Bus hub ready by this Christmas

Townsville CBD’s long-awaited bus hub is expected to be mostly built by December – about eight years after the previous public transport terminal was removed from the city centre. A Townsville City Council manager provided an update on the $4 million project to the council’s infrastructure committee yesterday, while the council also released an artist’s […]

Work experience with Premise: Meet Travis!

At Premise, we are proud to support young professionals as they embark upon their careers in engineering and its related disciplines. Travis Dunkley, a Bachelor of Engineering student from the University of Queensland, recently completed work experience with our Brisbane team. Here’s what Travis had to share about his time at Premise: 1. What motivated […]

NEWS: Pipeline duplication contractors ready to recruit workers

Local jobs will flow Townsville contractors have vowed to support local jobs during the construction of the Haughton pipeline duplication project. Three locally operating companies – SMEC, GHD and UDP (now trading as Premise) – were awarded the first major contracts to build the $215 million project during a Townsville City Council meeting this week. […]

Work experience with Premise: Meet Donny!

Premise is committed to supporting the next generation of professionals in engineering and associated disciplines. Donny Wang, a third year Bachelor of Engineering student from the University of Queensland, recently participated in work experience within our Brisbane office. Here’s what Donny had to say about his time with Premise: 1. What motivated you to apply […]

LOCAL NEWS: $1.1M solar project to secure water supply

Bowen will harness Mother Nature’s energy to help keep water services running when the region is feeling her wrath. That’s the plan behind a solar project at Bowen Water Treatment Plant that aims to secure access to water during severe weather events. The $1.1 million project will involve the installation of 1500 solar panels and […]

Solar project part of $4m funding announcement for the Whitsundays

Acting Premier of Queensland Jackie Trad was the bearer of good news for the Whitsundays when she visited Up River this morning.  Across Whitsunday, Mackay and Isaac, councils will receive $16.68 million over two years; specifically the Whitsunday Regional Council will get $4.07 million in the second round of Works for Queensland.  Ms Trad toured the water […]

Townsville team named for Hells Gate study

National engineering firm SMEC will lead a consortium of Townsville businesses to undertake a $2.2 million study for the proposed Hells Gates Dam on the Burdekin River. The group includes local engineering firm UDP, consulting firm Brazier Motti and economic consultants AEC. They will commence the 12-month detailed feasibility study immediately. The study will determine […]

Townsville showcased to South East Queensland

Over 330 attendees packed into Parliament House last night to attend a Townsville Enterprise networking event that well and truly shone the spotlight on Townsville North Queensland. The event was held in Brisbane to showcase the region’s economic progress and potential, as well as to connect senior political, industry and business leaders during an evening […]

Townsville 2.0 – Why North Queensland is on the rise

The shape of Townsville as a city is changing. We talked to some of Townsville’s key business owners to look at where our city’s heading. “This is a region that is on the cusp of some phenomenally exciting things and I think that the city you see today will not be the city that you see in […]