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Enerpac launch cordless pump-and-puller combination

The new go-anywhere Enerpac cordless pump and sync grip puller combo offers powerful safety and efficiency. The highly portable combination incorporates new Enerpac SG hydraulic pullers in capacities up to 45 tonnes, actuated by go-anywhere XC cordless pumps that offer the performance capabilities of an electric or pneumatic powered pump with the convenient portability of a hand pump.  “The …

Scaffolding reaches for the cloud

Scaffolding reaches for the cloud

Acrow Formwork & Scaffolding has selected IBM Cloud and Mobile platforms for its IT refresh and could make a potential saving of 30% on IT operating costs. IBM recently announced that Acrow, an Australian supplier of scaffolding and formwork for the construction industry, had selected IBM and IT Easy to implement a total infrastructure refresh …

Spectur technology in fight against theft

Spectur technology in fight against theft

Research into the cost of equipment theft in the construction industry indicates that it may be as high as $50 million a year across the country. Industry groups understand that organised crime is attracted to theft of heavy equipment because it consists of high-value products that can be sold relatively easily. One stolen excavator will …

Unprecedented demand draws Procore to Australia

Unprecedented demand draws Procore to Australia

In April, California-based construction technology provider, Procore, opened its first office in the Asia Pacific, settling on Sydney as its base for the region. At the time, the company said “significant demand across Australia and New Zealand” had attracted the team to this part of the world. In this exclusive interview, Inside Construction (IC) caught up with …

Meat wholesalers DBC benefit from customised cool room forklifts and exceptional service from United

Meat wholesalers DBC benefit from customised cool room forklifts and exceptional service from United

Western Australia-based meat wholesalers, DBC, say they are benefitting from the reliability and service and backup provided by United Forklift and Access Solutions. The backup from United includes cool room conditioning and a custom-fabricated waste handling rotator attachment to minimise handling and maximise hygiene, ensuring optimum productivity and reliability even in the toughest cool room …

Tick of approval from the state of Georgia

Tick of approval from the state of Georgia

Eden Innovations has recently had their carbon nanotube enriched, liquid concrete admixture approved for use by the state of Georgia’s Department of Transportation (GDOT), for use in their 24 hour accelerated strength concrete (Section 504) and Class B concrete (Section 500) applications. EdenCrete is a proprietary carbon-strengthened concrete additive, which is used for improving the …

Technology to play an important role in boosting the construction equipment industry

Technology to play an important role in boosting the construction equipment industry

The construction equipment market has been on a roller coaster ride in the last couple of decades. The economic conditions worldwide influence construction equipment significantly. Slow and sluggish economic conditions hinder the growth of the market and slow down the entire construction industry, however, the market is expected to grow in the next decade as …

Embracing technology across the construction sector

Embracing technology across the construction sector

Peter Cheney is the co-founder of Construction Computer Software, a software application that’s been designed specifically for the construction industry. Used in 54 countries, Peter’s software is making inroads across the construction sector in Australia and New Zealand. In an exclusive interview with Inside Construction, Peter discusses how technology is crucial to construction companies and …

     

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