News bulletin 47:
News bulletin 47: 3 Dec 2019

Construction is underway on the $352 million Rockwood Weir project, however, tenders are still open and bids are being assessed for the main construction partner. Two tenders are open to build a new Riverslea Bridge and for the upgrade of the Capricorn Highway intersection at Gogango.

Multiplex's CEO for Australasia and India has been promoted to the new position of Global CEO following the departure of its CEO for Europe, Middle East and Canada.

The Australian Government says it will spend $3.8 billion to accelerate construction activity on major infrastructure projects. Meanwhile, billions more in capital for major infrastructure projects could be unlocked through tax incentives for projects in excess of $500 million as part of a draft plan the government has released.

Aurecon has been appointed to provide the terminal precinct engineering design services for the new $5.3 billion Nancy Bird-Walton Airport in Western Sydney, which includes the terminal building, aircraft apron, public car park and roads.

HeidelbergCement's Canadian subsidiary Lehigh Cement has launched a feasibility study of a full-scale carbon capture and storage project as a solution to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the country.

Russia is to build a new 3km bridge (pictured) that will span the icy cold River Lena in Northern Siberia worth 1.17 billion euros in an area where temperatures plummet to -64.4 Celsius.