1307.8 - Australian Capital Territory in Focus, 2007  
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ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

The value of engineering work done in the ACT for 2005-06 was $269.6m. Telecommunications made up 41% ($110.7m) of the value of work done, followed by Roads, highways and subdivisions, which made up 21% ($57.0m).


The largest increase in the value of work done between 2004-05 and 2005-06 was recorded in Telecommunications (up $32.4m, or 41.1%), followed by Bridges, railways and harbours (up $11.6m, or 773.3%). The largest decrease over the same period was in Water storage and supply, sewerage and drainage (down $21.9m, or 45.9%).

12.8 Value of work, ACT

Roads,
highways and subdivisions
Bridges,
railways and harbours
Electricity
generation,
transmission
etc. and
pipelines
Water storage
and supply,
sewerage
and drainage
Telecomm-
unications
Heavy
industry
Recreation
and other
Total
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

Work commenced
2003-04
96.9
0.3
28.9
59.1
62.0
0.8
19.3
267.4
2004-05
56.3
3.5
40.7
37.8
77.9
0.2
18.4
234.8
2005-06
124.4
14.5
41.3
25.4
112.2
1.5
25.6
344.9
Work done
2003-04
85.0
0.4
29.0
48.9
62.4
0.5
18.7
244.9
2004-05
63.5
1.5
38.8
47.7
78.3
0.2
17.3
247.3
2005-06
57.0
13.1
38.8
25.8
110.7
1.2
23.0
269.6

Engineering Construction Activity, Australia, December quarter 2006, (cat. no. 8762.0).


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