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South Australia set for $5.4 billion, 4-year project boost!

The Government of South Australia has outlined a $5.4 billion pipeline of infrastructure works for across the State, over ...
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Construction in Sydney is booming - here’s what it means for Plant Hire companies!

Infrastructure development is booming across New South Wales and with the WestConnex, Western Sydney Airport, Sydney Metro ...
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A Basic Guide to SEO for Plant Hire Companies – Part 1

Brought to you by the construction professionals who have 1.5 million ranks, across 108 machine classes, and 12,000 ...
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WestConnex still not 50% complete - Lots of construction yet to be completed

Construction of WestConnex, which the City of Sydney Council has recently estimated to cost over $45 billion, is fast ...
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Multi-billion-dollar high-speed rail proposed for Regional NSW!

The current New South Wales Government has announced plans for four state-of-the-art fast rail routes connecting Sydney to a ...
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Guide to CPB Contractors and their major projects

CPB Contractors is the largest and most prominent construction contracting company in Australia, with projects ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has a large range of earthmoving, transport & EWP equipment available for sale across Australia!  At GraysOnline ...
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Guide to the Sydney Metro

Pinned as Australia's biggest public transportation project, the 3-stage, $33.7 billion Sydney Metro covers 31 stations and ...
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Rio Tinto to invest $3.5 billion into WA’s Koodaideri iron ore mine!

Rio Tinto has approved $3.5 billion AUD for their intelligent Koodaideri mine project in Western Australia, with the ...
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Breaking: Adani's mega Carmichael Mine to go ahead, will be self-financed

Adani have confirmed that the Carmichael mine in Queensland will go ahead with the company covering the remaining funding ...
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Forklift Hire Rates Guide

We give you a guide on how much you can expect to pay to hire a forklift. What are the different types of Forklifts? ...
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Anglo adapts payment policy to help small businesses

Anglo American is shifting to a 30-day payment policy for small to medium-sized Australian businesses, in a bid to support ...
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Komatsu PC200-8 Excavator Review & Specs

Known for their holistic approach to practical design, Komatsu does not disappoint with their fuel efficient, powerful and ...
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$1.3 billion Sydney Metro construction contract awarded to CPB

CIMIC subsidiaries, CPB Contractors and UGL, have been selected by the NSW Government to deliver the ‘Line-wide works ...
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Dump Truck Hire Rates Guide

If your next mining or construction project requires transporting loose materials like aggregate, soil, sand or gravel – ...
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North Queensland set for major $1.3 billion nickel and cobalt project!

The former nickel town of Greenvale will be revitalised through a $1.3 billion nickel and cobalt production project. The ...
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A complete guide to Western Sydney Airport

Western Sydney Airport, also known as Badgerys Creek Airport, is one of the biggest civil engineering projects currently ...
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Major mining lease awarded for Central Queensland’s newest mine!

A mining lease has been granted pertaining to a greenfields underground longwall operation, Ironbark No. 1, that is ...
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Volvo G930 Grader Review & Specs

An introduction to the 2007 Volvo G930 Grader.   Construction in Australia is booming, and with it, so are the number of ...
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Autonomous revolution in full swing as Cat reaches billion tonne milestone!

Caterpillar’s autonomous trucks have hauled over one billion tonnes since the first few trucks were launched in 2013. The ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has a massive range of earthmoving, transport & EWP equipment available for sale across Australia!  GraysOnline ...
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A Complete Guide to the South Flank Mine

What is the South Flank Mine? The $4.5bn South Flank mine is a BHP-led iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia. ...
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Grader Hire Rates Guide

Many earthmoving and construction jobs will need a grader on site. Graders are used for civil engineering projects to ...
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A complete guide to Thiess and their major projects

Founded in the 1940s, Thiess is the world’s largest contract miner. Thiess is an Australian company, owned by CIMIC, whose ...
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Fortescue and Theiss team up for machine AI revolution

Dozens of Fortescue Metals Group’s haul trucks will be upgraded with autonomous system technology under a contract with ...
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330G John Deere Skid Steer Review & Specs

The 330G John Deere skid steer packs a lot with its punch. With a high operating capacity and gross horsepower in this small ...
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All-new $1 billion lithium plant to be built near Bunbury, WA!

Lithium powerhouse, Albemarle Corporation, has been given environmental approval to construct and operate a $1 billion ...
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Runaway iron ore train derailed by BHP in the Pilbara

A train delivering iron ore in the Pilbara region was strategically derailed on Monday after it took off without a driver. ...
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Crane Hire Rates Guide

Cranes are a key piece of machinery for most construction and earthmoving projects, they are required for lifting and moving ...
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A complete guide to Downer and their major projects

Downer, in operation for over 150 years, is a multinational integrated services company that manages assets, while also ...
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A Complete Guide to the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Project

What is the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail? The $10 billion Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail has been flagged as a once ...
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Rio Tinto delivers huge for Western Australia, $27 billion and 47,400 jobs!

An independent analysis has shown that Rio Tinto injected $27.3 billion into the West Australian economy, along with 13,000 ...
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Volvo A60H Articulated Dump Truck Review & Specs

The Volvo A60H Articulated Dump Truck offers double the load and performance in half the time.     When it comes to ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

At GraysOnline we have a big range of earthmoving and transport equipment available for sale across Australia!  GraysOnline ...
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Excavator and Digger Hire Rates Guide

Excavators are one of the most commonly seen pieces of heavy equipment used for construction projects of all sizes. ...
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Complete List of Australia's Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 Contractors and Builders

Below is iSeekplant's complete guide to Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 contractors and builders in Australia (along with ...
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Tunneling has begun on the $12.9 billion Sydney Metro Stage 2

Tunnelling work has begun under the Sydney Harbour, within Stage 2 of Australia’s biggest public transport project. The ...
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A complete guide to BHP and their major mining projects

BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, is a multinational mining, metals and petroleum company. Founded in the rural ...
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Woodside prioritises Bechtel for major Pluto LNG contract in $15.5 billion Scarborough project

Bechtel are preparing for a major contract to build a second Pluto LNG train (a liquefaction and purification facility) ...
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A complete guide to Rio Tinto and their major mining projects

Founded in 1873, Rio Tinto is one of the world's largest metals and mining companies. Rio Tinto is an Australian company ...
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Downer has won a major construction contract to deliver Australia's largest solar farm!

BELECTRIC GmbH have awarded Downer a major contract for work on “Australia’s largest solar farm project”. The contract ...
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Top Ten Heavy Equipment Manufacturers (2017/2018)

Following a downward trend in heavy equipment sales across the board in the past few years, 2017 bucked the trend with a ...
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Machine innovation continues with advanced excavator control systems

Pioneering on the machine technology front continues with a range of innovative support systems being released throughout ...
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Everything you need to know about Melbourne's $11 Billion Metro Tunnel

Melbourne's Metro Tunnel is one of Australia's largest ever public transport projects. Major construction works are already ...
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A major construction contract has been awarded for the $9.3b Inland Rail. Construction will begin this year!

INLink and the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) have agreed on a contract to construct the first section of the mega ...
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Major WA energy project to deliver 1,000 construction jobs!

Kwinana, south of Perth, looks to thrive on a massive job boost created by a $668m, state-of-the-art, waste-to-energy ...
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Bobcat T190 Review & Full Specs

The Bobcat T190 skid steer is a heavy-duty bobcat loader designed to go the distance. If you want a compact skid steer ...
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North Queensland's major $330 million energy hub to deliver hundreds of jobs

Far North Queensland is in for a job boost as the State Government of Queensland announces that the FNQ Renewables Energy ...
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Multi-billion dollar QLD transport upgrade hailed as a game-changer, massive job & tourism boost

Talk of a brand new rapid rail network in SE QLD continues to make headlines after gaining national coverage last week, as ...
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High-tech abattoir in Gladstone to deliver hundreds of construction jobs

A high-tech, $308 million abattoir project is set to deliver hundreds of jobs, with the Gladstone development due to start ...
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Major infrastructure link proposed for islands within Moreton Bay, SE QLD

As SE Queensland’s population continues to grow, calls have been made for infrastructure to connect key islands in the ...
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Thiess nabs major $1.2 billion, 300 job contract at Mt Arthur, Hunter Valley

Thiess has won a 5-year, $1.2b contract for mining services at Mt Arthur, in the Hunter Valley, that is anticipated to ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

  GraysOnline has a large range of earthmoving equipment available for sale across Australia!  GraysOnline are auctioning ...
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6000L Vac-U-Digga Vacuum Excavation Truck Review & Specs

If you’re looking to invest in a sucker truck that's been engineered for difficult hydro excavation, non-destructive ...
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Bis boosts Australian underground services, acquires UGM

Perth-based Bis have acquired an Australian mining services company, the UGM Group, who began their operations in 1997 ...
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Tenders called for desalination plant within WA’s $396m Myalup-Wellington project

Tenders have officially been opened for the construction of a desalination plant for a major Western Australian project, the ...
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Omega’s Contract for WA’s $1.12b NorthLink Stage 2 Cancelled, Administration Likely

The company contracted to complete 10 bridges for Western Australia’s $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project is reportedly in ...
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WA’s $390m Wellington Water Project makes steady progress

The $390 million Myalup-Wellington Water Project is on track with $190 million worth ($140m with a $50m loan) of Federal ...
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Mega Milestone: 20 Years of Dial Before You Dig in Queensland

Celebrating a milestone for Dial Before You Dig Queensland (DBYDQ) having reached 20 years of service driving the safe ...
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$104m Cairns Bruce Hwy Upgrade awarded to Georgiou Koppen JV

Stage Four of the Cairns Bruce Highway Master Plan, part of the greater $8.5b Bruce Highway upgrade project, has been ...
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Over $1.45b to deliver 2150 jobs in Darwin, Northern Territory

Two major projects in the Northern Territory are anticipated to deliver around 2150 jobs through investments worth around ...
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Mega Construction Equipment Convention set for Sydney this November

Construction Mining and Equipment Industry Group (CMEIG) have confirmed that Sydney will host the very first National ...
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EOIs invited for Victoria's Geelong and Warrnambool Line Upgrades

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has announced that the government is inviting firms to submit Expressions of ...
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Sponsored: Introducing iDig 2D Excavator Control

Position partners introduces, iDig 2D Excavator Control. This innovative piece of technology has been designed and built ...
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Mega 250km/h, $70b high speed rail proposal for SE Queensland, SMEC Report

A new report by SMEC has put forward a $70 billion proposal for a high speed rail solution to mitigate regional travel times ...
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A $1 billion Gladstone energy project has taken a major step forward! Will create 1,000 jobs

A $1 billion Gladstone Energy and Ammonia Project has taken a major step forward with Queensland's independent ...
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Jewel Crisis, 800 workers walk off $1.4b QLD development, waving CFMEU flags

Over 800 workers have walked off the $1.4 billion Jewel development site this week in protest of a mass sacking that ...
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BHP awards $240m contract to Perth-based Monadelphous

Monadelphous has been awarded a $240m contract by BHP, with activities focused around shutdowns, outages and minor capital ...
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Vict Govt awards $1b contract to CIMIC’s CPB contractors with RIA

The Victorian Government has awarded a Metro Tunnel Project package of works worth $1 billion to the Rail Infrastructure ...
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Google’s Mobile First is here: Could your plant hire site disappear from the net?

There are 99 different ranking factors spread across multiple Google algorithms. The mobile friendliness of a site has been ...
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$1.6b Toowoomba Second Range Crossing due to open 2019

Toowoomba’s mega $1.6 billion, 41 km roadworks project, the Second Range Crossing, continues to make headway as it maintains ...
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Rio Tinto has approved $2.1 billion for two massive iron ore projects in the Pilbara

Rio Tinto have approved a $2.1 billion joint venture endeavour that will see the delivery of two high-grade iron ore ...
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John Deere 670G Grader Review & Specs

The 670G John Deere grader offers a high torque engine, smooth operation, affordable running costs and ease of use.   In ...
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Lithium Mining Delivers BIG for WA, Increased Spodumene Production

The overall mining industry in WA boasted a direct employment figure of around 112,000 for the last financial year, with an ...
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Volvo A30D Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) Review & Specs | Volvo Dumper

The A30D Volvo dumper packs power, reliability, speed, industry-leading technology and productivity that is unique to this ...
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$8.5b Bruce Highway, Bne to Cairns, Sunshine Coast Progress

Queensland’s mammoth 1,700 km Bruce Highway Upgrade Program continues to make progress as it nears 5 years since the start ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

  GraysOnline is selling off loads of machines throughout Australia! GraysOnline are auctioning off a range of high quality ...
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PM on site as $5b Western Sydney Airport breaks ground

The first turning of sod at Badgerys Creek’s $5 billion Western Sydney Airport (SWZ) project occurred earlier this week, ...
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$440m Murray Basin Rail Project Suffers Delay to 2020

Vague timelines for the Murray Basin Rail Project are keeping businesses and grain traders in the dark, restricting them ...
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Progress on VIC’s North East Link, a $16b, 26km Freeway Project

The Victorian Government has released detailed design and digital assets for the State’s largest ever road project, the ...
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Plans Revealed for Perth’s Alkimos Central, Tourism Boost + 15k Jobs

The West Australian Government has released new details pertaining to MetroNet’s Alkimos Central Station and town hub ...
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$16b Adani Mine Steams Ahead With Rail Application

Adani’s $16b controversial mine continues to make progress, despite ongoing hurdles, as the company submits its operating ...
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Major Construction Continues on Tasmania’s $500m Mega Highway

Tasmania continues to see major infrastructure projects rolled out, as the $92.3 million Perth Link Roads project starts ...
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New Details on $15b Melb Airport ‘Super Train’ inc. 12k Jobs

New details have emerged surrounding the now $15 billion Melbourne Airport Link project, including figures on job estimates, ...
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Positive Changes for Canberra’s Billion Dollar Light Rail

The Australian Capital Territory’s Light Rail project is expected to see some big improvements as planning for stage 2 is ...
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Hire out with iSeekplant or sell off with GraysOnline at $0 Seller’s commission during October 2018*

iSeekplant is pleased to announce an exclusive offer for customers via GraysOnline, throughout October. For the month of ...
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$1b Coal Mega Mine near Moranbah Starts Consultation

Community residents have been invited to have their say on a proposed $1 billion open cut metallurgical coal mine that will ...
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Melbourne Airport Rail Link gets $5 Billion Private Boost

A private consortium has injected $5 billion into the Melbourne Airport Rail project, lifting total funds to a whopping $15 ...
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Stage 2 of $711m Monash Freeway Invites Tenders

The next stage of the $711 million Monash Free Upgrade will soon see shortlisted contractors invited to submit delivery ...
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3000L Vac-U-Digga Vacuum Excavation Truck Review & Specs

If you're a company that needs to complete sub-surface excavation in order to expose pipes, cables or other infrastructure ...
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VIC Govt Announces $16m Training Centre for Tunnelling

In an Australian-first, the Victorian Government will deliver a $16 million Tunnelling Centre with the Holmesglen Institute ...
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QLD Govt Awards AtP to Central Petroleum for Domestic Gas

The Queensland Government has announced that Central Petroleum has secured an Authority to Prospect at the Surat Basin, ...
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Clive Palmer, Making Unnecessary Power Stations Great Again?

OPINION: Clive Palmer emerged from his dinosaur cave in the side of Mount Coolum this week to deliver some big news… big ...
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Civmec Expansion to Bolster Economy in Hunter Valley NSW

Hunter Valley residents are in for a job and wage growth injection as Civmec continues to roll out operations at its brand ...
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GraysOnline Unreserved Major Event Online Auction – All Must Go!

  Prime Movers, Agitator & Water Trucks, Side Tipper and Dry Power Trailers, Dollys, Graders, Wheel Loaders, Rollers and ...
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Townsville Port Stage 1 gets $150m from State & Federal Funding

The Federal Government has announced $75 million in funding, matching the QLD Govt, for the first stage of the Townsville ...
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Your Ticket to Munich is on us: Join Position Partners at BAUMA 2019!

