News bulletin 04
News bulletin 04 5 Feb 2019

Expressions of interests are open to design Western Sydney Airport’s terminal that will combine international and domestic travel, with the first stage set to open in 2026. Firms pitching for the project are advised they will have to outline how they plan to involve university students with a link to Western Sydney.

A shortlist of five companies invited to submit designs for the $150 million theatre at the Queensland Cultural Centre has been announced by the state government.

TasWater has announced its alliance partners, one of which is CPB Contractors, to oversee an extensive capital works program over the next four years. CPB has also been chosen by the NSW Government to construct the Coffs Harbour Hospital Expansion Main Works.

Two tenderers have been shortlisted to duplicate a section of the Bruce Highway as part of the $481 million Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3 project. The highway will be widened from two to four lanes and a four-lane bridge will also be built over several creeks.
Increasing interest in the brutalist school of architecture is making New Belgrade a mecca for connoisseurs of concrete buildings.
A new study has examined the adverse effects of the adsorption of natural gas constituents found in our environment - and mixtures of several such gases - into one of the materials that make up concrete: cement hydrate.

Image: Illustration of Coffs Harbour Hospital expansion via CPB Contractors.