McRobert

McRobert completes access chamber refurbishments in the Northern Territory

MCS has developed a patented method for structurally relining access chambers that have suffered from sulphide corrosion, more commonly known as gas attack or concrete cancer. Using 10 mm rigid PVC sheeting, the chamber walls are prefabricated into sleeves, which can then be lowered directly into the asset. After installation, the preformed sleeves are secured Read More

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River Road Culvert Structural Relining Issued by: Mount Barker District Council Closing Date: 16 March 2022 Location: South Australia Description: Mount Barker District Council (the Council) invites Tenders from Tenderers for the installation of a structural liner internally for the full thirty (30) metre length of the existing culvert located on River Road, Hahndorf Kennedy Read More

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Woodland street storm water pipe repair Issued by: Wodonga City Council Closing Date: 08 March 2022 Location: Victoria Description: Stromwater pipe in Woodland St located under East bound traffic lane between the intersections of Beardmore St and Snowdon St requires repair of displaced pipe joints. Due to the depth of the pipe and location in Read More

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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

Vermeer

Vermeer proudly supporting the WA State underground power project

The program, a partnership between the state government and local governments, is now in round six, replacing overhead power lines with a safe and reliable underground network. Vermeer Equipment of WA & NT has been supplying horizontal directional drills (HDD) involved in the project since the early 1990’s. These include trusted models such as the Read More

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Underground Drainage Upgrades – Relining Program 2021/2022 Issued by: Brimbank City Council Closing Date: 09 November 2021 Location: Victoria Description: Council is seeking to engage the services of a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to rehabilitate a number of existing stormwater drains within the municipality using no-dig trenchless methods i.e. pipe lining.   Design & Construction Read More

HDI Lucas HDD Pullback-9

HDI Lucas stays tuned in on Channel Island

Despite a variety of challenges onsite, the team was able to deliver the works on time, within budget and with an unblemished safety record. The Channel Island Power Station is the largest facility of its kind in the Northern Territory and is the Darwin and the surrounding region’s primary power generator. The facility is powered Read More

Boretech D24x40S3 for Vermeer WA & NT

Boretech leading WA’s HDD utility installations

Boretech uses top-of-the-line machinery from Vermeer Equipment of WA & NT to continually deliver excellent project results. The company is owned by Patrick Dunne and Stephen Roberts, who, with a vast amount of experience in civils and project management, have built the company’s strong reputation based on its quality installations and OH&S standards. Mr Roberts Read More

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Sewer Main Rehabilitation FY21-22 Issued by: Clarence Valley Council Closing Date: 24 September 2021 Location: New South Wales Description: Clarence Valley Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced tenderers for the procurement of sewer mains rehabilitation services. Clarence Valley Council requires a contractor to undertake sewer rehabilitation services within the Clarence Valley Council Read More

$108m announced for National Water Grid

Last week, the Australian Government announced it would be providing $108 million to deliver 40 projects across the country through the National Water Grid Connections funding pathway. Up to $20 million will be available for each state and territory to deliver projects over the next two years, with a further Australian Government contribution of up Read More

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Period Supply Contract for Horizontal Directional Drilling Services Issued by: Clarence Valley Council Closing Date: 27 August 2021 Location: New South Wales Description: Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced tenderers to be placed on a panel of service providers for provision of horizontal directional drilling services. The panel will be for the Read More

Pullback completed in NT

The project is replacing a short section of smaller diameter pipeline on the existing Channel Island Bridge with a pipeline to be installed under Darwin Harbour using horizontal directional drilling (HDD). This week, HDI Lucas reported the team had completed the HDD project despite a variety of challenges onsite. “[The] 200 mpa+ rock, compound curve, Read More

WATCH: Channel Island Bridge Pipeline update

The project will replace a short section of smaller diameter pipeline on the existing Channel Island Bridge with a pipeline to be installed under Darwin Harbour using horizontal directional drilling.  Channel Island Power Station is the primary power generation facility for Darwin and its surrounding areas. The power station fuel gas comes through the existing Read More

Nominations open for ASTT Council

Nominations must be seconded by another financial member from the same state or country and agreed to by the nominee. If more than one nomination is received for each state or country, the ASTT Secretary will arrange postal elections in that state or country. Nominations can be forwarded to ASTT Secretary Jeff Pace at secretary@astt.com.au Read More

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Underground drainage upgrade (relining works)Issued by: Brimbank City CouncilClosing date: 24 November 2020Location: Victoria Description: Brimbank City Council is seeking proposals from suitably qualified tenderers forthe underground drainage upgrade (relining works) in various locations 2020-21. The council intends to rehabilitate some existing stormwater drains within the municipality using no-dig trenchless methods i.e. pipe lining. Bald Read More

DJ Mac Cormick completes challenging Darwin project

The project took place at the Larrakeyah Defence Base in Darwin, on a 1,950 mm pipeline with a 1,650 mm internal diameter. DJ Mac Cormick used its Herrenknecht AVN 1600 control container and 24 t tunnel boring machine, equipped with a closed face laser guided steerable and a slurry spoil removal system. The Herrenknecht TBM Read More

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River Garden Estate Branch SewerIssued by: City West WaterClosing date: 23 September 2020Location: VictoriaDescription: Calibre Professional Services, in conjunction with City West Water, is intending to release a Request for Tender in August 2020 for the River Garden Estate Branch Sewer. The project will include construction of approximately 530 m of DN525 mm Branch Sewer Read More

Information on government support for businesses

This article will continue to be updated as more information becomes available. Federal The Federal Government has announced several measures in order to help businesses survive through this period. It is providing up to $100,000 to small and medium-sized businesses (SME) with an aggregated annual turnover under $50 million, with a minimum of $20,000 to Read More

Deferring GST available for Australian importers

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) offers a scheme for domestic importers whereby instead of paying GST on taxable imports upfront, you can defer payment until the first activity statement is lodged after the goods are imported. To participate in the scheme, an importer must: have an ABN be registered for GST lodge activity statements monthly Read More

ASTT calls for council nominations

The current ASTT Council structure comprises Trevor Gosatti, Western Australia; Chris Frangos, Victoria; Adam Russo, South Australia; Sudipta Basu, New South Wales; Ben Crosby, Queensland; Blair Telfer, New Zealand and two vacancies for Tasmania and the Northern Territory. The election to the council will occur in accordance with item 7c of the Constitution, where financial Read More

ELB scores Ring-O-Matic exclusivity

ELB will now supply Ring-O-Matic high capacity vacuum excavator units with various horsepower and blower options to the domestic market. The agreement will also allow existing owners of Ring-O-Matic products to contact ELB’s aftersales support teams for parts, service and warranty support at any of its eight locations across Australia and New Zealand. ELB Managing Read More

2020 SOI Survey is now open

Trenchless Australasia’s annual SOI Survey has come around again, with all active members of the underground utility industry invited to participate. The SOI Survey looks at how members of the Australian and New Zealand industry have performed in the last year and what their projections are for the next 12 months and beyond. The survey Read More