TASMANIA

Strict road restrictions? No problem

Strict road restrictions? No problem

At the end of last year, Tassie crane rental company Cranes Combined received its latest Grove crane, which it says is both easier to move and meets local road restrictions.

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All about synthetic sling protection

All about synthetic sling protection

In the latest CICA Vic/Tas Branch Crane Safety Bulletin, the association tackles synthetic sling protection.

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Pfeiffer cranes selected for Musselroe Wind Farm maintenance work

Pfeiffer cranes selected for Musselroe Wind Farm maintenance work

When a wind turbine at the Musselroe Wind Farm in Tasmania required a change of gearbox and generator, a Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane turned out to be the perfect choice for the job.

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Tenders open to deliver $500M highway

Tenders open to deliver $500M highway

Tenders are now open to deliver the next two major projects under the Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan.

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Tasmania's ailing water infrastructure needs mainland workers

Tasmania's ailing water infrastructure needs mainland workers

Tasmania's government says it can fix the state's ailing water infrastructure in five years, but concedes that it needs help from mainland workers to achieve it by then.

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Case study: grading made easy with technology

Case study: grading made easy with technologyLock icon2

State-Wide Earthworks is achieving fine tolerance results with an EasyGrade grader attachment and total station machine control technology.

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Tasmanian government calls for tenders for highway upgrade

Tasmanian government calls for tenders for highway upgrade

The federal and Tasmanian governments are calling for tenders for the Midland Highway upgrade, which aims to make a stretch of road that's seen multiple head-on collisions much safer.

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Genie SX-180 cuts costs and boosts efficiency at Tasmanian wind farm

Genie SX-180 cuts costs and boosts efficiency at Tasmanian wind farm

North-western Tasmanian wind-farm operator Woolnorth Wind Farm Holding's says their recent choice to switch to the Genie SX-180 boom lift for servicing its turbines has significantly reduced the company's maintenance and running costs, as well as machine downtime.

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Cranes and Lifting (March): Building bridges in Tasmania

Cranes and Lifting (March): Building bridges in TasmaniaLock icon2

Road access is a problem that constantly plagues the crane sector. It's an issue that affects every crane owner across Australia because it's complicated and more often than not it doesn't make sense why certain rules apply in certain jurisdictions.

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$500M road project fast tracked

$500M road project fast tracked

The Northern Tasmania economy will receive a $120 million economic boost as the largest single project in the 10-year $500 million Midland Highway Action Plan will be brought forward by two years.

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