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Damen TSHD 650 Tommy Norton delivered to Gippsland Ports

Damen TSHD 650 Tommy Norton delivered to Gippsland Ports

The Tommy Norton, a Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 built at Damen Shipyards Yichang has been officially delivered to its new proud owner, Gippsland Ports.

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Case study: Enerpac cuts maintenance downtime & boosts safety in mining shovel lift

Case study: Enerpac cuts maintenance downtime & boosts safety in mining shovel lift

Routine maintenance is required on a P&H 4100XPC Electric Rope Shovel after every 30,000 hours of operation, and these machines - which are used on coal in Australia - require maintenance in which the upper section is lifted off the car body to machine bearing surfaces and inspect and repair structural components.

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Mammoet expands on Australia's East and West coasts

Mammoet expands on Australia's East and West coasts

The new yard at Perth Naval Base and new office in Brisbane CBD bring Mammoet closer to their clients.

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Construction equipment markets bounce back

Construction equipment markets bounce back

Global construction equipment sales are expected to increase 16% this year, according to specialist consultant Off-Highway Research.

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Global MEWP fleet will rise to 7M

Global MEWP fleet will rise to 7M

The annual Europlatform heard how the global fleet of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) will grow almost exponentially over the next two decades to reach seven million machines worldwide, up from 1.25 million today.

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Engineers need new tech expertise to prepare for the future

Engineers need new tech expertise to prepare for the future

To remain employable engineers require environmentally sustainable design knowledge, expertise in new technology such as GPS positioning, drones and virtual reality (VR), and a willingness to continuously ask questions, according to a report by Hays Engineering.

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Three new cranes for Ports of Auckland

Three new cranes for Ports of Auckland

New Zealand's Ports of Auckland has placed an order to buy three new cranes to handle container operation, which are set to be delivered in late 2018.

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Research shows more businesses are implementing 'buy local' policies

Research shows more businesses are implementing 'buy local' policies

The majority of Australian businesses now have a policy or preference for buying Australian-made goods wherever possible, according to independent research released by the Australian Made Campaign.

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Layer thickness measurement revolutionises road construction

Layer thickness measurement revolutionises road construction

MOBA's PAVE-TM, the patented automated system that automatically measures the thickness of road construction, recently made its global debut.

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Sennebogen takes comfort to the next level

Sennebogen takes comfort to the next level

Sennebogen has unveiled its new Maxcab, promising more room, comfort and a better view.

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