Construction

This category contains 1282 posts

Contractors appointed for Sideling Creek Dam upgrade

Seqwater has appointed two new global contractors to aid in the design of the Sideling Creek Dam upgrade. Engineering and infrastructure advisory firm, Aurecon and specialist power and water consulting firm, Entura have been chosen in partnership to support the upgrade. Aurecon and Entura are partnering to deliver detailed design advisory for the upgrade of […]

What Tesla’s investment in SA means for the Australian energy market

The world’s largest lithium ion battery will be installed in South Australia under a historic agreement between the South Australian Government and two leading energy companies. The energy storage systems from US sustainable energy company Tesla will be paired with French renewable energy company Neoen’s Hornsdale Wind Farm and installed before summer. South Australian Premier, […]

Water main renewal for Jetty Road

SA Water will upgrade around 700m of water pipe under the southern side of Jetty Road in Glenelg, South Australia, as part of an annual statewide water main replacement program. The section of main is being replaced to improve the reliability of supply to customers and reduce the potential for disruptive bursts and leaks, as […]

Handling the heat in the pool

Located in Mt Lawley, Perth College is the oldest independent girls’ school in Western Australia. The college features a 50m, eight-lane heated swimming pool, which is used by the school, and by Perth City Swimming Club for swim teaching, coaching, learn to swim sessions, and squad training. It’s also home to the Perth Swim Academy, […]

A functional and aesthetically pleasing solution for pipes

Capri on Via Roma, a modern marketplace on the Isle of Capri on the Gold Coast in Queensland, certainly doesn’t fail to impress with its contemporary architecture and waterfront location. It boasts the best specialist providers, leading restaurants, and retailers on the coast, including an artisan bakery, fresh food stores, a jeweller, florist, homewares store, […]

Reducing costs to make leisure pleasure

With over 1000 swimmers visiting each day, including children learning to swim, teenagers and families enjoying their leisure time, and fitness fanatics carving up the fast lane, the Melville Aquatic Fitness Centre (LeisureFit Booragoon) in Perth, Western Australia, is an intrinsic part of the community. The centre boasts a fantastic array of facilities, including a […]

Eliminating the need for brazing at Array

Set over 39 levels, the Array tower (Tower 6) at Melbourne Docklands in Victoria – Australia’s largest construction project – is a mixed use property, with 205 residential apartments, 280sqm of retail space, 680sqm of community space, and a gymnasium. Located on the edge of the Yarra River, Array was developed by the Mirvac Group, […]

nbn begins rollout of world-leading technology

nbn has begun construction of its world-leading Fibre to the Curb (FTTC) access technology, which will provide access to the NBN by delivering fibre straight to the driveway of premises. nbn is the first broadband wholesaler in the world to roll the FTTC technology out on a mass scale, and is now being trialled in […]

Fusible PVC™ for trenchless projects

The properties of PVC pipe are well known and appreciated by water industry asset owners to an extent where the material has been significantly used for the construction of Australian urban pipelines. In recent years, the growth in trenchless pipeline construction and rehabilitation technologies has favoured polyethylene pipe due to its ability to be fusion […]

New water and sewage treatment plants nearing completion

The construction of the new Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in Parkes Shire, New South Wales, are nearing completion. Once completed, the new $40 million WTP will supply safe, secure and reliable water for the Parkes and Peak Hill communities, and will ensure that the towns continue to grow and attract […]

Read the latest issue online

Twitter: utilitymag

Upcoming Events

  1. ENA Regulation Seminar

    July 26
  2. Asset Management for Critical Infrastructure

    August 16 - August 17
  3. WIOA Bendigo

    September 6 - September 7
  4. No-Dig Down Under

    September 12 - September 15
  5. All-Energy 2017

    October 11 - October 12

Get the print edition

The industry must-read.

Subscribe for free today.

Utility_cover