Turning Theory Into Practice


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Turning Theory Into Practice

Our Next Build

Constructionarium Australia is running a Story Bridge Build, at the Construction Training Centre in Salisbury from 7 April to 16 April.

Supported by Queensland Major Contractors Association, HDR, Coates Hire, WH&S More Skills, The Construction Training Centre, E7, Struber, Pulp Vision, Lean Construction Advisory, Madsen Giersing, Keller and Universal Cranes and it will take place at The Construction Training Centre.

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Story Bridge – 7 April – 16 April 2021

The Story Bridge is a heritage-listed steel cantilever bridge spanning the Brisbane River that carries vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic between the northern and the southern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. At 74m high, and 777m long, the Story Bridge is the longest cantilever bridge in Australia.

The bridge is part of Bradfield Highway and connects Fortitude Valley to Kangaroo Point. The Story Bridge opened in 1940 and is named after prominent public servant, John Douglas Story.

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Our Latest News

Check out the latest news about our people, projects and events.

Build Complete

Build Complete

The Bielby Holdings Story Bridge was opened today by Managing Director Adam Edwards following the completion of the successful delivery of the project by the latest Constructionarium Australia cohort of students and early-stage career professionals. After a busy...

Getting On With The Heavy Lifting

Getting On With The Heavy Lifting

Tuesday of week two is always an important day on site as it's the time where the cohort's construction methodology behind to be put to the test and the heavy lifting, quite literally, begins. With Friday's deadline approaching rapidly, ominous weather forecasts and a...

From Tenders, to Awards and A Lean Approach

From Tenders, to Awards and A Lean Approach

On a busy Monday morning, it was all about execution at Constructionarium Australia as the team prepared for build week at the Bielby Holding’s Story Bridge. But before all that, we need to make like the Doc and Marty and hop into our DeLorean, hit 88mph and travel...

It’s going to be a late night…

It’s going to be a late night…

One of the fun things we do at Constructionarium Australia is observing our cohort as they go through a rapid training program. Watching teams form, seeing differing approaches, understanding backgrounds and experience is part of what makes each build unique. And on...

Welcome to our February 2021 Build

The team at Constructionarium Australia always love the first day of a build, and day one of the Bielby Holdings Story Bridge build was no exception. The team of Harry Hartman, Jason Edge, Alex Ibarra and James Flaherty were on-site early, getting everything ready for...

Supporting the future brings benefits to E7’s team.

Supporting the future brings benefits to E7’s team.

As we head towards our next Constructionarium Australia build with Bielby Holdings, we caught up with long-term supporters, E7, as they embark on their 4th build, to find out what they have taken away from their ongoing partnership and support of emerging construction...

Building Bridges in the Queensland Heat

Building Bridges in the Queensland Heat

It has been a hot couple of days at the Construction Training Centre in Salisbury as the CPM Story Bridge Build Cohort tackle the pointy end of the project, moving on-site to commence construction. Tackling some fierce temperatures would put many teams on the back...

Past Builds

See what our past cohorts have achieved as part of Constructionarium Australia.

The Barcelona Tower

The Constructionarium Australia pilot program was launched on 29 August 2016 and ran for five days at the USQ Springfield campus, with early-career engineers from BMD, Aurecon and TMR working together to construct a nine-metre tall replica of the Barcelona TV Tower.

The Story Bridge

The second challenge by Constructionarium Australia, the scaled-down replica of the Story Bridge was built by eighteen students and recent graduates under the guidance of several industry veterans.

All-Female Story Bridge

In June 2019, Constructionarium Australia, supported by the Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland Major Contractors Association, BMD Constructions and Seymour Whyte, undertook an all-female build of Brisbane’s iconic Story Bridge.

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