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Queen’s Wharf Brisbane

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

What is Queen’s Wharf? Queen’s Wharf will be a world-class integrated resort development in Brisbane CBD that is expected to open in 2022. It will be a leisure and entertainment destination attracting 1.39 million additional tourists each year. The development area extends from the current Treasury Casino building at the top of the Queen Street Mall to Alice Street, and from the… Read More

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Australia’s Biggest Construction and Civil Engineering Companies

CPB Contractors The company was originally founded in 1949, but the name CPB Contractors was only launched in January 2016 following a merger of the CIMIC Group construction businesses of Leighton Contractors and Thiess Construction. The company operates in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, India and Papua New Guinea and is involved in the construction of roads, rail, tunnels, defence, buildings… Read More

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John Holland – Australia’s Biggest Construction Companies

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

How did John Holland start? The company was founded in 1949 by Sir John Holland under the name John Holland & Co. As an engineering and construction company, it won its first major civil engineering project in 1950, the construction of a water treatment and power station plant at Australian Paper Manufacturers at Fairfield, Victoria. Over the next thirty years, the… Read More

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New Zealand’s Construction Sector Accord

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The New Zealand Government has announced an agreement with the construction industry to transform and improve the sector. What is the purpose of the Accord? The purpose of the Accord is to strengthen the partnership between government and industry and be a catalyst to transform the construction sector for the benefit of all New Zealand. Who developed the Accord? The Construction… Read More

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Infrastructure is the winner of the 2019 Budget

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

Infrastructure bonanza in Australia The Federal Budget 2019 has just been announced and, as predicted, infrastructure has become a true political battlefield and a clear winner of the Government’s funding. An unprecedented $100 billion will be spent on infrastructure The 10-year infrastructure package has been increased from $75 billion to $100 billion. The additional money will go to the following projects:… Read More

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BMD – Australia’s Biggest Construction Companies

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

BMD is one of Australia’s largest privately-owned construction companies. How did BMD start? BMD started as a family business in 1979. The company was named after the company’s founders. The B in BMD stands for founder and Group Board Chairman and Managing Director, Mick Power’s sister Beverley and her husband Bevan who were both partners in the business for the… Read More

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Australia’s most important infrastructure projects

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

Released in February 2019, the Infrastructure Priority List presents 121 significant proposals for the next 15 years of infrastructure investment in Australia. It includes eight high priority projects. HIGH PRIORITY PROJECTS Brisbane Metro in Queensland Demand for public transport in Brisbane is increasing with employment growth in the CBD and population growth in outer suburbs. It is predicted that the number… Read More

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Gold Coast Light Rail – Australia’s Biggest Infrastructure Projects

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

What is Gold Coast Light Rail? Gold Coast Light Rail is Queensland’s first light rail network and the largest public transport project undertaken on the Gold Coast to date. The Gold Coast Light Rail will help to minimize road congestion and maintain the city’s great lifestyle. With 12 million tourists visiting the city every year, the tram network is proving transformative…. Read More

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Brisbane Metro – Australia’s Biggest Infrastructure Projects

What is Brisbane Metro? Brisbane Metro will cut travel times, reduce congestion and put more buses in the suburbs. Delivering the first stage of the new Brisbane Metro will mean a 21-kilometre turn-up-and-go service, with two dedicated lines connecting 18 stations from Eight Mile Plains to Roma Street and Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital to the University of Queensland. Brisbane City… Read More

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Civil Engineering Graduate Programs – Australia and New Zealand

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing at ConsultANZ Recruitment

Every year Australia’s top engineering and construction companies look for talented and ambitious Graduates to join their teams. If you are a recent Civil Engineering Graduate looking to gain some valuable work experience, it might be worthwhile exploring Graduate Programs offered by the below companies. FULTON HOGAN New Zealand Fulton Hogan takes on 80 graduates across New Zealand and Australia… Read More