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Contractor proves value of trenchless in the top end

Operating out of Darwin, Northern Territory, for more than 25 years, Dig Hard Excavations is one of the regions leading civil hydraulics and drainage rehabilitation contractors. The company specialises in the rehabilitation of civil plumbing infrastructure and uses advanced no-dig lining technologies to achieve results which are affordable, environmentally friendly and extend the life of Read More

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ALT to deliver a no-dig rehab

ALT will work alongside Interflow to complete the project to deliver a no-dig rehabilitation that will last more than 50 years. Since 1998, Alternative Lining Technologies (ALT) has been offering commercial and municipal customers peace of mind, affording a like-new condition to ageing infrastructure. For 23 years, ALT has been providing asset owners with the opportunity Read More

South East Water awards contracts

The services provided are critical to keeping the water and sewer networks running across Melbourne’s south east suburbs, providing essential services to the community.  Taking an innovative approach to how these services are delivered, the delivery model which has been in place since 2013 has been updated.  Maintenance services starting from 1 October 2022 will Read More

Yarra Valley Water forms partnership with engineering services

Yarra Valley Water partners with Jacobs, Ripple

The agreement has an initial five year term, but may extend up to a decade. Yarra Valley Water’s general manager, Chris Brace, said the company is delighted with the partnership. “These agreements reflect our commitment to fostering deep relationships with our partners for the long-term benefit of our capital delivery ecosystem and ultimately our customers,” Read More

Addtech acquires ImpulseRadar

Addtech acquires ImpulseRadar

In a statement last month, Addtech’s business area manager Daniel Prelevic said that the acquisition of Impulse Radar would be mutually beneficial. “ImpulseRadar complements Addtech’s existing operations within the Industrial Solutions business area, specifically the infrastructure segment,” he said. “We are delighted to conclude the signing and welcome them to the Addtech Group.” The management Read More

Adept works through high-risk, challenging projects

The company was selected for the project due to its commitment to collaborate with all stakeholders and experience with carrying out projects which require a high level of commitment to safety. “This project is 10mts in depth and in extremely challenging ground conditions, along with a very restricted working footprint,” Adept Civil outlined in a Read More

West Gate Tunnel TBM launches

The project is being delivered in a partnership between the Victorian Government and Transurban, and will be built by construction contractors CPB Contractors and John Holland.  Contractor John Holland said TBM ‘Bella’ has begun its 18 month journey to carve out one of the twin tunnels that will create a vital alternative to the West Read More

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Sydney Metro West tunnelling contract awarded

The Gamuda Australia and Laing O’Rourke consortium has been awarded the Western Tunnelling contract to deliver 9 km of twin metro rail tunnels between Sydney Olympic Park and Westmead. Premier Dominic Perrottet said this once-in-a-century infrastructure investment will link new communities to rail services, slash travel times across the network and support employment growth. “These tunnels Read More

Adept Civil

Adept completes bore for Sunbury Line

Adept was contracted by Multiworks, who has partnered  with Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) to deliver major upgrade works at the Tottenham Substation as part of the Sunbury Line Upgrade and Metro Tunnel Projects. The scope of the project was to tunnel using a micro-tunnel boring machine (mTBM) under the Sunbury Line during an occupation for Read More

CD Drilling

HDD minimises disruption during installation

CD Drilling recently assisted a client with the installation of a final piece of pipeline linking two trenched sections of steel gas main either side of a river.  The team installed a 340 m section of pipe via horizontal directional drilling (HDD) under a culturally significant area.  HDD allows for conduit placements underneath obstacles and Read More


Plastic-to-plastic recycling feasibility study

Qenos is a local manufacturer converting low value gases into high quality polyethylene and resins.  The company is Australia’s exclusive manufacturer of polyethylene and a valued supplier of a diverse range of specialty polymers. Qenos has announced a partnership in a joint feasibility study into advanced recycling with Cleanaway, tackling Australia’s soft and mixed plastics Read More

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Sydney Metro shortlists consortia for Eastern contract

The final piece of the project is made up of the Eastern Tunnelling package, which includes 3.5 km of twin tunnels under Sydney Harbour, between The Bays and Sydney CBD, as well as the excavation of Pyrmont and Hunter Street stations.  The shortlist includes: the Acciona Construction Australia and Ferrovial Construction join venture; Bouygues Construction, Read More

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View the latest trenchless technology tenders

Drainage improvement works Issued by: Isaac Regional Council Closing Date: 21 January 2022 Location: Queensland Description: Council requires work conducted on the Drainage Improvement projects at Music Street, Carmila and Sarchedon Drive, Moranbah. The expected date for practical completion is 30 May 2022. Aurukun Bauxite Project – pumps and pipes Issued by:  Glencore Bauxite Resources Read More

