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Terex's tower crane family grows

Terex's tower crane family grows

Terex has added a versatile and robust flat top crane to its tower crane offering, just months after launching its hammerhead tower crane at CONEXPO-CON/AGG.

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New UAV saves 75% of time gathering data

New UAV saves 75% of time gathering dataLock icon

Identified Technologies is a company focused on increasing project visibility and team productivity with drones for the construction industry and others.

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CFMEU on Nigel Hadgkiss' resignation

CFMEU on Nigel Hadgkiss' resignation

Last week, Nigel Hadgkiss, head of the Australian Building and Construction Commission, resigned after contravening the Fair Work Act. We hear from the CFMEU and its take on the development.

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Building health: wilderness therapy

Building health: wilderness therapyLock icon

Heard of the phrase? No? Neither had I until recently when I took a group of clients on an off-the-grid hiking trip in Canada. We travelled to the alpine coast mountains, 12 hours north west of Vancouver in British Columbia.

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Compact track loader boasts the most horsepower in its size class

Compact track loader boasts the most horsepower in its size class

The M2 series Bobcat loaders have landed in Australia, bringing a new level of comfort and a new model - the Bobcat T595 compact track loader.

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NAWIC Awards: Calling all WA women in construction

NAWIC Awards: Calling all WA women in construction

Women making an impact in Western Australia's construction industry are encouraged to enter the 2017 National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards.

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New safe harbour laws do little to assure companies

New safe harbour laws do little to assure companies

It is unlikely that new safe harbour legislation, which passed through federal Parliament last week, will settle the personal liability fears of current and aspiring company directors in the construction industry, according to an insolvency expert.

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Cold recycling with foamed bitumen - a pioneering formula

Cold recycling with foamed bitumen - a pioneering formulaLock icon

Resource-saving technologies are in greater demand than ever before. The Wirtgen cold recycling process has been proving its credentials for many years and already meets the demands of tomorrow.

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CIMIC setting an example for construction & engineering sustainability

CIMIC setting an example for construction & engineering sustainability

CIMIC Group's commitment to sustainability has again been recognised by their inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Australia Index, becoming the only construction and engineering company to receive the acknowledgement.

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Setting torque benchmarks

Setting torque benchmarks

Bonfiglioli is introducing its new 300M range of planetary gearboxes, which is says achieves greater torque without increasing the size of the gearbox, to produce greater performance, efficiency, and cost saving for many industries including bulk materials handling, mining process equipment, food and beverage, materials handling, water treatment and waste handling.

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