Have you been thinking about adding 3D machine control to your equipment? Now is the time! Be one of the first 20 customers ...
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Wagner Family Wins Defamation Case Against Slander Jones

Customers of iSeekplant and general local good blokes, the Wagner family of Toowoomba’s construction powerhouse the Wagner ...
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Clive Palmer to Deliver 1k Jobs via $1.54b QLD Power Station

Queensland Tycoon Clive Palmer has announced a $1.54 billion coal-fired power station project to be developed in ...
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Gold Bonanza hits WA Locals with $6.5m find over four days

West Australia’s famous Goldfields are back in the news after a whopping $6.5m worth of gold, in the form of two mega ...
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Thiess Wins New $190m Contract for Nickel Mine in Leinster WA

BHP’s Nickel West has awarded Thiess, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, a contract worth $190m for mining services at the ...
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Barminco Secures 5-year $700m Extension for WA Gold Mine

Barminco has secured a 5-year extension on activities at AngloGold Ashanti’s Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, located 55 km south of ...
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WA Govt Releases RFP for two METRONET Projects

A single Request for Proposal (RFP) has emerged for two projects within Perth’s greater METRONET expansion. The RFP ...
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$9.3b, 1700 km Inland Rail Project Given Green Light to Start Construction

Australia’s biggest interstate rail project has been green-lighted to begin construction on the 1,700km Melbourne to ...
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Massive End of Project & Surplus Asset Disposal LIVE Auction – Powered by GraysOnline

Australia's largest online industrial auctioneer, GraysOnline, will be selling off hundreds of assets at a live auction ...
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Specialist squads conduct swift recovery of 2 men at Tahmoor Coal Mine in NSW

Some great news has come out of New South Wales this morning with reports that the two men trapped down Tahmoor Coal Mine ...
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Criscon charged $405k for 2016 Eagle Farm construction deaths

A $405k fine has been handed down to the employer of two construction workers who were killed on-site when a pair of ...
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South Australia fast tracks major infrastructure projects with $395 million

The Federal Government has announced that it will fast track $395 million worth of funding for three major South Australian ...
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Sydney Metro continues to break ground as project prepares to build its newest tunnel

Sydney Metro, an automated rapid transit system, continues to take shape as a new batch of tunnel boring machines (TBMs) ...
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MACA awarded $700m Queensland Bluff PCI contract, with December start

A $700 million Queensland mining contract has been won by MACA Limited (ASX: MLD), to be undertaken over 10 years. The ‘life ...
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Case CX210C Excavator Review & Full Specs

The Case CX210 excavator offers versatility, power and fuel-efficiency.   A mid-range masterpiece from Case, the Case CX210C ...
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Rio Tinto’s Amrun mine has already paid $1.5 billion to Queensland businesses

Rio Tinto's $2.6b Amrun project has reached 90% completion, with the project expected to become operational over summer. Rio ...
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Tasmania to deliver $200 million worth of port infrastructure upgrades

The Tasmanian Government has revealed more information on its $200 million Port Master Plan, which includes a $50 million ...
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Construction starts on $370 million Moorabool Wind Farm, northwest of Melbourne

Construction has begun on the Victorian Moorabool Wind Farm project, 67km from Melbourne, with news that the first sod of ...
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Victorian Govt announces $50 billion Melbourne rail expansion, with 20,000 construction jobs

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that his government plans to build a $50 billion underground rail expansion, ...
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EOI's have opened for a massive earthworks contract at Western Sydney Airport

The Western Sydney Airport has reached a major milestone as Expressions of Interest are called for a major contract to ...
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Anglo secures long-term lease of 16 Komatsu 830Es for QLD’s Bowen Basin

Anglo American have leased 16 Komatsu 830Es on a long-term deal with National P&E. A dozen mining dump trucks have been ...
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CAT 140M Grader Review & Full Specs

140M grader offers industry-leading design, durability, engine power and comfort. Caterpillar are one of the best-known ...
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Australia’s largest prison set to deliver on 1100 construction jobs in NSW

Australia’s largest prison, a mammoth $700 million project covering roughly 180 football fields, continues to roll out ...
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Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS) delivering on jobs promise

South Australia’s NAIS project has already begun delivering on its construction jobs promise as 29 km of transfer pipeline ...
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Brisbane’s $3.6bn Queen’s Wharf starts civil work

Brisbane’s biggest riverside project since the South Bank Parklands has formally begun civil work with a 2022 completion ...
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West Australian Govt approves $158m major development project next to Perth Arena

After months of discussions, the Western Australian Government has finally approved a $158m addition to the Perth City Link ...
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Bobcat s650 Skid Steer Review & Specs

The Bobcat s650 skid steer loader has been cleverly designed to be a machine that’s easy to handle with a higher lifting ...
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The Victorian Government will deliver a $736 million project to duplicate the Geelong Rail line

The Victorian Government has committed to delivering a $736 million project which will duplicate an 11 kilometre stretch of ...
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EOI's being called for a major earthworks package at the Western Sydney Airport

Western Sydney Airport Co is calling for expressions of interest for the first of three major earthworks packages on the ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

  GraysOnline have done it again! This week, they're rolling out a bonanza of top quality gear to get the bargain hunters ...
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York Civil will cease trading immediately, all 188 employees made redundant

York Civil, a major construction and engineering company, has ceased trading. This will leave all 188 of their employees out ...
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Toowoomba becomes first Council to require ‘DBYD’ Certified Contractors

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has become the first Local Government in Australia to endorse and require ‘Dial Before You ...
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Downer awarded a $160 million construction contract for Victorian solar farm

Downer has been awarded a major Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract worth approximately $160 million for the ...
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Kubota SVL75 Compact Track Loader Review & Full Specs

The Kubota SVL75’s innovative design coupled with a pragmatic approach to engineering and a focus on real-life use in ...
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Fluor Awarded construction management contract at BHP's South Flank Pilbara mine

Fluor has been awarded a project and construction management contract at BHP's major new South Flank iron ore mine in ...
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Rio Tinto has approved funding for its 'intelligent' Pilbara Mine

Rio Tinto has approved $197 million in preliminary funding for its Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara ...
Northern Road Upgrade

Construction contract awarded for stage 4 of the $1.6 billion Northern Road upgrade

The New South Wales Government has awarded the construction contract for Stage 4 of Western Sydney's $1.6 billion Northern ...
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Construction has begun on BHP's South Flank project

First sod has officially been turned on BHP's $4.9 billion South Flank iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region. ...
Smithfield Bypass

$152 million construction contract awarded for Far North Queensland's Smithfield Bypass

The Queensland Government has awarded a design and construction contract for the Smithfield Bypass. The contract has been ...
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CAT 740 Articulated Dump Truck Review & Full Specs

The Caterpillar 740 articulated dump truck is an excellent all-rounder that provides a mix of versatility, powerful ...
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Tenders called for works on Brisbane's $3.6 billion Queens Wharf mega-project

One of Australia's largest CBD developments, the $3.4 billion Queens Wharf project, has taken a major step towards getting ...
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EOI's have opened for the $944 million Brisbane Metro

A special industry briefing was conducted yesterday for local and international businesses to learn more about the Brisbane ...
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Oceania Damage Prevention Conference

OCEANIA DAMAGE PREVENTION CONFERENCE GOLD COAST CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE Queensland, Australia August 20-23, 2018   ...
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Victorian Gov approves a $5 billion investment in the Melbourne Airport Rail Link

The Victorian State Government has announced that it will match The Federal Government's $5 billion funding of the Melbourne ...
Northern Gas Pipeline

Construction of the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline has been Completed

The Northern Gas Pipeline, linking Tennant Creek to Mt Isa, has officially completed construction and gas is expected to ...
BHP South Flank

BHP has awarded NRW Holdings a $176 million contract at their South Flank Mine

BHP has contracted NRW Holdings to deliver the bulk earthworks and concrete works at the South Flank iron ore mine in the ...
Melbourne Metro Tunnel Station

$1 billion Metro Tunnel contract awarded to John Holland, CPB Contractors, AECOM joint venture

A consortium comprising of John Holland, CPB Contractors and AECOM has been awarded a $1 billion Metro Tunnel contract to ...
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Contract awarded for Stage 2 of $615 million Gawler Rail Line electrification

Lendlease, who delivered stage 1 of the Gawler Rail Line electrification, has been given the nod by the South Australian ...
Granville Harbour Wind Farm

$280 million Granville Harbour Wind Farm set to begin construction after receiving green light

Tasmania's Granville Harbour Wind Farm is set to begin construction shortly after receiving its required funding. This 112 ...
Monash Freeway Upgrade

$711 million Monash Freeway Upgrade has been given the green light

The Monash Freeway will be upgraded into a 10-lane mega highway after being placed on Infrastructure Australia's ...
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Watpac awarded major contract for Adelaide's $165 Million Airport Terminal Expansion

Watpac Limited has been appointed to deliver the construction management contract for the Adelaide Airport Terminal ...
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BHP Rolls Out Electric Utes to its Light Vehicle Fleet

BHP has rolled out two electric utes into its fleet of 240 light vehicles at South Australia’s Olympic Dam mine. The ...
Laing O'Rourke Defence Contract

Laing O’Rourke Awarded $495 Million Defence Construction Contracts

UK Contractor Laing O’Rourke has been awarded two construction contracts by the Australian Defence Force worth a combined ...
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Thiess has been awarded a $480 million contract at QCoal’s Northern Hub Mines

QCoal has awarded Thiess a $480 million contract extension to continue operations at their Northern Hub mines in ...
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Three Major Contracts Awarded for the Western Sydney Airport

Construction on the Western Sydney Airport is set to begin before the end of 2018. The federal government this week awarded ...
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Cool Machine of the Week: ADiT Engineering’s L-MUVA

In the late 80’s ADiT Engineering was briefed to build a low-maintenance utility vehicle for use in underground mining. ...
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Jemena to Deliver New $140 Million Gas Pipeline & Processing Facility in QLD

Jemena, along with Queensland-based gas company Senex Energy, are moving ahead with plans to build a gas processing facility ...
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BHP has awarded Thiess a $225 million contract for their Rocky’s Reward mine

BHP has awarded a $225 million contract to Thiess to continue to provide mining services at Rocky’s Reward nickel mine in ...
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NSW Government Announces $3 Billion in Funding for Stage 3 of the Sydney Metro

The New South Wales Government has announced $3 billion in funding has been reserved for the third leg of the Sydney Metro ...
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You can now check a machines telematics using your phone’s camera

The Fleet Office has launched their game-changing new telematics product FleetAR. FleetAR displays the data being ...
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CPB Contractors Awarded $260 Million Contract at BHP’s South Flank

CIMIC Group's CPB Contractors has been awarded a major contract by BHP to deliver the construction of bulk earthworks, ...
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BHP approves $4.5 billion Pilbara Iron Ore Mine

BHP Billiton’s board has approved a $3.8 billion spend on a new iron ore in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. In total, ...
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Thiess Awarded a $160 Million Contract Extension at Curragh Coal Mine

Thiess has been rewarded for a strong performance at the Curragh Coal Mine with a $160 million contract extension. Coronado ...
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$300 Million LNG Terminal to be Constructed in NSW

Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest’s Australian Industrial Energy is going ahead with plans to build a floating LNG import terminal in ...
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The Keys to a Plant Hire Kingdom

My name is Steveo, from Steveo’s Plant Hire. I’m sure you’ve heard of us, we’re the blokes who have got contracts with all ...
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$1 Billion Queensland Wind Farm Has Received Approval

In a push to reach its 50 per cent renewable energy target Queensland’s Labor government has approved one of Australia’s ...
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Stage 1 of the $1 Billion Parramatta Light Rail Set to Begin Construction, Create 5,000 Jobs

Construction will begin within months on stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail after the project received planning approval. ...
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Australian Government to construct Antarctica's First Paved Runway

The Turnbull Government has announced that it intends to construct Antarctica’s first paved runway, which will be located ...
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Downer Awarded a $150 Million Solar Project in New South Wales

First Solar has awarded Downer a $150 million contract for the engineering procurement and design of their 875MWac Beryl ...
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Work has Begun on Victoria’s $350 Million Bulgana Green Power Hub, Will Create 1300 Jobs

Work has begun on the Bulgana Green Power Hub in Stawell, Victoria. This major energy project will includes the construction ...
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Downer and Seymour Whyte Awarded $450 Million Princes Highway Contract

Downer and Seymour Whyte have been announced as the contractors awarded the $450 million contract for the construction of ...
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$1.6 Billion Floating LNG Project Granted Major Project Status

The Australian Government has granted a $1.6 billion floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) Major Project Status. ...
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2018 Budget: What We Know About the $24 Billion Infrastructure Package

The 2018 Federal Budget is set to be announced tonight with some major funding expected for infrastructure projects. Below ...
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Cat is Sending its 5000th 793 Mining Truck to Australia

Cat has reached a major milestone in the production of its 793F truck. Caterpillar will send its 5000th 793, which has been ...
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Courts Revive $900 Million New Acland Mine Expansion

Queensland’s Supreme Court has overturned a recommendation from the Land Court to scrap the expansion of the New Acland coal ...
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Construction in Adelaide is Booming! Here’s an Overview of What’s Going On

iSeekplant’s CEO Sally McPherson recently travelled to the City of Churches to catch up with some customers and get a ...
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WA to Receive $5.4 Billion Cash Injection for Infrastructure Projects

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that Western Australia will receive a “game-changing” $5.4 billion ...
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Victorian Government to Invest $941 Million into Regional Roads

The 2018/19 Victorian Budget will see the Victorian Government invest nearly a billion dollars into the state’s regional ...
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$5 Billion Committed to Melbourne Airport Rail Link by the Federal Government

The Federal Government has committed $5 billion to Melbourne’s Airport Rail Link, which will connect Melbourne Airport in ...
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Chevron to Expand Gorgon Gas Project, Will Create Hundreds of Jobs

Chevron and its partners have announced a multi-billion dollar expansion for its Gorgon LNG Project. So far Chevron and its ...
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Sydney’s Northwest Rail Project is $500 Million Under Budget

The New South Wales Government has announced that the Sydney Northwest rail project is $500 million under budget. New South ...
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Downer has been awarded a $660 Million Contract at OZ Minerals Carrapateena Mine

Downer has been awarded a $660 million contract which will see them deliver underground mining services at OZ Minerals’ ...
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OVERTURNED: Northern Territory Lifts its Fracking Ban

The Northern Territories Chief Minister Michael Gunnar has today announced the Northern Territory Government will lift its ...
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Not Getting Paid Sucks, That’s Why iSeekplant is letting you run free Credit Checks

For a limited time you can run FREE credit checks through iSeekplant.com.au. Don’t risk doing business with someone who ...
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iSeekplant Takes a Humorous Look at the Stark Reality of Getting Work in Construction

Today, online plant hire equipment database iSeekplant launches a new video marketing campaign which follows the story of ...
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The Biggest Gold Mines in Australia

At iSeekPlant, we’re committed to keeping you in the know, which is why we’ve done the research for you. We’ve got a list of ...
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This Man Has Been Using His Franna Crane as a Ridesharing Vehicle

The below blog was provided by Darryl to shed some light on how he became The Driver G’day to all my readers, my name is ...
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Is All Of Your Debt Tied Up With A Bank? If So, You Could Be Paying Too Much

We’ve partnered with our mates over at Finlease to give you some tips about how to properly finance your machines to make ...
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$640 Million Wind Farm Project Receives Approval, Will Create 800 Jobs

One of the countries largest wind farm projects has received approval from the New South Wales Government. The Liverpool ...
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Giant Plane Used to Deliver Drilling Rigs to the Pilbara

Epiroc, a mining equipment manufacturer, has chartered one of the world’s largest planes to deliver two 21 tonne drill rigs ...
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BREAKING: North Korea Agrees to Finance Adani’s Carmichael Mine

Marking the hermit states first major foray into foreign investment, North Korea has reached terms with Adani to finance the ...
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A $514 Million Contract has been Awarded for QLD’s Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade

Queensland’s Bruce Highway is set to receive a $514 million upgrade via the Haughton River Upgrade project. The Queensland ...
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BHP Has Awarded Thiess a $185 Million Coal Contract

BHP has awarded Thiess a $185 million contract to provide mining services at the Mt Arthur coal operation in New South ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has quality heavy equipment on auction at bargain prices GraysOnline, Australia’s leading industrial ...
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Glencore Agrees to Acquire Rio’s Queensland Coal Assets for $2.2 Billion

Rio Tinto and Glencore have agreed to a deal for the purchase of Rio Tinto’s Queensland coal assets. Glencore will purchase ...
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Western Sydney Airport is Requesting Tenders for a Massive Earthworks Package

The Western Sydney Airport Company has released a request for tender for the Western Sydney Airport's early earthworks ...
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Thiess Has Been Awarded a $190 Million Contract at Anglo’s Dawson South

Anglo American has awarded Thiess a $190 million mining services contract extension at their Dawson coal mine in ...
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7 Great Construction Websites You’ll Want to Copy

In an industry that still likes to do a lot of business over the phone a well-designed website is vital to converting ...
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Adani to Spend $1 Billion on Renewables Projects

Adani is examining potential pumped hydro and wind power projects across Australia. They could potentially invest $1 billion ...
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Huge Unreserved Ezyquip Hire Fleet Auction Hits GraysOnline

This month, GraysOnline will be selling off 40+ of Ezyquip Hire's earthmoving machines and trucks Ezyquip Hire is selling ...
Front-End-Loader

A WA Man in a Front End Loader has Led Police on ‘Pursuit’ Through Rural Town

A local magistrate has labelled a fly in, fly out worker who went on a drunken joyride in a front-end loader an “idiot” The ...
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$955 Million Sydney Metro Contract Awarded to Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke has been awarded a $955 million contract to build Sydney Metro platforms at Central and Central Walk     The ...
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Dry Hire vs Wet Hire - The Difference and the Respective Benefits

What is the difference between wet hire and dry hire? Wet hire includes machinery and an operator, whilst Dry hire provides ...
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Peabody Energy has Ordered a Cat Longwall With Advanced Automation

Peabody Energy has placed an order with Caterpillar for a complete longwall mining system which features advanced automation ...
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$40 Million EPC Contract Awarded to Sedgman at Century Zinc Mine

The $40 million engineering, procurement and construction contract has been awarded to Sedgman, part of the CIMIC Group, by ...
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Cat S61 Smartphone: A Smartphone by Caterpillar, For Tradies

There is hardly a more recognised brand in construction than Caterpillar. Cat is synonymous with its bright yellow machines, ...
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John Holland Awarded $225 Million Contract for the Sunshine Coast Airport Upgrade

The Sunshine Coast Council has announced that the John Holland Group has been awarded a $225 million to construct a new 2450 ...
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Twiggy Forrest Wants to Build a $250 Million LNG Import Facility in Newcastle

Australian Industrial Energy (a consortium backed by Perth billionaire Andrew Forrest) has plans to build a $250 million LNG ...
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BHP Has Awarded Downer a $600 Million Mining Services Contract

Downer has been awarded a three year $600 million mining services contract at BHP-Mitsubishi Alliance’s Blackwater Mine in ...
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Woodside to Raise $2.5 Billion for LNG Expansion

Woodside Petroleum has flagged it is raising $2.5 billion to increase its ownership of Western Australia’s offshore ...
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Construction on the $1 Billion Pentridge Prison Upgrade Project Has Begun

Construction has begun on a $1 Billion project to convert Melbourne’s Pentridge Prison into a residential and retail ...
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Shortlist Announced to Build the $5.4 Billion, 7700 Job Cross River Rail

5 consortiums have been shortlisted and will now compete to win the final contract on Brisbane’s Cross River Rail.     This ...
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CIMIC’s UGL Has Won a $170 Million Solar Energy Project

UGL, a CIMIC Group Company, has been awarded a $170 million contract to construct and maintain the 127MW Tailem Bend Solar ...
Pilbara-Minerals

Pilbara Minerals To Go Ahead With $207 Million Mine Expansion

Pilbara Minerals, a lithium miner, has announced that it will more than double the capacity at its Pilgangoora project. ...
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Contracts Awarded for Toowoomba to Brisbane Section of the $10b Inland Rail Mega Project

Work is continuing to progress on the 1,700km, $10 Billion Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail mega project     $31.5 million ...
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MAJOR EVENT: Unreserved Late Model Caterpillar Equipment Up For Grabs

A major vendor in Queensland is selling off a load of quality Caterpillar equipment. Australia’s largest online industrial ...
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AGL Energy to Build $295 Million Gas Power Plant in South Australia

AGL Energy will start construction this week on the $295 million, 210-megawatt power station shortly. The gas power station ...
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Construction has Begun on Australia’s Largest Wind Farm

First sod will be turned on the $850 million Coopers Gap Wind Farm in Queensland today. The site of the Coopers Gap Wind ...
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Rio Tinto’s Autonomous Trucks Have Now Moved 1 Billion Tonnes of Material

Rio Tinto’s Fleet of 80 Komatsu Vehicles have now moved over 1 billion tonnes of ore and waste material in Western ...
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Greater Board Diversity Key to Success for Miners

A key finding in a report by business consultancy Deloitte is the importance of mining boards to diversify in both gender ...
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Major Construction Contract Awarded to Widen Queensland’s Pacific Motorway

Seymour Whyte Constructions has won a $180 million contract to widen a stretch of Queensland's M1 Motorway.     This project ...
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Construction has Begun on the $6.8 Billion West Gate Tunnel

Despite key planning approvals and legislation not having passed parliament, construction has begun on Victoria’s West Gate ...
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Two New Iron Ore Mines have Received Approval in South Australia

SIMEC Mining has gained approval for its new Iron Sultan and Iron Warrior Mines in South Australia. The newly approved ...
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Rio Tinto has Slashed a Major Pilbara Rail Contract

Rio Tinto has massively scaled back one of the Pilbara’s longest-running contracts, putting 400 jobs at risk.   Fluor has ...
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$2 Billion Contract Awarded to Develop the Central Barangaroo Project

The NSW Government has awarded a $2 billion contract to Scentre Group, Grocon and Aqualand to develop the final stage of the ...

