130-tonne crane collapse at Wembley construction site

A 130-tonne mobile crane has toppled over and smashed through the roof of a building in the early hours of the morning while operating on a construction site at the corner of Pangbourne and Ruislip streets in Wembley, Perth.

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Manitou acquires majority stake in LiftRite

All-terrain material handling equipment manufacturer, Manitou Group, has acquired a majority stake in WA-based dealership, LiftRite Hire & Sales.

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No need to fear recycled payment claims under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)

The rapid pay dispute resolution provisions of the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) were recently amended.

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Specialist team to oversee METRONET delivery

A multi-agency team will be set up to drive the WA government's METRONET vision to transform Perth's transport network.

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Landmark $2.3 billion roads and rail deal to boost jobs in WA

A landmark $2.3 billion roads and rail deal that was struck between both the federal and state governments is expected to create 6000 new jobs in WA over the next two years.

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Business confidence in WA well below national average

New data from ServiceSeeking.com.au, a "find-a-tradie" website, says business confidence in WA is lagging well below the national average.

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Not STEMing the tide for women in construction

Not STEMing the tide for women in constructionLock icon

There has been a significant shift recently in the number of women entering the construction sector. It's been a slow change, but the future looks bright as gender on the tender becomes the focus for many companies and in the case of Donald Cant Watts Corke women are playing a significant role in this once male-dominated sector.

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Crane associations unite

Crane associations uniteLock icon

There is no denying that Western Australia and the Northern Territory are the pin-up boys for road access.

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Civmec commences work on $80M shipbuilding facility

Multi-disciplinary heavy engineering constructor Civmec has commenced construction of Australia's largest undercover shipbuilding facility in Henderson, WA.

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What's next after Roe 8?

What's next after Roe 8?Lock icon

It's been a little over a month since Western Australians headed to the polls in the March 11 state elections. So far, the newly elected government has kept its election promise to scrap the $2 billion Roe 8 project. But what's the go with civil construction projects across the state?

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