CCF National Earth Award 2018 winners announced

CCF National Earth Award 2018 winners announced

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//December 06, 2018

Winners of the 2018 Civil Contractors Federation National Earth Awards have been announced, showcasing excellence in civil construction projects across the country.

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Construction complete on $2.6B Amrun bauxite development

Construction complete on $2.6B Amrun bauxite development

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Project Report//August 13, 2018

A new 650-metre long access jetty and 350-metre long wharf has been constructed by construction company McConnel Dowell for mining company Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite development on the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland.

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Rail sleeper manufacturer Austrak acquired for $50.5M

Rail sleeper manufacturer Austrak acquired for $50.5M

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//August 07, 2018

Laing O’Rourke’s concrete rail sleeper manufacturer, Austrak, has been acquired by a rail technology company for $50.5 million.

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Contractor appointed for FNQ wharf infrastructure works

Contractor appointed for FNQ wharf infrastructure works

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//July 18, 2018

A Queensland-based firm will deliver the $2.6 million upgrade to the Evans Landing Wharf, including replacement of the wharf deck, in Far North Queensland.

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Rio Tinto to double autonomous fleet by 2019

Rio Tinto to double autonomous fleet by 2019

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//January 05, 2018

Rio Tinto will work with Caterpillar and Komatsu to expand its fleet of autonomous haul trucks in the Pilbara by more than 50 per cent by 2019.

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Rio completes first fully autonomous rail journey in Pilbara

Rio completes first fully autonomous rail journey in Pilbara

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//October 03, 2017

Rio Tinto is a step closer to its goal of having a network of driverless trains in the Pilbara after undertaking the first fully autonomous rail journey at the Western Australian iron ore operations.

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