Tip truck owner-drivers working on new government contracts will receive mandatory minimum pay rates due to new laws introduced in Victoria.
Laing O’Rourke’s concrete rail sleeper manufacturer, Austrak, has been acquired by a rail technology company for $50.5 million.
Victoria’s busiest railway corridor is undergoing a $572 million upgrade to duplicate a section of track to relieve a bottleneck on the Cranbourne line.
Drivers in south-western Victoria are already experiencing the benefits of upgrades to three freight routes in the region's ‘Green Triangle’, according to the Victorian Government.
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.