News bulletin 24:
News bulletin 24: 25 Jun 2019


A new geopolymer concrete made using industrial waste from coal-fired power stations and steel manufacturing is being used in a world-first road trial (pictured) in Sydney.

Austroads has released a new national standard contract, free to download, for the construction of buildings, road works and bridges where the principal is a government or semi-government agency.

The Queensland 2019-20 Budget has ear-marked a record of $23 billion for investment in roads and transport infrastructure over the next four years, with more than half to be used for regional areas outside Brisbane, Ipswich and Redland City areas.

John Holland – Fairbrother has released a revised construction program for the redevelopment of the $689 million Royal Hobart Hospital, one month later than previously forecast.

A newly-built concrete mosque with brutalist tones in Sydney's west has been revealed and incorporates a sculptured concrete ceiling of 102 quarter-spherical muqarnas.

The Western Australia Parliament has finally given the go-ahead to establish Infrastructure WA whose task it will be to deliver a 20-year infrastructure strategy, provide advice to the government, drive investment and create jobs.