collaborative contracting

The value of collaborative contracting

With the rail infrastructure sector booming in Australia, it is becoming increasingly important that all parties in projects get involved in collaborative contracting. Large-scale projects can’t afford to be undertaken without meaningful communication between the asset owners and their contracted teams.
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infrastructure rail

Major SRL works contract out for tender

The next major works contract for Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) East between Cheltenham to Box Hill in Melbourne is now out to market – with Expressions of Interest open for the high-tech trains, signalling and rail systems, and a 15-year term to operate and maintain the new network.
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Cusack Inland Rail

Inland Rail removes Cusack St footbridge

One of the impediments to allow double stacked trains to pass safely through Victorian city Wangaratta, the Cusack Street footbridge, has been removed by Inland Rail construction partner, McDonnell Dowell. The pedestrian bridge, which came down on Monday July 3, will be replaced with a new pedestrian underpass under the rail line. Read More
Sydney Airport tunnelling

Sydney Airport tunnelling under way

It’s full steam ahead on the Sydney Metro-Western Sydney Airport project, with tunnelling of the new 23-kilometre line now underway. Two 1066-tonne tunnel boring machines (TBMs) Eileen and Peggy have started their journeys at the future Airport Business Park Station, carving out the first 5.5-kilometre sections of the twin metro tunnels towards the Aerotropolis. Read More