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Containerisation system for Barangaroo spoil

Containerisation system for Barangaroo spoilLock icon2

Ward Civil is currently managing one of its most challenging projects at Barangaroo, in Sydney's Darling Harbour.

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Reds Global moving with the times

Reds Global moving with the timesLock icon2

Jason Redman had a long history in tower cranes before he started Reds Global Cranes and Personnel (Reds Global) in 2008. He started in 1990 working for his family and industry icon Lindores, and this provided an excellent grounding. In 2000, Jason started Fire Up Cranes and Rigging, which was bought by Verticon in September 2005.

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Konecranes RailQ provides a one-stop-shop for runway analysis

Konecranes RailQ provides a one-stop-shop for runway analysisLock icon2

An improperly aligned rail on an overhead crane can cause premature wear and compromise the safety of cranes vital to materials handling in a broad range of industries, which is why Konecranes' RailQ runway analysis is designed to identify the early warning signs to prevent such problems.

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Paving the way for greener roads

Paving the way for greener roadsLock icon2

The Old Princes Highway, Engadine in Sutherland Shire is the first road in NSW to be built with soft plastics and glass, 4000 recycled printer cartridges and toner.

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Australia, US and Japan launch regional infrastructure scheme

Australia, US and Japan launch regional infrastructure schemeLock icon2

Last week, it was announced that Australia, the United States and Japan were launching a regional infrastructure initiative to rival China's massive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

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ABH barges designed for lifting projects

ABH barges designed for lifting projectsLock icon2

Australian Barge Hire (ABH) was formed in 2006; and is Australia's largest provider of road-transportable modular jack-up barge.

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'Megabridge' proposed for Kangaroo Island, though questions remain

'Megabridge' proposed for Kangaroo Island, though questions remainLock icon2

A massive 14km bridge linking Kangaroo Island to the South Australian mainland has been proposed as a means of boosting the local economy and dramatically enhancing tourism, though the plan has come into question by many conservation groups and the Island's mayor himself.

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Trimble Stratus drone technology takes off in Australia

Trimble Stratus drone technology takes off in AustraliaLock icon2

From civil contracting, to land acquisition and development - Abax Contracting Pty Ltd specialises in civil infrastructure related projects in and around the greater Sydney Metropolitan Area.

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Kidston renewable energy project ticks many boxes

Kidston renewable energy project ticks many boxesLock icon2

As a gold mine, Kidston closed in 1991. It is now being reborn as a renewable energy hub, with the first stage (a 50MW solar farm) having been completed and placing power into the grid under a 20-year agreement with the Queensland government. Contractor UGL completed the project on time and on budget. A $8.9 million grant was received from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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XL Superflex slings - the beginning of a new era

XL Superflex slings - the beginning of a new eraLock icon2

Andromeda Industries is increasing its range of Superflex slings to cater for heavier lifts.

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