October 2021 NewsletterElevate Survey Supplies
Expressions of Interest Open for Melbourne Airport Rail Bridge Package
Pre-qualified contractors are invited to submit Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the construction of what will become the second-highest bridge in Victoria, and will support the Melbourne Airport Rail project.
The works will include the construction of a new elevated twin track rail crossing of the Maribyrnong River to the west of and immediately adjacent to the existing Albion Viaduct supporting both the Melbourne Airport Rail up and down tracks.
Expressions of Interest close 5pm, October 19. For more information, click here.
Top Industry News in the Past Month
The Bruce Highway upgrade in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, has been completed – the $932 million project is the region’s largest ever infrastructure project. Click here to read more.
Rail Freight Action Plan to Boost Investment and Reforms
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has launched its Rail Freight Action Plan, outlining a program of work to promote investment in rail and increase rail freight’s modal share. Click here to read more.
A New Era of Vertical Datum Determination
The Australian Height Datum (AHD) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and it remains Australia’s first and only legal vertical datum. Click here to read more.
Upcoming Industry Events
Network with survey and infrastructure industry peers and leaders, and keep up to date with the latest trends and information at these upcoming events:
WAIS Mini-Conference and AGM – Oct 8
Join Surveyors WA to hear from industry leaders including James Stenslunde and Katherine Kempin at Burswood on Swan. For more information, click here.
The Challenge of Digital Disruption and Data Governance to Intellectual Property Rights & the Surveyors of the Future – Oct 11
The Surveyors’ Trust encourages all members to attend this two-hour seminar held in Brisbane. The discussion will be of interest to all surveyors, as data ownership rights are continually changing for cadastral surveyors. For more information, click here.
SSSI WA Young Professional Networking Night – Oct 21
Catch up with industry colleagues and make new connections at Riff (in the Town Hall) and hear from Paul Farrell, Managing Director of NGIS and former Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Award winner for WA. For more information, click here.
Inspiring Future Geospatial Experts!
Get Kids into Surveying is a rapidly expanding project and community dedicated to the provision of education on everything Geospatial, including surveying.
By working with teachers, partnering with surveying associations, and offering global scholarship schemes, Get Kids into Surveying has a raft of resources that will inspire the next generation of surveyors.
Click here to find out more and to become an ambassador.
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