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Major Adelaide development scrapped after long wait for buyers
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:36:13 +1000

A $40 million property development in Adelaide which was spruiked as a "new benchmark for energy and sustainability" has been scrapped after apartments sat on the market for more than 18 months.

China's empty homes may prove a bigger threat than Trump's tariffs
Tue, 14 May 2019 18:25:58 +1000

Donald Trump's tariffs will no doubt hurt many Chinese firms, but there's a potentially bigger risk to its economy over the long term and its entirely home grown, writes Michael Janda.

SA taxpayers will not have to 'foot the bill for shoddy work' on Darlington Upgrade
Wed, 08 May 2019 12:09:01 +1000

Transport Minister Stephan Knoll says South Australian taxpayers will not have to fork out for "shoddy work" on the new $620 million Darlington Upgrade, after two sections of spray-on concrete crumbled on the lowered motorway in as many days.

Proposed Gold Coast cruise ship terminal grows in size, and possibly cost
Tue, 07 May 2019 19:11:14 +1000

Questions are raised about the financial viability of the Gold Coast's proposed $450 million cruise ship terminal, after a report shows the project would need to be much larger than planned for.

New Adelaide road starts falling apart after first rain for 2019
Tue, 07 May 2019 09:58:00 +1000

Traffic delays are expected on one of Adelaide's busiest roads for the next six weeks after rain damaged concrete installed as part of the $620 million Darlington Upgrade project to turn part of Main South Road into a motorway.

Chevron's new Elizabeth Quay headquarters
Mon, 06 May 2019 14:47:41 +1000
Oil and gas giant Chevron has finally committed to building its new headquarters at Perth's Elizabeth Quay after years of delays, but planners concede it will be at least five years until the waterfront precinct is fully developed.
Chevron confirms $360 million high-rise headquarters for Perth's Elizabeth Quay
Mon, 06 May 2019 14:47:41 +1000

Oil and gas giant Chevron has finally committed to building its new Perth headquarters after years of delays, but planners concede it will be at least five years until the waterfront precinct is fully developed.

Chimney stack falls at Morwell Power Station
Mon, 06 May 2019 11:26:16 +1000
The power station was decommissioned in 2014, but demolition of the derelict site was delayed due to heritage issues.
Engineer at centre of probe into non-compliant Darwin buildings still has valid registration
Thu, 02 May 2019 07:01:07 +1000

A letter sent to the affected unit owners names the structural engineer who signed off on all nine buildings and he is still registered as an approved certifier of construction work in the Northern Territory.

Turning air to gold: Private developers snatch up Sydney's 'air rights'
Thu, 02 May 2019 05:46:27 +1000

As development and density reaches capacity in Sydney, purchasing the empty skies above heritage sites remains one of the few avenues for developers to expand their properties.