SOUTH AUSTRALIA

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

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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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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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