Australian-Singaporean defence investment to be overseen by Laing O'Rourke

By Andrew Woods
Laing O’Rourke is to develop an international defence project in the central Queensland region of Australia valued in the order of $800M. Laing O’R...

Laing O’Rourke is to develop an international defence project in the central Queensland region of Australia valued in the order of $800M.

Laing O’Rourke has been appointed to the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) Facilities Project that will see new facilities and upgraded infrastructure at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA), 80km north of Rockhampton. 
The SWBTA is one of Australia's key training areas for the conduct of domestic and international defence training. 
Related stories:


The initiative will see $2.25bn invested in Central and North Queensland, with a strong focus on local industry participation, for lasting and tangible benefits to regional jobs, skills and the economy. 

Share

Featured Articles

Open ECX is transforming construction with digital solutions

Open ECX offers innovative, cloud-based e-trading solutions for the construction sector and its associated supply chain

Bechtel and CWP Global spot Africa green hydrogen potential

Partnership involving CWP Global and Bechtel to provide planning solutions for integrated configurations involving green hydrogen facilities

'Better with Bellway' sustainability strategy launched

Bellway's new sustainability strategy coincides with half-year results in which the UK homebuilder's operating profit rose 11.6% to £332.2mn

Construction of utility scale solar farms to accelerate

Construction Projects

China's longest reconstructed bridge to open early April

Construction Projects

Construction firms must focus on water neutrality

EPC