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We're still in transition...

We're still in transition...

The latest ABS construction activity data for the December quarter 2016 proves that there is still some transitioning to go before the Australian economy moves past the post-mining boom phase, says Master Builders Australia.

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Seymour Whyte Constructions successfully tenders for Chandler Highway project

Seymour Whyte Constructions successfully tenders for Chandler Highway project

Seymour Whyte Constructions has been named the successful tenderer for the project to remove two notorious bottlenecks along the Chandler Highway, and plans to start work within the next couple of months.

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The Demag AC 500-8 gets an upgrade

The Demag AC 500-8 gets an upgrade

Terex Cranes has treated its Demag AC 500-8 all terrain crane to an upgrade, which has greatly enhanced the machine's technical characteristics.

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Joint venture delivers new tier-one capability to the Australian construction sector

Joint venture delivers new tier-one capability to the Australian construction sector

RF Holdings and Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A have announced the establishment of Australia's newest national construction firm, Roberts Pizzarotti Pty Limited.

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Crossbench senators slammed for changes to ABCC legislation

Crossbench senators slammed for changes to ABCC legislation

The union that represents electrical professionals in the power and construction industries has slammed the decision of key cross-bench senators to pass an amendment to the ABCC legislation.

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RLB outlook report for construction remains positive

RLB outlook report for construction remains positive

The Rider Levett Bucknall Q1 2017 Oceania Report released this week shows the construction outlook for both Australia and New Zealand remains positive. The report states, the residential market fuelling growth with inconsistent rises in construction costs forecasted across the region.

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New CEO appointed to NELA in Victoria

New CEO appointed to NELA in Victoria

The Victorian government has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer of the specialist North East Link Authority (NELA). Duncan Elliott will join NELA from the RACV, where he is currently general manager of Membership and Rewards.

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Funding bought forward for construction of new hospital in Wagga

Funding bought forward for construction of new hospital in Wagga

The NSW Government has announced they are bringing the $170 million funding forward so the demolition work can begin on the stage three redevelopment of the new Wagga Wagga rural referral hospital.

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Linden Comansa launches its largest luffing jib yet

Linden Comansa launches its largest luffing jib yet

Responding to the needs of cities around the world, Linden Comansa has this week launched a new luffing jib crane, the largest in its range of luffing jib tower cranes to date.

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QLD government committed to infrastructure in the bush

QLD government committed to infrastructure in the bush

The state member for Mt Isa, Robbie Katter hailed last years state budget a win for rural Queensland and the Mount Isa electorate.

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