Local firms encouraged to attend pipeline Information Session

Date published: 16 March 2018

Townsville City Council will host an Industry Information Session on the $215 million water pipeline on Tuesday, March 20.

The Information Session will bring together contractors, subcontractors and suppliers to provide details on the project and how local firms can secure work.

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said the Information Session would encourage local firms to be part of the pipeline project.

“This is project will create a huge amount of jobs in our city and we want as many local firms to be a part of it as possible,” Cr Hill said.

“The pipeline will need everything from gravel to site offices to heavy machinery and portaloos.

“There’s plenty of work available on the pipeline and we want to create as many jobs as possible so that’s why we want businesses to come to the Forum on Tuesday to find out how they can be a part of the project.”

The Information Session will be held at Reid Park, doors open at 8.45am for a 9am start. The event is expected to conclude at 10.30am.

Registrations are essential. To express interest in attending please RSVP to enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au with the subject title “HPDP – Local Industry Information Session” and please provide details about your company and who will be attending.

RSVPs close 3pm, Monday, March 19.