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National Plant & Equipment deliver new Liebherr excavator to Fortescue mine site

National Plant & Equipment deliver new Liebherr excavator to Fortescue mine siteLock icon2

Heavy earthmoving equipment specialists National Plant & Equipment (NPE) have delivered the first of their two new Liebherr R 996B excavators to Fortescue Metals Group's Christmas Creek mine site.

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WesTrac supports Fairbridge Bindjareb training program

WesTrac supports Fairbridge Bindjareb training program

Leading Australian Caterpillar dealer WesTrac is lending its support to the Fairbridge Bindjareb program, which is an initiative that is successfully helping incarcerated Indigenous men to find work and turn their lives around.

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National Plant & Equipment deliver new Liebherr excavator to Fortescue mine site

National Plant & Equipment deliver new Liebherr excavator to Fortescue mine site

Heavy earthmoving equipment specialists National Plant & Equipment (NPE) have delivered the first of their two new Liebherr R 996B excavators to Fortescue Metals Group's Christmas Creek mine site.

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DP World Australia cranes make their way into Fremantle Port

DP World Australia cranes make their way into Fremantle Port

Five giant cranes from DP World Australia, among the biggest of their kind in the world, have made their way to Fremantle Port as part of an upgrade to Australia's maritime freight infrastructure.

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McGowan government to revive rail manufacturing in Midland area

McGowan government to revive rail manufacturing in Midland area

Premier Mark McGowan's government is set to revive the Midland area's rich railway history, with Bellevue announced as the preferred site for the new Metronet railcar manufacturing facility.

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Liebherr helps Joyce Krane move into the maritime sector

Liebherr helps Joyce Krane move into the maritime sector

Australian heavy lift and logistic company Joyce Krane recently ordered an LHM 280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr to help them their ambitions to move into the maritime sector.

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Yanchep rail extension on track for construction stage

Yanchep rail extension on track for construction stage

The construction of the Yanchep rail extension is another step closer to fruition with the final documents for the project having been accepted by Infrastructure Australia.

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SA government considering tunnels for North-South Corridor upgrade

SA government considering tunnels for North-South Corridor upgrade

The South Australian government will investigate installing tunnels at the remaining two sections of the North-South Corridor upgrade, according to reports from News Corp Australia.

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Mechatronics to drive the engineering jobs of the future

Mechatronics to drive the engineering jobs of the future

Western Australia's Curtin University is fast-tracking a new double degree that combines both mechatronics and mechanical engineering, as the resources market begins to bounce back amid a looming shortage of engineering graduates coming into the sector.

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National skills shortage could derail Western Australian rail project

National skills shortage could derail Western Australian rail projectLock icon2

As the McGowan government prepares to issue tenders for two Metronet rail projects, questions are being raised about whether WA has enough workers with the right skills for the huge task ahead - with the first stage of the $4.75 billion project including almost 72km of new rail infrastructure, as well as the Forrestfield-Airport rail link.

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