DEMOLITION & RECYCLING

Deere completes acquisition of Wirtgen Group

Deere completes acquisition of Wirtgen Group

Exactly six months after announcing the transformative deal, Deere & Company says it has completed its acquisition of the Wirtgen Group.

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Winners are grinners

Winners are grinners

Erith Contractors enjoyed a golden hour at this year's World Demolition Awards in London.

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Case study: excavator helps contractor slash fuel costs

Case study: excavator helps contractor slash fuel costs

A demolition contractor in South Australia says the JCB JS200LC excavator has helped him slash fuel costs by up to $400 per week.

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Civil construction as a tyre recycling environmentalist

Civil construction as a tyre recycling environmentalistLock icon2

There are are too many good news stories about the use of recycled tyres in the construction industry to do justice to them all.

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C&D recycler bears "mid-range culpability" for workplace death

C&D recycler bears "mid-range culpability" for workplace death

The District Court of NSW has returned judgement on a fatal workplace accident in 2015, recording convictions but ruling only for moderate fines.

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Reforming C&D waste management

Reforming C&D waste management

It's been a year-long wait but the NSW EPA's much anticipated updated minimum standards for managing construction and demolition (C&D) waste are now available for public consultation.

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Lives at risk

Lives at risk

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is calling for mandatory national asbestos training for apprentices and tradies.

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Introducing the next-gen Hardox 500 Tuf wear plate

Introducing the next-gen Hardox 500 Tuf wear plate

The new SSAB Hardox 500 Tuf has exceptional strength, hardness and toughness in one and the same wear plate and combines the best properties from both the Hardox 450 and 500, resulting in a wear plate for tipper bodies, buckets and containers with no real competition on the market.

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Digitalisation in the aggregates industry - what does it all mean?

Digitalisation in the aggregates industry - what does it all mean?Lock icon2

The Australian aggregates industry provides the materials for Australia's infrastructure, including our roads, railways, bridges, ports, airports and engineering construction projects. It is estimated to generate around $7 billion and employs 18,000 Australians directly and a further 80,000 indirectly.

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Same name, different country

Same name, different countryLock icon2

Skanska USA Civil recently completed the first phase of demolition of the former Kosciuszko Bridge in New York City, lowering the 2400-ton main span onto two barges beneath the structure, for transport to a recycling facility.

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