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Siemens and PaR Systems help enhance crane operation safety

Siemens and PaR Systems help enhance crane operation safety

The complex work performed by material handling cranes can lead to dangerous and costly accidents. Fortunately, recent advancements in digital technologies have fuelled innovation in the field of crane-control, and new solutions have been developed that are safer and smarter.

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Yanchep rail extension on track for construction stage

Yanchep rail extension on track for construction stage

The construction of the Yanchep rail extension is another step closer to fruition with the final documents for the project having been accepted by Infrastructure Australia.

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How can construction companies keep pace with demand?

How can construction companies keep pace with demand?

Despite a levelling off in activity, according to the Australian Construction Industry Forum's latest trends forecast, construction companies are still struggling to keep pace with demand. The industry appears to have reached a turning point and is facing a number of major disruptive trends.

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LSM extends OH&S offering

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LSM Technologies recently announced that it had added Vision Techniques- Vehicle Safety Solutions to its current portfolio of OH&S solutions.

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Year in Infrastructure Awards: the Aussies in the running

Year in Infrastructure Awards: the Aussies in the running

Five Australian companies have been named finalists in this year's Year in Infrastructure Awards.

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Engineers should be solving our infrastructure issues, not politicians

Engineers should be solving our infrastructure issues, not politicians

Entrepreneurial engineers should be the ones that are trying to solve the numerous problems Australia's infrastructure has, not politicians, according to Curtin University sustainability professor Peter Newman, who spoke at this year's Australian Engineering Conference (AEC).

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Palfinger expands its comprehensive assistance systems range

Palfinger expands its comprehensive assistance systems range

Hydraulic lifting, loading and handling solutions equipment manufacturer Palfinger has expanded its range of operator assistance equipment with two new systems - Mext and Weigh.

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Premier Berejiklian to launch new WesTrac Sydney HQ

Premier Berejiklian to launch new WesTrac Sydney HQ

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian and Seven Group Holdings chairman Kerry Stokes have officially opened WesTrac's new Sydney headquarters in Casula.

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Reds Global moving with the times

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Jason Redman had a long history in tower cranes before he started Reds Global Cranes and Personnel (Reds Global) in 2008. He started in 1990 working for his family and industry icon Lindores, and this provided an excellent grounding. In 2000, Jason started Fire Up Cranes and Rigging, which was bought by Verticon in September 2005.

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Engineers Australia strengthens digital future

Engineers Australia strengthens digital future

Digital transformation specialist, Hurol Inan, has joined Engineers Australia.

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