Tasmania's ailing water infrastructure needs mainland workers

Tasmania's government says it can fix the state's ailing water infrastructure in five years, but concedes that it needs help from mainland workers to achieve it by then.

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Case study: grading made easy with technology

Case study: grading made easy with technologyLock icon

State-Wide Earthworks is achieving fine tolerance results with an EasyGrade grader attachment and total station machine control technology.

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Tasmanian government calls for tenders for highway upgrade

The federal and Tasmanian governments are calling for tenders for the Midland Highway upgrade, which aims to make a stretch of road that's seen multiple head-on collisions much safer.

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Genie SX-180 cuts costs and boosts efficiency at Tasmanian wind farm

North-western Tasmanian wind-farm operator Woolnorth Wind Farm Holding's says their recent choice to switch to the Genie SX-180 boom lift for servicing its turbines has significantly reduced the company's maintenance and running costs, as well as machine downtime.

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Cranes and Lifting (March): Building bridges in Tasmania

Cranes and Lifting (March): Building bridges in TasmaniaLock icon

Road access is a problem that constantly plagues the crane sector. It's an issue that affects every crane owner across Australia because it's complicated and more often than not it doesn't make sense why certain rules apply in certain jurisdictions.

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$500M road project fast tracked

The Northern Tasmania economy will receive a $120 million economic boost as the largest single project in the 10-year $500 million Midland Highway Action Plan will be brought forward by two years.

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Building a future in the construction industry in Tasmania

The Tasmanian government has launched the Apprenticeship Scheme Building Futures Project at Get Real Work Wear in order to help students get the skills they need to get a job and to connect students in the early stages with their chosen career.

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Recycled materials from aquaculture can be used in place of concrete and asphalt

Recycled materials from aquaculture can be used in place of concrete and asphaltLock icon

A Tasmanian-based recycling firm has set its sights on end-of-life fishing lines and nets - difficult to recycle materials given the number of polymers they're made of - and will soon install "very expensive" technology to divert these problem wastes from landfill.

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Construction of Midland highway making progress

Significant progress has been made on delivering safety upgrades in Tasmania through the Australian and Tasmanian Government's $500 million Midland highway 10 year Action Plan.

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AICD training programs extending in Tasmania

The Australian Institute of Company Directors has recently announced an expanded range of governance services will be offered to Tasmanian companies.

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