News bulletin 18:
News bulletin 18: 14 May 2019

A NSW court has rejected an appeal to save the 1970s' designed brutalist building, Bidura Metropolitan Remand Centre (pictured), in Glebe, Sydney, from demolition.

The list for the 2019 nominations for Women in Industry Awards has been released, with a number of engineers and professionals in senior roles from companies like Stantec, AECOM, Downer and Fulton Hogan included.

A 14 page e-book, titled 7 Ways to Boost Productivity in Heavy Civil Construction, is available to download free via Infrastructure Magazine.

Engineering and construction company, Clough, has been awarded the contract for civil works for Rio Tinto's new iron ore mine in WA, involving drainage earthworths, bridge construction, culverts and drainage structures, and more.

Researchers from the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology have heated up concrete to 600 degrees Celsius and watched it explode.

A new CEO has been appointed at Watpac - a former property and construction executive - who will start work on 3 June. He will succeed Martin Monro.