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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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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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Intel insight: data is the new oil

Intel insight: data is the new oilLock icon

Intel launch a new drone data analysis platform, capable of detecting changes between inspections.

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SMEs remain optimistic despite rising costs

SMEs remain optimistic despite rising costs

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute SME Index, which examines the economic health of Australian small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), shows business confidence rose by 3.2% in the third quarter of the year.

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Hercules' guided bearings bolstering the capacity of overpasses

Hercules' guided bearings bolstering the capacity of overpasses

As resources and materials handling projects expand or reopen in line with commodities prices, operators face the challenge of building new bridges, conveyor overpasses and supporting pipelines to carrying heavier throughputs, or bolstering the capacity of existing overpasses and conduits.

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Fatalities decline globally for MEWPs

Fatalities decline globally for MEWPsLock icon

The fatal injury rate (FIR) for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) declined in 2016, despite the fact that the total MEWP rental fleet and the number of rental days worldwide increased significantly over the same period

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SP load cells provide data for ship-to-shore crane project

SP load cells provide data for ship-to-shore crane project

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) provided 16 wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint to perform benchmark weighing as 10 ship-to-shore cranes were raised 10m by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC) at Port of Los Angeles in August.

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Wirtgen accuses CAT of patent infringement

Wirtgen accuses CAT of patent infringement

Caterpillar is facing added scrutiny from the US federal government in the form of a patent infringement investigation opened recently by the US International Trade Commission (USITC).

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Hiab expands continuous slewing

Hiab expands continuous slewing

Hiab, part of Cargotec, is introducing continuous slewing on its 30 to 40 tonne metre range of cranes. Continuous slewing had previously been available for only the biggest HIAB cranes of over 50 tonne metres.

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Caterpillar reports Q2 results

Caterpillar reports Q2 results

Caterpillar Inc. recently announced second-quarter 2017 sales and revenues of US$11.3 billion (AU$14.23 billion), compared with US$10.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016.

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