SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Kennards Hire answers the calls for hybrid-powered self-propelled boom lifts

Kennards Hire answers the calls for hybrid-powered self-propelled boom lifts

Kennards Hire Port Adelaide is the first branch to have the Nifty HR21 available for hire, answering the growing demand for a self-propelled boom lift that has a hybrid power system.

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Through the glass ceiling with Load 28

Through the glass ceiling with Load 28Lock icon2

SA-based company Load 28 was an entrant in both the Innovation Award and the Lifting Award <20t category of the 2017 CICA awards, being runner-up in both those categories but striking a chord with attendees of the Adelaide crane conference by being the People's Choice in the Innovation Award.

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SA to receive $1.8b for road and rail infrastructure upgrades, but when?

SA to receive $1.8b for road and rail infrastructure upgrades, but when?

South Australia has been allocated a $1.8 billion share of the Federal budget's infrastructure funding to be used on rail projects and road upgrades, though the state and federal governments can't say exactly when SA will see the funds.

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Next stage of North South Corridor locked in

Next stage of North South Corridor locked in

A new funding deal by the federal and SA governments will ensure the construction of the next stage of Adelaide's North-South Corridor, Regency Road to Pym Street.

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Manitowoc appoints WATM as exclusive SA dealer

Manitowoc appoints WATM as exclusive SA dealer

Manitowoc has announced it is increasing its support to customers in the South Australian market with the appointment of WATM Crane Sales & Service as their exclusive dealer for the state.

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Crane industry spreads the safety message in SA

Crane industry spreads the safety message in SA

The South Australian branch of the Crane Industry Council of Australia (CICA) is looking to build awareness in the building and civil construction industries of actions taken by CICA nationally to develop and evolve standards.

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Walk with me

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In October, Cranes and Lifting editor Greg Keane (GK) travelled to Adelaide for the annual CICA conference. While there, he invited members of the sector on a walk up Mt Lofty from Waterfall Gully.

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The virtuoso of the outback

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With a total maximum load capacity of mobile cranes of more than 3000t, Max Cranes is not only in the Cranes and Lifting Top 50 crane owning companies in Australia and New Zealand, it is in the top five in South Australia. And it is hard to imagine that the SA crane giant began with three cranes on a small dusty block on the Augusta Highway in Port Augusta, with an ATCO hut for an office.

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There's no stopping Cheryl Woodhart

There's no stopping Cheryl WoodhartLock icon2

Cheryl Woodhart has been in the crane industry for some 30 years and has accomplished much during that time, both professionally and for the sector. From selling an $18 million crane to being CICA's longest serving female director, the last three decades have been anything but dull.

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AFP freezes out drug dealers (video)

AFP freezes out drug dealers (video)

Last month, a sea cargo consignment containing two crane jibs destined for Adelaide were intercepted and further examination revealed 313kg of crystal methamphetamine (ice).

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