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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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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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Konecranes RailQ provides a one-stop-shop for runway analysis

Konecranes RailQ provides a one-stop-shop for runway analysisLock icon2

An improperly aligned rail on an overhead crane can cause premature wear and compromise the safety of cranes vital to materials handling in a broad range of industries, which is why Konecranes' RailQ runway analysis is designed to identify the early warning signs to prevent such problems.

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Australia, US and Japan launch regional infrastructure scheme

Australia, US and Japan launch regional infrastructure schemeLock icon2

Last week, it was announced that Australia, the United States and Japan were launching a regional infrastructure initiative to rival China's massive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

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Terex sales up 19%

Terex sales up 19%

Terex Corporation has had strong second quarter 2018 sales of $1.4 billion, up 19% compared to Q2 2017.

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Hiab expands

Hiab expands

Hiab, which is part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement to acquire Effer, CTE Group's loader crane business.

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Gough Industrial Solutions become exclusive dealer of SANY equipment

Gough Industrial Solutions become exclusive dealer of SANY equipment

Gough Industrial Solutions has partnered with SANY to become its exclusive dealer of its concrete equipment, offering products like SANY's competitively-priced truck-mounted concrete boom pumps to the Australian market.

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From three hours to 30 minutes, the magic of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

From three hours to 30 minutes, the magic of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

Standing on a bridge above the Pearl River Delta in China, sandwiched between Hong Kong and Macau, Carl Pearse says it's a magical feeling being a part of something so complex and grand. Pearse, regional manager-Asia Pacific, GCP Applied Technologies, watches as the final touches are completed on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HKZM Bridge).

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