“One of nine new forestry hubs announced by the Prime Minster is great news for the North East NSW timber regions,” said Andrew Hurford, President of Timber NSW.
Australia’s position as a global leader in the resources sector will be reinforced through the Government’s release of a National Resources Statement. The statement outlines how the government will attract investment, develop new resources and markets and share the benefits of success with more regional communities.
CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded a package of gas gathering and infrastructure works worth approximately $90 million for Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) in the Surat Basin, Queensland.
“The Government should listen to the unanimous recommendations of the Senate Standing Committee on Economics, and the widespread warnings from industry, and rethink its proposed cuts to the Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&DTI),” Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Innes Willox said.
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), which represents construction products and materials manufacturers and suppliers, congratulated the NSW Government for announcing a major shake-up of compliance responsibilities in the building and construction industry.
The voice of the nation’s second largest industry is calling on the Government to support growth in the $222 billion building and construction in the Federal Budget.
Cairns’ $127 million port upgrade is one step closer after the tender was announced for major dredging and construction.
On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded $9.6 million in funding to 12 projects and studies to further integrate distributed energy resources (DER) into the electricity system.
Master Builders Australia has announced the establishment of new national excellence awards to celebrate and encourage business success and best practice.
To deliver on this priority, the NT Government has brought forward FIVE projects by approximately 12 months, to support the Territory’s construction industry and create local jobs.