NEW ZEALAND

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

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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Cranes and Lifting (May): A time for soul searching and right sizing

Cranes and Lifting (May): A time for soul searching and right sizing

This year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas in March was a sight to behold. But it also presented the team with the opportunity to meet the who's who of the cranes and lifting world. Taking time out of his busy schedule, Terex Cranes president Steve Filipov sat down with Jacqueline Ong to discuss the company's plans for the future. One thing is for certain, the days of watching the train go by are over, and Terex Cranes is primed to get out there and fight for its market share.

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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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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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Cranes stand tall in New Zealand

Cranes stand tall in New Zealand

In just six months, New Zealand has added 15 cranes to its skyline, a sure sign of the country's construction boom.

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Global solutions for the local market - Part II

Global solutions for the local market - Part II

In the second part of this two part interview, IFS president and chief executive officer Alastair Sorbie and managing director Australia and New Zealand Rob Stummer discuss how it's still early days with Australian companies adopting technology in the construction sector and how the demands for real-time information are driving the need for companies to have integrated systems.

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RLB outlook report for construction remains positive

RLB outlook report for construction remains positive

The Rider Levett Bucknall Q1 2017 Oceania Report released this week shows the construction outlook for both Australia and New Zealand remains positive. The report states, the residential market fuelling growth with inconsistent rises in construction costs forecasted across the region.

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Wireless condition monitoring platform lands on our shores

Wireless condition monitoring platform lands on our shores

Position Partners has introduced a wireless condition monitoring platform designed for rail, infrastructure and mining applications to Australia and New Zealand.

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In conversation with John Gillespie...

In conversation with John Gillespie...

In a career spanning nearly 50 years, John Gillespie has seen many changes in the crane sector. As president of CICA for 30 years, he is one of the founding fathers of the industry body and has been actively campaigning to make crane operation safer and crane access on roads easier. In an exclusive interview with Cranes and Lifting (CAL) magazine, Gillespie discusses the challenges the sector has faced in the past and the challenges that lie ahead with Kylie Field.

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NZ partnership ensures major inspections run smoothly

NZ partnership ensures major inspections run smoothly

Auckland-based company Hirepool has been hiring out equipment for the past 60 years and over the past two years have spend $60million on new equipment.

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