News bulletin 02:
News bulletin 02: 14 Jan 2020


South Australia's government is engaging tunnelling experts and establishing a specialised infrastructure unit to further investigate options for the final 10.5km stretch of the North-South Corridor in Adelaide.

The design for the new Powerhouse Museum in Western Sydney has been selected (pictured) following an international design competition that attracted 74 entries across 20 countries. And it looks like there might be a bit of concrete involved in what will be a unique building for Australia.

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has released new standards for sustainability of buildings for public consultation. You can submit your feedback until 29 February 2020.

Watch the latest drone footage of a concrete pour at the Springhead Bridge project site in the UK. The 87m-long structure crosses the River Ebbsfleet in Kent and is expected to open in the first half of 2020.

The final stage of town planning for the new Maitland Hospital has been approved and the main works construction contract has been awarded to Multiplex. These include construction of the hospital's concrete structure, fa├žade, entry, roof including helipad, loading dock, roads, carparks and pathways.

The Walkerston Bypass (10.4km Peak Downs Highway Realignment Project) has been added to Infrastructure Australia's Infrastructure Priority List. It runs from west of Walkerston to the Mackay Ring Road.

Downer has been awarded the five-year $520 million contract to plan, design and deliver water and wastewater infrastructure for Logan City Council. And under a $2 billion contract with Jacobs and Broadspectrum, it will design, construct and maintain Sydney Water North infrastructure over a 10-year period.