WESTERN AUSTRALIA

NAWIC Awards: Calling all WA women in construction

NAWIC Awards: Calling all WA women in construction

Women making an impact in Western Australia's construction industry are encouraged to enter the 2017 National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards.

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 Heavy haulage specialist grows

Heavy haulage specialist grows

A WA transport and logistics company is expecting growth in Queensland's mining, resources and infrastructure sectors over the next 18 months. To tap into these opportunities, the company has not only set up shop in the Sunshine state, it has also expanded its network across the eastern seaboard.

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130-tonne crane collapse at Wembley construction site

130-tonne crane collapse at Wembley construction site

A 130-tonne mobile crane has toppled over and smashed through the roof of a building in the early hours of the morning while operating on a construction site at the corner of Pangbourne and Ruislip streets in Wembley, Perth.

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Manitou acquires majority stake in LiftRite

Manitou acquires majority stake in LiftRite

All-terrain material handling equipment manufacturer, Manitou Group, has acquired a majority stake in WA-based dealership, LiftRite Hire & Sales.

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No need to fear recycled payment claims under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)

No need to fear recycled payment claims under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)

The rapid pay dispute resolution provisions of the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) were recently amended.

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Specialist team to oversee METRONET delivery

Specialist team to oversee METRONET delivery

A multi-agency team will be set up to drive the WA government's METRONET vision to transform Perth's transport network.

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Landmark $2.3 billion roads and rail deal to boost jobs in WA

Landmark $2.3 billion roads and rail deal to boost jobs in WA

A landmark $2.3 billion roads and rail deal that was struck between both the federal and state governments is expected to create 6000 new jobs in WA over the next two years.

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Business confidence in WA well below national average

Business confidence in WA well below national average

New data from ServiceSeeking.com.au, a "find-a-tradie" website, says business confidence in WA is lagging well below the national average.

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Not STEMing the tide for women in construction

Not STEMing the tide for women in constructionLock icon

There has been a significant shift recently in the number of women entering the construction sector. It's been a slow change, but the future looks bright as gender on the tender becomes the focus for many companies and in the case of Donald Cant Watts Corke women are playing a significant role in this once male-dominated sector.

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Crane associations unite

Crane associations uniteLock icon

There is no denying that Western Australia and the Northern Territory are the pin-up boys for road access.

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