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  • MPC celebrates W2BH achievements

    MPC Kinetic has officially celebrated the final pipelay of Wentworth to Broken Hill Pipeline Project (W2BH).

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  • Rapid progress on SA Water’s Orroroo Water Pipeline

    Progress continues to flow on SA Water’s new 37 km Orroroo Water Pipeline, with the construction crew installing around 750 m pipe each day.

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  • MPC completes backfilling on W2BH

    MPC Kinetic has completed backfilling for the Wentworth to Broken Hill Pipeline (W2BH) project.

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  • Subscribe to The Australian Pipeliner and receive a 10 per cent discount

    Subscribe before 1 September 2017 and receive a 10 per cent discount on a one-year subscription to The Australian Pipeliner in the lead up to the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) Convention 2017.

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  • 260 km QLD water pipeline project receives approval

    Nathan Dam, a SunWater proposed dam to supply water for industrial development and urban communities in Central Queensland, has been granted environmental approvals, marking a significant milestone in determining the viability of the Nathan Dam and pipelines project.

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  • WaterNSW to build Broken Hill pipeline

    The New South Wales (NSW) Government has appointed WaterNSW to build, own and operate the 270 km Murray to Broken Hill water pipeline.

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  • Monadelphous wins multiple contracts

    Monadelphous has secured a number of contracts across industry sectors, including two major contracts in the water infrastructure market.

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  • Origin postpones Darling Downs sale

    Origin’s sale of its Darling Downs pipeline infrastructure has been postponed again according to the Australian Financial Review (AFR).

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  • Monadelphous to construct NZ water pipelines

    Monadelphous has secured a major construction contract associated with the Amuri irrigation scheme in New Zealand.

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  • Planning underway for Broken Hill water pipeline

    DPI Water is currently undertaking detailed project planning works for the 270 km pipeline.

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  • Seqwater and Wood Group team-up

    Seqwater and Wood Group have established a partnership to maintain the South East Queensland (SEQ) Water Grid and water supply assets.

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  • NSW green lights Broken Hill water pipeline

    New South Wales (NSW) will construct a new 270 km pipeline from the Murray River to secure Broken Hill and the surrounding communities' long-term water supply.

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  • Wimmera Mallee Pipeline extension announced

    Approximately 1,300 km of pipelines will be built to link the West Waranga Channel to the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline. The project is expected to cost about $80 million, which includes $40 million from the Labor Government and a $20 million contribution from Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water and landholders. Under stage two of the South West Loddon Rural Water Supply Project, more than 260 farm businesses and 370 other rural properties will be connected to the grid, creating 134 jobs during and beyond construction. The pipelines will deliver about 780 million litres of water to local landholders and hydrants, and standpipes…

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  • Melbourne to Geelong pipeline starts flowing

    The Melbourne to Geelong water pipeline has been switched on for the first time, with water from the Melbourne system flowing into Barwon Water’s Lovely Banks basins. The 59 km pipeline connects the Lovely Banks storage basins with Melbourne’s supply network at Cowies Hill, west of Werribee. Completed in December 2012, the $80 million pipeline project was one of the biggest in Barwon Water’s 100-year history. The Melbourne to Geelong pipeline was part of a record $750 million investment program between 2008 and 2013 to diversify the region’s water sources and service growth. The pipeline provides Geelong with a back-up…

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  • Worker on the line: Chris Mathieson

    With work progressing at a solid rate on Melbourne Water's Water for a Growing West Project, The Australian Pipeliner spoke to John Holland Site Engineer Chris Mathieson about his experience on the Water for a Growing West Project and his transition from civil to pipeline engineering.

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  • Increasing the value of your asset

    A local council in Sydney is enjoying the benefits of a dedicated asset management program for its stormwater and pipe drainage network, utilising the benefits that trenchless rehabilitation and closed-circuit television inspection technology.

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  • SA benefits from Zinfra’s experience

    Since Zinfra's foray into the South Australian market in August 2014, its local presence has grown from a handful of employees at a small depot in Cavan to almost 30 employees at the new, larger depot and warehouse facility in Ferryden Park.

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  • Prepared, delivered and supported by Renfrey Plant Hire Services

    Plant hire services company Renfrey believes that everything it does should contribute to its clients winning more work with less risk and better results. To achieve this, every aspect of its business is integrated to focus on its clients, understand each job and then apply its extensive experience.

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  • Working HDD in the Otway Ranges

    In 2011 Dunstans Construction Group, in conjunction with the Barwon Water Alliance, completed two horizontally directionally drilled crossings in the environmentally fragile Otway Ranges in order to replace multiple sections of the deteriorating Colac Pipeline.

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  • The Highlands Source Project: new approaches for new challenges

    Severe drought and an extended period of water restrictions have seen the innovative response of the Highlands Source Project, a major initiative to secure the city of Goulburn's water supply.

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  • Potable water for South East Queensland in flood, hail or shine

    The Millennium Drought of 2001-09, which almost crippled South East Queensland's water supply, saw the planning and implementation of the largest water infrastructure project in Australia since the Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme.

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  • Responding to drought in remote NSW: the Merri Abba Bore Pipeline

    Following recent droughts and the drying up of its lake, for the town of Lake Cargelligo, located in remote central-west New South Wales, the construction of the Merri Abba Bore Pipeline project was identified as crucial to the town's water supply.

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  • Sustainable planning and recycling onsite benefits JHL Civil

    JHL Civil, a pipeline construction contractor working in the water industry, has had first-hand experience with reaping the rewards of eliminating waste on the construction site.

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  • Major water pipeline construction kicks-off in Queensland

    Murphy Pipe and Civil is set for a busy 2012, with the Brisbane-based pipeline construction company announcing on 28 February that it had secured a large-scale water pipeline construction project in northern Queensland.

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  • The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme

    The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme is one of the most complex integrated water and hydro-electric power schemes in the world. The scheme, which was constructed from 1949-74, was a pioneering engineering feat for Australia and the world, and remains a fixture in Australia's calendar of historical achievements.

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  • Lessons learnt on Sugarloaf

    Rear-view lessons learnt from successful, complex projects such as the Sugarloaf Pipeline can provide useful insights for industry participants facing significant technical, social and environmental challenges on current projects.

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