C-cell open for business

Following requests from industry and with the support of the State Government, Southern Waste Solutions set about establishing the state’s first Category C-cell waste disposal site in 2012.

After an extensive testing and approval process conducted by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), it is now ready for operation and awaiting its first delivery.

Business open to international students

Business has responded to the opportunity to open their doors to talented and enthusiastic international  UTAS and  TasTAFE students.

The formal launch of I-Prep at the IMAS Waterfront  Building, Battery Point,  recently welcomed the first 19 participating employers who are being encouraged to offer international  students internships.

$200 million to ‘future-proof’ Tasmania’s ports

Work will start on a major expansion of Tasmania’s port infrastructure later this year, after TasPorts outlined a $200 million Port Master Plan.

TasPorts Chair Stephen Bradford said the developments would help the company meet customer demand, attract new business and provide the best value for customers.

Building activity through the roof

Tasmanian building approvals and construction activity are through the roof with statistics indicating the boom with continue for the foreseeable future.

Commercially, $1.8 billion worth of commercial projects are under construction across the state and a further $2.8 billion are in the planning stages, Building and Construction Minister Guy Barnett said.

Show us the money: Chambers call for action on by-election promises

One of the first items to come across new Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s desk will be a letter from the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry requesting action on more than $133 million of promises for Braddon.

The staggering list of 27 commitments (see page 2) were made during the Super Saturday by-election campaign and start from the $30 million for assisting construction of the Cradle Mountain cableway project down to $20,000 for upgrades of the Irishtown Community Centre.

Hobart: Where to from here?

A strong residential market and CBD development has positively influenced the state of Hobart’s commercial property sector, writes Knight Frank Tasmania’s Director- Valuations Matthew Page.