INDUSTRY NEWS

Manitowoc appoints WATM as exclusive SA dealer

Manitowoc appoints WATM as exclusive SA dealer

Manitowoc has announced it is increasing its support to customers in the South Australian market with the appointment of WATM Crane Sales & Service as their exclusive dealer for the state.

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Liebherr's turnover highest in history

Liebherr's turnover highest in history

Liebherr Group has announced the highest turnover in the Group's history, with total sales amounting to €9,845 million (AU$15,678.32 million).

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QLD rolls out new laws

QLD rolls out new laws

Following the commencement of Queensland's mandatory labour hire licensing laws this week - an Australian-first - Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has launched the Labour Hire Licensing Scheme.

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Earthmoving and construction takes centre stage at DDT Expo 2018

Earthmoving and construction takes centre stage at DDT Expo 2018Lock icon2

The earthmoving and construction industry were on show with more than 200 exhibitors and stands crammed with all the latest technology being featured during the first day of the 2018 National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo at Penrith Panthers' lakeside grounds in Sydney's west.

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JLG Industries crowned Supplier of the Year 2018

JLG Industries crowned Supplier of the Year 2018

Designer and manufacturer of access equipment, JLG Industries (Australia), has been crowned Kennards Hire's Supplier of the Year 2018.

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Turnbull government's $1B commitment to the M1 motorway

Turnbull government's $1B commitment to the M1 motorway

A billion dollars has been put on the table to clear congestion on two of Queensland's busiest stretches of highway, as Gold Coast businesses blame traffic chaos warnings for lacklustre trade.

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Raising funds for mental health services

Raising funds for mental health services

OzHelp is running a fundraising campaign this April to equip 2000 young Australian workers in hard-to-reach industries with essential mental health information and skills to improve health and prevent suicide.

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Australia & ASEAN agree to establish regional infrastructure pipeline

Australia & ASEAN agree to establish regional infrastructure pipeline

Australia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to establish a regional infrastructure pipeline during an ASEAN summit in Sydney, as the region seeks to balance rising Chinese influence.

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Port of Brisbane study to canvass rail links

Port of Brisbane study to canvass rail links

Queensland's rail freight needs will soon be drawn into sharp focus with the Australian and Queensland governments formally agreeing to canvass options on how to best serve one of the nation's most important ports.

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Austroads releases draft Vehicles as Workplace report

Austroads releases draft Vehicles as Workplace report

Austroads has recently released a research report titled "Vehicles as Workplace".

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