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Rob Carr wins contract for next stage of Melbourne CBD sewer upgrade

The Elizabeth Street Sewer Upgrade is the third stage of Greater Western Water’s four-stage $80 million program to expand Melbourne CBD’s sewer system capacity. It will see a new pipeline constructed, linking to the new sewers, under Lonsdale and Spencer Streets, which were completed in earlier  projects in November 2020 and December 2018, respectively. The Read More

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Microtunnelling contract awarded for pipeline duplication

The Barber Grove to Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant Pipe Duplication is located in the Lower Hutt region of New Zealand.  Local utility Wellington Water is working on behalf of Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt City Council jointly, duplicating the existing water main by installing a new 1200 m long, 1000 mm diameter rising main Read More

John Holland

Sydney Metro on track for completion by 2024

The contract includes the construction of twin 15.5 km tunnels and civil works for six new metro stations with John Holland’s joint venture (JV) partners: CPB Contractors and Ghella. The company said that the trip deep under Sydney Harbour – from Sydney Metro’s new Victoria Cross Station in North Sydney to Barangaroo Station – will be just a three-minute journey Read More

Melbourne Water sewer upgrade

Melbourne Water awards contract to upgrade key sewer

The John Holland Group has been awarded a contract to carry out one of the largest upgrades to Melbourne Water’s sewerage network, creating over 20 jobs in the process. The $200 million project will duplicate the Hobsons Bay main sewer, which is responsible for carrying more than 30 per cent of Melbourne’s wastewater to the Read More

Forensicare awards Adept Civil project contract

Works consist of 2.8 kms of water main and 300 m of micro-tunnelling to install a new 300 mm sewer line at depths of 10 m. “Our entire team looks forward to working closely with NCS Project Solutions, AECOM, Yarra Valley Water and our client Forensicare to ensure we deliver the project in a collaborative and successful manner,” a spokesperson for Read More

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Adept Civil wins contract for quarantine facility

Works consist of constructing critical water and sewer infrastructure to service the new quarantine facility at Mickleham. The facility is designed to support returning travellers and will in turn help boost the Australian economy and protect the community.  “We look forward to the successful delivery of this critical path portion of works and look forward Read More

Rob Carr in the driver’s seat for WA sewer project

Water Corporation of Western Australia awarded Rob Carr a design and construct contract to extend the Quinns Main Sewer, which allows conveyance of wastewater flows from Ellenbrook, running through Clarkson and Neerabup National Park to the Alkimos wastewater treatment plant. “The existing infrastructure can’t handle the expected calculated future flows in the area,” explains Rob Read More

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Interflow wins NSW Excellence in Concrete Award

Interflow General Manager Paul Everett accepted the award, acknowledging the efforts of the joint venture (JV) partners.  “Along with Sydney Water and the Sewer Assessment & Trenchless Technology Specialists SASTTI JV, we have come first in the NSW ‘Repair, Restoration and Retrofit’ category for our outstanding work improving the almost century-old Northern Suburbs Ocean Outfall Read More

CIMIC wins preferred bidder status for North East Link

The project will include three-lane twin tunnels approximately 6 km in length which will aim to close the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network. It will connect the Metropolitan ring road (M80) and the Eastern Freeway (M3), completing a ring road around Melbourne that includes the Monash Freeway (M1). CIMIC’s umbrella includes Pacific Partnerships, CPB Read More

Interflow wins QLD sewer contract

Awarded by the Southern Downs Regional Council, the contract is for two years with works expected to take approximately four months. Interflow’s works will reduce the risk of failure to the council’s sewer mains and  help avoid hazards like sewer overflow. Additionally, the relining works will restore the integrity of the sewer pipes, prevent collapses Read More

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View the latest trenchless technology tenders

Provision of three (3) water main cross connections – Remembrance Drive for CHW  Issued by: Central Highlands Water  Closing Date: 23 June 2021  Location: Victoria  Description: Central Highlands Water (CHW) is seeking submissions from suitably experienced and resourced contractors to appoint a provider for the provision of three (3) Water Main Cross Connections – Remembrance Drive, Alfredton.  General Overview of Proposed work Read More


WaterNSW selects ARRP construction partners

The $80 million program will see the partners deliver multi-disciplinary packages across regional New South Wales and Greater Sydney, including civil, structural, mechanical and electrical capital works and rehabilitation.  The contract will be delivered over a period of five years, with an option to extend another three years.  Abergeldie CEO Mark Bruzzone said the company’s previous Read More

Adept Civil wins sewer upgrade contract

The project works will include the supply and installation of more than 1.2 km of branch sewer to service Capitol Property Group’s new residential development in Everley Estate, Sunbury.   Adept Civil will use its specialised microtunnelling technology in partnership with open cut methods for delivery of the project.   In a social media post announcing the contract award, the Read More