• Watpac to build world-class research facility in Townsville  Watpac Constructions has been announced as the winning contractor to build a $31 million world-class research facility for the Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine (AITHM) at James Cook University in Townsville.
  • Oil palm – a modelled crop  Australian scientists have developed a model for oil palm cultivation, aimed at helping growers of the crop maximise the yields of their plantations, while minimising detrimental environmental impacts.