Funding to deliver major track and signalling upgrade works on the corridor has been given the green light under the $1.75 billion Regional Rail Revival program.
The Western Sydney Airport Corporation has awarded the Early Earthworks contract for the project, which involves moving 1.8 million cubic metres of earth as well as road and drainage works.
Delivery improvements will reduce community impacts and decrease the number of required construction sites on the WestConnex project.
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has announced the appointment of chief executives to a number of state government agencies, including the Department of Energy and Mining.
The Australian Logistics Council has announced the formation of an Electric Vehicles Working Group, to consider the full impact that this rapidly-evolving transport solution will have on the movement of freight in the years ahead.
The new report addresses concerns with finite resources and provides the basis for the use of marginal and non-standard materials in sealed roads and considers the factors affecting performance.