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Constructing the cities of the future - where are we?

Constructing the cities of the future - where are we?Lock icon2

In this article George Wilson, director of operations, APAC, at Paessler AG - PRTG Network Monitor, speaks exclusively to Inside Construction about constructing the smart cities of tomorrow.

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Australian super funds consortium announces $15b Melbourne Airport 'Super Train'

Australian super funds consortium announces $15b Melbourne Airport 'Super Train'

A consortium backed by the superannuation of more than seven million Australians announced a detailed plan for Melbourne's long-awaited Airport rail link, promising the fastest travel times, a premium round-the-clock service, and enhanced access for regional Victorians.

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CFMMEU and seven of its officers fined $313k for unlawful conduct

CFMMEU and seven of its officers fined $313k for unlawful conduct

The Federal Court has ordered the CFMMEU and seven of its officers to pay penalties totalling $313,000 for their unlawful conduct against a number of concreting companies at construction sites in Sydney in 2014-15.

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Building infrastructure to grow the SA economy

Building infrastructure to grow the SA economy

The South Australian government's first State Budget is investing in a comprehensive infrastructure program to ensure continued growth in the state's economy and to support more jobs.

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Australian Churchill Fellowship winner to study truck safety

Australian Churchill Fellowship winner to study truck safety

Australia's Michael Holmes, Transport for NSW safety coordinator, has gained an NRMA-ACT Road Safety Trust Churchill Fellowship to investigate best practice to improve heavy vehicle safety in urban environments.

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Manitex International appoints Laura R. Yu as new senior VP and CFO

Manitex International appoints Laura R. Yu as new senior VP and CFO

Manitex International, a leading international provider of cranes and specialised industrial equipment, has announced that Laura R. Yu has been named as the new senior vice president and chief financial officer of the organisation.

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Providing comprehensive end-to-end offerings for project management and delivery

Providing comprehensive end-to-end offerings for project management and deliveryLock icon2

At the end of 2017, Oracle agreed to purchase Aconex in a transaction valued at approximately $1.6 billion. This followed the acquisition of Textura some two years prior. Today, Oracle Construction and Engineering arguably provides the most comprehensive end-to-end offering for project management and delivery, enabling customers to effectively plan, build and operate critical assets.

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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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HVG Facades galvanises market leadership with rebrand and expansion of product range

HVG Facades galvanises market leadership with rebrand and expansion of product rangeLock icon2

Long dominating the market sector for the distribution of premium façade products including Alucobond, Swisspearl and Trespa, HVG (Halifax Vogel Group) Facades has announced the launch of its refreshed brand and introduction of several new façade product lines.

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Funding takes clever products to market

Funding takes clever products to market

A system to improve safety at remote railway level crossings is one of seven Australian projects sharing in $3.5 million of funding to accelerate commercialisation and create new business, export and jobs opportunities.

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