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Queensland Major Projects Pipeline sees modest uptick for project work

Queensland Major Projects Pipeline sees modest uptick for project work

A new report released by three of Queensland's leading industry bodies identified major engineering project work in the state is on track to reverse a five-year decline and return to modest growth in 2017/18. However, without more funding commitments, any uptick will be short-lived and lead to sustained levels of low activity.

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The importance of swept path analysis

The importance of swept path analysis

In a recent CICA Crane Safety Bulletin, CICA liaison officer VIC/TAS branch John Humphries, discussed the hazards to the general public of boom dolly's on all-terrain cranes and demonstrated with graphics the work of the swept path analysis.

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The challenges of working in PNG

The challenges of working in PNG

High up in the rugged and remote highlands of Papua New Guinea, miners and contractors prize reliability and uptime in the machinery they deploy for vital production, construction and maintenance tasks. It's crucial to any job that machinery is in prime operating and safety condition.

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Picking the right machine

Picking the right machine

Sydney-based crane and rigging company Melrose Cranes & Rigging, has recently taken delivery of three new TIDD PC25s.

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Global solutions for the local market - Part 1

Global solutions for the local market - Part 1

IFS are a global software solutions company that specialises in providing business software across three core areas: enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM), and enterprise services management (ESM).

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CONEXPO: Rising in a competitive market

CONEXPO: Rising in a competitive market

The Cranes and Lifting team is back from Vegas and what an experience CONEXPO-CON/AGG has been. Just the sight of cranes reaching toward the sky was a feast for the senses.

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Ai Group finds construction bounces back in February

Ai Group finds construction bounces back in February

Following four months of decline, the Ai Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI) lifted by 5.4 points to 53.1 in February.

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Cranes and Lifting (March): Building bridges in Tasmania

Cranes and Lifting (March): Building bridges in Tasmania

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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Liebherr unveil new machines at ConExpo

Liebherr unveil new machines at ConExpo

At ConExpo last week, Liebherr announced it had extended its mobile crane product range with an additional series of rough-terrain cranes in the 90-tonne and 100-tonne classes that will be available in Australia.

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CONEXPO: voice of customer

CONEXPO: voice of customer

It wasn't easy to miss the Manitowoc crane company stand at this year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG. It not only housed the biggest cranes at the show but it was buzzing with news that the company was back - and more innovative than ever.

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