News bulletin 44:
News bulletin 44: 3 Nov 2020



Have your say on the proposed M12 motorway, a future corridor through south-west Sydney. Submissions and amendment reports are now available for feedback. But you need to hurry as submissions close tomorrow 4 November 2020.

The $6 million design contract to develop and detail the reference design for the Somerset Dam in Queensland has been awarded to Stantec. The company will investigate the potential for a dam upgrade.

A revised development application has been submitted by Mirvac for the redevelopment of the Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, which is set to generate 2100 construction jobs. It will include a widened waterfront boulevard, new pedestrian bridge to Pyrmont and a 1500 sqm plaza.

Initial designs for the Living Coral Biobank in Port Douglas include a façade clad in radial concrete fins which was designed by Contreras Earl Architecture with Arup as project engineering and sustainability consultant with German company Werner Sobeck as façade consultant.

The construction group Grocon has been pushed into serious financial problems by a legal battle involving Crown Resorts over views to Sydney Harbour from a property development at Barangaroo.

Singapore's massive Tuas port (pictured) is being built with 13,000-tonne concrete caissons using slipforming technology that is contributing to a production rate of one 10-storey-tall unit every 28 days.