Forecast for growth

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - FRONT PAGE -

QUEENSLANDS first report to break down the long-term build­ing and con­struc­tion skills needs by re­gion has shown Far North Queens­land will need a greater per­cent­age of steel work­ers, con­creters and plant op­er­a­tors by 2022 with fore­casts show­ing a 31 per cent growth in cap­i­tal ex­pen­di­ture over 10 years. Rise, launched this week by Con­struc­tion Skills Queens­land (CSQ), is Queens­land’s first com­pre­hen­sive snap­shot of spe­cific res­i­den­tial and com­mer­cial build­ing and con­struc­tion in­dus­try needs over 10 years.

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