area, cafe and departure lounge.

Buildings

Railcar order reaches halfway mark

The newest train on Perth's rail network starts service tomorrow, marking the halfway point in the State Government's purchase of 22 B-series trains at a cost of $244 million.

Railways

Structure and façade work complete at new Royal Adelaide Hospital

The final crane at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital will be dismantled this weekend, following completion of the structure and façade on the biggest infrastructure project South Australia has ever undertaken.

Buildings

WestConnex interchange to remove traffic bottleneck

Construction work to fix one of the worst traffic pinch points will provide relief to Sydney motorists who travel through the King Georges Road Interchange.

Roads

Launceston Airport Master Plan approved

LAUNCESTON Airport’s strategic direction for the next 20 years has been mapped out, with the approval of the airport’s 2015 Master Plan by the Australian Government.

Buildings

More affordable homes for the South-West

The State Government has officially unveiled 10 affordable housing units in Bunbury to provide homes near public transport and a university campus.

Buildings

Our State Budget 2015-16 - Investing in infrastructure to grow the State: Major spending boost for East Metropolitan region

Perth's dynamic and diverse East Metropolitan region is set to benefit from wide-ranging investments announced in State Budget, Treasurer Mike Nahan said.

Roads

Our State Budget 2015-16 - Investing in infrastructure to grow the State: South Metropolitan region powers ahead

Perth's diverse South Metropolitan region is set to benefit from wide-ranging investments worth more than $589 million in 2015-16 outlined in State Budget, Treasurer Mike Nahan said.

Buildings | Roads

Budget 2015: A safer, more reliable Bruce Highway

THE Australian Government's commitment to a safer, more reliable Bruce Highway continues under the 2015 Federal Budget with construction beginning on a series of new projects in 2015-16.

Roads

Budget 2015 will see Pacific Highway duplication done

AFTER almost 20 years, the Federal Budget shows that the duplication of the Pacific Highway is fully funded and will be completed by the end of this decade.

Roads

State Government commits to $2.2 million Charleville Airport facelift

Charleville Airport is to be upgraded, with better aircraft and passenger facilities, thanks to a $2.2 million State Government funding contribution.

Buildings

Building our Future: world-class infrastructure for a stronger Australia

THE 2015 Budget is part of the Commonwealth Government's plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians.

Roads

Government maintains commitment to East West Link

THE 2015 Budget is part of the Commonwealth Government's plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians.

Roads

Joint Media statement - Important milestone for Perth Freight Link

The Australian and Western Australian governments are getting on with delivering world-class infrastructure with three proponents invited to participate in the Request for Proposals (RFP) phase of the $1.575 billion Perth Freight Link project.

Roads

$11.5 million to continue the duplication of Vanderlin Drive

The Country Liberals Government has committed $11.5 million to increase the capacity of Vanderlin Drive as part of its $587.1 million record investment in Transport Infrastructure.

Roads

Removing a notorious Sydney bottleneck - 18 months early

The NSW and Australian governments signed on the dotted line to start work 18 months early on fixing one of Sydney's worst pinch points – King Georges Road Interchange.

Roads

Northern Australia gets major boost with airport expansion

THE Northern Territory's booming tourism industry has received a major boost with the completion of the $75 million Darwin International Airport Terminal Expansion.

Buildings

New Airport for the future

Chief Minister Adam Giles has congratulated Darwin Airport on its new $75 million expansion project which is a huge vote of confidence in the Territory's tourism industry.

Buildings

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Storefront News

25 Year Paarhammer Anniversary

25 Year Paarhammer Anniversary

To mark the 25th anniversary celebration of Paarhammer, the staff spent a weekend taking in the sights of Echuca. Paarhammer began with a staff of three in 1990, and has steadily grown, manufacturing custom made energy efficient windows and doors.

Buildings

Unique eddy current sensors with Embedded Coil Technology for easy embedment

Unique eddy current sensors with Embedded Coil Technology  for  easy embedment

Eddy current sensors with Embedded Coil Technology offered by Bestech Australia differ significantly from traditional sensors on the market that normally use a wound coil. The sensor itself is embedded in an inorganic carrier material.

Buildings

CAPITAL SAFETY™ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INTRODUCE THEIR NEW NANO-LOK™ EXTENDED LENGTH SRL RANGE

CAPITAL SAFETY™ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INTRODUCE THEIR NEW NANO-LOK™ EXTENDED LENGTH SRL RANGE

Extended length for added fall protection versatility! - Capital Safety, the global leader in fall protection has announced the launch of their new DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ Extended Length range of Self Retracting Lifelines (SRL’s).

Buildings

WE-EF wins Red Dot Award 2015 for Design Excellence of CFT500

WE-EF wins Red Dot Award 2015 for Design Excellence of CFT500

In addition to technological advantages, the use of LEDs also offers a completely new perspective in terms of luminaire design.

Buildings

Barangaroo - Sydney

Barangaroo - Sydney

Speedpanel is playing a significant role in the development of the "Barangaroo" precinct and is being used throughout every building covering a varying range of applications including fire stairs, service risers and façade walls.

Buildings

Arc Explosions Pressure Relief for Switch Rooms

Arc Explosions Pressure Relief for Switch Rooms

Arc Flash is the result of a rapid release of energy due to an arcing fault between a phase bus bar and another phase bus bar, neutral or a ground. During an arc fault the air is the conductor.

Buildings

Tiling in Cold Weather

Tiling in Cold Weather

LATICRETE products are well known to deliver the productivity and performance required by the contractor as we move into the colder months. After all, LATICRETE was developed in a part of the world that gets extremely cold.

Buildings

TOWNSVILLE HOSPITAL ENSURES COMPLIANCE WITH RAVEN

TOWNSVILLE HOSPITAL ENSURES COMPLIANCE WITH RAVEN

Raven’s leading range of innovative door and window sealing systems is backed by unequalled industry knowledge and certified testing which is why Raven was the supplier of choice for the Townsville Hospital Project.

Buildings

LATICRETE Knowledge Exchange - Hands-on Demonstration

LATICRETE Knowledge Exchange - Hands-on Demonstration

LATICRETE is a world-wide manufacturer and marketer of installation systems for ceramic tile and stone used in residential, commercial and industrial applications.

Buildings

Solutions for areas with restricted run-off space for wide gate openings

Solutions for areas with restricted run-off space for wide gate openings

Magnetic recently installed a 15-metre wide bi-parting gate for a warehouse storage facility and distribution centre. A further two MHTM boom gates were installed to compliment the site's perimeter access.

Buildings

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The 7th Annual Victorian Transport Infrastructure Conference 2015