Downer Awarded a $400 Million Mining Services Contract at Gruyere Gold Project

Joint-venture partners at the Gruyere gold project in West Australia have signed a five-year, $400 million mining contract ...
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EOI’s Open to Complete the $2.2 Billion M80 Ring Road Upgrade

The Australian and Victorian governments are calling for Expressions of Interest to build the $290 million final stage of ...
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Lendlease Awarded Contract to Deliver the $615 Million Gawler Rail Project

The South Australian Government has announced that Lendlease has been chosen to deliver stage one of the Gawler Rail ...
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Lendlease Announced as Contractor to Deliver the $615 Million Gawler Rail Project

The South Australian Government has announced that Lendlease has been chosen to deliver stage one of the Gawler Rail ...
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Major Gas Projects on the Way as Victoria Discovers 13 Major Gas Fields

A $42.5 million investigation headed by Victorian lead scientist Amanda Caples has discovered major gas deposits both on and ...
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$650 Million, 650 Job Solar Power Project Receives Approval

American company Solar Reserve will construct a new $650 million solar thermal power plant. The South Australian State ...
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$650 Million, 650 Job Solar Power Project Receives Approval

American company Solar Reserve will construct a new $650 million solar thermal power plant.
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Downer has been Awarded a $400 Million WA Mining Contract

Downer has been awarded a $400 million mining services contract at Western Australia’s Gruyere gold project. South Africa’s ...
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All I want for Christmas is a bag of Galilee Basin Coal

As Adani and Downer call it quits, it's getting harder and harder to be relentlessly positive about the prospects of the ...
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BREAKING: Adani Has Scrapped a $2 Billion Contract with Downer

Adani has cancelled all contracts awarded to Downer for works on its Carmichael Coal Mine after the Queensland Government ...
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Adani Has Scrapped a $2 Billion Contract with Downer

Adani has cancelled all contracts awarded to Downer for works on its Carmichael Coal Mine after the Queensland Government ...
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Construction Set to Begin on Melbourne's $11 Billion Metro Tunnel

Contracts to build Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project have been awarded to a Lendlease, John Holland, ...
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Construction Set to Begin on Melbourne's $11 Billion Metro Tunnel

Contracts to build Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project have been awarded to a Lendlease, John Holland, ...
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1600 Mining Jobs up for Grabs in Western Australia

A pick up in the resources industry has lead to an incoming influx of 1600 mining jobs in Western Australia Several ...
SEEK Names Mining & Energy the Fastest Growing Jobs Sector of 2017

SEEK Names Mining & Energy the Fastest Growing Jobs Sector of 2017

After a review of all job postings on their platform in 2017, SEEK has found that the mining, resources and energy sector ...
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CPB Contractors-John Holland JV Awarded Contracts to Build the $6.7 Billion West Gate Tunnel

The Victorian Government has announced that it has awarded the contract to build the $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel to a CPB ...
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CPB Contractors-John Holland JV Awarded Contracts to Build the $6.7 Billion West Gate Tunnel

The Victorian Government has announced that it has awarded the contract to build the $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel to a CPB ...
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iSeekplant has hit 50,000 likes on Facebook!

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A Downer JV Has Been Awarded a $312 Million EPC Contract from OZ Minerals

A JV between Downer and Ausenco has been awarded a $312 million for OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper-gold mine. According to ...
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AGL Energy is Moving Forward With $1.4 Billion in Energy Projects

AGL Energy will shutter its coal-fired Liddell power station and invest $1.36 billion in gas, wind and solar energy projects.
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AGL Energy Moving Forward With $1.4 Billion in Energy Projects

AGL Energy will shutter its coal-fired Liddell power station and invest $1.36 billion in gas, wind and solar energy ...
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Glencore Looking to Fill 200 Mining Jobs in North Queensland

A recovery in metals prices has led to Glencore looking to fill more than 200 new mining roles in North Queensland. Major ...
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Rio Tinto Moving Forward With New $2.2 Billion Mine in the Pilbara

On the agenda for Rio Tinto in 2018 is moving forward with a $2.2 billion “intelligent” iron ore mine in the Pilbara.     ...
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Rio Tinto Moving Forward With New $2.2 Billion "Intelligent" Mine in the Pilbara

On the agenda for Rio Tinto in 2018 is moving forward with a $2.2 billion “intelligent” iron ore mine in the Pilbara.    
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10 Deals for Tradies Now That Amazon has Launched in Australia

After months of rumours, Amazon has finally opened its doors in Australia today! Amazon is already it’s a one-stop shop for ...
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A $250 Million Mining Services Contract has been Awarded for the Mt Morgans Gold Mine

Dacian Gold has awarded Macmahon contractors a $250 million mining services for their Western Australian Mt Morgan gold ...
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Macmahon Awarded $250 Million Mining Services Contract for Mt Morgans Gold Mine

Dacian Gold has awarded Macmahon contractors a $250 million mining services for their Western Australian Mt Morgan gold mine.
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Melbourne’s $5.5 Billion West Gate Tunnel has Received Final Approval

Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved plans for the construction of the West Gate Tunnel Running between ...
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$350 Million Byerwen Coal Mine Mining Services Contract Has Been Awarded

A $350 million mining services contract for the Byerwen coal mine in Queensland has been awarded to Perth based contractor ...
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Melbourne’s $5.5 Billion West Gate Tunnel has Received Final Approval

Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved plans for the construction of the West Gate Tunnel.
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$350 Million Byerwen Coal Mine Mining Services Contract Has Been Awarded

A $350 million mining services contract for the Byerwen coal mine in Queensland has been awarded to Perth based contractor ...
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BHP to Invest $3.9 Billion into Olympic Dam, Double Output

In an expansion and operational overhaul, BHP is planning on investing $3.9 billion into its Olympic Dam mine. Yesterday, ...
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Clive Palmer Considering Re-Opening Townsville Nickel Refinery

After winning a $150 million lawsuit, Clive Palmer has flagged that he may reopen his Townsville nickel refinery. The West ...
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Tri-Annual Sausage Party Fails to Decide Government

In what is fast becoming a state-wide celebration of pork sausages and community cake stalls, the press would have you ...
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$16.5 Billion Road Project Announced for Victoria

Premier Daniel Andrews today announced Victoria’s biggest ever road project, with a budget of $16.5 billion. Victorian ...
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Horror Statistics in Australian Construction

In collaboration with Dial Before You Dig we’ve put together this list of horror events that happen to regularly in ...
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This Bricklaying Robot can Lay 1,000 Bricks an Hour (and it’s from Perth)

Perth company Fastbrick Robotics is in the process of building a second of its commercial prototype of its Hadrian X ...
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Drew's Reviews: Ezyquip's Cat 637K Scrapers (Interview 4)

iSeekplant's co-founder Drew McPherson recently visited the EzyQuip yard in Brisbane to have a chat about their recent ...
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The Hadrian X Can Lay 1,000 Bricks an Hour

This bricklaying robot can lay the brickwork in a house in 1-3 days!
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AGL Energy Moving Forward With $250 Million LNG Import Terminal

AGL Energy has kicked off an official process inviting key LNG companies to supply the project. The proposed LNG import ...
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Contracts Awarded for the Brisbane to Melbourne Inland Rail

Around $30 million worth of contracts have been awarded for feasibility studies and detailed design on the Inland Rail.     ...
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Almost $3 Billion Worth of Contracts Awarded on the Pacific Highway Upgrade

The Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway has cemented itself as one of Australia’s most significant ...
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BHP Announces 120 New Jobs at Their Olympic Dam Mine

In another sign the mining boom is returning mining giant BHP will create 120 new jobs at its Olympic Dam operation in South ...
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Rio Tinto on the Verge of No Longer Mining Coal

In what would have been an unthinkable move just five years ago, it appears that the world’s second-largest miner Rio Tinto ...
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Probuild Awarded Queensland’s Largest Ever CBD Excavation Contract

Probuild will excavate 450,000 cubic meters of material from the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane City site. Destination Brisbane ...
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Drew's Reviews: Ezyquip's Cat 637K Scrapers (Interview 3)

iSeekplant's co-founder Drew McPherson recently visited the EzyQuip yard in Brisbane to have a chat about their recent ...
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The Mining Boom is Back: Miners Increase Profits 426%

Analysis by accounting firm KPMG has shown that the mining boom is back after several down years. The five mining companies ...
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Construction Has Begun on the $400 Million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade

First sod was turned last Friday on the 470 job, $400 million Ipswich Motorway project. The project is jointly funded by the ...
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European Giant Vinci Construction has Acquired Seymour Whyte

Vinci Construction has acquired 100% of Seymour Whyte’s shares, expanding their presence in the Pacific. Seymour Whyte, a ...
Dial Before You Dig- The Essential First Step

Don't Dig Up ANYTHING Until You've Read This

Dial Before You Dig- The Essential First Step Dial Before You Dig is a FREE national referral service designed to assist in ...
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Fed Gov Awards Contract for $5 Billion WA to East Coast Gas Pipeline

Ever-growing energy prices across the Eastern seaboard has resulted in the Federal Government exploring pipeline from ...
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Drew's Reviews: Ezyquip's Cat 637K Scrapers (Interview 2)

What does an operator have to say about how the Cat 637K Scrapers perform? Find out here
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NGP now the Great Northern Gas Pipeline After Carlton & United Wins Naming Rights

Carlton & United Breweries has made a massive marketing acquisition by purchasing the naming rights to the Northern Gas ...
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Thiess Awarded a $440 Million Contract to Build BHP Coal Conveyor

BHP Mitsubishi Alliance has awarded Thiess a $440 million contract for mining services at their Caval Ridge and Peak Downs. ...
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iSeekplant Helps Solve a Whale of a Problem

What do you do when you run a beachside cafe and a whale beaches itself on your doorstep? Stewart Clark, the owner of Doppio ...
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John Holland Awarded a $467 Million Pipeline Construction Contract

WaterNSW has awarded a contract to design, build, operate and maintain a 270 km steel water pipeline. The contract has been ...
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Drew's Reviews: Ezyquip's Caterpillar 637K Scrapers (Interview 1)

Last week Drew headed out the EzyQuip yard in Brisbane to have a chat about their recent acquisition of eight 623K ...
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Clough JV Wins $232 Million Water Recycling Plant Contract

A joint venture between Clough and French company Suez has been awarded a contract to construct the second stage of the ...
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Jemena Makes Deal to Extend Northern Gas Pipeline to the East Coast

Jemena and Galilee Energy have struck a deal to deliver a large new source of gas to the East Coast via the Galilee Basin ...
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Hyperloop One Wants to Build A $40 Billion Hyperloop in Australia by 2021

Ultraspeed Australia, the official Australian representative of Hyperloop One (now known as Virgin Hyperloop One after an ...
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Chevron Has Made A Decision About Further Gas Projects Offshore SA

Chevron has made a decision as to the future of its activities in the Great Australian Bight The American company acquired ...
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Cat 308e2 Mini Excavator Full Specs and Review

The Cat 308e2 Mini Hydraulic excavator provides a mix of performance, durability and versatility wrapped up into a compact ...
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Chevron Is On Track to Start A Massive New Gas Project in WA

Chevron Australia has purchased three exploration interests in WA’s offshore Carnarvon Basin off the Western Australian ...
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Townsville & Rockhampton Selected as Adani FIFO Hubs

Adani has selected Townsville and Rockhampton to be the fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) hubs for its Carmicahel coal mega-mine in the ...
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$1.64 Billion Townsville Port Expansion Given Green Light

Construction works on the Townsville Port Expansion could start next year. The Queensland Coordinator-General has approved ...
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Laing O’Rourke is Using 3D Printing to Construct Crossrail Stations

Laing O’Rourke is proving its chops as a global construction innovator as it unveils the first large-scale use of ...
Civmec-NGP

Civmec Awarded Several Northern Gas Pipeline Contracts

Jemena has awarded several contracts for works on the Northern Gas Pipeline. Construction and engineering company Civmec ...
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Monadelphous Has Won a Massive Rio Tinto Contract

Monadelphous Group has won several new contracts and extensions to conduct maintenance and construction work both ...
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A Massive Gas Pipeline from WA to the East Coast has Received Government Support

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has thrown his support behind a new pipeline which would link Western Australia’s gas ...
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BHP has Added 1000 Women to its Workforce

Australian mining giant BHP added 1000 women to its workforce in the 2016/17 financial year, this represents a 2.9% growth ...
Adani-Solar

Adani to Construct a 150 Job $100 Million Solar Farm in Queensland

Adani is planning to begin construction on a solar energy plant at Moranbah in Queensland by the end of the year. This week ...
Brierty

Brierty Loses $100 million Rio Tinto Contract- Miners Sent Home

Failed civil and mining contractor Brierty’s biggest job at a Pilbara iron ore project has been cancelled by Rio Tinto. ...

Major Construction has Begun on the NGP- Jemena Looking for Workers

Jemena is calling for workers as major construction ramps up on the Northern Gas Pipeline. Jemema has begun advertising for ...
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Major Construction has Begun on the NGP- Jemena Looking for Workers

Jemena is calling for construction workers as major construction works ramp up on the Northern Gas Pipeline. Jemema has ...
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Major Transport & Crane Fleet Up For Grabs – Powered by GraysOnline

Major transport and crane fleet up for grabs as Ex McAleese/Walter Wright Fleet Auctions continue to hit GraysOnline! ...
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Registrations of Interest Open to Construct 107km Section of the $10b Inland Rail

Companies are being encouraged to register their interest to construct a section of the historic $10 Billion Inland Rail ...
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John Deere has Purchased an Artificial Intelligence Startup for USD $305 Million

John Deere has agreed to purchase Blue River Technology, a Californian startup developing agriculturally focused artificial ...
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Western Australia’s METRONET Project Receives $1.34 Billion in Funding

As part of the 2017-18 Western Australia State Budget, $1.34 billion has been allocated over the next four years for works ...
Rio Tinto - Pilbara Silvergrass Mine

Rio Tinto To Significantly Expand its Pilbara Silvergrass Mine

Rio Tinto to invest $388 million towards the development of the Silvergrass mine project. This development, in its final ...
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$365 Million Pacific Highway Contract awarded to Cimic Group

A contract to deliver a 34 kilometre section of Pacific Highway between Devils Pulpit and Richmond River has been awarded to ...
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Blair Athol Mine Purchased for $1

After sitting idle for five years Queensland’s oldest open cut mine is operational again. The Blair Athol coal mine has been ...
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New Mine Greenlit for Queensland’s Cape York

Three mining leases have been granted by the Queensland Government for a multi-million dollar bauxite mine in the Cape York. ...
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Construction has Begun on the $5.4 Billion Cross River Rail

After a tumultuous few months of uncertainty regarding the funding of Queensland’s top priority infrastructure project, ...
Adani-Jeyakumar

Adani Has Awarded a Construction Contract to a Local Charters Towers Company

Adani will begin work on its Carmichael coal project in October with the first coal to be produced in March 2020. Adani ...
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Adani to Begin Constructing Carmichael Coal Mine in October

Adani will begin work on its Carmichael coal project in October with the first coal to be produced in March 2020. Adani ...
Turnbull-Snowy-Hydro

Government Announces Millions in Funding for the Snowy Hydro 2.0 Mega Project

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced millions in extra funding for his pet project, the Snowy Hydro 2.0 The $8 ...
FIFO-Workers

BREAKING: 100% FIFO Banned on Large Queensland Mines & Other Resource Projects

The Queensland Government last night passed laws regulating the use of fly in fly out (FIFO) workers on large scale ...
Renewable Energy Investment Victoria

$1.3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment to Create 1,250 Construction Jobs

The Victorian Government today announced the largest renewable energy auction in Australia along with awarding of two ...
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How To Get Finance and Buy Your First Machine

Getting finance with your first machine With many sectors experiencing boom times for work, our mates at Finlease are seeing ...
Pacific-Highway-Upgrade

A Massive Pacific Highway Contract has been Awarded to Two Local Contractors

A Seymour Whyte - Ostwald Brothers joint venture has won a contract to deliver a 35 km section of the Pacific Highway ...
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Vac Group Australia: An Industry Leading Digital Presence

After plenty of hard work and creative magic from iSeekplant’s design and development teams Vac Group Australia’s brand new ...
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GROUNDBREAKING: Grader Company Creates Facebook Account and Adds 35 Friends

In a move that several of Brisbane’s leading voices on digital marketing are calling “inspired” and “groundbreaking” a local ...
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John Holland Has Landed A Massive $1 Billion-Plus Project

