AUSTRALIA

AGL seeking big wind farm project proposals

AGL seeking big wind farm project proposals

AGL plans to spend about $900 million on large-scale wind farm projects as part of its plan to replace the ageing and unreliable Liddell coal generator in NSW, and is about to seek expressions of interest for around 500MW of large-scale wind generation.

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New spray system unveiled

New spray system unveiled

A specialised spray nozzle system that lowers water consumption and reduces maintenance expenses for dust suppression is now available from Reynolds Soil Technologies (RST).

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AFS launches patented rediwall speedy-snap-in range

AFS launches patented rediwall speedy-snap-in range

Australian permanent formwork system manufacturer AFS has launched its new versatile rediwall speedy-snap-in range.

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World-first releases from LSM Technologies

World-first releases from LSM TechnologiesLock icon2

LSM Technologies recently released two world-first products: the XLR Powered Pre-cleaner/Filtration System and the FSM Fleet Safety + Maintenance Tracking Management Telemetry System. Inside Construction spoke to LSM Technologies owner and director Peter Woodford about the releases.

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Stantec signs letter of intent to acquire TDG

Stantec signs letter of intent to acquire TDG

Global design firm Stantec is strengthening its New Zealand and Australia-based capabilities with the planned acquisition of Wellington, NZ-based consulting transportation engineering firm Traffic Design Group (TDG).

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Work on Australia's largest wind farm begins

Work on Australia's largest wind farm beginsLock icon2

Queensland took another step closer to meeting it's 50% renewable energy target by 2030, with construction officially starting and the first sod turned on the 453MW Coopers Gap wind farm project, located 250km northwest of Brisbane.

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Container cranes to arrive next month

Container cranes to arrive next month

Australia's largest stevedore, DP World Australia will take delivery of four new ZPMC quayside container cranes next month, for its Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne terminals.

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Don't just blame the driver - there's more than one cause of fatal truck crashes

Don't just blame the driver - there's more than one cause of fatal truck crashes

Recent truck driver fatalities in New South Wales and a call for action by Toll managing director Michael Byrne have refocused attention on the safety of Australia's road transport industry.

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Enerpac low-height skidding system moves heavy loads in the tightest of spaces

Enerpac low-height skidding system moves heavy loads in the tightest of spaces

Global hydraulics and heavy lifting technology specialist Enerpac is introducing to Australasia a new Low-Height Skidding System, which stands at just 92mm with the track, for the accurate positioning of heavy loads in tight and awkward spaces.

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Beat the rust

Beat the rust

Infrastructure owners and managers need to have an asset base that is safe and reliable, while maintaining acceptable levels of service for the duration of the expected life of the asset.

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