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Stories from the Stadium  
JCU graduate lands dream job JCU graduate lands dream job as result of North Queensland Stadium project
8 March 2018

Today, Tuan Ha Le celebrates his graduation from James Cook University, Townsville with the knowledge he has already secured his dream job.

SPD Contracting SPD Contracting continue to invest in next generation of plumbers
2 March 2018

SPD Contracting is celebrating being awarded a second trade package on the North Queensland Stadium project that will see its plumbing service continue into stage two works.

Townsville company Jackson Semler - first seating plat Townsville company Jackson Semler pre-casts first concrete seating plat
1 March 2018

When you take your seat in the new North Queensland Stadium in 2020, you can rest assured the platform you are perched on is well supported.

NQS first delivery of concrete Stadium foundations firming up with the arrival of the first concrete truck
2 February 2018

The North Queensland Stadium project site has welcomed its first delivery of concrete, part of the substructure trade package awarded to local company GPB Constructions Pty Ltd.

Thomas Steel Fabrication Christmas has come early for Townsville steel fabricators
19 December 2017

Local Townsville company, Thomas Steel Fabrication, has been awarded the structural steel package for the western stand of the North Queensland Stadium, the first of several steel packages that will be awarded in coming months.

North Queensland Indigenous job seekers North Queensland Indigenous job seekers line up for stadium work opportunities
8 November 2017

A packed house of Indigenous job seekers learned of work opportunities on the North Queensland Stadium project at an innovative recruitment event offered by Managing Contractor Watpac on 8 November in Townsville.

Test-Pilling Successful test piling enables work to start on Stadium foundations
30 October 2017

At the end of last week, the construction of the North Queensland Stadium moved another step forward when Wagstaff Piling successfully completed test piling in several on-site locations. Piles form an important part of the foundation of the Stadium that must be completed before the main stadium build starts in early 2018.

structural steel Changes to structural steel trade packages opens doors to locals
27 September 2017

After extensive consultation with local structural steel contractors, Managing Contractor for the North Queensland Stadium project, Watpac, is dividing major structural steel trade packages into several smaller packages to ensure local businesses have the capacity to tender for the work.

pink Mendi truck Pink truck turns heads at North Queensland Stadium site
11 September 2017

The first load of fill was today delivered to the North Queensland Stadium project site in a statement making bright pink truck marking an important project milestone and acknowledging the role women play in the construction industry.

Mendi are no strangers to stadium construction Mendi are no strangers to stadium construction
18 August 2017

Joining the team delivering the North Queensland Stadium project this week, Mendi Construction bring not only their civil earthworks and roadworks expertise but also vivid memories of the construction of 1300SMILES Stadium.

Townsville celebrates as the stadium turns the first sod Townsville celebrates as the stadium turns the first sod
18 August 2017

On Friday 18 August, Premier Palaszczuk was joined by the Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, Angus Taylor, Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill, National Rugby League (NRL) Chairman John Grant and North Queensland Cowboys chairman, Lawrence Lancinci for the ceremonially turning of the sod to mark the official commencement of construction.

Completion of preparatory works enables commencement of construction on site Completion of preparatory works enables commencement of construction on site
11 August 2017

The completion of preparatory works on the North Queensland Stadium site has seen the installation of temporary fencing and demolition of existing structures. However, it has been the soil settling tests that have involved some unique equipment.

North Queensland businesses urged to register for early works trade packages North Queensland businesses urged to register for early works trade packages
2 June 2017

North Queensland businesses are urged to register now for the first trade packages for the $250 million North Queensland Stadium.

Watpac to build North Queensland Stadium
1 May 2017

Today Watpac was announced as the managing contractor for Townsville's $250 million North Queensland Stadium.

Stadium design to represent the best of North Queensland Stadium design to represent the best of North Queensland
19 December 2016

The principal consultant for the North Queensland Stadium project said the final stadium design would represent the best of what the North had to offer.



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For further information on the proposed North Queensland Stadium please contact the Major Projects and Property Office or call 13 QGOV (13 74 68).