John Holland has won the rights to build a $1 billion-plus office project in Sydney’s northern suburbs. Yesterday, John ...
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World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant to be Constructed in Australia

This $650 million project will create 700 construction jobs. South Australia’s State Premier Jay Weatherill has announced ...
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Major Work to begin on the $440 million, 276 Job, Murray Basin Rail Project

McConnell Dowell and Martinus Rail are set to begin major works on the Murray Basin Rail Project, which will; Upgrade the ...
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Member Showcase: All Work Group

ALL WORK GROUP are a Hunter Valley, NSW based earth moving company who cater for small excavation and earthworks. They ...
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A New $7 Billion Glencore Mine is on the Horizon for the Surat Basin

Mining leases for the $7 billion Wandoan coal project have been secured by Glencore. After applying for them 10 years ago ...
BHP-South-Flank

BHP Moving Forward with New $3.2 Billion Mine in the Pilbara

BHP’s proposed $3.2 billion South Flank mine has received a significant boost with the company approving a $244 million ...
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Contractor Announced for $500 Million Mackay Ring Road Project

A $215 million contract to deliver Stage 1 of the $497 million Mackay Ring Road project has been awarded by the Department ...
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Steveo Jobs Presents: Go-Line

It's time for the plant hire industry (and the human race) to take its next giant leap in EVOLUTION!
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A New, 700 Job Rare Earths Mine is Coming to Western Australia

A $56 million heavy rare earth pilot project is underway in Western Australia’s Kimberley. The pilot is being undertaken by ...
Boggabri-Coal-Mine

$700 Million Boggabri Mine Contract Awarded to BGC Contracting

A $700 Million mining and equipment maintenance contract at the Boggabri coal mine in New South Wales has been awarded to ...
Metro-Tunnel-Melbourne

7000 Construction Jobs to be Created by Victoria’s Metro Tunnel

Victoria’s highest priority infrastructure project, the Metro Tunnel, is expected to create 7,000 jobs at peak construction ...
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Contracts to Build 118 Bridges from Woolgoolga to Ballina have Been Awarded

Contracts have now been awarded to construct 118 of the 166 bridges being built as part of the Woolgoolga to Ballina section ...
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Rio Tinto is Transitioning to Driverless Trains for its Pilbara Operation

Rio Tinto has confirmed that it is on track to completely transition to driverless trains across its entire Pilbara ...
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Fortescue Planning on Opening Another Pilbara Mine, Expanding Capacity by 20 Million Tonnes

Fortescue Metals Group will add the capacity to produce a further 20 million tonnes a year of iron ore when it opens its ...
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Lendlease Wins $6 Billion Contract for Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel

A consortium led by Lendlease has won a $6 billion contract to build Melbourne’s highest priority infrastructure project, ...
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Rio Tinto’s $2.6 Billion Amrun Mine is Nearing Completion

The $2.6 billion Amrun Mine in Queensland is almost one-third complete. Located in Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula, Rio ...
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$800 Million Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Begins Construction Today

An official sod turning ceremony will take place today as work commences on the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP). ...
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Contractors have been shortlisted for the $515 Million Haughton River Floodplain Project

Two tenderers have been shortlisted to deliver the $515 million Haughton River Floodplain project. The shortlisted ...
Brisbane-Airport-Construction

Construction Contract Awarded For Brisbane Airport’s New $1.35 Billion Runway

The $500 million contract to construct the new runway at the Brisbane Airport has been awarded to the Skyway JV made up of ...
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iSeekplant's Innovative Tech of the Week: Volvo's A60H Articulated Hauler

The Volvo A60H Has Hit Australian Shores (And It’s a Game-Changer) Volvo has lifted the bar for heavy machinery yet again as ...
Monadelphous-Ichthys

Monadelphous has Won More Work at Darwin’s $49 Billion Ichthys Gas Project

Monadelphous has won new construction and fabrication contracts worth a combined $170 million at Darwin’s $49 billion ...
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Doug Phillips - Plant Hire Loses A Legend

Doug Phillips, 72, patriarch of plant hire in South-East Queensland and founder of D&M Plant Hire, iSeekplant’s first and ...
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iSeekplant Takes a Deep Dive Into Telematics

    iSeekplant's co-founder Drew McPherson has taken a deep dive into telematics with the guys from SEE Civil and The Fleet ...
NGP

Spiecapag Australia Appointed Contractor for the Queensland Section of the Northern Gas Pipeline

Jemena has awarded the contract to build the Queensland Section of the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline. The contract has ...
Murray-Basin-Project

McConnell Dowell Has Been Announced as the Contractor for the $440 Million Murray Basin Rail Project

Freight operator V/Line has awarded the contract to deliver stages 2, 3 and 4 of the $440 million, 1055 km Murray Basin Rail ...
Sydney-Metro-Harbour

Contract Awarded for $2.81 Billion Sydney Harbour Rail Tunnel

A joint venture of CPB Contractors (45%), John Holland (45%) and Ghella (10%) have won a $2.81 billion contract to build a ...
Uber-Travis-Kalanick-outtake-pan

Travis Kalanick – Another Bro-CEO Bites the Dust

The only thing you can be sure about as a CEO of a technology company is that one day - you won’t be the CEO. The best ...
Ichtys-Monadelphous-Contract

Monadelphous Has Won a $600 Million Gas Contract

In another big win for Monadelphous, following last week's news that they won a contract on Ichty’s Darwin LNG Project, it ...
New Deprication Rules

If You Have Turnover less than $10 Million a Year, New Depreciation Rules Could Save Your Business Millions

The plant hire industry is an incredibly asset heavy industry. With machinery fleets costing in the millions being the norm ...
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The Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has Vacancies in Plenty of Positions

The Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has reached an exciting milestone in its construction as it has completed the bulk ...
Pipeline for Renewable Energy Projects

$7.4 Billion & 4105 Jobs are in the Pipeline for Renewable Energy Projects

There is a record $7.4 billion in new renewable energy projects in the pipeline as private firms rush to cash in on an ...
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Massive New Solar Farm to Deliver Hundreds of Construction Jobs for North Queensland

One of Australia’s largest solar projects has been given approval by the Burdekin Shire Council. The Haughton solar farm ...
Ichtys-Monadelphous-Contract

Monadelphous Wins Contract on Ichtys $49 Billion LNG Darwin Project

Monadelphous Group has won a contract to complete cryogenic tanks at Ichtys $49 Billion Darwin LNG project. In March Laing ...
Cross-River-Rail-Header

Cross River Rail Gets $2 Billion Funding from Queensland State Government

The Queensland State Government will today announce a further $2 billion in funding for the Cross River Rail. This funding ...
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Next Stage of Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Granted Permission

Jemena has been granted consent to construct the first 344 km portion of the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Minister for ...
Logan-Motorway

Works Have Begun on the $512 Million, 1300 Job Logan Enhancement Project

On 6 June Transurban Queensland officially turned sod on the $512 million Logan Enhancement Project. Queensland Treasurer ...
Adani-Jobs

Jobs at Adani’s Carmichael Mine to Start Flowing Almost Immediately

Adani is set to employ 500 people in its Townsville HQ. It is expected that around half of these jobs will be advertised in ...
North-Queensland-Stadium-1

Watpac Has Released 27 Works Packages for the $250 Million North Queensland Stadium

North Queensland businesses are being urged to register ASAP for the first on-the-ground work on the $250 million North ...
Adani-Rail

Contract Awarded for Adani’s $900 Million Rail Line

Aecom has been awarded the contract to build and design Adani’s $900 million, 189km rail link. Adani Australia chief ...
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Mining Contractor Announced for Adani’s Carmichael Mine

Downer Mining has been awarded a $2.6 billion contract for the construction and management of Adani’s Carmichael megamine. ...
Adani-Go-Ahead

BREAKING: Adani’s Carmichael Mine Has FINALLY Been Given the Green Light

Adani’s chairman Gautam Adani has given the green light for their massive rail and mine development overnight. The $16 ...
Bass-Strait-Gas-1

Major Oil and Gas Projects on the Way as Government Releases 21 New Offshore Sites for Exploration

Given the growing concern over the supply and price of gas, the Federal Government and gas & oil production companies alike ...
Mining-Jobs-QLD

A $13 Billion Mining Boost is Injecting 13,000 New Mining Jobs in Queensland

Rejoice, the mining downturn is over! $13 billion in new and revived mining projects are on the cards in Queensland and ...
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iSeekplant Launches Go-Line! The Australian Reckons It Will Change Plant Hire as We Know It

Last week iSeekplant launched the world’s first real-time machine tracking service linking engineers to the nearest ...

Charles Hull Contracting: Earthmoving Specialists

Charles Hull Contracting Co Pty Ltd in Western Australia boast over 50 years of experience in mining, earthmoving, civil ...
offshore-Wind-Farm-Victoria

$8 Billion Offshore Wind Farm Could Create 12,000 Construction Jobs

The Victorian Government has welcomed plans to build Australia’s first offshore wind farm off the coast of Gippsland. The ...
Northern-Gas-Pipeline-Contractor

Contractor Announced for the $800 Million Northern Gas Pipeline

Jemena has announced that they have once again awarded McConnell Dowell the contract to construct the Northern Territory ...
Adani-Royalties-Agreement

Adani has Reached an Agreement with the Queensland Government over Royalties

Adani and the Queensland government have reached an agreement regarding the royalty payments for its $16. 5 billion ...
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Exclusive State of Origin Betting Boost

It's that time of year again where the New South Wales Blues go head-to-head with the Queensland Maroons in league's (and ...
Mark-McGowan

The Western Australian Government is Asking Rio, BHP to Stump Up Cash

A cash-strapped Western Australian state government is planning on asking BHP and Rio Tinto to pay a multi-billion dollar, ...
Koodaideri

Rio Tinto Wants to Expand Its Pilbara Operation. Will Create 2200 New Jobs.

Rio Tinto wants to expand its Pilbara Iron Ore operation. Rio plans to spend $30.9 million to complete the project ...
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Contractor Announced for Western Sydney’s $1.6 Billion Northern Road Upgrade

The Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher has announced that Lendlease will build the 11.5 km section of ...
Great-Northern-Connect

Construction is Kicking off on Western Australia’s Great Northern Connect. Will Create 450 Jobs.

The Great Northern Connect (GNC), a joint venture between Laing O’Rourke and BGC Contracting, is the central section of ...
Toowoomba-Second-Range-Bypass

Works Have Begun on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing’s Western Links

Earthworks on the western links of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project are getting into full swing, with stage 2 of ...
Mordiallic-Bypass

Early Work has Begun on Victoria’s $300 Million Mordialloc Bypass

The $300 million Mordialloc Bypass will see a 9 kilometre road link from the Mornington Peninsula Freeway in Aspendale ...
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Automation and Driverless Vehicles have Already Changed the Mining Industry as we Know it

Forget about driverless cars hitting the highways near you any time soon, that’s still years, if not decades away from being ...
Port-of-Melbourne

Melbourne Has Received Advice About Constructing A New $6 Billion Port

A report released by Infrastructure Australia, an independent body established to investigate potential infrastructure ...
Bill-Shorten-Hard-Hat

In A Surprise To Absolutely No One, Bill Shorten Looks Like a Tool Whenever on a Work Site

A report today released by Australian Political research company Clarity Research confirmed that Bill Shorten looks like an ...
Crookwell

BMD Construction JV to Build the $200 Million Crookwell 2 Wind Farm

A Joint Venture of BMD Constructions and Consolidated Power Projects Australia has been awarded a $200 million contract by ...
Adani-Royalties

QLD Premier Offering Adani a $320 Million Dollar Royalty Free Sweetener

The Queensland Government, led by Premier Amanda Palaszczuk, has offered Adani a royalty free sweetener for constructing the ...
Sunshine-Motorway

700 Jobs Coming to the Sunshine Coast as the Caloundra to Sunshine Motorway Kicks Off

Major construction has commenced on the $923.3 million Bruce Highway Upgrade - Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway project, ...
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Public Infrastructure Construction Set to Grow 30% Under New Budget

Industry analyst and economic forecaster BIS is predicting that the 2017-18 Federal budget will deliver a strong boost to ...
Metronet

WA Secures $2.3 Billion Road and Rail Funding. Will Create 6,000 Jobs in Two Years

Western Australia has locked in a massive $2.3 billion funding deal with the Federal Government. The funding includes the ...
Preston-Hire-1100x825

Preston Hire Wins 'Rental Company of the Year' 2017

Preston Hire has taken home top honours at this year’s Hire Industry Excellence Awards (HIEA) as Rental Company of the Year ...
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Bonelli Plant Hire: 100 Years of Combined Experience

Bonelli Plant Hire is an experienced and reliable plant hire company in Brisbane, Queensland.   Bonelli Plant Hire has been ...
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iSeekplant Does Websites Now!

Bruce-Highway

Bruce Highway Set to Receive $884 Million Upgrade

As part of the Federal Government’s $75 Billion, 10 year infrastructure funding plan the Bruce Highway is set to benefit ...
Morrison

Government to Announce Big Infrastructure Spending in Today's Budget

Over $50 billion is expected to be allocated to infrastructure projects in today’s federal budget. Treasurer Scott Morrison ...
The-Finlease-Office

The Finlease Office: An Honest Chat About Machine Finance

iSeekplant's Sally McPherson had a chat with Finlease's Mark O’Donoghue about the reality of financing your machines through ...
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Poor Brian

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The Finlease Office: An Honest Chat About Machine Financing

iSeekplant's Sally McPherson had a chat with Finlease's Mark O’Donoghue about the reality of financing your machines through ...
Iron-Road

$4.5 Billion Iron Road Mining Project Given Green Light

The South Australian Government has granted Iron Road a mining lease and development approval for its mining & ...
Northern-Gas-Pipeline-2

Northern Gas Pipeline Granted Final Go Ahead

The Northern Territory Government yesterday announced it had granted Jemena, an Australian energy company, a pipeline ...
Adani-Westpac

Gautam Adani and Malcolm Turnbull Egg Westpac HQ After Big Night at Korean BBQ

Westpac has officially ruled out funding Adani’s Carmichael Mine under it’s new, self-enforced, environmental policy - which ...
Adani

Adani Sets Out Selection Criteria for Local Suppliers

Adani held a sold out luncheon at the Bowen Basin Mining Club with suppliers to discuss details on Carmichael's regional ...
North-East-Link

Government Fast Tracks Construction on the 5,000 job, Multi Billion Dollar North East Link

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Wednesday $100 million to fund a business case and pre-construction works for ...
Townsville-Stadium

Watpac Awarded Contract for $250 Million Townsville Stadium. Will Create 750 Local Jobs.

The state-of-the-art, 25,000 seat, $250 million Townsville Stadium has been awarded to leading construction company, Watpac ...

This Week's Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline is ending April on a strong note with stacks of high-quality gear going under the hammer this week! We’ve gone ...
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A Full Breakdown of the $1.45 Billion, 1,000 Job Victorian Regional Rail Revival

Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, announced on Sunday a massive $1.45 Billion funding boost for the Regional Rail Revival ...
Santos-LNG-Gas-Supply

Federal Government Moves to Protect Domestic Gas Supply

The Australian Federal Government appears to have finally listened to the cries of everyday Australians and has flagged ...
AWX Director Tom Reardon

Workplace Solutions Provider AWX has Merged with Edmen Group, Doubling their Footprint

AWX, Australia’s largest privately owned and managed labour hire company, has announced a merger with Edmen Group, a fellow ...
Electric-Car-Charging

$900 Million Mine to Bring 1,400 Jobs to Central New South Wales

A $900 million mine in Central New South Wales which has been in limbo for more than a decade now appears to be uniquely ...

