NEW ZEALAND

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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Komatsu establishes advanced technical Training Academy

Komatsu establishes advanced technical Training Academy

Leading mining and earthmoving equipment supplier Komatsu Australia has moved into the vocational educational field, offering a range of high-level technical, operator and management courses throughout Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia.

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Raimondi Cranes appoints HLD as official NZ agent

Raimondi Cranes appoints HLD as official NZ agent

Raimondi Cranes have announced the appointment of Heavy Lift Designs (HLD) as the official agent of New Zealand. HLD will be servicing both the North and South Islands from their newly established NZ headquarters in Wellington.

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Napier Port grows fleet to support growth

Napier Port grows fleet to support growth

Six new lift trucks will be delivered to Napier Port, on New Zealand's North Island, in December, to support rapid growth in the Hawke's Bay region.

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CANZ: Single source contract mitigates risk for Meridian

CANZ: Single source contract mitigates risk for MeridianLock icon2

New Zealand's largest energy generator, Meridian Energy operates 201 wind turbines across five wind farms. At the 2017 Crane Association of New Zealand conference and trade show, which is happening as we speak, delegates heard that Meridian Energy's decision to shift from a fractured, site specific lift planning process to a single source contract with McLeod Cranes was driven by the Board's desire for greater consistency and improved risk management. This more active audit process and heightened awareness follows the Pike River mine disaster findings.

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CANZ: Winners are losers who give it one more try (video)

CANZ: Winners are losers who give it one more try (video)

The sold out 2017 Crane Association of New Zealand (CANZ) conference and trade show has started and Ross May is Rotorua, bringing you the interesting discussions, insights and news from the event.

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Cranes and Lifting (July): 50 years of progress and innovation for TRT

Cranes and Lifting (July): 50 years of progress and innovation for TRTLock icon2

New Zealand's Tidd Ross Todd Ltd (TRT) commenced as Jack Tidd Ross Todd Ltd in 1967. The company was born out of the merger of three businesses: Jack Tidd & Co, Ross Todd Motors and Southside Engineering and Motor Co. And this year, TRT celebrates its 50th anniversary. Cranes and Lifting's Greg Keane tracks the company's journey of progress and growth.

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Transporting New Zealand's earthworks into the future

Transporting New Zealand's earthworks into the futureLock icon2

Fletcher Construction takes on a four million plus cubic metres earthworks project with Trimble

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Napier Port expands with six more Konecranes lift trucks

Napier Port expands with six more Konecranes lift trucks

New Zealand's Napier Port has added to its fleet by ordering six more lift trucks from Konecranes, which will be delivered to its terminal in the Hawke's Bay region of the country's North Island in December 2017.

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NZ face a $100B-plus deficit due to ageing water infrastructure

NZ face a $100B-plus deficit due to ageing water infrastructure

New Zealand's local authorities face a $100 billion-plus to replace ageing water infrastructure such as water pipes, drains and sewers and will need central government assistance to meet the bill, according to Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ).

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