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The Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok tunnel – One of the world’s mega-TBM projects

The Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok tunnel will link the New Territories, north of Hong Kong to Lantau Island, where the international airport is located. Dragages Hong Kong, a Bouygues Construction subsidiary was awarded the project, consisting of the construction of a submersed twin-tube tunnel, each 14m in diameter and carrying two lanes of traffic. We…

15 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Infrastructure | Maritime and Transport | Other

NHVR to open the conversation at COR Conference

On the 1st August The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) commenced the largest ever health check on the mechanical condition of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet -  The National Road-worthiness Baseline Survey. Approximately 1.7% of the heavy vehicles across Australia will be inspected by Authorised Officers within each jurisdiction. This is the first time that heavy vehicles…

2 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Energy & Utilities | Infrastructure | Other

Timor-Leste International Investment Conference Highlights

On Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th of June 2016, Trade Invest Timor-Leste in partnership with Informa Australia held their first International Investment Conference in Dili, Timor-Leste. The objective of the conference was to welcome international and Timorese investors to highlight business opportunities in the different sectors of the Timorese economy and discuss the current reform…

4 Jul 2016, by Informa Australia

Infrastructure | Other | Planning & Design

The Role of the Architect in Reducing Reoffending

  View event agenda herePrisoner reoffending rates in Australia are at a critical level. Nearly half of Australia’s 36,000 inmates will return to jail within two years of release; costing the Government billions. Premier Mike Baird recently turned his attention to the issue, declaring in a recent report his intent to decrease recidivism by five…

21 Jun 2016, by Informa Australia

Energy & Utilities | Infrastructure | Maritime | Maritime and Transport | Rail

Port Productivity – how to do more for less

Productivity and efficiency are two things high on the priority lists of most companies. It is no different when we consider port operations. Dr Eva Savelsberg is Vice President Logistics Division, INFORM GmbH Germany and maintains they have the key to doing more for less when it comes to investment in port productivity. Eva was kind…

22 Oct 2015, by Informa Australia

Infrastructure | Maritime and Transport

Meeting Alice – the 10th largest tunnel boring machine ever built

The Waterview Connection project is New Zealand’s largest infrastructure project, currently under construction and due for completion in early 2017. At the heart of the project lie twin EPBM tunnels, currently being constructed by the Mega-TBM, known as Alice. We took the opportunity to interview Iain Simmons, Construction Director of the Well Connected Alliance, responsible…

30 Sep 2015, by Informa Australia

Infrastructure

Q&A with Dave Malone, Executive Director, Master Builders Australia

In the lead up to the highly anticipated 2nd Annual Building the Territory conference, Dave shares his views on the outlook for the building and construction industry in the NT, an insight into Master Builders’ pipeline over the next few years, and more importantly the reasons why the Territory is an enormous place of opportunity.…

15 Jul 2015, by Informa Australia

Infrastructure | Occupational Health & Safety

Is social media the secret to improving OHS in correctional facilities?

There are many issues that need to be dealt with in regard to the health and safety of prisoners. Not only do correctional facilities need to ensure that inmates address their offending behaviour and prepare for the workforce upon release, prisons need to ensure that they provide the safest environment possible for those under their…

3 Mar 2015, by Informa Australia

Infrastructure | Mining & Resources

16 takeaways from NT Resources Week 2014

NT Resources Week 2014 was held in late August with record participation from the 3 conferences (SEAAOC, Mining the Territory & Building the Territory), exhibition, and accompanying social functions across the the week. We take a look back at what was said about the resources and construction industries in Northern Australia and South East Asia. What…

8 Oct 2014, by Informa Australia

Infrastructure | Leadership & Communication | Rail

Triumphs and Regrets: Tim Pallas talks Melbourne infrastructure and inspirations

Infrastructure investment has been big news in 2014. The Victorian Labor Opposition has ignited debate with the launch of its Project 10,000 transport alternative, which includes an ambitious plan for Melbourne Metro Rail. We recently sat down with Tim Pallas, Shadow Treasurer, who shared with us some insights on the Project. Do you have a…

23 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia
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