New bulletin 14: 11 Apr 2017
See how this abandoned cement factory from the early 20th century in Spain, with its 30 silos, smoke stack, machine rooms and 4km of underground tunnels, has been turned into a post-industrial castle.
GHD has announced it has a new chairperson and made changes to its executive directors following the retirement of the company’s current executive chair after 40 years. AECOM has appointed a new chief operating officer for its construction services global division. And McConnell Dowell has appointed a new operations manager, whose background includes Fulton Hogan, John Holland and Laing O’Rourke. The company has also appointed a new general manager for new business and strategy who also hails from JH.
Wagstaff Piling had to come up with an innovative foundation solution and economical design alternative for micropiles designed for earthquake loads being constructed at Monash University No. 4 carpark to allow for the facility to be extended by two additional floors whilst remaining fully operational.
Infrastructure Australia CEO talks about why the pool of funding for infrastructure investment in this country must be diversified and highlights the benefits of transitioning towards a user pays model to fund the infrastructure needed.
Mainmark says it has successfully remediated a large concrete culvert under State Highway 58 near Wellington in New Zealand using “a technologically advanced solution”.
CPB Contractors, part of the CIMIC Group, has been selected to deliver Victoria’s Transurban West Gate Tunnel project in a JV with John Holland. Design and construction works will include widening of the West Gate Freeway and two tunnels under Yarraville, a new bridge, an elevated road, new cycling and pedestrian pathways.
Image: Former cement factory-turned-post-industrial castle in Spain. Source: Domain