Government set to commit more than $1 billion for Inland Rail Project

The Federal Government is expected to announce funding in excess of $1 billion for a sorely needed inland rail project. It ...
Chinese-Developer

New $1 billion City to be built between Brisbane and the Gold Coast

Chinese hands have snatched up sprawling sugar cane fields on the northern tip of Queensland's Gold Coast with the ...
BHP Billiton Bowen Basin coal project

600 Jobs on offer at BHP Billiton Bowen Basin coal project

The BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) will invest $271 million in an overland conveyor system between the Peak Downs ...
Capricorn-Copper-Mine

Capricorn Copper Mine Set to Reopen, will create 300 jobs

In 2013  declining copper prices resulted in the Mount Gordon Mine, now known as the Capricorn Copper Mine, being placed in ...
mount-pleasant

$500 Million Mount Pleasant Contract Awarded to Thiess

Mach Energy’s Mount Pleasant coal mine in the New South Wales, Hunter Valley has awarded a $500 million mining services ...
NT-LNG-Project

A New Multi Billion Dollar LNG Project is on the Cards for the Northern Territory

On Wednesday, in a surprise announcement, the Northern Territory Government said that it would put $250,000 towards a ...
Adani

Adani’s $2.5 billion Rail Project to Begin Construction in August, 1000’s of jobs on offer

Despite continued funding and legal issues, Adani has vowed that construction of it’s massive Carmichael coal mine and rail ...
Jewel-Residences

2,500 jobs to be created by $1 billion Gold Coast Project

The $1 billion Jewel residential tower project on the Gold Coast reached an important milestone last week as the final ...
Turnbull-Adani

Turnbull Throws Support Behind Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine

During his current trip to India, Malcolm Turnbull met with Gautam Adani and other senior Adani executives to discuss the ...
Astec-Australia-Banner

Innovative Asphalt Plants and Road Construction Equipment

Astec Australia: The Most Reliable Asphalt Production in the Country. Located in Queensland, Astec Australia is an industry ...
Rio-Tinto-Pilbara

1,000 jobs up for grabs at Rio Tinto WA Mines

Three Rio Tinto mines in Western Australia are expected to support over 1,000 jobs. The mines are, Silvergrass, West Angeles ...
Metro-Tunnel-1

Bids are in for the $10.9 billion Metro Tunnel Project

Three shortlisted construction consortiums have submitted their proposals to construct the Metro Tunnel, the biggest public ...
Clive-Thumbs-Up

Clive sued for making $7 million payment for “natural love”

In order to recover $106 million, FTI Consulting (the liquidators of Clive Palmer's failed Queensland Nickel company) are ...
Moorebank-Logistics-Park

1300 Construction Jobs on Offer at the Moorebank Logistics Plant

Today marks the first sod turn at one of Australia’s most important freight infrastructure projects, the Moorebank Logistics ...
Qcoal

Byerwen Coal Mine has announced its preferred contractor

QCoal has chosen Macmahon Holdings as the preferred mining contractor for the establishment and operation of the new Byerwen ...
Rio-Tinto

The World's Top 50 Mining Companies

Today Mining.com and their sister site IntellegenceMine released their list of the world’s 50 largest mining companies based ...
Peninsula-Development-Road

Tenders have opened for the $260 million Peninsula Development projects

Tenders are now open for the improvement and sealing of Queensland’s Peninsula Development Roads. Three tenders have gone ...
Metro-Tunnel-Project-Melbourne

Works Ramp Up on the $10.9 billion Metro Tunnel Project

Works are ramping up on the massive Metro Tunnel Project in Melbourne. Melbourne’s iconic City Square has been closed to ...
West-Link-Tunnel-2

6000 New Jobs to be Created by the West Gate Tunnel

A design and builder have been selected for Victoria’s massive West Gate Tunnel project. Today, Victorian Premier Daniel ...
Great-Barrier-Reef

50 km Stretch of Great Barrier Reef to be Cleared for Coal Ship 'Express Lane'

In a press conference today the Australian Federal Government has unveiled a plan to clear a 50 km stretch of the Great ...
Norway-Boat-Tunnel-1

Norway is Planning on Building the World's First Ship Tunnel

Home to one of the most dangerous coastlines in Scandinavia, the Stad Peninsula in Norway is located at the meeting place ...
Plenty Highway Upgrade

Contract Awarded for the Plenty Highway Upgrade

The $7.88 million Plenty Highway will soon start work upgrading a 5.5km section of the highway located in the Harts Range ...
WestConnex

WestConnex Contractors Ordered to Fix 'Rotten Egg' Smell

Contractors working on the WestConnex site have been ordered to clean up their inner western Sydney work site after ...
Project-Ruby

A Major New Gas Project has been Announced for Queensland

161 new gas wells will be drilled in Queensland, Shell has announced. This major new project will boost gas supply to the ...
Pilbara Project

The $6 billion Pilbara Project has decided on a builder

Chinese construction giant China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) have signed a memorandum of ...
Ichthys-LNG

Laing O'Rourke Quits $37 Billion LNG Project

Laing O’Rourke has pulled 800 contractors off Darwin's Ichthys LNG project. The project is in disarray after meetings held ...
Roads Package Announced for Queensland

Half a Billion Dollar Roads Package Announced for Queensland

The Federal and Queensland State Governments have announced a roads package worth more than half a billion dollars. The ...
Clive Palmer Meme

Clive Palmer's Meme Game is Strong. Here are his best

Now, iSeekplant has never been best mates with Clive Palmer. As you can see here, or here, or even here. But credit where ...
Arrium Awards Iron Ore Mining Project

Arrium Awards $720 million Iron Ore Mining Project

BGC Contracting has been awarded a 5 year, $720 million contract by Arrium for its Iron Knob and South Middleback Range ...
QLD-900-million-contract-wins

Queensland Extends National Domination, Secures $900 million in Amrun Mine Contracts

In a boon for the Sunshine State, Rio Tinto has announced that over $900 million in Amrun Mine contracts have been awarded ...
Northern-Queensland-Jobs

North Queensland will be the mining & construction jobs capital of the Country in 2017/18

Two North Queensland mega projects are due to open a pipeline of more than 1000 construction and mining jobs into the region ...
northerngaspipeline

Jemena to Retender the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP)

The Northern Gas Pipeline is one of the most significant projects currently underway in Australia's northern states. Jemena ...
WA-Infrastructure

$100 Million Down the Drain in WA Infrastructure, Could $1.2 Billion Be Lost as Well?

I don’t want to be Australian anymore. Get me off this damn island, the idiots have taken over. Mark “The Western Galah” ...
Bypass-Bridge-Sydney

Is Another Multi-Billion Dollar Construction Project Coming to Sydney?

New South Wales Premier, Gladys Berejiklian has earmarked $77 million towards the construction of a $3 billion Spit Bridge ...
Mackay-Ring-Road-Stage-1

$400 Million in Federal Funding Approved Towards Mackay Ring Road.

The Mackay Ring Road Stage 1 has reached its next major milestone with nearly $400 million of federal funding approved. ...
m1-Widening-Works

CPB Contractors Wins a Major Highway Upgrade.

CPB Contractors has won a major highway upgrade in NSW Central Coast – the M1 Pacific Motorway Widening Tuggerah to ...
NT-mining

Thousands of Mining Jobs are on the Cards for the Northern Territory.

The Northern Territory Government has signed off on two major mining projects – the TIVAN Metals Refinery and the Ammaroo ...

SA to Invest Billions on Infrastructure

South Australia is banking on infrastructure as a means to boost its economy and employment, as the state pumps billions ...

Karepo Contracting: Outstanding Final Trim Grader Hire

Servicing Queensland, Karepo Contracting has a reputation for excellent customer service and close client relationships. ...

Vac Truck Rentals offers the Most Modern Equipment for Hire

Vac Truck Rentals offers an extensive range of modern, affordable, safe, and reliable hydro and vacuum excavation equipment ...

Boss Hire: High Quality Civil and Construction Plant Hire.

With depots in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, Boss Hire specialises in cost-effective plant hire solutions around ...
Regional-Victoria-Infrastructre

Road and Rail Minor Works Program Tender Released for Regional Victoria.

The $22.5 million Road and Rail Minor Works Program involving upgrades to public transport across regional Victoria has been ...
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Chaplin Cranes and Excavators: The Best Heavy Equipment Hire in Queensland

Located in Palmview, Queensland Chaplin Cranes and Excavators offers a modern and safe fleet of earth moving equipment for ...
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Downer Wins Road Improvements Package on Upper Yorke Peninsula.

The package to improve roads around the Upper Yorke Peninsula in South Australia has been won by Downer. Rural roadworks on ...
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Duke Contracting: The Gold Coast's Most Reliable Plant Hire Company

Duke Contracting provides earthmoving equipment for the Mining and Civil Industries in Australia.   Nick Duke has 20 years ...
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D.E.C Contracting: Outstanding Service in Western Australia

D.E.C Contracting is a cost-effective and experienced company in the civil earthmoving industry. Based in Aikimos, Western ...
THE Mining Pty Ltd - Water Carts for hire.

THE Mining Pty Ltd: The Best Mining, Civil Engineering and Construction in Darwin.

THE Mining Pty Ltd can proudly claim to be the most reliable Plant Hire in Darwin, Northern Territory. THE Mining Pty Ltd ...
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Brown Contractors: Queensland's Most Reliable Plant Hire

Brown Contractors has a well-respected reputation for safe plant and equipment hire and services in the civil and mining ...
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North Coast Cranes: The Best Crane Hire in Coffs Harbour.

North Coast Cranes has an extensive fleet of machines for hire, along with 40 years of industry experience. North Coast ...
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Sydney Landscape Management Services: Cost-effective and Reliable Landscaping.

Servicing the Penrith and Sydney metro areas, Sydney Landscape Management Services specialises in plant hire for commercial, ...
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Kuchel Grader Hire: The Best Graders for Hire in Western Australia.

Kuchel Grader Hire provides modern, safe graders for hire with competent experienced operators throughout Western Australia. ...
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Comiskey Mining Services: Innovative Mining Equipment Hire.

Based in Rockhampton, Queensland, Comiskey Mining Services specialise in cost-effective plant hire solutions.   Servicing ...
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Brisbane Scissor Lift Hire: The Best Access Equipment Hire in Queensland.

With 20 years' experience, Brisbane Scissor Lift Hire is a trusted and well-respected company in the plant hire industry.   ...
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Renfrey Plant Hire: Award-Winning Earthmoving and Plant Hire Company.

Renfrey Plant Hire is the best choice for projects of any size across in South Australia.   Excavators for hire at good ...
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Diggerman Northside: A Market Leader in Construction and Earthmoving.

Diggerman Northside offers earthmoving equipment hire, training, line marking and sandblasting services on the Sunshine ...
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Bendigo Groundwater Project is One Step Closer.

Coliban Water’s Bendigo Groundwater Project is another step closer with the Victorian Government awarding three contracts ...
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MultiSkills Training: Quality Training Programs

MultiSkills Training are industry leaders in providing quality and accredited training programs in Victoria. MultiSkills ...
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Ravenswood Extension Project Given Green Light.

There are more mining and construction jobs to come in North Queensland, with the $167 million Ravenswood Extension Project ...
Ballarat-Station

$518 Million Ballarat Line Upgrade Open for Proposals.

The Ballarat Line Upgrade worth half a billion dollars is open for proposals... The Request for Proposal (RFP) has been ...

Pipe Management Australia: Quality Equipment Hire and Skilled Labour.

Pipe Management Australia is the most innovative drain cleaning and pipe management company in the country. Established in ...
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Shortlisted Tenders Announced for $400 Million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade.

The Ipswich Motorway Upgrade (Rocklea to Darra) tender is on track with the design and construction contract to be ...

Burns Equipment Group: Quality Machinery and Excellent Relationships

Burns Equipment Group is an experienced and reliable plant hire company that services the civil earthworks and mining ...
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Bruce Highway Widening Works Contract Awarded Near Rockhampton.

Bruce Highway widening works between Bajool to Midgee are set to kick off near Rockhampton with WBHO Infrastructure ...

Bruce Highway 'Makes the Cut' for a $750 Million Upgrade.

http://infrastructureaustralia.gov.au/projects/infrastructure-priority-list.aspx Bruce Highway Upgrade projects added to ...
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CuDeco Appoints Aussie Contractor at Rocklands Copper Mine.

CuDeco has awarded their Rocklands mining services contract to Australian Company – Andy’s Earthmovers. Queensland copper ...
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Another Pacific Highway Upgrade Contract Awarded.

Georgiou Group has been awarded the construction contract for the final stage of Pimlico and Teven section of the Pacific ...
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Contract Awarded for Woolgoolga to Ballina Service Road.

SEE Civil has been awarded the construction contract for the Woolgoolga to Ballina service road. The construction contract ...
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RudTek: A Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

RudTek is a nationally endorsed learning and development company, with a reputation for top quality training and innovative ...
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Mining Jobs Bonanza – Blair Athol Coal Mine Approved to Reopen.

600 new jobs are on the way after the Queensland Government has 'given the nod' to reopen the Blair Athol Coal Mine in ...
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AP Earthmoving: Reliable and Experienced Service and Plant Hire

Based in North Central Victoria, AP Earthmoving has been operating across Victoria for the past 12 years. AP Earthmoving is ...
Warrego-Highway

Successful Tenderer Announced for the Warrego Highway, Toowoomba to Oakey Duplication - Stage 2.

Georgiou Group has been announced as the successful tenderer for the Warrego Highway, Toowoomba to Oakey Duplication Stage 2 ...
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Top Financial Traps in Plant Hire and How to Avoid Them.

A cool infographic on the top 7 finance traps in plant hire and tips on how to avoid them from our mates at Finlease. 1. The ...
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Successful Tenderer Announced for the Chandler Highway Job.

Seymour Whyte Constructions has won the $110 million contract to upgrade the Chandler Highway in Victoria. Construction work ...
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We're offering our iSeekplant mates the chance to tap into our expertise and get a mobile and SEO friendly website for chump ...
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Mine Site Construction Services: Professional, Competitive Contracting.

Mine Site Construction Services (MSCS) is an efficient and reputable mining, earthmoving, contracting, and civil engineering ...
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Carsburg Earthmoving: The Best Construction Equipment for Hire on the Market.

Carsburg Earthmoving is a family business with over 40 years experience and provides the best possible customer service for ...
Richmond River Bridge

Preferred Contractor Named for Richmond River Bridge.

Lendlease has been announced as the preferred contractor for the Richmond River Bridge construction contract in New South ...
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BPH (WA): Indigenous Owned and Operated.

Servicing Western Australia, BPH (WA) offers fast and reliable haulage and earthmoving. In 2005, BPH (WA)'s founder, Brad ...

Wanless Machinery: One of the Largest Fleets for Hire in the Industry.

Located in Cooper Plains and operating throughout Australia, Wanless Machinery has more than 100 machines available for ...
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Fulton Hogan Wins Rio Tinto’s $45 Million Amrun Dam Construction Contract.

Rio Tinto has named Fulton Hogan the winning contractor for the $45 million Amrun Dam contract in Queensland. Civil ...

Riverina Stabilisers: A Family Owned and Operated Plant Hire Business.

Located in Hay, NSW, Riverina Stabilisers are the most reliable plant hire and soil stabilisation in the area. Riverina ...
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Mining Bouncing Back in WA – Banks Quick to Mention They Should Be Charging us More.

A whole bunch of stuff is happening in the mining industry that suggests that the good times are on their way... So the bank ...

Gracey and Son Earthmoving: 30 Years of Construction Experience.

Gracey and Son Earthmoving offer a variety of earthmoving services and plant hire for mine construction, pipeline, civil ...

Primary Services Australia: Skilled Labour and Quality Plant Hire

Located in Queensland and servicing the entire country, Primary Services Australia offers a comprehensive range of plant for ...

P and B Plant Hire: Powerful and Reliable Equipment Hire.

Servicing the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and the Gold Coast, P and B Plant Hire offer a comprehensive, safe fleet of plant and ...
Thompsons Road Upgrade

Shortlisted Tenders Announced for $175 Million Thompsons Road Upgrade.

The Thompsons Road Upgrade is one step closer to completion with the preferred tenders announced for Stage 2 of the $175 ...

Mt Gibson’s Iron Hill mine given green light

Mt Gibson Iron has received approval for development of the Iron Hill iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Mid-West region. ...

MINOR PROJECT - Tender open for refurbishment of heritage listed office

The Palaszczuk Government is encouraging local firms to tender to give the historic Maryborough Government Office Building a ...

MINOR CONTRACT - Construction company RJ Vincent & Co wins contract to widen Marmion Avenue

Feb 6th CONSTRUCTION company RJ Vincent & Co has won a $2.21 million contract to widen Marmion Avenue to a dual carriageway ...
Thalanga Zinc Project

Mining Services Contract at Thalanga Zinc Project Awarded to PYBAR.

Significant steps have been taken towards restarting Red River Resources' Thalanga zinc project in Queensland, after ...

Geocon-led group wins tender to develop Kingston Arts Precinct.

Canberra developer Geocon has won the tender to develop the Kingston Arts Precinct, the last major block on the Kingston ...
Springfield-Lakes

$6.3 Billion Springfield Lakes Development Agreement Signed.

Springfield Land Corporation partners with Chinese companies R&F Properties and Etone to deliver a major apartment ...
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Melbourne's Tallest Tower Receives Planning Approval from VIC Government.

Crown Casino's massive $2 billion One Queensbridge hotel development in Southbank, Victoria has been given the green light. ...
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Three's Not a Crowd for Victoria's Lower Plenty Road Contract.

An alliance between Fulton Hogan, Laing O’Rourke and Jacobs has won the Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade including the removal ...
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Contractors Debt Recovery: Turning Excuses into Payments.

Contractors Debt Recovery are Security of Payments Act experts in the building and construction industry. If you do the ...

Toowoomba Second Range Crossing construction back in full swing

Construction of the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) in Queensland has kicked off with gusto, with ...
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Queensland's Blair Athol Coal Mine is Another Step Closer to Re-Opening.

Queensland's Blair Athol open cut coal mine is a step closer to re-opening after the State Government indicated it would ...
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Palacechook [sic] Gives the Greenlight to Gladstone's East Shores Stage 1B Project.

The $29.5 million East Shores Stage 1B project to be undertaken by the state government-owned Gladstone Ports Corporation ...
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$120 Million Contract Awarded for Brisbane Airport's New Runway Project.

Brisbane Airport runway construction will bring hundreds of jobs with works starting in March 2017 on the next phase of the ...
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$175 Million Stage 3 Contract Awarded for NorthLink WA Project.

The third and final contract has been awarded for the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project. The third and final construction ...
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Moorvale Earthmoving: Tailored Earthmoving Solutions.

Located in Nebo and Paget in Queensland, Moorvale Earthmoving has an extensive fleet of equipment and plant available for ...
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Minpex Drainage and Earthworks: The Best In-Ground Drainage and Plumbing in Perth.

Offering a range of services, including drainage excavation and installation, Minpex is an excellent choice for drainage, ...
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O'Loughlin Excavations: The Excavation and Plant Hire Specialists.

No job is too big or small for O'Loughlin Excavations. A family owned and operated company, O'Loughlin Excavations has been ...
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Davo's Crane Hire: 25 Years of Local Experience.

Davo's Crane Hire is a competitive and comprehensive crane hire company servicing the Gold Coast. Davo's Crane Hire ...
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Matrix Agriculture: Locally Owned and Operated.

Matrix Agriculture offers quality, reliable equipment and plant hire in New South Wales. Located in Bathurst, New South ...
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Skyhigh Solutions: A Family Business.

Skyhigh Solutions are the best choice when you need elevated work platforms in Melbourne. Skyhigh Solutions Background ...
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Auswidehire: Quality Plant for Dry Hire in Queensland.

Auswidehire provides top of the range products and maintenance for both small and large projects. Established in 2012, ...
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QLD Road Paving: Townsville’s Top Pavers.

QLD Road Paving is one of the leading road paving specialist hire companies in Australia. Based out of Townsville, North ...
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MD Hunter Earthmoving: Reliable Earthmoving in the Top End.

MD Hunter Earthmoving is an earthmoving and plant hire company based in northern Queensland and the Northern Territory. With ...
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A and N Earthmoving: The best Tippers and Water Carts in Stirling.

A and N Earthmoving are one of the most well-respected and well-known local plant hire firms in Stirling, Western Australia. ...
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Monford Plant Hire: Servicing Perth and Surrounds.

Monford Plant Hire are a Canning Vale-based plant hire firm with a huge range of equipment available for hire. Servicing ...

D and D Diesel Services: The Best Earthmoving and Construction Equipment Hire in Victoria.

