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Matthew Colton

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  • matthew colton

    Regional view | Inspiring to shareSubscription

    2 June, 2016

    Australia - still the land of civil engineering opportunity? Since Captain Cook landed in Botany Bay in 1770 there has been a steady migration of people to Australia in search of opportunity; today is no different. Australia’s eight states and territories are rich in natural resources, populated by early settlers in search of precious metals. More recently coal, iron ore and uranium have fuelled a mining boom; giving Australia one of the developed world’s fastest growing economies.