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Tender awarded for bus tracking system

A high-tech system which allows public transport users to track the real-time movements of their bus - and know when it is due to arrive at their bus stop - will be rolled out across the Transperth fleet next year.

Roads

JOINT STATEMENT: Construction starts on Gateway Motorway South

CONGESTION on Brisbane’s busy Gateway Motorway South will soon ease with construction starting on the widening of Mt Gravatt–Capalaba Road across the Gateway Motorway.

Roads

Government reveals plan for priority infrastructure

The Queensland Government has announced a way forward to the challenging issue of infrastructure charges that will encourage development, while providing new funding avenues for local government.

Roads

Preliminary work starts on $8.1m Exmouth Health Campus redevelopment

Work has started on the $8.1million Exmouth Health Campus redevelopment, with a local company awarded the contract to build a new ambulance shelter and concrete driveway.

Buildings

$8.9million upgrade of Armadale Road complete

Transport Minister Dean Nalder said $8.9million worth of improvement works on Armadale Road were now completed and would bring major safety benefits to the area.

Roads

State Government and private sector collaborate to deliver Pilbara power

The State Government has selected a preferred proponent to build a new power station in the Pilbara to meet the future energy needs of the region.

Buildings

Final stage of bus station demolition

The CBD skyline is undergoing a radical change - the advertising tower on the Perth City Link site is being demolished, resulting in an unobstructed view from Perth to Northbridge for the first time in almost a century.

Buildings

Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan: More Jobs, Better Roads

The Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments are delivering on our shared plan to build a stronger and more prosperous Western Sydney by investing more than $1 billion in major infrastructure upgrades that will transform the region’s economy.

Roads

$300,000 for Northern Brisbane restoration projects

Two waterways in Northern Brisbane will benefit from a $300,000 investment by the Newman Government.

Mining

Mine sale a boost for West Coast jobs and business confidence in Tasmania

The proposed sale of the Avebury Mine is a major confidence boost for the West Coast. It will create jobs and boost business confidence right around the State.

Mining

The Australian Government's Sydney Aviation Strategy

The Government has confirmed that the site for Western Sydney’s new airport will be Badgerys Creek.

Buildings

Mandorah to Benefit from Major Works

Work has begun on rectification works at the Mandorah Jetty; while the million dollar carpark works will begin April 22.

Buildings

Review Driven by Public Transport

A review of the Darwin bus network is well underway to explore options to improve Darwin’s public transport network.

Railways | Roads

Brickworks Marketplace development to create hundreds of jobs

Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis will help turn the sod today to mark the start of works on the new $65 million Brickworks Marketplace development in Torrensville, which will create more than 800 jobs.

Buildings

New Attraction at the Darwin Botanic Gardens

Visitors exploring the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens can now enjoy a fresh drink and quick snack with the opening of a new Café amongst the Garden’s wilderness.

Parks & Outdoor

Planning change to pave the way for new bus facilities in the territory

Two draft variations have been released to make way for new bus layover facilities in the Territory, Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, Simon Corbell, announced today.

Buildings

Construction industry to become fairer, more transparent

The Queensland construction industry has received another boost with the Government today unveiling changes that will make the process of resolving disputes fairer and more transparent.

Buildings

Highway upgrades for safer travel

CONSTRUCTION works on the Buntine Highway will begin tomorrow with a $2.5 million upgrade of four bridges along the heavily used route.

Roads

Shorter travel times on Australia’s longest highway (Joint media statement)

The Australian Government is delivering on its plan to build the infrastructure of the 21st century in Western Australia without imposing a jobs and investment-destroying mining tax.

Roads

Improved NT Build, A Win for Everyone

The Country Liberals Government is overhauling the NT Build Scheme to expand eligibility for workers while reducing the financial impost on the construction industry.

Buildings

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Storefront News

Gymnasium Gets The Sound Treatment

Gymnasium Gets The Sound Treatment

The John Edmunson High School and Glenwood High School both have identical basketball court/gymnasiums with identical problems. The incredible echo! echo! echo!

Delete the ReSheet with Australian road stabilising innovation

Delete the ReSheet with Australian road stabilising innovation

Across Australia, dirt road construction and other earthworks are simplified with PolyCom Stabilising Aid. The Australian road stabiliser creates a longer lasting result that reduces maintenance, downtime and costs.

Buildings

PILA Re-signs Exclusively with the West Australian Football Commission

PILA Re-signs Exclusively with the West Australian Football Commission

PILA is excited to announce the re-signing of our exclusive supply agreement for AFL goal posts with the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) and its clubs into 2015.

Buildings

Reusing recycled

Reusing recycled

Schools are getting it right.

Buildings

TIPS On How To Install Your Gable Vents Yourself!

TIPS On How To Install Your Gable Vents Yourself!

Gable Vents from Austech External Building Products will help ventilate your roof space, removing heat in summer and moisture in winter.

Buildings

PILA Re-signs Exclusively with AFL VIC

PILA Re-signs Exclusively with AFL VIC

PILA is excited to announce our new exclusive supply partnership with AFL Victoria Country and the FootyMart online shop, and the re-signing of our exclusive supply agreement with AFL Victoria.

Buildings

PILA Re-signs Exclusively with AFL QLD

PILA Re-signs Exclusively with AFL QLD

PILA is excited to announce the re-signing of our exclusive supply agreement for AFL goal posts with AFL QLD and its clubs into 2016.

Buildings

Article - Uncoupling Membranes for Tiling Systems

Article - Uncoupling Membranes for Tiling Systems

Featured article by Fred Gray in Tile Today, Issue 80

Buildings

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The 6th Annual Victorian Transport Infrastructure Conference