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Constructing the cities of the future - where are we?

Constructing the cities of the future - where are we?Lock icon2

In this article George Wilson, director of operations, APAC, at Paessler AG - PRTG Network Monitor, speaks exclusively to Inside Construction about constructing the smart cities of tomorrow.

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How digital workflows can help construction firms compete more successfully

How digital workflows can help construction firms compete more successfullyLock icon2

In this article Matthew Coad, executive general manager - solutions, Upstream speaks exclusively to Inside Construction about how construction companies can be more efficient during this construction boom.

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Delivering complete aerial map measurement tools for solar and roofing industries

Delivering complete aerial map measurement tools for solar and roofing industriesLock icon2

Nearmap, premium global location content provider specialising in high-resolution aerial maps, have introduced a complete measurement toolset in MapBrowser for the solar, roofing and other rooftop industries.

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Australian super funds consortium announces $15b Melbourne Airport 'Super Train'

Australian super funds consortium announces $15b Melbourne Airport 'Super Train'

A consortium backed by the superannuation of more than seven million Australians announced a detailed plan for Melbourne's long-awaited Airport rail link, promising the fastest travel times, a premium round-the-clock service, and enhanced access for regional Victorians.

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Supply-chain involvement is critical for successful mega projects

Supply-chain involvement is critical for successful mega projectsLock icon2

According to Lindsay Le Compte, executive director of the Australian Constructors Association (ACA), early contractor and supply-chain involvement is critical to a mega project's success.

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CFMMEU and seven of its officers fined $313k for unlawful conduct

CFMMEU and seven of its officers fined $313k for unlawful conduct

The Federal Court has ordered the CFMMEU and seven of its officers to pay penalties totalling $313,000 for their unlawful conduct against a number of concreting companies at construction sites in Sydney in 2014-15.

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Building infrastructure to grow the SA economy

Building infrastructure to grow the SA economy

The South Australian government's first State Budget is investing in a comprehensive infrastructure program to ensure continued growth in the state's economy and to support more jobs.

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Construction contracts signed for Inland Rail

Construction contracts signed for Inland Rail

The Parkes to Narromine section of the once-in-a-generation Inland Rail project is one step closer, thanks to the more than $300 million construction contract signed for the first section of the 1,700km rail line.

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Konecranes selected for port automation deal in the Middle East

Konecranes selected for port automation deal in the Middle East

UAE-based Abu Dhabi Terminals has selected Konecranes to be the supplier of an Automated Stacking Crane (ASC) system for the second phase of the building of its container terminal in Khalifa Port.

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Australian Churchill Fellowship winner to study truck safety

Australian Churchill Fellowship winner to study truck safety

Australia's Michael Holmes, Transport for NSW safety coordinator, has gained an NRMA-ACT Road Safety Trust Churchill Fellowship to investigate best practice to improve heavy vehicle safety in urban environments.

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