Australian tradies are almost twice as likely to take good care of their tools as their bodies despite having one of the highest injury rates of any occupation, according to research from the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation has set up three briefings for local businesses and suppliers ahead of construction on the Parkes-Narromine section of the project, with the call put out for materials and labour hire, machinery, fuel and more.
Strong population growth, underpinning a lift in construction activity and infrastructure, has resulted in Victoria climbing to the top spot for economic performance, according to the latest CommSec State of the States report.
Sydney Metro’s new railway bridge over Windsor Road at Rouse Hill has won a major international design and construction award.
The Queensland Government has recognised the benefits of increasing access for type 1 road train vehicles east of Biloela to industry and the state's economy following completion of a $40 million project to replace timber bridges in Central Queensland.