OPINION

HIA and CFMEU talk apprenticeships in run-up to election

HIA and CFMEU talk apprenticeships in run-up to election

THE importance of apprenticeships can’t be understated for the construction sector, with both the Housing Industry Association (HIA) and the CFMEU making separate pitches in the run-up to the federal election this Saturday.

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Conditional planning approval for Crown Sydney

Conditional planning approval for Crown Sydney

THE NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) has given conditional approval to modifications of Barangaroo and the Crown Sydney Hotel Resort, outlining a number of significant conditions.

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Head contractor for $300M development

Head contractor for $300M development

THE 60 Martin Place project in Sydney now has a head contractor, concluding a tender process which started in September last year.

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Konecranes launches a new mobile crane

Konecranes launches a new mobile crane

KONECRANES has mounted its CXT electric overhead travelling crane on a steel frame and two standard ISO shipping containers to create an adaptable and fully mobile industrial crane.

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Cranes across the Canberra skyline

Cranes across the Canberra skyline

CRANES dotting Canberra's skyline indicate the Australian Capital Territory is experiencing resurgence in the job market.

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Building bridges in regional Australia

Building bridges in regional Australia

THE model for a new system of bridge construction that has received support from both state and federal governments has been trialled successfully in regional NSW.

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Tower cranes dot Newcastle skyline

Tower cranes dot Newcastle skyline

Tower cranes are spreading across Newcastle's skyline as construction in NSW's second most populated area is set to top $2 billion.

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BigLift adds to sea fleet

BigLift adds to sea fleet

AT Cranes and Lifting, we can’t get enough of Big Lift’s heavy cargo lifting vessels. The newest vessel being added to the fleet is currently being built in China and will be delivered in 2018.

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Sydneysiders fed up with infrastructure disruption

Sydneysiders fed up with infrastructure disruption

THE Baird government is spending $12.6 million spruiking the Sydney metro to the public in an attempt to win over support as the city continues to be engulfed in disruption.

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Property council elects new president

Property council elects new president

THE Property Council of Australia has elected Phil Soumilas, as the new president for the Victorian division of the council.

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