NEW ZEALAND

Napier Port grows fleet to support growth

Six new lift trucks will be delivered to Napier Port, on New Zealand's North Island, in December, to support rapid growth in the Hawke's Bay region.

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CANZ: Single source contract mitigates risk for Meridian

CANZ: Single source contract mitigates risk for MeridianLock icon

New Zealand's largest energy generator, Meridian Energy operates 201 wind turbines across five wind farms. At the 2017 Crane Association of New Zealand conference and trade show, which is happening as we speak, delegates heard that Meridian Energy's decision to shift from a fractured, site specific lift planning process to a single source contract with McLeod Cranes was driven by the Board's desire for greater consistency and improved risk management. This more active audit process and heightened awareness follows the Pike River mine disaster findings.

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CANZ: Winners are losers who give it one more try (video)

The sold out 2017 Crane Association of New Zealand (CANZ) conference and trade show has started and Ross May is Rotorua, bringing you the interesting discussions, insights and news from the event.

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Cranes and Lifting (July): 50 years of progress and innovation for TRT

Cranes and Lifting (July): 50 years of progress and innovation for TRTLock icon

New Zealand's Tidd Ross Todd Ltd (TRT) commenced as Jack Tidd Ross Todd Ltd in 1967. The company was born out of the merger of three businesses: Jack Tidd & Co, Ross Todd Motors and Southside Engineering and Motor Co. And this year, TRT celebrates its 50th anniversary. Cranes and Lifting's Greg Keane tracks the company's journey of progress and growth.

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Transporting New Zealand's earthworks into the future

Transporting New Zealand's earthworks into the futureLock icon

Fletcher Construction takes on a four million plus cubic metres earthworks project with Trimble

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Napier Port expands with six more Konecranes lift trucks

New Zealand's Napier Port has added to its fleet by ordering six more lift trucks from Konecranes, which will be delivered to its terminal in the Hawke's Bay region of the country's North Island in December 2017.

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NZ face a $100B-plus deficit due to ageing water infrastructure

New Zealand's local authorities face a $100 billion-plus to replace ageing water infrastructure such as water pipes, drains and sewers and will need central government assistance to meet the bill, according to Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ).

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How do you handle a US$50M super yacht? Carefully.

A new generation Enerpac synchronous lifting system has demonstrated its tough but tender precision lifting capabilities when deployed by New Zealand's Rich Rigging Project Services on behalf of Titan Marine to delicately hoist a 600-ton racing super yacht.

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Playing crane Tetris (video)

Two 1100-tonne cranes have been shifted as Ports of Auckland prepares the Fergusson Container Terminal for bigger ships and automation.

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CIMIC Group's CPB Contractors wins NZ$82M Baypark to Bayfair upgrade

CIMIC Group's CPB Contractors will deliver the second and final phase of the New Zealand Transport Agency project, the State Highway 2 Baypark to Bayfair Link Upgrade in Tauranga.

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