A new report says the rail industry needs to address its fast-developing labour crisis to avoid a substantial blowout in project costs and delivery delays across Australia and New Zealand over the next 10 years.
South Australian premier Steven Marshall has made government procurement the focus of the new SA Productivity Commission’s first inquiry.
Reforms to South Australia’s Industry Participation Plans is giving companies that employ apprentices as part of their tendering processes for government procurement and projects a better chance of winning tenders.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation has opened the Registration of Interest process for a Public Private Partnership to deliver the Gowrie to Kagaru section of Inland Rail.
The Australasian Railway Association and the UK’s Railway Industry Association have announced they will form a Memorandum of Understanding that will see both organisations work closer together.