INFRASTRUCTURE

Case study: Booming industry drives backhoe demand

Case study: Booming industry drives backhoe demand

A booming civil construction sector in NSW has encouraged one JCB Construction Equipment Australia (CEA) customer to invest in a new backhoe instead of sub-contracting the work.

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Q&A: Trimble talks trends, technology, budget announcements

Q&A: Trimble talks trends, technology, budget announcements

In an exclusive interview with Dan Barry, ANZ sales manager for positioning solutions provider Trimble, Inside Construction (IC) explores the infrastructure announcements in the recent budget and the impact they will have on the local market.

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Another tunnelling milestone for WestConnex; 18 roadheaders in operation

Another tunnelling milestone for WestConnex; 18 roadheaders in operation

Relief is in sight for Western Sydney motorists, with tunnelling on the New M4 reaching the milestone halfway mark. 18 roadheaders are currently onsite as part of the tunnelling works.

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Cars crushed as drill rig topples in Brisbane

A drilling rig collapsed on Wednesday, May 24 at a development site in inner Brisbane, crushing several cars.

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Infrastructure Victoria advises government on future ports capacity

Infrastructure Victoria advises government on future ports capacity

Infrastructure Victoria has provided advice to government on the future need, timing and location of a second container port for Victoria.

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NorthConnex project halted following tragedy

NorthConnex project halted following tragedy

A 65-year-old man, Jimmy Adams, has died from his injuries following a workplace accident at the NorthConnex construction site near Pennant Hills.

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Spoutvac delivers dry suction excavation

Spoutvac delivers dry suction excavation

In November 2016, Spoutvac was appointed the Australian distributor for the German-built RSP product range of Dry Suction Excavation machines and is now offering the new ESE6 road driven Dry Suction Excavator. Inside Construction speaks to the company about the new machine.

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Survey finds autonomous vehicles will be driving industry forward

Survey finds autonomous vehicles will be driving industry forward

Teletrac Navman's new research has revealed that nearly half of Australian fleets believe autonomous trucks and equipment will have an undeniable presence in the transport and construction industries in the next 10 years.

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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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  WestConnex tunneling starts at Kingsgrove

 WestConnex tunneling starts at Kingsgrove

Work to deliver the new M5 is ramping up with roadheaders in action at all four tunnelling sites, with the Kingsgrove tunnelling machine starting work this week.

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