The Federal Government has committed up to $96 million from its Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund to boost enrolments in engineering courses at James Cook University in Townsville.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the upcoming 2018-19 state budget will deliver $45 billion worth of infrastructure over the next four years – the biggest since 2011.
The business case for the Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor (TEARC) has been released, with the Queensland Government moving to ensure the long-term future of rail freight to the Port of Townsville.
Mark Pettigrew has been appointed the new Regional Director ANZ at Network Rail Consulting and will commence his role on 14 May.
Funding from the Queensland Government is going towards replacing 18 timber rail bridges between Townsville and Cairns.
SMEC’s parent company, Surbana Jurong Private Limited, has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with the City of Townsville with the aim of developing the city into a vibrant, smart and connected hub.