SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Wireless Loadshackle supplied for port remediation work

Dynamic Rigging Hire (DRH) supplied a 25t Wireless Loadshackle, as well as a 20t girder trolley that is combined with a 16t air hoist, for remediation work beneath a fuel terminal jetty at Port Bonython in South Australia.

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John Holland fined $280k over worksite crane crash

Australian construction company John Holland has been fined $280,000 for major safety violations at their South Road Superway construction site, after a worker narrowly escaped being crushed when a crane and an elevated platform frighteningly came together.

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Turbine installation a breeze for wind farm

Sarens is installing wind turbines at the second phase of the Hornsdale Farm in South Australia

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CFMEU demands answers following SA deaths

The CFMEU is calling for the South Australian government to come clean about their dealings with Hansen Yuncken following the death of yet another worker recently on one of their sites.

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SA to review all roads and rail bridges

The South Australian government has released a report detailing what caused the damage to a road overpass in January, and has committed to reviewing all of the state's 1500 road and rail bridges.

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Job registration figures in SA show good growth in construction

The SA Government's Job Accelerator Grants, announced as part of the 2016-17 State Budget in July, has helped create more than 4,600 new jobs in the first six months of the program.

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CFMEU threatens Armageddon

The CFMEU has been fined $57,500 by the Federal Court after two of its bosses threatened "Armageddon" and national industrial action in a dispute at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site.

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Monster crane involved in Grange rail overpass development

A massive crane is involved with the Torrens to Torrens South Road development to put together the 720 tonne Outer Harbor and Grange train line overpass.

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South Australia on track for first major concrete road

South Australia on track for first major concrete roadLock icon

The South Australian government announced last week that the state is about to get its first major concrete road after Lendlease Engineering opted for using concrete in its tender for the $985 million Northern Connector in Adelaide.

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South Australia braces for an infrastructure boom

South Australia is about to experience a surge in infrastructure projects, which will see the demand for hire and rental equipment take off.

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