Apr 05, 2019

Council contracts news

Council contracts news

Townsville City Council has named the successful contractors for a range of projects in the city.

The contract for the Hervey Range Front End Resource Recovery Facility has been awarded to A. Gabrielli Constructions.

Work will involve a significant upgrade of the existing infrastructure and the council said it would support 20 jobs.

The upgrade will allow old bikes, furniture, cutlery, corrugated iron and gates to be reused, while batteries, cardboard and metal will be recycled.

The facility will reduce landfill, and supply stock for a second-hand store at the Hervey Range Transfer Station.

The council has awarded the contract for the Nathan Street Enhancement Project to Transcape.

Work to revitalise the streetscape, between Dalrymple Rd and Charles St, will include new garden beds, irrigation systems and plantings.

The council said the project would support 25 jobs.

JMAC Constructions has been awarded the contract for the upgrade of Heatley Park, with work expected to start on Monday.

The project includes upgraded sports fields, new lighting, installing CCTV, improved irrigation, fitness equipment, a playground and a pump track, and the council said it would create 20 jobs

Meanwhile, the council has awarded the tender for the Townsville Hospital Diversion Sewer Pressure Main project to GNM Group.

The project will involve the construction of nearly 1.2km of sewer pipelines along Angus Smith Drive.

Water and Waste Committee chairman Russ Cook said the project was crucial in improving the city’s sewage system.

“The council has created an extensive strategy to improve the sewer system that services a number of suburbs and this area was identified as needing a major upgrade,” Cr Cook said.

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