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Manufacturing with traditional values

Manufacturing with traditional values

National Plastics & Rubber has been manufacturing and supplying quality polyurethane, industrial plastic and rubber products to the Australian and international markets since 1997. The company has built a reputation for designing and manufacturing a variety of quality products for a broad range of industry sectors. It has built successful business relationships with organisations all …

Transforming construction efficiency with mobile technology

Transforming construction efficiency with mobile technology

In today’s highly mobile and fast-paced world, we hardly need to be told just how transformative mobile devices have been over the past decade. According to mobile tech research team GSMA Intelligence, there have been more mobile devices in the world than human beings since 2014. Familiar even to the most non-savvy user, mobile devices …

Renewables rising despite policy blackout

Renewables rising despite policy blackout

The lack of a bipartisan long-term energy policy does not appear to be halting the push towards renewable energy in Australia. It appears that although the market is frustrated, financial factors and certainty of power access are contributing to the push. While the blackout in South Australia gained publicity for all the wrong reasons in …

Cross-skills training

Cross-skills training

Constructionarium is a UK concept for giving practical construction exposure to late year engineering students and recent graduates through teaming to build a scaled down version of a notable infrastructure project over a five-day period. It was brought to Australia in 2016, and the 2017 project was a 1:20 version of Brisbane’s Story Bridge, built …

Celebrating three decades in style

Celebrating three decades in style

Pace Cranes officially opened their new facility in Sydney’s southern suburb of Peakhurst on Thursday while celebrating the company’s 30th anniversary. The new workshop floor became a makeshift dining room filled with family, friends, staff, industry associates and business partners past and present – though these distinctions often blurred in what felt a lot more …

Solving the logistics puzzle

Solving the logistics puzzle

The logistics of a construction project can be a pain in the proverbial for a principal contractor. The primary focus tends to be on how you build something rather than how you get the “building blocks” to site. However, you can’t build something unless everything is on site at the right time, in the right …

65 and going strong

65 and going strong

Celebrating its 65th anniversary in October, crane manufacturer Sennebogen unveiled five new cranes at its head office in Straubing, southern Germany. Closer to home, managing director, head of sales Asia Pacific, Marco Burgmer told Cranes and Lifting the company’s commitment to the region remains strong. Sennebogen commenced operations in 1952, when a young Erich Sennebogen, …

OpenRoads paves the way for nature parks

OpenRoads paves the way for nature parks

Rachel Rogers, application marketing director for Bentley’s civil design, explains how Bentley’s OpenRoads design software created a trail system for Philip Island Nature Parks without impinging on the habitat. Just 90 minutes from Melbourne, the conservation park which includes Penguin Parade, attracts more than 600,000 visitors annually from all over the world. The daily Penguin …

Best practice on the agenda for infrastructure in QLD

Best practice on the agenda for infrastructure in QLD

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) and ARRB Group recently announced that they had come to an agreement in which they will collaboratively seek to transfer best practice transport and roads management knowledge to both their own members and the broader industry in Queensland. In an exclusive interview with Inside Construction chief …

The rising popularity of MEWPs in Asia

The rising popularity of MEWPs in Asia

If you grew up in Asia like I did, seeing tradies scale towering timber scaffoldings, and later, metal cages at a construction site was a common sight. Not anymore. Mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) have replaced these rickety structures and continue to gain popularity across South East Asia. Sharon Foong, general manager of Southeast Asia …

     

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