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M1 Kariong to Somersby detailed design contract awarded

PLANNING is progressing on the M1 Pacific Motorway upgrade between the Kariong and Somersby, with the detailed design contract awarded to Hyder Consulting Pty Ltd.

Road work begins on Cooroy to Curra upgrade

EARLY works have commenced on the Bruce Highway Upgrade - Cooroy to Curra - Section C project south of Gympie.

Work starts on New Nambucca River Bridge

WORK has started on construction of a new bridge over the Nambucca River at Macksville, part of the $830 million Warrell Creek to Nambucca Heads upgrade along the Pacific Highway.

New design for Wickham transport interchange

A new design for the transport interchange at Wickham has been released, which will create jobs and link commuters with trains, buses and taxis across Newcastle.

New high-tech centre for Western Sydney

A new high-tech employment, education and housing project in Western Sydney is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Revitalising Newcastle: Design revealed for Wickham transport interchange

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Transport Minister Andrew Constance unveiled the new design for the transport interchange at Wickham - a key project that will link customers with trains, buses, taxis and create employment in Newcastle.

More commuter parking on the way for Gosford Station

NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance announced construction will start in the coming weeks on a further 26 commuter car parking spaces near Gosford Station.

Townsville first stop on the electric super highway

Townsville could soon have the first service station in Australia where drivers can fast-charge their electric vehicles using solar energy.

Tiger Brennan Drive transformation continues

Development on Tiger Brennan Drive continues to advance with the contract awarded for an off ramp extension aimed at improving road safety for Territorians.

Airstrip for Shannons Creek

A $4.7 million upgrade to the Silver City Highway including an emergency landing airstrip at Shannons Creek has been completed.

$39.1 million to fix local black spots in Victoria

The Australian Government is building safer roads and a stronger economy through the national Black Spot Programme.

Major Contractor Announced for Palmerston Regional Hospital

Lend Lease, one of Australia's largest and most successful construction companies, has been selected as the managing contractor for the 116-bed $150 million Palmerston Regional Hospital.

$60 million hotel launched at Essendon Airport

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss officially launched the new $60 million Hyatt Place Hotel at Essendon Airport in Melbourne.

$13 million for a better Diamantina Developmental Road

A total of $13 million will be spent on the Diamantina Developmental Road, with four key upgrades from Charleville to Boulia identified as a part of the $40 million roads funding package for western Queensland.

WestConnex Stage 2 begins 18 months early

Construction has begun on the King Georges Road Interchange Upgrade, 18 months ahead of schedule. The $130 million project will fix one of the city's worst bottlenecks.

Approval for extension of Austen Quarry at Hartley

An application to expand the Austen Quarry near Hartley to continue the supply of construction materials and preserve jobs has been approved by the Department of Planning and Environment, subject to conditions.

Convention Centre project supporting steel suppliers

About 3000 tonnes of steel is being fabricated in South Australia in preparation for construction of Stage Two of the Convention Centre redevelopment.

Territory on track for economic success

The Northern Territory’s economy is continuing to power ahead according to two independent reports released today.

Coomera Indoor Sports Centre construction supports local jobs

Gold Coast firms are playing a key role in construction of the new $40 million Coomera Indoor Sports Centre.

Public shows support for Adelaide's rail network

Adelaide rail commuters have demonstrated a strong show of support for public transport in the latest Canstar Blue survey of city trains.

Storefront News

USA road project combines Autodesk BIM software with UAVs

How can a BIM workflow solutions help an infrastructure development to succeed? Here's an example from a recent project in the United States.


USB Powered Data Acquisition System - Model 3340

The 3340 G-Logger is a low-cost, USB-powered portable data acquisition system with powerful FFT analysis and display capabilities typically found in other much more expensive systems.


What is BIM and why do you need it?

The construction and architecture industries have access to a range of digital solutions to reduce costs, encourage collaboration and enhance productivity.


How To Set Up A Safe Warehouse

Signet knows the importance and benefits of setting up a safe warehouse and want to help our customers do the same.


Recycled Plastic Car Park Wheel Stops

Plastic Recyclers is the proud manufacturer of their 100% solid recycled plastic Car Park Wheel Stop using local waste that otherwise would have ended in landfill.

Parks & Outdoor

Differential Pressure Transducer and LED Display Ideal for Petroleum Core Testing

How much oil will come out of an oil field? Is it worth developing once it is discovered? These are not trivial questions if you must drill and complete your wells in deep water offshore or on the broad Australian outback.


Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Hampshire UK

Prominent gin-makers Bombay Sapphire commissioned the creation of the company's first in-house production facility at an old Victorian paper mill in Laverstoke, Hampshire, on a 20,000sqm rural property along the southern coast of England.


The Beginner's Guide to BIM

What is BIM? As a design and management process it's the new standard for ensuring that design and build projects get off the ground successfully.


Project Snapshot - Lone Star Auto Action

The Lone Star Auto Auction is a busy marketplace for buying and selling cars. The Lone Star Auto Auction’s facility had been previously used for a couple of decades by a shipping company and then used for auto auctions.


Polyaspartic Quartz Coating

Uploaded are some new photos of a recent exterior quartz-flooring project completed in Turkey. This floor coating system was designed for a new bike-sharing program that was developed to span throughout the city Istanbul.