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A renewable energy option has started construction 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane Due to be completed in 2019, the 453-megawatt wind turbine project will produce 1.5 million megawatt-hours of renewable energy annually – enough to provide power for 260,000 homes. Continue →
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Construction on Australia’s road infrastructure is expected to continue its growth in 2018 but could hit a trough in later years as governments turn their focus to rail projects According to BIS Oxford Economics’ Road Construction in Australia 2018 to 2032 report, national road construction activity will reach a historical high of over $20 billion in this financial year. Continue →
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New Zealand may be committed to major infrastructure projects such as Auckland’s light rail but Australia’s public infrastructure investment is set to peak, a leading think tank predicts The Australian economy will require new drivers to support employment and wages growth into the future, says BIS Oxford Economics in a recent article in The Urban Developer. Continue →
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More than $55 billion of priority infrastructure is needed to shape Australia’s cities and regions in the next 15 years, according to the latest Infrastructure Australia report Australia’s population is expected to grow nearly 12 million people by 2047, with an expected population growth of nearly 12 million people by 2047, transit projects have been listed as a priority in the government agency’s report. Continue →
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This week across the ditch. Seven major projects add $12 billion to Brisbane economy A wave of major development and infrastructure projects coupled with an improving economic outlook promises to create increasing employment, tourism and commercial real estate opportunities in Queensland’s capital . Continue →