Servicing Victoria, D and D Diesel Services is the most cost-effective and reliable plant hire in the area. D and D Diesel ...
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WA Government Signs Deal For $5.6 Billion Pilbara Iron Ore Mine.

A new $5.6 billion Pilbara iron ore development in Western Australia could create more than 3,300 jobs. Western Australia is ...
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Downer Wins The Great Eastern Highway Upgrade Job.

The Great Eastern Highway upgrade contract in Western Australia has been won by Downer. After a competitive tender process, ...
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Laing O’Rourke Wins Big in Sydney.

Laing O’Rourke has won a share in the $11.5 billion Sydney Metro project to deliver the Sydney Yard Access Bridge. Laing ...

Westforce Hire: Skilled Labour and Quality Plant Hire.

Westforce Hire is a division of the Westforce Group, and shares the same values of top quality and dependability. ...
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Red Dirt Plant Hire: For all Wet and Dry Hire needs.

Red Dirt Plant Hire is a division of leading earthmoving firm, Palmer Earthmoving Australia Pty Ltd. Based out of Albany, ...
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Gordon’s Welding Service: Forming Strong Links in the Collinsville Community.

Gordon’s Welding Service has been proudly servicing the Collinsville Community in Queensland for over 15 years. Established ...
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China's Yancoal Snaps Up Rio Tinto's NSW Coal Mines.

Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its NSW coal mining arm to Chinese giant Yancoal for $3.2 billion. Ending months of ...
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New Acland Mine Expansion Receives Federal Approval.

New hope for $900 million New Acland coal mine expansion after Federal breakthrough. A decade after their first proposal, ...
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North East Diggers: Getting it done right in North East Melbourne.

Based in North Warrandyte, North East Diggers are the go-to guys for small plant hire in the north-eastern suburbs of ...
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Hi Tech Industrial Services: The High Pressure Specialists.

Hi Tech Industrial Services are the go-to professionals for all of your Ultra High Pressure (UHP) requirements. A privately ...
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All-in Brawl Erupts Between Horses, Cockatoos and Keyboard Warriors at Roe 8 in WA.

Horses started cracking heads, keyboard warriors fled to the trees while the cockatoos watched on - as the Roe 8 mega-job in ...
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Megaearth Australia: For all your Civil Construction and Earthmoving Needs.

Based out of Tamborine, Queensland, Megaearth Australia are a great local operation with a solid range of capabilities. ...
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YBE (2): Servicing north-east Arnhem Land and beyond.

From their depots in Nhulunbuy and Bulman Weemol, YBE (Pty Ltd) provides professional civil works services across north-east ...
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Greg Ward Earthmoving Solutions: Trusted Reliability in Gunnedah.

Greg Ward Earthmoving Solutions have garnered a reputation for professionalism and reliability in the years they’ve serviced ...
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Walsh Earthmovers: Family-Owned Reliability in the Toowoomba Range.

Walsh Earthmovers are a high quality, hardworking earthmoving firm based in Geham, Queensland. From their Geham depot, Walsh ...
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Rio Tinto Awards $70 Million Contract for Amrun Bauxite Project to Queensland Civil Construction Firm.

Diversified giant Rio Tinto awards $70 million contract for Amrun bauxite project to Queensland civil construction firm. Rio ...
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Essmac Group: Tackling any job in the Wallan Region.

Essmac Group have built a proud reputation for versatility and reliability in Wallan, Victoria and beyond. Established in ...
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Melbourne Metro Tunnel Construction Kicks Off.

CBD roads close for years as construction of the Melbourne's Metro Tunnel Project begins this week and continues well into ...
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Total Plant Hire: Nationwide Dry Hire Solutions.

Total Plant Hire provide dry hire solutions for mining and earthmoving equipment across Australia. With a strong emphasis on ...
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WA Premier Greenlights Yeelirrie Uranium Mine.

The Liberal National Government has granted environmental approval for Cameco's Yeelirrie uranium project, subject to 17 ...

BMD Constructions awarded Northshore Hamilton precinct road infrastructure upgrades

10 JANUARY 2017 BMD Constructions awarded Northshore Hamilton precinct road infrastructure upgrades BMD Constructions was ...

Georgiou Group Wins $51 Million Scarborough Beachfront Contract.

Georgiou Group has been awarded the $51 million contract to transform Scarborough. Georgiou Group awarded $51 million ...
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REV Cranes: The biggest little cranes in Townsville.

Servicing the wider Townsville region, REV Cranes is the most cost-effective and reliable crane hire service in the area. ...
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Seymour Whyte Wins $30 Million Swan Street Bridge Upgrade.

Seymour Whyte has been awarded the $30 million contract to upgrade the Swan Street Bridge in Melbourne. The Victorian ...
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Evans Earthmoving: Forrest’s Fastest and Most Reliable.

Evans Earthmoving can proudly claim to be the fastest and most reliable earthmoving hire business in Forrest, Victoria. ...
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Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Kicks up a Gear with Demolition Works Awarded to Probuild.

National tier one construction company Probuild has been awarded the demolition and enabling works of the Queen’s Wharf ...
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$12 Billion Sydney Metro Approved to Travel under Harbour.

The Sydney Metro Stage 2 has been given the go-ahead. Australia's largest public transport project is one step closer to a ...
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Craig McKeon Earthmoving has Reliable Graders and Scrapers for Hire.

Chasing a grader and scraper hire service that gets the job done right, every time? You’ve found your man. Craig McKeon ...
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JV Contract Awarded for Stage 2 of the $1.12 Billion NorthLink WA Project.

The Great Northern Connect Team (JV – BGC Contracting and Laing O'Rourke) has been awarded a slice of a $1.12 billion pie in ...
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Shoemark Group Saw a Gap in the Market and Filled it.

Shoemark Group's focus on efficiency ensures that jobs get done on time and on budget, everytime. Braidwood, NSW is a ...
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Bundaberg's Future is Looking a Little Brighter with Giant Solar Farm Approved.

A $210 million solar farm near Childers will generate local jobs for the Bundaberg region in Queensland. A massive solar ...
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DM Breaker are Breaking Rocks all over Australia.

DM Breaker Equipment: A Family Business. Established in 1995, DM Breaker Equipment is known as one of the foremost Rock ...
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Construction Tender Released for Road Works in Coolalinga.

A $1 million - $2.5 million construction tender opportunity is up for grabs in Coolalinga, Northern Territory. A ...
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New Styx Coal Project will look for 500 workers.

Clive Palmer and his cronies are at it again with the Styx Coal Project plans revealed for Queensland. Roughly eight months ...
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BMD Constructions Will Commence Works on the Treendale Bridge this Month.

BMD Constructions will break ground this month to construct a new traffic bridge in Australind, Western Australia. $13.6 ...
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Find the Parts You Need, Sell the Parts You Don’t.

Worthy Parts is the only online platform to search and source parts. Worthy Parts is the new kid on the block with their ...
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Christmas Rigs - the Ultimate Collection

We've searched the internet top to bottom and built the biggest and best collection of earthmoving gear strung up in ...
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White Ice Water: A Sunshine Coast Company with more than a Decade of Experience.

White Ice Water is a Sunshine Coast owner-operator with 10+ years experience in civil construction and mining. White Ice ...
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Lendlease Wins a Piece of a $1.6 Billion Pie.

The NSW Government has chosen Lendlease as the preferred contractor for the next stage of The Northern Road upgrade. The ...
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COSA Group: Your One-Stop-Shop for Earthmoving Equipment and Services.

COSA Group has a well-established reputation for versatility, reliability and safety, and a team of highly-trained employees ...
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CPB-UGL JV Wins Western Treatment Plant Upgrade in Melbourne

CPB Contractors wins Western Treatment Plant upgrade in JV. Melbourne Water has selected CPB Contractors, the construction ...
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Look Under Your Seats...

The Palacechook [sic] Government has been gifting your money all over Regional Queensland, as part of their 'Building our ...
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Ezyquip Hire is Committed to Providing Cost-Effective Plant and Equipment Hire Solutions.

Ezyquip Hire specialise in plant and equipment hire solutions for the civil, construction, mining and local government ...
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Still Plenty of McAleese Gear up-for-grabs with GraysOnline.

McAleese is selling heavy haulage transport and crane fleet in a once-in-a-lifetime major sale event.  Australia’s biggest ...
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Sell our assets, then the economy can cut me a $80K cheque, thanks Palacechook.

In a move that’s got me rolling around on the floor belly-laughing like a murderous clown, Palacechook [sic] hilariously ...
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Zaxcav8 Civil Contracting is Committed to Exceeding Customer Expectations.

Zaxcav8 is a Gold Coast based earthmoving company that has grown and developed by providing exceptional work to major ...
Sydney-B-Line-Buses

Fulton Hogan Wins Big with Contract for Sydney's B-Line Major Works.

The contract to deliver Sydney’s new B-Line works has been awarded to Fulton Hogan. The contract to construct several major ...
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Road Sweeper Hire Offer Complete Road Maintenance Services.

Road Sweeper Hire provides the newest and highly maintained Johnston sweepers to clients every day. Road Sweeper Hire is the ...
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Georgiou Wins Primewest's Joondalup Office Tower.

Georgiou Group has won the coveted contract to build Primewest’s $31 million Joondalup Office Tower. Georgiou Group says ...
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C.R. Kennedy loves Leica.

C.R. Kennedy provides the solutions you need in mining, building, agricultural, construction and geospatial industries. C.R. ...
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EOI Open on Huge Yan Yean Road Upgrade Contract.

Expression of Interest opportunities for the mega $131 million Upgrade to Yan Yean Road in Whittlesea Victoria. Whittlesea ...
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VAC Group: Your One-Stop Solution for Vacuum Excavation and Utility Location.

VAC Group can provide clients with utility locating, vacuum excavation, survey & CAD services. VAC Group provides customers ...
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$14 Million Flood-Repair Package to Fix Infrastructure and Beaconsfield Mine.

The federal and state governments have announced up to $14 million will be made available to help Tasmania recover from the ...

Decision Looming on a New $1.76 Billion Mine Set to Create Hundreds of Jobs

A foreign resource company will soon decide whether to proceed with its $1.76 billion mining project in Central Queensland. ...
Geraldton-Beresford-Beach

Local Contractor Awarded Beresford Foreshore Project in WA

Geraldton based civil contractor has been awarded the Beresford Foreshore Project contract  – one of the city’s largest ...

Carmichael secures another major approval milestone

The $21.7 billion Carmichael coal and rail project has secured its final major State and Federal Government approval this ...
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Melbourne Hipsters Drop Rice Milk Lattes and Commence Protesting Coal Mine in State they’ve never visited.

Adani gets approved – everyone in Queensland drops to their knees and weeps with joy – then gets right back to work like the ...
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Northern Territory Spends over a Billion Dollarydoos on Infrastructure

Northern Territory records highest-ever infrastructure expenditure. The Northern Territory Government has committed a ...
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Fleetspec Hire is WA and NT's Premier Truck Hire and Bus Company

A strong family business – Fleetspec Hire Fleetspec is a family owned specialised truck hire and bus hire company with ...
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All Across Earthworks: For Projects of All Sizes

All Across Earthworks provides civil earthworks services for construction projects of all sizes. Queensland earthmoving ...
Carrapateena_SA-Mine

South Australian Copper Mine in Carrapteena Opens up Jobs

A new copper mine in Carrapteena, SA, is set to create around 1000 construction jobs According to the South Australian state ...
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Steveo hates Graham.

The Real Short Film Series Continues with its Fourth Installment: "Steveo hates Graham" When the hung-over Kiwi roller ...
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Steveo hates Graham – iSeekplant Real Short Film Series

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Georgiou Wins Grong Grong Highway Job

Georgiou has won the contract to upgrade the Newell Highway at Grong Grong (where the hell is Grong Grong?). Just another ...
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$36 Million Goldfields Road Project (WA) Will Need Your Gear.

Contract awarded for Goldfields road project The Liberal National Government is continuing its commitment to regional roads ...
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Truck Loses a Butt-Load of Human Waste near Toowoomba, Skid Marks Everywhere

Some guys are always in the s%@t but it's just the depth that varies... They say that diarrhoea is hereditary... it runs in ...
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RIC Australia Brings a Brand-New Technology to Construction

RIC Australia is the Market Leader in Rapid Impact Compaction RIC Australia (Pty) Ltd is a specialist geotechnical ...
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Two Muppets Hug-it-Out, Congratulate Selves for Getting Job Done..

Funds for the $3b Vic road East-West Link have been reallocated to 40 infrastructure projects. At iSeekplant - we've ...
Bundaberg-and-North-Burnett

Palacechook [sic] Government Delivers $7.2M in Christmas Infrastructure Wishes

Christmas has come early for Bundaberg and North Burnett Christmas has arrived early for our plant hire friends in Bundy and ...
WA-Gold-Project

Re-Opening Gold Mine Resuscitates Northern Goldfields in WA

The re-opening of a mine, near Wiluna, has marked the rejuvenation of the gold mining industry in the northern goldfields of ...
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Winch Hire, Spoolers, Air Chain Hoists, Cable Hauling and Jacking Equipment Rental and Services

Jacks Winches offer portable lifting and positioning equipment rental solutions and services Jacks Winches is a leading ...
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Central QLD $500 million Mega-Project Gets off the Ground.

Stage 1 of the Mackay Ring Road is set to go ahead, with tenders now open for the massive project worth $565 million big ...
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Coal Outlook Positive with Mt Owen Mine Expansion, NSW

Encouraging signs for the Hunter coal industry with Mt Owen Mine Expansion Approved The approval of Glencore's Mt Owen Mine ...
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Manhole Form Hire Spotted a Hole in the Market and Filled it

Manhole Form Hire operate out of sunny Queensland and the premier state, New South Wales. Today, Manhole Form Hire's forms ...
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Eight New Overtaking Lanes for the Warrego Highway

Another $44 million will flow into the Surat area for the Warrego Highway Upgrade program (now at $75 million) to fund ...
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Ostwald Bros Head South of the Border

Ostwald Bros has expanded operations south of the Queensland border – expanding into civil works contracts. We sat down with ...
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Southern Hire Solutions: Equipment for Projects of all Sizes

Southern Hire Solutions was founded by Matt Holland in May this year. Southern Hire Solutions owner Matt brings with him 6 ...
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North East Cranes - Kicking Goals all over Northern NSW

North East Cranes is one of the most professional crane-hire organisations in New South Wales. North East Cranes have formed ...
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Another Whopper Tender Released for Woolgoolga to Ballina...

$1 billion in civil works package from Woolgoolga to Ballina currently going to tender as part of Pacific Highway upgrade. ...
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WA Innovation Strategy for a Bold New Future

$20 million WA Innovation Package to go, in part, to infrastructure After the WA Innovation Summit earlier this year, ...
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Winter is coming.

For anyone who cares, my opinions of the American presidential election. I know – not very closely related to the Australian ...
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$640 Million Rocklands Copper Mine Opens for Business near Cloncurry, QLD

Rocklands Copper Mine opening gives another boost for North West Queensland The opening of a $640 million copper mine near ...
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Green Lights for Queensland

Infrastructure Projects Across Queensland Finally given the 'Go Ahead' While the resources sector in Queensland has had to ...
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NBN And the Winner is.... Fulton Hogan , Vision Stream JV

NBN Delivery Awarded to Fulton Hogan and Visionstream It was announced in June that Visionstream signed a significant ...
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Need Construction Equipment for Your Next Job? You Can, With CASE Rentals

Case Rentals: More than 170 years of industry experience  Case Rentals is one of the world’s largest construction equipment ...
Thompson Road Upgrade

$175 Million Thompson Road Upgrade Needs Your Gear Now.

$175 Million Victorian Thompson Road Upgrade Tendering. Vicroads has released the tender for the $175 million Thompson Road ...
Riverway Drive Duplication

Expressions of Interest Called for $30 Million Riverway Drive Duplication, Townsville, QLD

Townsville's Riverway Drive duplication is set to break ground after the New Year. EOI's have been invited for the first ...
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$50 million in plant up for grabs as McAleese sale hits GraysOnline

When we say this sale is big, we really mean it this time. Australia’s largest online industrial auctioneer, GraysOnline, ...
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GC Earthmoving: Earthmoving Professionals

GC Earthmoving: A Family Business GC Earthmoving is family owned and operated and services the Brisbane and Gold Coast ...
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Biggest Infrastructure Investment in NSW History

NSW to Gain $16 Billion in Ausgrid Lease Australia's biggest superannuation fund AustralianSuper and fund manager IFM ...
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Ten Contractors Vying for Major Highway Upgrade on NSW Central Coast

Ten Contractors in the Running for a Major M1 Upgrade (NSW Central Coast) A total of 10 parties are vying for lead ...
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Western Australia: Hire Rates Review - Are Your Machines in Demand Right Now?

Market Conditions in Western Australian Plant Hire iSeekplant has greatly increased its user base over the past year ...
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Mike Baird doing a great job, everyone ‘furious’.

There is nothing Australian voters hate more, than a politician getting stuff done. As it rains pineapples ($50 notes) in ...
Ballarat Link Road

$40 Million Ballarat Link Road Goes to Tender.

$40 Million Ballarat Link Road Upgrade (Stage 1B) is up for grabs! A key milestone has been reached in a $40 million ...
Machine Rates Review Queensland

Queensland: Machine Rates Review - What's Hot, What's Not

Market Conditions in Queensland Plant Hire iSeekplant has dramatically increased its user numbers in the last 12 months ...
Aramara Solar Farm Energy Project

Tenders Called: $280 Million Energy Project in Central Queensland

Procurement enquiries are being taken for $280 million Aramara Solar Farm Energy Project in Central Queensland. Construction ...
Ashley Drive Road Duplication Project

Primary Contract Awarded for Ashley Drive Road Duplication Project - ACT

The BMD Constructions team have been awarded another meaty road duplication project in the ACT - a job they tendered through ...
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AWX Top Dogs in Share Switcheroo

Owner buyout facilitates more cross-dressing in the workplace. Our BCFFs (Best Construction Friends Forever) AWX, labour ...
iSeekplant Record-Breaking Month

iSeekplant's Record-Breaking Month - A Fun Infographic!

