Bugeja Recycling – Resource Recovery and Transfer Facility 

Bugeja Recycling – Resource Recovery and Transfer Facility  Client: Bugeja Recycling Industry sector: Resource Recovery  Service: Environmental Management and ApprovalsLocation: Cairns, North QLD    The project Bugeja Earthmoving (sister company of Bugeja Recycling) currently operates a small mobile recycling facility in Cairns that specialises in the crushing, shredding and screening of local construction and demolition (C&D)…

Kuranda Range Road – Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Strategy

Kuranda Range Road – Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Strategy Client: Jacobs (Australia) Pty Ltd and the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads  Industry sector: Transport infrastructure Service: Environmental Management and ApprovalsLocation: Cairns/Kuranda, Far North QLD (Wet Tropics World Heritage Area)   The project The project involved the design of an Intelligent Transport System (ITS) located…

Bones Knob Telecommunications Tower

Bones Knob Telecommunications Tower Client: Wadjanbarra Tablelands Yidinji Aboriginal Corporation and Ventia   Industry sector: Telecommunications Service: Aboriginal heritage management Location: Atherton Tablelands, Far North QLD  The project The installation of a telecommunications (Telstra) tower at Bones Knob, Tolga on the Atherton Tablelands. The tower will provide the communities around Tolga with improved internet and telecommunications connectivity. The Telstra…

Cross River Rail – Historical archaeology update

Cross River Rail – Historical archaeology update  Client: CBGU JV/Pulse  Industry sector: Transport infrastructure  Service: Historical archaeologyLocation: Brisbane, QLD  The project A large-scale, State government funded infrastructure project building an underground rail system linking North and South Brisbane. Four underground stations are being constructed – Dutton Park (Boggo Rd), Woolloongabba (old Landcentre and GoPrint site), Albert…

Cairns Western Arterial Road Upgrade Planning

Cairns Western Arterial Road Upgrade Planning Client: Jacobs Groups (Australia) Pty Ltd Industry sector: Infrastructure – transport  Service: Environmental and cultural heritage management Location: Cairns, Far North Qld  The project To address congestion, improve road efficiency and access, enable better connectivity, and improve safety while meeting the future road transport demands within the Cairns region, the Queensland…

Bunya Mountains – Russell Park MTB Trails

Bunya Mountains – Russell Park MTB Trails Client: Bligh Tanner on behalf of Western Downs Regional CouncilIndustry sector: Land development, Local government Service: Cultural heritage; Ecology and biodiversityLocation: Russell Park, Bunya Mountains, QLD The project Western Downs Regional Council (WDRC) is proposing to construct a network of mountain bike trails, day use areas and trail…

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane – Heritage Architect

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane – Heritage Architect Client: Destination Brisbane ConsortiumIndustry sector: Land development, State government Service: Heritage Architect design advice and certificationLocation: CBD Brisbane, QLD The project Queen’s Wharf Brisbane is an integrated resort development currently being constructed in the former Government precinct of Brisbane’s CBD. The $3.6 billion development is being delivered by Destination…

Herston Quarter – Heritage Architect

Herston Quarter – Heritage Architect Client: Hutchinson Builders, Australian Unity, UrbisIndustry sector: Land development, state government Service: Heritage Architect design and construction advice and certificationLocation: Herston, Brisbane, QLD The project Australian Unity is delivering Herston Quarter, a mixed-use redevelopment project in Brisbane, Queensland. The $1.1 billion redevelopment includes the adaptive reuse of several iconic heritage…

Cannington Intelligent Land Management

Cannington Intelligent Land Management Client: South32Industry sector: Mining (silver and lead) Service: Strategic land assessment, ecology and biodiversity, social impact, cultural heritage, sustainabilityLocation: Cloncurry, North West Queensland The project In 2016, South32 implemented Intelligent Land Management (ILM) – a framework for land management designed to transform land holdings or areas being rehabilitated into areas that…

Cross River Rail Historical Archaeology

Cross River Rail Historical Archaeology Client: Cross River RailIndustry sector: Transport Infrastructure Service: Historical ArchaeologyLocation: Brisbane CBD Niche has been undertaking archaeological excavations right in the heart of Brisbane CBD for the Cross River Rail project. Listen to our senior historical heritage consultant Dr Kevin Rains talking about some of the project’s fascinating finds and…