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Grand Georgian home achieves Brisbane’s best price

first_img84 Markwell St, Hamilton achieved Brisbanes best result last week after selling for $2.4 million.They’re breaking out the bubbly on Hamilton Hill with 84 Markwell St achieving the highest sale price in Brisbane last week.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoThe Georgian style residence on a 979sq m site sold for $2.4 million. 84 Markwell St, Hamilton provides grand accommodation in Hamilton.The property is positioned in one of the city’s most desirable enclaves and its elevation results in views across the Brisbane River and through to the southern suburbs.The two-level, circa 1937 residence provides five-bedrooms, four-bathroom, three-car accommodation with office, multiple living areas and wine cellar across 465sq m of living area.The sale was achieved by Brett Greensill of L J Hooker New Farm.last_img read more

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Niewohner Construction Wins USACE Contract

first_imgThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $183,000 construction contract to repair the damages to the Pierce – North Branch Elkhorn River Right Bank levee system Wednesday.The Pierce levee system, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, is approximately 2.5 miles long, running along the northern and western boundary of the City of Pierce, Nebraska.According to USACE, this system provides an increased level of flood risk management for over 550 structures and approximately 1,100 people.“This is the first of full rehabilitation projects to begin addressing damages to the smaller tributary systems throughout the Omaha District Area of Responsibility that were damaged during the 2019 spring flooding,” said Jeff Bohlken, Program Manager for the Omaha District Systems Restoration Team. “However, we are anticipating that we will have 5-10 more of the tributary projects ready for award within the next two months to continue these repair efforts.”The contract was awarded to Niewohner Construction of Onawa, Iowa, and the period of performance for the contact is 60 calendar days.The repairs will restore the levee system to its pre-flood condition.last_img read more

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AA wants random drug driver tests

first_imgRadio NZ News 8 January 2017Family First Comment: “..drug driving was a silent killer on the country’s roads because a lot more drivers involved in fatal crashes were found to have drugs in their system, than people thought.”But dont dope supporters say dope never killed anyone?!#saynopetodopeIt’s our silent killer, now the Automobile Association says there needs to be random roadside testing for drugs, similar to alcohol.The AA’s spokesperson, Dylan Thomsen, said drug driving was a silent killer on the country’s roads because a lot more drivers involved in fatal crashes were found to have drugs in their system, than people thought.Blood samples taken from 1046 drivers killed in fatal crashes between 2004 and 2009 found that 1 in 3 had some type of drug in their system, mostly cannabis.Mr Thomsen said most people were aware of the dangers of drink driving and alcohol but there were a lot of people who didn’t see drugs, including cannabis, in the same way.The Ministry of Health estimates that about 130,000 New Zealanders use cannabis at least once a week and 1 in 3 cannabis users admitted driving stoned in the 2015 cannabis use survey.He said many drove without realising the risks involved and some even thought they were better drivers when they were stoned, taking risks they otherwise wouldn’t.“The risks are that it slows down your reactions, it makes you more likely to miss seeing something.“You can become extremely focussed on one thing and not be taking in some of that wider information. So you might be really focussed on controlling your speed, and you aren’t seeing that vehicle that’s coming from the side.”READ MORE: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/321967/aa-wants-random-drug-driver-testsKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more

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