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  • Build Our State

    We’ll lose 10,000 jobs unless both parties promise to… NEW infrastructure investment is urgently needed to avoid almost 10,000 construction jobs being lost in South Australia over the next three years, a report to be publicly released today warns. READ FULL TEXT

  • 10,000 SA jobs could be lost in construction

    A new report warns 10,000 jobs could be lost in construction in SA unless there is new investment in infrastructure. The Advertiser says the BIS Oxford Economics is forecasting a 14% drop in the value of construction work by 2020 and is urging the State and Federal Governments to release a blueprint for the future. […]

  • Looking to make the earth move

    ONE of South Australia’s most influential industry lobby groups has a new leader. Businessman Paul Davison, head of family firm Davison Earthmovers, has taken over as president of the Civil Contractors Federation (SA) A board member for the past six years, he replaces Gerard Beltrame. Mr Davison, right, said he intended to help improve employment […]

  • Libs’ plan for country roads lifts regions

    THE significant upgrade of South Australia’s rural roads is well overdue and the Liberal party plan to commit mining revenue back to country communities to fund improvements is a promising proposal. While Adelaide is overrun with roadworks on every corner, and city dwellers are bemoaning increased delays that have doubled some travel times, there are […]

  • Interview with Phil Sutherland, CEO, Civil Contractors Federation

    Pantelis recalls earlier interview with Stephen Mullighan, Transport Minister, regarding road funding and the tram extension that doesn’t turn east from King William to North Terrace. He says the government’s decision is short-sighted and Sutherland agrees wholeheartedly. He thinks the government should work on further making the tram effective, economic, and less time consuming, given […]

  • Short view on tram work

    ADELAIDE’S $80 million tram extension has been slammed as the next one-way Southern Expressway by a leading industry lobby group. The Civil Contractors Federation SA is dismayed at the State Government’s “total lack of vision” not to allow trams to turn right from King William St into North Tce for the East End tram extension, […]

  • PAVED WITH GOLD

    EXCLUSIVE Libs plan to fund bush roads with mining cash CRUMBLING roads across the state would receive hundreds of millions of dollars for upgrades under a Liberal Party plan to use mining royalties to fix SA’s neglected regional infrastructure. Opposition Leader Steven Marshall will today announce a “Royalties for the Regions” policy, which includes quarantining […]

  • Yes, but what are you actually doing about the road trains

    GREATER heavy vehicle access through major Riverland towns will pose a safety risk to local communities and is another State Government “Band- Stephen Mullighan said the the increased traffic on the road now that the trains have stopped. “I know they (DPTI) say it is for safety, but there are no overtaking lanes between Anger […]

  • ‘Can kicked further down the road’ despite $25m Sturt Highway funding

    Tenders for the Federal and State Government’s $25 million Sturt Highway upgrade were called recently, with the KingstonOn-Murray (KOM) Bridge to benefit. However, Member for Barker Tony Pasin said fixing the KOM Bridge was only shifting the heavy vehicle access issue further down the Sturt Highway, with the Paringa Bridge believed to be a problem […]



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Civil Contractors Federation (CCF SA) is an industry association that promotes, protects and represents companies and other organisations with business interest in civil (construction) contracting. The CCF SA helps its Members obtain more work, work more effectively and make more money.