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The Demag AC 500-8 gets an upgrade

The Demag AC 500-8 gets an upgrade

Terex Cranes has treated its Demag AC 500-8 all terrain crane to an upgrade, which has greatly enhanced the machine's technical characteristics.

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Joint venture delivers new tier-one capability to the Australian construction sector

Joint venture delivers new tier-one capability to the Australian construction sector

RF Holdings and Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A have announced the establishment of Australia's newest national construction firm, Roberts Pizzarotti Pty Limited.

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Work councils could be the future of Australian industrial democracy in an ABCC world

Work councils could be the future of Australian industrial democracy in an ABCC world

Work councils are one model of industrial relations that could potentially fill the enormous gap in Australian industrial democracy left by precarious employment and the decline of the union movement.

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UOW and Hong Kong's MTR celebrate 25 years of collaboration

UOW and Hong Kong's MTR celebrate 25 years of collaboration

This year marks the 25th anniversary of an ongoing collaboration between the Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTR) in Hong Kong and the University of Wollongong's engineering asset management team.

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Linden Comansa launches its largest luffing jib yet

Linden Comansa launches its largest luffing jib yet

Responding to the needs of cities around the world, Linden Comansa has this week launched a new luffing jib crane, the largest in its range of luffing jib tower cranes to date.

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E-Z Drill rolls out rental program

E-Z Drill rolls out rental program

E-Z Drill has launched a rental program offered across its dealer network to provide contractors a cost-effective method to complete concrete dowel drilling jobs

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Lift and load: RSS ensures smooth sailing vessel lift (case study)

Lift and load: RSS ensures smooth sailing vessel lift (case study)

Wales-headquartered Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has provided load cells, weighing expertise and rigging equipment as offshore plant equipment manufacturer Charles Thompson Limited of South Yorkshire, England, loaded out a vessel recently.

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Manitowoc reports US$33.4M loss

Manitowoc reports US$33.4M loss

Manitowoc has posted its fourth quarter 2016 and full year results, reporting a net loss of US$33.4 million (AU$43.74 million) in Q4 on a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis versus a net income of $43.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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JCB enters elevated work platform market

JCB enters elevated work platform market

JCB is making its foray into the elevated work platform market and will soon launch a range of scissor lifts, articulated booms, and telescopic boom machines.

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Mandating BIM in the UK - Part II

Mandating BIM in the UK - Part II

The UK is one of the only countries in the world to have mandated the use of BIM in construction after government decided it could gain better value and greater efficiency with projects in the public sector.

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