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Acquisition for Trimble

Acquisition for Trimble

Trimble has acquired the privately-held e-Builder, a SaaS-based construction program management solution.

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NSW EPA announce civil construction grants for waste reduction

NSW EPA announce civil construction grants for waste reduction

The New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has introduced a major recycling incentive for the construction industry in their efforts to reduce waste.

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Cost benefit analysis of road projects: 'room for improvement', says BITRE

Cost benefit analysis of road projects: 'room for improvement', says BITRE

A new report from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) suggests there is 'much room for improvement' in the quality of Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) on major road projects in Australia.

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Independent Infrastructure WA board to streamline capital works

Independent Infrastructure WA board to streamline capital works

New capital works advisory body Infrastructure WA will help to take the politics out of the state's infrastructure planning in order to better develop the state and further secure Commonwealth funds for major projects, according to premier Mark McGowan.

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Conplant acquires Compaction Australia

Conplant acquires Compaction Australia

Compaction specialist, Conplant, has acquired Compaction Australia, a Queensland-based compaction hire company.

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Customer demand leads Allcott Hire to expand fleet

Customer demand leads Allcott Hire to expand fleet

Allcott Hire, one of Australia's largest independent equipment hire companies, has added another 10 JCB 525-60 C telehandlers to its expanding fleet.

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Hastings Deering has largest intake of apprentices in four years

Hastings Deering has largest intake of apprentices in four yearsLock icon2

A record 48 new apprentices rolled up their sleeves for work recently, as mining and construction support company Hastings Deering welcomed its largest apprentice intake in four years.

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Hamelex White tippers selected for WestConnex project

Hamelex White tippers selected for WestConnex project

Due to its reputation for quality and safety, as well as Performance Based Standards (PBS) expertise, Hamelex White was recently chosen to supply a new fleet of rigid and four-axle dog combination for the prominent WestConnex construction contract in Sydney.

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Celebrating a decade of autonomous haulage systems

Celebrating a decade of autonomous haulage systems

Komatsu is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the commercial deployment of its Autonomous Haulage System (AHS).

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Caterpillar's customer approach to industrial engine development

Caterpillar's customer approach to industrial engine development

To create the new C9.3B industrial engine, Caterpillar used a customer approach to development, allowing the company to address the diverse requirements of the global off-highway emissions landscape.

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