SOUTH AUSTRALIA

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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Australian crane manufacturer descends on Holden site

Australian crane manufacturer descends on Holden site

Victorian-based Australian Crane and Machinery (ACM) is building a crane manufacturing facility on the former Holden automotive assembly site in Adelaide.

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Next stage of Western Highway duplication begins

Next stage of Western Highway duplication begins

A joint venture between CPB Contractors and Seymour Whyte Constructions has secured the contract to build a 12.5km duplication of the Western Highway between Buangor and Ararat.

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Construction begins on 212MW Lincoln Gap wind farm & storage project

Construction begins on 212MW Lincoln Gap wind farm & storage project

Construction has officially begun on the 212MW Lincoln Gap wind farm and battery storage project, located 15km west of Port Augusta, with Nexif Energy officially breaking ground on their $450 million development.

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Donald Cant Watts Corke drives growth in SA

Donald Cant Watts Corke drives growth in SA

Project management services provider Donald Cant Watts Corke has appointed a transport and infrastructure expert as managing director of its South Australian office to drive growth in the state.

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Oaklands Crossing contract awarded

Oaklands Crossing contract awarded

Detailed design works to remove the Oaklands Park level crossing, 12.8km south of Adelaide, will begin immediately, after the major contract for the $174.3 million project was awarded this week.

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Torrens to Torrens: under budget and ahead of schedule

Torrens to Torrens: under budget and ahead of schedule

The $801 million Torrens to Torrens project in SA is expected to be finished by September, months ahead of the end of 2018 deadline. Approximately 80% of the project is now complete.

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Sarens manoeuvres 3000T bridge (video)

Sarens manoeuvres 3000T bridge (video)

In what Sarens says could be a first for Australian civil construction, the heavy lifting and engineered transport company has used self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) to manoeuvre a 3000-tonne bridge section into place in South Australia.

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Crane collapse "a mystery"

Crane collapse "a mystery"

This week, an 80-tonne crane topped as it was cutting pine trees in Crafers in south-east Adelaide. Thankfully, the only casualty was a ute.

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3000T bridge transported and installed

3000T bridge transported and installed

In a first for Australian civil engineering at this scale, Adelaide's Darlington Upgrade project has seen a 3000-tonne, 180-metre bridge built off-site and moved into position over the weekend.

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