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Automated rigger for Multiplex museum build

Multiplex has collaborated with local company TENSA Equipment to utilise an automated lifting device the construction giant believes could be a game changer for the industry.

New panel to assess major developments in WA

The inaugural State Design Review Panel has been appointed to oversee the design quality of major new development proposals in Western Australia.

State govt tackles planning loophole

The state government says it will fix a planning loophole that enabled small housing subdivisions in WA to be built without connection to telecommunications infrastructure.

Georgiou wins $24m Main Roads contract

Georgiou Group has been awarded a design and construction contract to upgrade a section of Karel Avenue to a dual carriageway to ease congestion around the Jandakot industrial area.

R.J. Vincent for $33m Subi demolition

Balcatta based R.J. Vincent and Co has been picked by the state government to demolish the grandstands at Subiaco Oval, with the playing surface to remain for community use.

Aurecon wins $8.5m Bellevue contract

Aurecon has been awarded $8.5 million of detailed design works by the Public Transport Authority of WA for the proposed Bellevue railcar deport, as part of the $165 million Midland line extension project.

WA govt $900m behind on infrastructure promises this year

The state government has fallen $1.7 billion behind its infrastructure spending commitments over the past two years, according to Western Australia’s civil construction industry’s peak body.

Brakes put on Parkd’s Mazda carpark

Parkd’s construction of a 190-bay relocatable car park for Mazda Bayswater has been parked for the foreseeable future, after the dealership said it would reassess the timing of the expansion.

Residential building approvals rise in WA

The number of dwellings approved in Western Australia have bucked the national trend and risen by 3.8 per cent in trend terms to reach its highest point since July, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ latest data.

Arbitrations in WA top 100

More than 100 unique arbitration proceedings were conducted in Western Australia during the 2017-18 financial year, the first-ever survey of the sector has found.

Zenith to raise $25m

Zenith Energy is seeking to raise $25 million via a share placement to fund equity requirements for ongoing construction of power generation and infrastructure projects.

Tempo board exodus continues as MD quits

Tempo Australia managing director Ian Lynass has resigned amid a major project cost blowout and the West-Perth company revealing it will likely move its headquarters to Sydney.

Decmil wins $79m contract at WA’s biggest wind farm

Decmil has been awarded a $79 million contract for balance of plant works at the $400 million Yandin wind farm.

Legal action against union’s Perth airport strike

The Australian Building & Construction Commission has commenced legal proceedings against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union and three of its officers, including WA state secretary Michael Buchan.

WA commits to new Fremantle traffic bridge

The state government is assessing the construction of an extra rail link over the Swan River, as part of a new Fremantle traffic bridge, after committing to the $230 million project.

WCP Civil, Georgiou win works at $150m CBH project

CBH Group has awarded six of the nine contracts for its $150 million Network Strategy Expansion project, including four to local contractors WCP Civil and Georgiou Group.

Simulations help Calytrix win real deal

A Perth-based business that merges computer simulation with live battlefields has partnered with some big international platers in the defence space

Near-$2bn boost for WA infrastructure

The state government has launched a $1.52 billion major roads package as part of the 2019-20 state budget, and announced a $415 million funding boost for Metronet.

Decmil wins $105m Vic contract

Decmil Group has been awarded a $105 million contract by Major Road Projects Victoria for Stage 2 of the Plenty Road Upgrade project.

Valmec wins $15m of work

Valmec’s infrastructure and service divisions have won three new contracts with long-term repeat clients.

Clough JV wins $5.1bn Snowy 2.0 contract

A joint venture between Perth-based Clough and Italy's Salini Impregilo has been awarded a $5.1 billion engineering, procurement and construction contract for the federal government’s Snowy 2.0 project.

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