NEW SOUTH WALES

Concrete business fined

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a Port Macquarie concrete business for failing to properly test and assess its masonry products.

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Leaked documents reveal Sydney tunnel project comes with $14b price tag

Confidential documents leaked to the media revealed that the proposed Western Harbour Tunnel connecting Rozelle in the inner west to North Sydney and the Beaches Link from Warringah to Balgowlah comes with a $14 billion price tag.

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Lifting and hauling company appoints voluntary administrators

Voluntary administrators have been appointed for Australian Road Express and its subsidiaries as well as Rivet Mining Services East Holdco and its subsidiaries, the RMS East Group. The latter comprises heavy haulage and crane depots in Newcastle (NSW) as well as Rockhampton and Emerald (Qld).

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Safework announces construction industry safety crackdown

SafeWork NSW recently announced a safety crackdown on the construction industry, following a recent spike in serious injuries to workers on Sydney building sites.

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Mobile crane topples in Narooma

Two 200-tonne cranes have come to the rescue after a 65-tonne mobile crane belonging to a Bega company toppled over on Clark Stree in Narooma on NSW's far south coast on Friday.

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Alimak Group signs new construction and rental orders in Australia

Alimak Group has signed new construction and rental orders with multinational construction, property and infrastructure company Lendlease worth approximately SEK53 million (AU$8.3 million).

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Contract awarded to construct multiple bridges on Pacific Highway

An important bridge building contract has been awarded for the Australian and New South Wales government-funded Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade.

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Western Sydney Airport under way

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Western Sydney Airport staged an industry session this week, designed to provide information to interested parties on future tendering opportunities for the Western Sydney Airport project.

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Case study: Megex Civil reaps rewards with 50t Kobelco

Case study: Megex Civil reaps rewards with 50t KobelcoLock icon

Rock-ripping toughness and outstanding fuel efficiency made the Kobelco 50-tonne SK500LC-9 the ideal machine for Sydney company Megex Civil to add to its fleet.

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CCF NSW buoyed by budget

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New South Wales' peak representative body for employers in the civil construction and maintenance industry, the Civil Contractors Federation NSW, agreed that the NSW economy is in great shape and congratulated the government on its 2017-18 budget.

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