Roads Australia is calling for a range of further reforms to procurement processes that will help the transport infrastructure sector navigate challenging market conditions and strengthen the sector’s productivity.
Infrastructure Australia releases new market capacity report
Demand for materials for use in road construction projects is expected to grow to a peak of $7.6 billion in 2023-24, according to the second Infrastructure Market Capacity Report released by Infrastructure Australia.
The government’s new vision for Infrastructure Australia
A reform of the Infrastructure Priority List, more consistency in infrastructure assessment and a more active role in the post completion stage of projects are part of a new vision set for Infrastructure Australia, following an independent review of the advisory body.
Victoria’s new cabinet will promote transport integration, RA says
The Andrews ministry’s cabinet for Victoria was announced on 5 December, with a focus placed on developing public infrastructure and road projects.
John Deere secures electric future with Kreisel Electric battery tech expansion
John Deere is investing in electric propulsion with the announcement that it is funding an expansion of the company Kreisel Electric with regards to the company’s battery production capacity.
Major bypass project nears start date
The biggest infrastructure project for Singleton, New South Wales, is approaching its start date, with the shortlist of contractors selected to design and build the New England Highway bypass released on 21 November 2022.
Epiroc adopts global standard for charging vehicles
Net Zero Unit established by Department of Infrastructure
A Net Zero Unit has been established in the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communication and the Arts, to drive transport and infrastructure emissions reductions.
Key milestone for the east coast high speed rail project
As an important first step for the establishment of the east coast high speed rail network, the ‘High Speed Rail Authority Bill 2022’ has been passed by the parliament.
Circular sustainability informs Heidelberg Materials acquisition
Heidelberg Materials is set to acquire RWG, a German construction materials recycling company, keeping in line with Heidelberg’s investment strategy to put a focus on circular economy.