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Latest developments on ISO 45001

Latest developments on ISO 45001Lock icon

The world's first occupational health and safety international standard is currently being developed. It will help your organisation provide a safe and healthy workplace for your workers and other people, prevent deaths, work-related injury and ill-health, as well as continually improve OH&S performance.

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Why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help?

Why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help?Lock icon

Why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help? This was the problem statement I was asked to deliver as part of the inaugural University of New England (UNE) Smart Region Incubator Augmentation (Hackathon) event held recently at the UNE Smart Farm near Armidale.

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A journey of innovation

A journey of innovationLock icon

North America's largest equipment rental company - United Rentals - celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Today, the company has 893 branches in the US and Canada and its 2017 revenue forecast sits at US$6 billion (AU$7.94 billion). Technology is at the forefront of the company's growth strategy and its journey of growth is not only inspiring, it offers lessons to operators and companies here in Australia.

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An investment in next gen crushing tech boosts safety and efficiency

An investment in next gen crushing tech boosts safety and efficiencyLock icon

Located in the Adelaide suburb of Seacliff Park, Boral's Linwood quarry is positioned within one of South Australia's most important sources of hard rock.

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Proximity warning system saving construction lives

Proximity warning system saving construction livesLock icon

Last week, Inside Construction turned its attention to the inherent dangers at construction sites and how accidence technology is helping. We continue to cast our eye on on-site safety, this time, looking at a proximity warning system.

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First in, best dressed

First in, best dressedLock icon

In our second instalment of the all-new High on cranes section, Cranes and Lifting speaks to Quick Access, an early adopter that has taken delivery of a number of firsts in Victoria, including the Genie SX-180 self-propelled boom lift.

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Case study: an efficient solution for trenching rock

Case study: an efficient solution for trenching rockLock icon

Rockwheel makes limestone trenching a breeze.

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Visibility on construction sites equals safety

Visibility on construction sites equals safetyLock icon

Construction workers and construction equipment working side by side is unavoidable, but risk and harm to the workers is.

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World's first international standard for sustainable procurement explained

World's first international standard for sustainable procurement explainedLock icon

Procurement plays an important role in all organisations, having far-reaching environmental, social and economic impacts. In the public sector alone, procurement comprises approximately 12% of GDP and 29% of government expenditure in OECD countries.

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McNab taps Procore for 24/7 digital connectivity to physical jobsites

McNab taps Procore for 24/7 digital connectivity to physical jobsitesLock icon

In light of increased pressure on governments and construction companies to complete projects on time and within budget, Procore's project management tool has enabled Australian construction firm, McNab, to drive efficiencies throughout the business via technology.

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