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Pacific Highway progresses passed halfway point

02 April 2013

The Federal Government has released the latest six-month Report Card on the state of the rollout of the Pacific Highway duplication, concluding that the project has officially cracked the halfway marker.

METS sector booming finds report

02 April 2013

Australia’s ongoing resources boom has seen an explosion in the growth of the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector, according to a new report released by the Minerals Council of Australia.

$60 billion on infrastructure register

02 April 2013

The Federal Government has announced the total value on the National Infrastructure Construction Schedule (NICS) has topped $60 billion.

Victoria approves housing precinct project

02 April 2013

The Victorian Government has announced it has approved a key precinct structure plan for the Geelong area, which it claims will result in a $2 billion investment in the local building and housing area.

PMI continues fall

02 April 2013

Australia’s manufacturing sector is continuing to languish in the doldrums, according to the latest Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) released by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group).

Telecom launches next-gen broadband

02 April 2013

New Zealand telecommunications giant Telecom has launched its next generation ‘Ultra Fibre’ service, offering speeds of up to 100Mbps download/up to 50 Mbps upload.

Transfield wins Sydney NBN Contract

28 March 2013

The National Broadband Network Co (NBN Co) has announced it has awrded a major contract to Transfield Services for the roll out of fibre optic broadband cable in the Sydney metropolitan and suburban areas.

Leighton sells telecom assets

28 March 2013

Engineering giant Leighton Holdings has announced the sale of the majority of its telecommunications assets to Canada based Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan (OTPP).

Study details resources training efforts

26 March 2013

A new study commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia shows that the resources sector spent over $1.1 billion on training in the 2011-12 financial year.

New Chair for Leighton

26 March 2013

Leighton Holdings has announced the appointment of Bob Humphris as the company’s new Chairman, only a matter of days after erstwhile Chairman Stephen Johns departed with two other non-executive Directors in tow.



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