On the eve of our 4th Birthday - iSeekplant has a record-breaking month in all the metrics that matter to our customers... ...
Bill Fulton Bridge Contract Awarded

Something is HAPPENING in NQ (finally)... Bill Fulton Bridge Contract Awarded

The $34.8 million dollar tender for the Bill Fulton Bridge duplication in Cairns has been won by a JV between Brisbane's ...
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Government turtles invoke ‘special powers’ to do faster paperwork on Carmichael Coal.

The legislative turtles in the QLD government have used some sort of ‘special powers’ to label Carmichael Coal project ...
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Gladstone's - Central Queensland's Comeback Kid.

A new $3.2b 'fuel security' project is set to create 1800 jobs in Gladstone, Queensland and bring the city back from the ...
Sydney Yard Access Bridge Works

Tenders Now Open for Sydney Yard Access Bridge Works

Now Open - Expressions of Interest for the Sydney Yard Access Bridge Works How do they fix Sydney's traffic problem? They ...
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Penguin 4.0 is here, idiot.

We flip the bird (pun intended) to whoever has targeted our website with 2 years of negative S.E.O. – as Google renders this ...
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Check out the best gear on auction this week from around Australia!

This week, GraysOnline has a huge range of major earthmoving, transport and mobile plant on offer across the country. Plenty ...
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Ménage-à-merger: Rivals Emeco, Orionstone and Andy's Earthmovers to merge in $686M deal

Rival contractors Orionstone Holdings and Andy's Earthmovers have struck a deal with Emeco Holdings in an unprecedented $686 ...
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Australia's Top 100 Largest Construction & Civil Engineering Companies by Revenue and Industry

Who are the largest construction companies in Australia? CPB Contractors Lendlease Laing O'Rourke Australia Hutchinson ...
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Global Construction Survey Reveals the Need for Technology Disruption

A recent survey by KPMG has revealed that the construction industry is not yet fully embracing technology disruption, ...
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WA Subbies Get Relief from Government

Recently announced legislation in WA to help Subcontractors The WA government recently announced new legislation to protect ...
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World-Wide Glut of Heavy Equipment as Contractors Choose to Hire

The secondhand market is being flooded with used machinery and heavy equipment as original equipment manufacturers battle ...
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Bachmann Plant Hire - Member Showcase

Bachmann Plant Hire is a Queensland company with a reputation for excellence. The company was founded by Lloyd Bachmann, who ...
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Our endorsements platform. If you can’t say anything nice...

Why we haven’t allowed negative reviews of plant hire companies on iSeekplant. We’ve long wanted to solve the ‘quality’ ...
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Ashley Drive Duplication on Track

The Ashley Drive duplication between Johnson Drive and Erindale Drive in Canberra is now underway. The upgrade is expected ...
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Stacks of Cheap Earthmoving Gear at Auction this week!

Loaders, Graders, Trucks and Tippers! We’ve pored over the GraysOnline catalogues for this week and picked the best of the ...

Pilbara Sky Rail gets the Green Light

The Environmental Protection Authority has approved the construction of the Pilbara Sky Rail. The Pilbara Sky Rail, proposed ...

Will the Latest Rise in Commodity Prices Last?

Results from the Chinese economy suggest that the recent boost to the national income by commodity markets has the potential ...

Why we think you can't uberise plant hire - right now (or anytime soon) in Australia.

A tech-start up being modest about the disruptive power of their platform? There is a first time for everything, I guess... ...

Downer Wins HCMT Project (With the Help of iSeekplant)

Downer EDI Limited's Evolution Rail consortium is the preferred respondent for the HCMT project (High Capacity Metro ...

Position Partners Promote Pair of Professional People

Position Partners have expanded their leadership ranks - adding two new positions to their executive team. Cameron Waters ...

Downer on a Roll - Secures 5 Mining Contracts

Downer has been on a roll lately, picking up five contracts to provide mining services in Western Australia and Tasmania. ...

Bringelly Road Upgrade Stage 2 - Three Tenders Posted

BMD Constructions, Fulton Hogan and Lendlease have all tendered for Bringelly Road Upgrade stage 2. Overall, the Bringelly ...

Don't upload car selfies to Linkedin - 10 errors construction marketers make on social media

iSeekplant has 100,000 monthly readers of our content on social media. Here's how we did it. Social media has been ...

Big Rigs and Cheap Gear - Best Auctions This Week

GraysOnline have done it again! This week, they're rolling out a bonanza of top quality gear to get the bargain hunters ...

WA Government Gives Rio Tinto’s Silvergrass Mine the Go Ahead

The Western Australian Government has approved the development of Rio Tinto’s $US338 million Silvergrass iron ore mine. The ...

Remote-Controlled Plant - is this the future?

Conplant's driverless rollers are an impressive bit of gear. The driverless “remote and manned “ roller is dual-use, which ...

Brisbane Central Station Faces $67m Upgrade

Brisbane Central Station has been earmarked for a $67 million facelift in an announcement by Premier Anastasia Palaszczuk. ...

Get Endorsements and Kill the Competition.

Today, we’re releasing an awesome new feature. Endorsements are a huge addition to the way things work here. Over the four ...

Brisbane Airport Parallel Runway - Tendering Now

The new Brisbane Airport Parallel Runway is the biggest aviation project in Australia. Project Dates: 2014-2020. Project ...

Cool Machines: DEUCE Combat Earthmover

DEUCE: Deployable Universal Combat Earthmover. The DEUCE provides both the US and UK militaries with a combination of both ...

A new era of Construction Contracts

New laws significantly expand standard form contracts to cover a range of new options, including most construction and plant ...

Shoemark Group Spotted a Hole in the Market and Filled it

Braidwood, NSW is a close-knit community, and Ray White Braidwood helped locals for years before it became obvious that ...

EzyQuip Hire: Committed to Cost-Effective Plant Hire

Ezyquip offers plant and equipment hire for the mining, construction and civil industries throughout the country. With ...
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Rio Tinto Awards Iron Ore Contract to RCR

Rio Tinto has awarded RCR Tomlinson with the $120m contract for the handling systems at its Silvergrass mine. The contract ...

Brisbane Airport Expansion - Laing O'Rourke Wins Major Project.

Laing O'Rourke have successfully secured the contract to build the Northern Concourse Expansion on the International ...

Contract extension win for CIMIC, Thiess win at Lake Vermont coal mine

CIMIC’S Sedgman and Thiess subsidiaries have won coal contract extensions in Queensland, worth $105 million. Sedgman’s ...

Businesses Encouraged to Sign up for Newcastle Light Rail

Downer EDI is currently looking for expressions of interest from companies based in Hunter that want to work on the ...

Constructionarium Australia Launches in Springfield

Constructionarium Australia is an innovative construction education tool. With the lofty goal of developing future ...

Business Case Will be Developed for Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor

The Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor (TEARC) project was valued at approximately $381 million in 2011 (worth $416 ...
Australian Unity Wins Tender for $1.1bn Health Precinct

Australian Unity Wins Tender for $1.1bn Health Precinct

Australian Unity, a financial services, healthcare and both independent and assisted living organisation has beaten a joint ...
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Coal is Officially Making a Comeback

Less than a year ago the coal industry was said to be terminal, and yet the commodity has recently staged a comeback, with ...
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Construction Work Fell 3.7% Last Quarter.

The fall was driven almost entirely by a slump in engineering work. Most market expectations for the April-June quarter ...
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Australia's Plant Hire Industry in the Palm of Your Hand.

We've completely revamped the iSeekplant app, making it better, faster, and stronger than ever before. The new iSeekplant ...
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Karara Contract Extension Awarded to Downer

Downer has been awarded a four-year extension to their contract with Karara Mining, which will last until March 2022. The ...
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Adelaide to Receive $100m "Super School".

The South Australian Government has allocated an additional $15 million to the budget for their second city high school. The ...
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The Perfect Match - iSeekplant Real Short Film Series

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Loads of Investors but No Attractive Infrastructure Projects

A recent study by EDHEC Infrastructure Institute Singapore and Global Infrastructure Hub found that of the 184 major ...
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Amrun Project to Pump $1.3 billion into QLD Economy Each Year.

The Amrun bauxite mine will produce 22.8 million tonnes of output per year. This production will account for the reduced ...
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Andrews' Citizen Jury Decides Victoria Needs the Scrapped East-West Link

The East-West Link fiasco continues, with news that the citizen jury that Infrastructure Victoria established (after Premier ...
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Great to See Brierty Back on Their Feet

We all know plant hire is a tough industry. And it's getting tougher. Every day, we hear more and more stories from our ...
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RDS Australia joins forces with Position Partners.

Position Partners have inked a new deal with RDS Australia to provide on-board weighing solutions for operators in the ...
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Big Players in Construction Facing Never-Before-Seen Pressure

Accountancy firm SV Partners has found that four large construction companies currently turning over more than $100 million ...
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Work is Starting on the M80 Ring Road.

Construction on the M80 Ring Road in Melbourne is due to start within weeks, widening bottlenecks at Keilor Park Drive and ...
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Developers Reconsider Queensland Investments due to "Sovereign Risk"

Major developers are beginning to reconsider investing in Queensland due to issues of "sovereign risk" after several recent ...

The Real Short Film Series has Launched!

Today's the day! The iSeekplant Real Short Film Series officially launches today. It's been a long time coming, and we're ...
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The Real Short Countdown

Tomorrow, we release the iSeekplant Real Short Film Series to the public. This is a big moment for our company and our ...
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CCF: We’ve had ENOUGH with Slow Payers & Defaulters

The Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) has drawn attention to the high levels of competition and tight margins strangling ...
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New Transport Plan for Perth

A new transport plan has been unveiled for Perth, anticipating an expected population of 3.5 million by 2050. The plan will ...
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Shane can handle a joke, up to a point.

Shane is a junior engineer, not long out of uni. Before uni, he went to Mudgee College in Brisbane, which is either a ...
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Get Juiced!

Put your company's digital marketing on steroids! We're celebrating the Olympics Russian style, by offering all of our new ...
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Todd is the King of Dodgy Variations.

Todd's an engineer. He was a mature age student who put himself through Uni after several years working in the London ...
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Northern Gas Pipeline to be Supported by SME Business Investment Fund

The SME Business Investment Fund will ensure local companies get a slice of the action. The Northern Gas Pipeline Project, ...
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After the Drum Roller Incident, Ian had it Made.

Ian got his start as a plant hire BDM after working for Max as the call out diesel fitter. Ian would go out to fix Maximum ...
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Report: Construction Sector will Stabilise in 2017

This week, the Australian Industry Group published the Major Project Activity Outlook for Australia, indicating that the ...
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Meet the Faces of the Real Short Film Series!

The iSeekplant Real Short Film Series is the most innovative advertising campaign EVER in the plant hire industry. It's got ...
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Never tell Steveo that a John Deere 670D can do the same job as his Caterpillar 14M...

How do you know Steveo can get his grader to 3mm tolerance? Don't worry, he'll tell you... Steveo grew up on a farm in about ...
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Hovenring: An Elevated Roundabout for Bikes

In 2012, the Netherlands needed to solve a problem. With a love of cycling ingrained in their culture, how could they ...
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Next Stage of $600m East Village Project Ready to Go

Developer Anthony John Group has lodged a development application for the next stage of the East Village Development, ...
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Contract Awarded for Amrun Export Facility

Rio Tinto has awarded McConnell Dowell with the Amrun Export Facility construction Contract. The facility is part of the ...
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Darryl left his father’s motorcycle club because they ‘got too soft’.

Darryl once busted a skid on his Harley in a beer garden... He was the son of the Sergeant at Arms for the Gypsy Cheaters ...
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Sydney CBD Rising to New Heights

The City of Sydney has a new 20-year development strategy for the city, allowing commercial buildings to be built up to 310 ...

iSeekplant on the Environment, Safety and Brands in the Real Short Film Series

When you watch iSeekplant’s real short films, we want you to keep one thing in mind: it’s all in good humour. In writing our ...
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Could the Planning System be Reversed in just a few Decades?

In just a few decades time, Private Public Partnerships could have a complete overhaul, with developers providing parks, ...

Why would the people behind a construction marketplace create a bunch of short films?

So 20 million people would see them and come to our website… 20 million? Yep, 20 million. 4 million less than the population ...
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A Luxurious Lounge - our new Customer Portal

You spoke, and we listened. We just launched our brand spanking new Customer Portal, accessible by all our member ...
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Australia's Infrastructure is Vulnerable to Hackers

A new study by Kaspersky Lab has revealed that there are a number of weaknesses in Australia’s critical infrastructure ...
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Ausbuild: "We love the D-MAX!"

We sat down with Matthew Bell, Joint Managing Director at AusBuild, to get his take on the new Isuzu D-MAX. They've recently ...
Northern Gas Pipeline Construction to begin in early 2017

Northern Gas Pipeline Construction to begin in early 2017

The Northern Gas Pipeline has been a hugely popular project for small to medium plant hire companies. We wrote about it back ...
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Roe 8 - Everything you need to know

The Roe Highway Extension is a project expected to transform the road network in the southern suburbs of Perth. Roe 8 will ...
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No Hope on the Horizon for Australian Construction Industry

Agreements endorsed by the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union have led to increased pressures on the Australian ...
Muppet of the Month goes to Mark McGowan in WA

Muppet of the Month goes to Mark McGowan in WA

Another month, another dumb politician pitching his whole platform on scrapping a planned infrastructure project. iSeekplant ...
Brookfield Multiplex Wins Tender for $600m Karrinyup Shopping Centre Project

Brookfield Multiplex Wins Tender for $600m Karrinyup Shopping Centre Project

AMP Capital recently announced that Canadian building giant Brookfield Multiplex will be working on the $600m Karrinyup ...
WA Subbies Owed Millions for Government Projects

WA Subbies Owed Millions for Government Projects

Subcontractors across the state are facing payment disputes for work already done on public and private projects like police ...
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Wynnum Road Upgrade is Long Overdue

Stage One of the $115m Wynnum Road Upgrade is due to finally get underway, and the detailed design has been revealed by Lord ...
New Chair and Owners for ICRG

New Chair and Owners for ICRG

The Indigenous Construction Resource Group has recently elected a new chairman, confirming plans to lift both Aboriginal ...
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BGC Contracting Nominated for Kwinana Waste to Energy Project

Phoenix Energy Australia has nominated BGC Contracting as the preferred contractor for the $400 million Kwinana Waste to ...
Mackay Ring Road construction will create 600 jobs

Mackay Ring Road construction will create 600 jobs

George Christensen, the Federal member for Dawson, says that the Liberal National Government is committing to an investment ...
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Downer Collects $250m Contract Extension at Meandu Mine

Downer EDI recently secured the contract extension, worth $250 million. The contract is for providing mining services at the ...
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Woodman Point Wastewater Plant Upgrade to be Completed by 2019

As the largest wastewater treatment plant in WA, the Woodman Point Wastewater Plant currently treats approximately 140 ...
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Queen Elizabeth Hospital Redevelopment to Begin Next Year

The South Australian Government has invested $22 million for the redevelopment and upgrade of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. ...
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Major Construction for Murray Basin Rail Project due to Begin Later this year

The multi-phased Murray Basin Rail project aims to standardise freight rail between Geelong and Mildura and also improve ...
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CIMIC Group wins Contracts in India and Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Government has awarded CIMIC Group the contract for the $320 million Garden of Remembrance and Columbarium ...
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Hobart Sewer Improvement Plan

Hobart is the only Australian capital city to record an increased rate of population growth for the last three years ...
$110 Million Port Drive Upgrade for Brisbane

$110 Million Port Drive Upgrade for Brisbane

Brisbane’s Port Drive will be receiving a $110 million makeover from next month, with the aim of delivering a safer and more ...
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World's Largest Telescope - Massive Construction Project Almost Complete

China has been very busy building the world's largest telescope. We've watched this project for a couple of years, and it ...
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Infrastructure Pipeline Report - The Most Important Document in QLD.

Building Queensland recently released its first Infrastructure Pipeline Report, giving the green light to $6.5 billion in ...
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It's EOFYS and we're losing our mind...

It's that time of year again. EOFYS. It's a carnival atmosphere here at iSeekplant and we're even having pizza for lunch! ...
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Citizen Juries to Advise Victorian Infrastructure Spend

The infrastructure watchdog in Victoria has chosen 43 people to be part of a citizen jury in an attempt to avoid a repeat of ...
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Residential Construction Industry Staying Afloat

The latest Housing Scorecard from Housing Industry of Australia (HIA) shows that the housing construction sector is ...
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$50 Billion on Infrastructure vs $10 Billion. Who's got the better platform for us this weekend?

Who to vote for – for the unengaged voter working in the construction & mining industry. A handy summary of each party's ...
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Australian Mining Industry Begins Slow Recovery

The Australian mining industry is slowly beginning to feel more optimistic, as more top executives see a shift in sentiment ...

Infrastructure a Big Winner in NSW Budget

The 2016-17 NSW budget has delivered record investment in infrastructure, with a huge $73.3 billion due to be delivered over ...
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Wooden Towers - The Future of Construction?

A Canadian student residence currently under construction at the University of British Columbia will be 18-stories high and ...
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Credit Downgrades Rock Mining Contractor Sector

Mining contractors in Australia are currently dealing with hard times as the mining investment boom ends and commodity ...
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Path Clear for Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

The Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 Project is due to get started next month, as site investigations have been successfully ...
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Northlink Stage 2 Preferred Contractor Named

A BGC Contracting-Laing O'Rourke joint venture has been named as the preferred contractor for Northlink Stage 2. The ...
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Election Campaign Promises are Getting Expensive

Both the Labor Party and the Coalition are in the midst of plenty of promises, with over a billion dollars worth of ...
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The Pipeline Australia Desperately Needs

There is a major flaw in Australia's pipeline infrastructure. Sure, we've got adequate systems for shifting gas, water and ...
Greenies Turn Their Attention to Gas

Greenies Turn Their Attention to Gas

They've had a great run disrupting the coal industry. Now, greenies have turned their sights towards the gas industry. ...
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Cross-River Rail gets $634 million investment

The Palaszczuk Government has committed to an investment of $634 million for a rail signalling system. The investment will ...
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Underground Mining Jobs on the Increase!

Those on the lookout for underground mining jobs are in luck, with underground mining expected to increase by approximately ...
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Townsville Gets Their Stadium!

