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16th December 2019

$910m Melbourne Rail Contracts Awarded by State Government

The Victorian government has awarded new contracts worth $910 million to remove level crossings throughout Melbourne. A Lendlease, WSP, Acciona Coleman Rail and Metro Trains Melbourne alliance has won a $744 million contract to remove five crossings on the Frankston line. A $166m contract will see a level crossing on the Pakenham line removed by Fulton Hogans and Metro Trains Melbourne.The contracts are part of a programme to remove 75 congested and dangerous level crossings by 2025. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan said the state is “well on track”, with 30 of the unsafe crossings already removed and contracts for a further 50 now awarded. “We said we’d remove 75 level crossings by 2025 and with contracts now awarded for 50".The government is investing $3bn to improve the Frankston line, with major works starting in Cheltenham and Mentone. The new Carrum Station is set to open in mid-February.

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14th November 2018

Grader Hire Rates Guide

*Last updated 09.06.2020 Quick Links: How big is a grader's blade? Are you looking to hire a grader on wet or dry hire? Grader Dry Hire Rates Grader Wet Hire Rates Do you need a grader with a GPS? How far does the grader need to travel to your worksite? Are you after a modern grader with low operational hours? Have you checked the contract terms? What grader inclusions do you require? How readily available is the grader gear? How can I find the best grader rates possible? Many earthmoving and construction jobs will need a grader on site. Graders are used for civil engineering projects to precisely refine surface levels that a scraper, excavator or dozer has “rough graded”. Below we delve into the nuts and bolts of all the questions you should ask yourself when hiring a grader. How big is a grader's blade? Graders are fitted with a long movable blade used to create flat surfaces. Our grader hire suppliers categorise their graders by blade width, from less than 10ft, to 12ft, 14ft, 16ft, and right up to 24ft. Smaller blades might be used on jobs like embankments, drains and ditches. The larger 24ft bladed models are usually used in the construction of mine haul roads to make way for big rigid rear dump trucks to travel around mine sites.

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29th June 2020

State Government fast-tracks $1.1bn in project approvals

The $220 million Geelong Precinct and the Two Towers at Collins Wharf are amongst the latest projects to be fast-tracked by the Victorian Government in an effort to boost the state's economy. 

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