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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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Konecranes prepares technicians for real-world tasks

Konecranes prepares technicians for real-world tasks

Late last year, Konecranes announced the launch of a new state of the art training centre in Sydney, which will provide technicians with industry specific training on crane use, service, maintenance and inspections. Inside Construction speaks to the company to find out more.

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Kobelco telescopic boom crawler crane lands in Australia

Kobelco telescopic boom crawler crane lands in Australia

Australian Crane & Machinery (ACM) has delivered and commissioned the new Kobelco TK750FS telescopic boom crawler crane to FCC and Brian Perry Civil Ltd, and according to ACM, this is the first time the model has landed on our shores.

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Inside Construction is taking a break

Inside Construction is taking a break

Inside Construction is wrapping up for Christmas (pun completely intended) on Thursday, December 22 and will resume publishing on Wednesday, January 4.

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The shipping news - keeping pedestrians safe

The shipping news - keeping pedestrians safe

There is a new precinct being developed on one of Perth's major roads that extends from the CBD along the Swan River to Mounts Bay Road. It will comprise of three towers, one being a 40-storey residential tower and will fill the site where Perth's first commercial brewery sat.

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Embracing technology across the construction sector

Embracing technology across the construction sector

Peter Cheney is the co-founder of Construction Computer Software, a software application that's been designed specifically for the construction industry. Used in 54 countries, Peter's software is making inroads across the construction sector in Australia and New Zealand. In an exclusive interview with Inside Construction, Peter discusses how technology is crucial to construction companies and how tier two and three are the fastest growing in the industry.

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Vale Bryan Nye OAM

Vale Bryan Nye OAM

Engineers Australia and the Railway Technical Society of Australasia acknowledge with sadness the passing this week of Bryan Nye OAM.

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