NSW Government is being sued by Acciona, the company hired to build Sydney light rail, for extra payment of more than $1 billion.

The CBD South East Light Rail project was intended to be finished by the March 2019 state election, however, it will undoubtedly face delays in light of recent events. Michael Daley, Deputy NSW Labor Leader, said this was the worst project he has seen in his 20 years of public life. In his opinion, the […]

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Delays Predicted for Sydney Light Rail

A $2.1 billion light rail line will be established from the CBD to Randwick and Kensington to provide transportation alternatives for passengers. However, a confidential report prepared by Transport for NSW predicts that commuters will likely spend nine minutes on the tram at red lights along the journey. Delays would most likely occur in the […]

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Transport Spending Surpasses Mining in Australia

According to the Deloitte Access Economics Investment Monitor, engineering and commercial construction activity increased by 12% in 2017. “The improvement is partly due to the fact that the overhang of engineering work that commenced construction during the mining boom has finally passed,” Deloitte’s Stephen Smith explained. “But it also reflects a greater willingness from businesses […]

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Mirvac Leaves Showground Precinct Plan

Mirvac dropped out from the redevelopment of the Showground station precinct in Sydney just over month after the NSW government and council reached an agreement on minimum apartment sizes and building 5000 new homes in the area. Mirvac said that it will terminate original plans for the Showgrounds precinct due to new planning controls announced […]

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Northern Gas Pipeline

Northern Gas Pipeline to solve gas supply crisis

$800m Northern Gas Pipeline to solve gas supply crisis The $800m Northern Gas Pipeline, connecting Northern Territory gas to the east coast started in early July. According to Managing Director Paul Adams, the pipeline will alleviate the east coast gas supply crisis. “The project is a boon for business that relies on gas as either […]

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AU$2.2 billion for infrastructure projects

Sydney Water Budgets AU$2.2 billion for infrastructure projects Sydney Water has budgeted AU$2.2 billion for total infrastructure projects over the next four years, providing the foundation for growth in the Harbour City. The money will go towards a number of important infrastructure projects in the City, including the construction of a AU$27 million wastewater pumping […]

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