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Queensland hydro power station receives five-year upgrade

Plans are underway to upgrade Barron Gorge hydro power station through a $1 million five-year maintenance program.


Protected bicycle lanes considered for St Kilda Road

The Victorian government will undertake a study into the viability of protected bicycle lanes on St Kilda Road.


SA government seeks tender for Darlington interchange upgrade

The South Australian government are seeking tender applications of $3 million of early works to begin on the Darlington interchange upgrade.


Senior housing complex awarded management contract

The NT government have awarded management rights for the Wauchope Flats project to The Central Australian Affordable Housing Company.


West Melbourne suburb development announced

Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne, revealed Melbourne’s next suburb which is being dubbed Rockbank.


Authorities discuss options for Bendigo public transport

Government representatives and community organisations gathered to discuss the future of public transport in Bendigo.


$190 million apartment complex approved for Perth City Link

More than 560 apartments, five restaurants, cafe and retail tenancies have been approved for construction within Perth’s inner city.


New airport announced for Badgerys Creek

Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Warren Truss, has announced the site for Western Sydney's new airport to be built in Badgerys Creek.


Queensland government upgrades neighbourhood network centres

The Queensland government has committed $12.2 million over the next four years to upgrade neighbourhood centres and multi-tenant service centres.


Watpac begins Collie river bridge upgrade

Construction has commenced on the $16.54 million project to build a new bridge over Collie River.


Wastewater pipe upgrades for Victoria Park

The WA government is set to begin essential refurbishments to upgrade four kilometres of wastewater pipe in Victoria Park.


Cape York begins major road upgrade

Significant road works are set to begin this week on the Peninsula Developmental Road, covering more than 29 kilometres of the Cape York Peninsula.


Mid-West economic report released

The Mid West Development Commission released a regional guide for growth and development for Western Australia today as part of a $362 million state government funding initiative.


Professional services, construction technologies sectors open for comment

The Victorian government have publicly made available discussion papers on how best to expand professional services and construction technologies sectors.


Victoria to receive $20 million ambulance station upgrade

The Victorian Government has announced the upgrade of six ambulance stations as part of a $20 million investment to modernise public health utilities.


Public consultation on Hoddle Street/Punt Road

The VIC government has begun a round of public consultation for reducing congestion on the Hoddle Street/Punt Road corridor.


NT government announce plans for economic development

Chief Minister, Adam Giles, announced new economic plans at the Darwin Convention Centre today in an effort to deliver more jobs and increase state services.


Queensland government release road safety action plan

Minister for Road Safety, Mark Bailey, released the Queensland government’s new Road Safety Strategy and 2015-17 Action Plan today.


Cyclone affected communities to receive infrastructure upgrades

The NT government has pledged $1.52 million in infrastructure upgrades to East Arnhem Regional Council to improve road safety and support economic development.


$1.6 billion contract assigned for Toowoomba second range crossing

Nexus Consortium has been awarded the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing contract under a 25-year public-private partnership.


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University Branches Out

One of the oldest universities in Australia has embraced the future with the installation of an innovative boardwalk made from plastic that would otherwise go into landfill.

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Mobile Technology in the Hire & Rental Industry

How Can Paperless Inspection Application Assist in the Hire & Rental Industry? Using smart phones or tablets to record pre & post hire activities, including using the mobile device camera to take pictures during pre & post hire process.

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Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin

Back in 2005, Goodwill Industries Facilities Director Doug Nass was looking for a cost effective way to rehab the 40-year-old, epoxy-coated industrial floors in the converted building that houses the Goodwill Industries of Southeast Wisconsin.

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NEW RAVEN CATALOGUE OUT NOW!

The Latest Raven Architectural Catalogue 115 is Now Available!

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New Friends

When Melton Botanic Garden, in Victoria, created a sensory garden it was important to not only select plants that would enhance the experience for visitors, but to also choose seating that would complement the environment perfectly.

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Case Study- Sydney Adventist Hospital

Altro Stronghold 30/K30™ & Altro Whiterock™

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Project Spotlight - Woorabinda Community

In early 2014, famed mosaic artist Sandy Robertson from Studio OzMosaics, Brisbane, came to LATICRETE Australia with a very special project.

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Wireless Coupled Flange Drive Rotary Torque Sensor

Bestech Australia presents the industry exclusive Wireless Coupled Flange Drive Rotary Torque Sensor Model 8670 from Burster. This is the only device on the market that offers high-reliability torque sensing where excessive vibration is a concern.

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Nu-Lok Low roof pitch solution

One of the most prestigious new home builds in Sydney's eastern suburbs needed a solution to answer the need for a low pitch, Welsh slate roof that included 5kw of integrated solar.

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