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Early works on the Metro Tunnel begin

Acting Premier and Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan has today attended the project’s first worksite in Domain today, revealing that works to enable the project are underway for the $10.9 billion project.


Construction on 10 new classrooms for Ironside State School well on track

Ironside State School will soon receive their new $7 million classroom block as part of the Palaszczuk Government $667 million school infrastructure program.


Wynyard Walk officially opened

Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance have today unveiled Sydney’s newest pedestrian tunnel.


Legislation proposed to protect subcontractors in construction industry

The Liberal National Government has proposed amended legislation to State Parliament that will aim to protect payments for subcontractors involved in the construction industry.


$25 million fund to upgrade regional roads

Minister for Roads and Acting Minister for Agriculture Luke Donnellan has paid visit to Moolort in Central Victoria in a bid to encourage rural, regional, and outer-suburban councils to apply for their share of $25 million to upgrade roads.


State Government moving forward with level crossing removal plans

37 level crossings are set to be removed or in the first stages of removal works by 2018, thanks in part to the Government securing the $9.7 billion lease of Port of Melbourne.


Ellenbrook Southern Playing Fields and Pavilion officially opened

The Ellenbrook District Open Space was officially opened over the weekend, with the Southern Playing Fields and Pavilion revealed. Similarly four synthetic rectangular fields, brand new change rooms, sporting storage facilities as well as a kiosk wer


Local construction company set to deliver $1.3 million accessible housing development

The $1.3 million housing project funded by the state government that aims to build accessible homes for residents of Keperra is set to be carried out by Batir Construction, a local Brisbane construction company.


$17.9 million Marryatville High School upgrade officially opened

Marryatville High School’s $17.9 million upgrade opened yesterday, allowing an extra 200 students to begin studying at the school thanks to the State Government’s Expanding State High Schools Program.


Commuters invited to share thoughts on Sydney Central Station revamp

Sydney’s most popular commuting hub is set for rejuvenation that will aim to have the station seen equally with some of the greatest stations of the world.


State Government to take control of Ocean Reef Marina precinct planning

Lands Minister Terry Redman has today announced that the State Government via LandCorp, will take a lead role in the development of the Ocean Reef Marina.


Bruce Highway to receive unique $929.3 million upgrade

The Bruce Highway between Caloundra Road and the Sunshine Motorway is set for a new interchange design that will significantly improve traffic flow and congestion.


Consortium’s shortlisted to deliver $1 billion Metro Tunnel signalling system  

The Victorian Government has today revealed that two bidders have been earmarked to deliver the Metro Tunnel’s 1 billion signalling and communications system.


Indigenous and Regional councils invited to apply for $5 million in extra infrastructure funding

Premier Annastascia Palaszczuk has revealed that 31 remote and Indigenous councils are invited to engage in discussions to secure a piece of the $5 million in extra funding made available by the State Government.


Tasmanian businesses awarded tenders to repair park infrastructure

Matthew Groom, Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage, has today revealed that two local businesses have been given the contracts to repair damaged park infrastructure across Tasmania.


Palaszczuk Government to upgrade Logan’s public housing infrastructure

Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni has today announced that the state Government will be investing $34 million in public housing construction over the course of the next 2 years.


Three Tasmanian businesses awarded construction tenders for Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health has revealed that Hazell Bros Group Pty Ltd, Howrah Plumbing Pty Ltd and Macquarie Builders Pty Ltd have each been individually granted sub-contracts for Tasmania’s largest current construction project.


$6.8 million school to be built at Monash Children’s Hospital

Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy have today announced a new school to be built within the new Monash Children’s Hospital.


Construction works see Torrens to Torrens North-South Corridor project reach major milestone

Upgrades on the Grange Road bridge were completed over the weekend, which signified yet another significant milestone being achieved for the $896 million Torrens to Torrens North-South Corridor project.


New train order set to improve rail infrastucture and guarantee jobs in Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government is aiming to stabilise the future of manufacturing in Ballarat with plans that will help increase the capacity of Melbourne’s rail system and provide jobs for the region.


Storefront News

Engineering meets the Arts

Taking on the challenge of creating a safety zone for Walnut Street in Cremorne, MPS Paving Systems (MPS) was able to produce a result that is as spectacular as it is practical.

Parks & Outdoor

Harbour Drive streetscape upgrade

The Harbour Drive Streetscape project is currently underway and consists of granite cobblestone being installed over 400m2. Joe Tabone, LATICRETE NSW Technical Sales Rep, provided an update of the installation.

Buildings

Sydney’s North West Rail Link to be protected by ProInert®

Sydney Metro Northwest is delivering eight new railway stations and 4000 commuter car parking spaces
 to Sydney’s growing North West.

Buildings

Solar LED integrated commercial area light

The SCL2 solar LED luminaire is a great fit for commercial, parking lot, recreational bikeway/pathway and public space lighting applications.

Buildings | Parks & Outdoor | Roads

Paarhammer joins the Australian Passive House Association

With excellent energy efficiency ratings, Paarhammer products are a perfect fit for passive houses. Now we have joined the Australian Passive House Association.

Buildings

Beach access made easy

Australia has thousands of kilometres of beautiful coastline, but for many, access can be a problem. The Assisted Access Modular System from Replas now provides the perfect solution.

Buildings

Asphalt repair begins in the aftermath of a month’s rain in two days

Residents in Victoria’s worst hit regions breathe a sigh of relief as the flood threat to homes eases, but roads have borne the brunt of days of heavy rain. QPR bagged asphalt repair is in peak demand for fast-acting repairs.

Roads

Gas controller for Hydrogen Chloride

Hydrogen Chloride is a colourless gas that is widely used in fertilisers, chemical,pharmaceutical, textiles and metal industries. During the operational use of Hydrogen Chloride at such facilities, there is always a possibility of accidental leakage.

Buildings

FPT Provides Protection for the Joint Strike Fighter

Australia’s new frontline F35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters may be years late and billions over budget, but when they do arrive they will be housed at a state of the art Air Force base and protected by Fire Protection Technologies.

Buildings

StreetBond Surfacing a Feast For the Eyes

The new Lloyd Robson National Football Stadium is a state-of-the-art facility located in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The asphalt surfaces of the stadium’s surrounds were recently completed by MPS Paving.

Parks & Outdoor