Turnbull has promised to match Labor's promised funding for the Townsville Stadium. The Coalition has agreed to contribute ...
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Contraction Returns to Australian Construction Industry

After last month’s surge, the Australian Performance of Construction Index has revealed that the industry has returned to ...
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What is Infrastructure Australia?

Infrastructure Australia is the infrastructure authority of the Commonwealth, an independent statutory body that aims to ...
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Lendlease wins $985m Northern Connector Project

The South Australian Government has chosen Lendlease as the preferred contractor for the design and construction of the ...
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Sally's Chat with the National Mining Chronicle

iSeekplant CEO, Sally McPherson, sat down with the National Mining Chronicle for a chat about technology, digital disruption ...
Civil Infrastructure Industry Faces Overhaul

Civil Infrastructure Industry Faces Overhaul

Mick Boyle, President of CCF NSW, has recently examined the operation of the civil infrastructure industry. He found that ...
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Australian Creationist Builds $100 Million Noah’s Ark in Kentucky

From Science Teacher to Fundamentalist, Ken Ham is building a $100 Million Ark, based on measurements taken from the Bible. ...
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Mining Cycle "Troughs" a Threat to Economic Stability

Former resources minister Martin Ferguson is warning that many governments fail to prepare for troughs in the mining cycle ...
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Top Construction Hot Spots Identified Across Australia

The Housing Industry Association has recently revealed that Australia currently has 86 housing markets across the country ...
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CCF NSW will Investigate Coffs Harbour City Council

The Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) in New South Wales has called for an investigation into the reporting, governance and ...
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Cairns Southern Access Corridor - Stage 3

Stage 3 of the Cairns Southern Access Corridor is ready to roll! The Palaszczuk Government has convinced the Federal ...
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$1 Billion Darling Harbour Tower for Sydney

A recent announcement has revealed that Sydney will be getting a brand new $1 billion retail complex and Darling Harbour ...
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Expressions of Interest Sought for Chandler Highway Upgrade

Construction companies have been invited to submit expressions of interest for the $110 million Chandler Highway Upgrade, ...
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China’s Landbridge Group Buys the Largest Port in Panama

Following its successful Australian deal last year, when it acquired a 99-year lease of the commercial port in Darwin, ...
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Tasmanian State Budget includes a huge $1.8 Billion for Infrastructure

Tasmanians will be reaping the rewards of economic recovery and fiscal restraint as the midterm Hodgman Tasmanian state ...
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Low Interest Rates Mean Greater Investment in Infrastructure

As the ten-year government bond rate falls to a low of 2.2% in Australia, economists are urging the government to fund ...
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AdeLINK to go Ahead under a Labor Government

Labor has promised to co-fund the AdeLINK tram system if it wins the election, ensuring that public transport keeps up with ...
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Resources Industry Losing Confidence in Regulation

The Queensland Resources Council recently surveyed CEOs of resource companies in the state, finding that regulatory ...
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Monash Freeway Wins Big in Victoria’s State Budget

The Monash Freeway Upgrade Project is going ahead, with detailed planning currently under way, construction due to start ...
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As Palmer exits public life, he's chucking ‘shade’ around at everyone.

And I don’t just mean he was blocking the sun. Like a drowning goat bleating underwater – my favourite gigglewiggle, Clive ...
M80 Ring Road Upgrade Ready to Roll

M80 Ring Road Upgrade Ready to Roll

12 months ago, the state government announced that it would be allocating $150 million to ease congestion on the M80 Ring ...
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CFMEU hit new lows of stupidity and skullduggery in Victoria.

I break another cheap Chinese computer monitor, punching it with rage after reading the CFMEU mandating 15% pay rises in ...
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Infrastructure Promises Abound in Election Campaigns

The Federal Election campaign is now into its third week, with infrastructure promises coming from all sides. Infrastructure ...
How COSA Cranes are Raising Money for Breast Cancer

How COSA Cranes are Raising Money for Breast Cancer

At iSeekplant, our clients are the best in the business. And COSA Cranes are supporting breast cancer research with their ...
Western Distributor Project – The Facts

Western Distributor Project - The Facts

The Western Distributor Project is one of the most expensive infrastructure ventures ever undertaken in Victoria. The ...
NT Budget Favours Roads and Transport

NT Budget Favours Roads and Transport

The Northern Territory budget, handed down on Tuesday, anticipates a total deficit of $794 million. This deficit is around ...
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Palace-Chook Dips into Superannuation "Surplus" to fund Infrastructure

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has announced that the QLD Labor Government will "tap into" public servants' superannuation ...
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WestConnex Audit Announced

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has begun the process of auditing the federal funding provided for the ...
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Fulton Hogan Announced as Preferred Tenderer for Grafton Bridge

Fulton Hogan has been announced as the preferred tenderer for the second Grafton bridge, and is expected to begin soft ...
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Shorten Pledges to Can the Perth Freight Link

Following a strong Labor tradition of cancelling projects, Shorten has pledged to halt federal funding for the Perth Freight ...
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The reason why some suppliers are winning a LOT of work on iSeekplant and others aren't.

This is a touchy subject indeed… but here it is. Some people are cleaning up on iSeekplant and some people aren't - for one ...
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$11 Billion for Melbourne Metro Rail

This year’s state budget has good news for Melbourne, as the Victorian Government says yes to providing all funding for the ...
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Canberra Light Rail Contract Awarded

CPB Contractors head up the consortium that won the Canberra Light Rail contract. A CIMIC-led team has been confirmed as the ...
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Rental Market Growing for Mining Equipment

A new report has forecast that the mining equipment rental market is expected to grow 3.36% globally until 2020. The Global ...
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$578 Million Rail Contract includes Level Crossings Removal

EOIs closed for healthy $578m contract in Mernda, Victoria. The Mernda rail extension contract covers a railway extension, ...
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Dugald River Zinc Construction Project Awarded to Whittens

Whittens Group have secured the Dugald River Zinc Project. Before we go any further - this has not been 100% confirmed. ...
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Ararat Wind Farm Chugging Along

The Ararat Wind Farm (located 180km north-west of Melbourne) reached a significant milestone last week, as a 128-tonne ...
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New Queensland Mine will Create up to 450 Jobs

The Mackay regional council has supported the construction of the Hillalong Coal Project, which is expected to create 450 ...
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Victoria's Apartment Boom - Jobs Currently Tendering

There is a load of apartment construction projects tendering in Victoria RIGHT NOW! We've trawled the news, our database, ...
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World's Largest Plane Flies out of Perth

The world's largest plane delivered a massive 117 tonne generator to Perth on the weekend. The generator came on a flight ...
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GoGetta's brand new "Guide to Becoming a Subbie" is a quality read.

We took a look at GoGetta's new "Guide to Becoming a Subbie". Ever dreamed about making that leap to working for yourself? ...
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‘Steak Knives’ - The Complete Digital Marketing Package for Plant Hire Companies.

All rack-rate Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 customers purchasing memberships or renewing them before June 30th, get the ...
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We have a problem in Victoria...

Demand for plant and equipment in Victoria is rapidly outstripping supply. Every day, our website gets more traffic and more ...
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CIVENEX 2016 Starts Tomorrow!

The wait is over. CIVENEX 2016 kicks off tomorrow morning at 9am at Hawkesbury Showground. Widely touted as a must-see ...
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Sydney Light Rail Project Construction Commences

The Sydney Light Rail project has kicked off, with construction expected to cause serious disruptions. Commuters and ...
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Legislation Passes for $5 Billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility

From July this year, $5 billion in concessional finance will be accessible for investment in economic infrastructure that ...
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Growth Returns to the Construction Sector

After a downward trend lasting four months, the Australian PCI (Performance of Construction Index) has increased 5.6 points ...
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Who says there's no work around?

We have some big jobs tendering in our system right now, right across Australia. There are always fresh tenders coming ...
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Praise from Admix Media for iSeekplant

We love positive feedback! We've had a great relationship with Admix Media recently. We were able to deliver the results ...

Slattery Auctions Praise iSeekplant

When our clients are happy, we're happy! Slattery Auctions are one of our most trusted partners. They're a serious operator ...
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$1.4 Billion Dugald River Zinc Project Ready to Roll

Chinese-backed MMG is in the process of finalising its workforce for the Dugald River Zinc Project which will be located ...
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Singapore Defence Deal a win for North Queensland

Major Singapore defence deal and trade agreement will tighten relations between Australia and Singapore. Worth a whopping ...
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Name Change for BMD Consulting

BMD Consulting was officially rebranded in December 2015 and is heading into a strong 2016 as it becomes Empower Engineers & ...
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CIVENEX is Fast Approaching!

CIVENEX - Australia's premier Infrastructure Expo - is just around the corner! Anyone and everyone involved in major ...
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Position Partners makes NZ Acquisition

Position Partners New Zealand have absorbed Optical Services. Alex and Vicky Felgate from Optical Services, along with their ...
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90-Day Payment Terms Are B.S.

I get up on my high horse and ride gloriously around on it, thumping the table at all the multi-billion revenue generating ...
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Everything you Need to Know About the Tinana Interchange Upgrade

Last month, tenders were called for the $38 million Tinana Interchange upgrade project on the Bruce Highway south of ...
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Newcastle Light Rail Shortlist Announced

Five companies have been shortlisted as the potential managing contractor for the Newcastle Light Rail. Qualified ...
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Rail Line Negotiations Completed for Forrestfield-Airport Link

A major milestone has been reached for the Forrestfield-Airport Link, as the State Government manages to finalise ...
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2016 Budget - Infrastructure Winners and Losers

Last night, the Coalition handed down our Federal Budget. We've done some research, and here are the 2016 budget ...
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Gold Coast Light Rail Extension to be Delivered by 2018

GoldLinQ and the Queensland Government have entered into a new partnership so that the Gold Coast light rail extension can ...
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GoGetta Launches Used Equipment eBook

Our partner GoGetta has recently launched an eBook titled Digging the Dirt on Used Equipment, and we have a feeling you’re ...
Feasibility Study for Dalgaranga Gold Project

Feasibility Study for Dalgaranga Gold Project

Gold exploration and development company Gascoyne Resources LTD has now finished its prefeasibility study for the Dalgaranga ...
Metro Mining Seeks Approval for $235 Metal Mine in NQ

Metro Mining Seeks Approval for $235 Metal Mine in NQ

Brisbane mining company Metro Mining has reached out to the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, ...
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Red Tape Reduction for NQ Zinc Project

The Dugald River Zinc Project has been given special status, allowing it to cut the red tape and hastening the creation of ...
Tinana Interchange - Tendering Now

Tinana Interchange - Tendering Now!

The Tinana Interchange upgrade is tendering. Get listed now! Every day, our members get hundreds of hours of work through ...
Queensland the Most Confident State for 9th Month Running

Queensland the Most Confident State for 9th Month Running

Once again, the National Australia Bank's Business Confidence Survey has found that Queensland continues to lead the country ...
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There's a use for your old dozer after all!

Collecting stamps or even cars is too easy. Jim Carter from Zionsville, Indianapolis searches through the United States, ...
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Cool Machines - Komptech Crambo 6200 Direct Industrial Mulcher

Introducing the Komptech Crambo 6200! The Komptech Crambo 6200 is ready for anything. From whole trees, stumps, dry timber, ...
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Second River Crossing Given the Go-Ahead

Andrews gives the tick. Good news for the construction industry, along with Melbourne residents who travel to the city from ...
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Western Highway Project open for EOIs

Expressions of interest have officially been called for the Western Highway between Buangor to Ararat while work continues ...
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What is "Building Queensland"?

Building Queensland is a new body that was formed in order to provide transparent and objective advice in order to help the ...
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Australian Copper Mines - The Biggest and Best

Copper is one of the most-used metals worldwide, and while you’ll find copper throughout Australia, we’ve got the low-down ...
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How will Malcolm Pay for the Fast Train?

The fast train network that is planned to link regional centres with east coast capitals in Australia may soon be going ...
Our Big News at iSeekplant…

Our Big News at iSeekplant…

As we land our mugs on the front cover of The Australian Business Review today, we thought we’d give you the full story. 95% ...
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Introducing The Flapping Mouth

We’ve rebranded our blog, now called The Flapping Mouth. It’s bigger, better, funnier and more irreverent than ever. It ...
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Watpac Civil & Mining Awarded $38m Mining Services Contract

Watpac Civil and Mining has been awarded a $38m contract from Silver Lake Resources and will be providing mining services at ...
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Cool Machines - Bridge Girder Erector

We love the crazy technology that comes out of rapidly growing countries. China is great for it - they're growing at a ...
Who’s Paying for the Cross-River Rail

Who's Paying for the Cross-River Rail?

With the Queensland Cross-River Rail Project Officially a “go”, we ask who’s paying for it. Last week, acting Premier Jackie ...

Passion-Fingers Palmer Coming a Cropper

With Clive Palmer possibly exploding off our public discourse like a bottle-rocket fired into a tree stump, I take what ...
Cool Machines – Bick Broom Water Cart

Cool Machines - Bick Broom Water Cart

Introducing the Bick Broom Water Cart from Bick Hire. Bick Hire have worked on road and rail construction projects for over ...
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World's Biggest Open-Pit Mines

We've compiled a list of the world's biggest open pit mines. Some of the world's biggest open pit mines are absolute ...
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Our Mates at Clough Won the Woodside Job!

Clough have secured a lucrative contract with Woodside Petroleum. We've got a great relationship with Clough, so when they ...
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Infrastructure Investment Giant Sink Hole for Good Bacon, Says 'The Thinkers'

A damning report by the Grattan Institute highlights wasteful infrastructure investment and leaking public piggy banks from ...
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Greens Concerned about Fijian Reef in Galilee Basin

Greens around the country are having a fit this morning thanks to Premier Palaszczuk doing her job and promoting economic ...

Cool Machines - Bick Broom Water Cart

Introducing the Bick Broom Water Cart from Bick Hire. Bick Hire have worked on road and rail construction projects for over ...
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Tender Live for Cross-Tasman Tunnel - Click for Plant Hire Details!

Tender goes live today for Stage 1 of the Sydney to Auckland Tunnel. The Cross-Tasman tunnel is one of the most ambitious ...
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Seven weeks to go...

We're seven weeks out from Australia's Premier Infrastructure Expo! Civenex 2016. CIVENEX 2016 highlights new and innovative ...
Every Job in QLD for 4 years – budgets, stage, contractors

Every Job in QLD for 4 years - budgets, stage, contractors. The works!

Palaszczuk has shocked the state by actually earning her pay and doing something. So we took her lead and studied her very ...
1200km of rail work in central Australia fast-tracked

1200km of rail work in central Australia fast-tracked

The east-west national rail network is set to receive a long-awaited facelift. Works on the east-west national rail network ...

World's Biggest Open-Pit Mines

We've compiled a list of the world's biggest open pit mines. Some of these are absolute monsters. Kilometres wide, hundreds ...
Big Projects- New $5 billion Apple Campus

Big Projects: New $5 billion Apple Campus

Check out the huge numbers associated with the new Apple Campus. Apple is one of the biggest companies in the world. With ...
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The Hotly Contested Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 Has Been Awarded.

CPB Contractors has been announced as the successful bidder for Stage 2 of the Gold Coast Light Rail project. Update May 3, ...
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Sod Turned on Coomera to Helensvale Rail Duplication

The Coomera to Helensvale rail duplication has kicked off. Worth $163 million, the Coomera to Helensvale rail duplication ...
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Cost Review for $223m Cyclone Zircon Project on WA-SA border

Sedgman commissioned to perform costs study on Cyclone Zircon project. Initially costed at $223 million, the Cyclone Zircon ...
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Laing O'Rourke Wins Sydney Rail Project

A $36 million rail project in Sydney's north has been awarded to Laing O'Rourke. The contract is for the Main North and ...
Windbag says ‘not my fault’ on refinery issues. Everyone rolls eyes.

Windbag says 'not my fault' on refinery issues. Everyone rolls eyes.

Palmer's media spin reaches new heights of silliness causing everyone to loudly sigh and cry out loud at their TVs - "good ...
Ground Broken on Cooroy to Curra Upgrade

Ground Broken on Cooroy to Curra Upgrade

CPB Contractors have turned the first sod on the Cooroy to Curra upgrade on the Bruce Highway. The Cooroy to Curra upgrade ...
NSW Transport says ‘holler back’ if you want to jump on the Parramatta Light Rail Job

NSW Transport says 'holler back' if you want to jump on the Parramatta Light Rail Job

The first industry briefing for the Parramatta Light Rail project was held on Monday. The industry briefing comes ahead of a ...
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WestConnex Twin Tunnels Work Kicks Off

Work on the WestConnex twin tunnels has begun. The project heralds the beginning of one of Australia's most ambitious ...
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Lend Lease Kicks off $1.9 billion Melbourne Quarter Project

Stage 1 of the $1.9 billion Melbourne Quarter Project has been approved. The Victorian government have approved Stage 1 of ...
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iSeekplant Review: Sustainable Land Clearing Solutions

Adam Prince reckons iSeekplant provides a great ROI very quickly. We're very happy to get the latest iSeekplant review from ...
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World's Largest Underground Mine - A Look Inside

Let's delve into the world's largest underground mine. El Teniente is the world's largest underground mine. Operated by the ...
Get Your Act Together, Queensland!

Get Your Act Together, Queensland!

Western Australia has been named as the world's most attractive place for mining companies to invest. The Fraser Institute ...

Get Keen for Diesel, Dirt & Turf 2016!

Diesel, Dirt & Turf is the fastest-growing and most exciting expo in Australia. Diesel, Dirt & Turf covers earthmoving, ...
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Procurement of Plant & Equipment Ramps Up for Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

Things are building up on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project. The sod-turning ceremony to kick off the Toowoomba ...
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How We'd Spend CIMIC CEO's $16 Million Bonus

CIMIC CEO Marcelino Fernandez Verdes is staring down the barrel of a whopping $16 million bonus. It got us thinking... what ...
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COOL TECHNOLOGY: Do you know where your machines are right now?

Everyone is banging on about asset and fleet management. What's wrong with the ol' whiteboard? Answer: everything. ...
Space Mining – Will Australia Lead the Way?

Space Mining - Will Australi