AUSTRALIA

Crane associations unite

Crane associations unite

There is no denying that Western Australia and the Northern Territory are the pin-up boys for road access.

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Cloud-based tech firm expands to APAC

Cloud-based tech firm expands to APAC

California-based construction technology provider, Procore, has established its first office in Asia Pacific, which will be located in Sydney.

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Liebherr achieves third highest turnover in its history

Liebherr achieves third highest turnover in its history

Despite a difficult market environment, Liebherr has achieved the third highest turnover in the group's history, with sales for FY16 totalling a little over €9 billion (AU$13.14 billion). Compared to its record year of 2015 however, this represents a decrease of €228 million or 2.5%.

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Skills shortages in Australia

Skills shortages in Australia

The Commonwealth Department of Employment recently released a publication highlighting skilled occupations that are facing shortages or recruitment difficulties within Australia.

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Civmec commences work on $80M shipbuilding facility

Civmec commences work on $80M shipbuilding facility

Multi-disciplinary heavy engineering constructor Civmec has commenced construction of Australia's largest undercover shipbuilding facility in Henderson, WA.

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A new generation of power

A new generation of power

The Federal government, has announced through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), $2.1 million of recoupable funding support to deploy 1 MW of the 'SunSHIFT' technology in Rutherford, NSW.

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10,000 customers later…

10,000 customers later…

Komatsu have a lot to celebrate. Ten thousand Komatsu machines across Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia now beam information skyward in a constant exchange with satellites, control centres and customers.

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STEM subjects still on the agenda

STEM subjects still on the agenda

The federal government has reaffirmed its position on STEM subjects after criticism of its decision over 457 visas.

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2017 International Crane Stakeholders assembly meeting held at ConExpo

2017 International Crane Stakeholders assembly meeting held at ConExpo

The annual meeting of the International Crane Stakeholders Assembly (ICSA) was held at CONEXPO in Las Vegas recently.

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GHD appoints new board members

GHD appoints new board members

GHD, has recently announced changes to its Board, with new appointments in the US and Asia-Pacific.

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