It doesn’t take much looking to find “exciting” roadworks anywhere in Canberra. What I can’t help but notice is that when these works are finished, they all look tacked on and cheap. Then there is quality of build which is usually average to poor.
Cases in point are the new merge lane from Parkes Way to [...]
After a call for the ACT Government to stop contracting the cheapest construction companies for their own projects two weeks ago, the ACT Greens have followed up by requesting that the Government includes an examination of their own policies and processes in their current investigation of construction site safety.
“We welcome the Government’s decision to investigate [...]
The Greens’ Amanda Bresnan is expressing concern that the cheapest companies win the tenders for ACT construction projects.
“Answers to questions we put to the Government show a startling pattern of rewarding the company that provides the cheapest service,” said ACT Greens Industrial Relations spokesperson, Amanda Bresnan MLA.
“Of 26 recent construction projects, the ACT Government awarded [...]
Andrew Barr is paving the way for his upcoming Business Development Strategy with new criteria for tenders and a Red Tape Reduction Panel.
1. To support local businesses the Government will introduce a new evaluation criteria for all goods and services tenders that puts a weighting against whether the tenderer is a local small-medium enterprise [...]
Andrew Barr is calling for local business to sign up for trade missions to the USA in the hope of winkling some ever more worthless greenbacks out of the collapsing US Government.
The ACT Labor Government is urging local companies to consider being part of a pilot program aimed at helping them crack the lucrative trillion [...]