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Reaching the heights of construction safely

Reaching the heights of construction safelyLock icon2

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (EWPs) have come a long way from the older 'cherry picker' style truck or trailer mounted booms and are now a common sight on most construction sites.

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A fleet boasting diversity and modernity

A fleet boasting diversity and modernityLock icon2

Committed to supplying first class service and equipment to its clients, Williamstown Crane Hire has spent the last few decades establishing a profile as one of the most modern and diverse crane hire companies in Victoria, operating in a range of markets including manufacturing, petro-chemical, wharf services and construction.

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Survey finds compliance a major challenge for one in four Australian fleet managers

Survey finds compliance a major challenge for one in four Australian fleet managersLock icon2

And only one in eight monitor drivers following a crash.

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Hadrian X construction robot complete

Hadrian X construction robot completeLock icon2

Robotic technology company Fastbrick Robotics Limited recently announced that mechanical assembly of Hadrian X, an advanced construction robot is complete.

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Building the world's largest airport

Building the world's largest airportLock icon2

Plants and machines from Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, and Benninghoven are playing a vital part in the construction of the "New Istanbul Airport" in Turkey.

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36-month construction phase for $1B wind farm

36-month construction phase for $1B wind farmLock icon2

The Queensland government has given development approval for a billion-dollar wind farm consisting of up to 195 wind turbines at Clarke Creek, 150km north west of Rockhampton. The proposed wind farm is set to be the biggest in the state and one of the largest in the country.

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Changing the face of construction - Brisbane woman leads the shift

Changing the face of construction - Brisbane woman leads the shiftLock icon2

For years Alison Price referred to herself as the office manager of her now multi-million dollar company SoilCyclers, as she competed with the big boys on major roads, mining, waste and soil remediation projects.

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Using telematics to keep up with an increase in construction projects

Using telematics to keep up with an increase in construction projectsLock icon2

Australia's construction sector is seeing a boom. With the federal budget announcing an additional $24.5 billion funding to transport projects, we are about to see a drastic increase in construction projects taking place around Australia.

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Two Linden Comansa luffing-jibs tower over Bangkok

Two Linden Comansa luffing-jibs tower over BangkokLock icon2

A Linden Comansa LCL165 and LCL190 luffing-jib crane was on site working on the Iconsiam project's two residential towers, next to the Chao Praya River in Bangkok, which boasts the highest tower in Thailand.

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Case study: Black Cat to go with Cat Next Gen technology

Case study: Black Cat to go with Cat Next Gen technologyLock icon2

Nambour-based contractor Black Cat Civil was an early adopter of the F-series Cat excavators that were the first generation "Age of Smart Iron" machines with a number of integrated technologies that included the option of automated digging using 3D control.

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