The Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC) and the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) this month, released the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Knowledge and Skills Framework.
The environment is a critical issue and over the next couple of years, Australia will see substantial growth in renewable energy sector activity.
Three big solar projects supported by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) are set to begin construction within weeks after finally securing financial backing.
Up to 1,100 highly skilled workers will be needed, after the government recently announced that they had placed an order for 65 new High Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT).
1300 new construction and engineering jobs are to be created in Queensland with news that the first Market-Led Proposal (MLPs), the $512 million Logan Motorway Enhancement Project, has met with approval.
An independent draft finds Queensland has high potential to grow its renewable energy industry, given falling technology costs, market dynamics, current projects in the pipeline, which would create AUD $6.7 billion of new investment.