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Australian super funds consortium announces $15b Melbourne Airport 'Super Train'

Australian super funds consortium announces $15b Melbourne Airport 'Super Train'

A consortium backed by the superannuation of more than seven million Australians announced a detailed plan for Melbourne's long-awaited Airport rail link, promising the fastest travel times, a premium round-the-clock service, and enhanced access for regional Victorians.

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CFMMEU and seven of its officers fined $313k for unlawful conduct

CFMMEU and seven of its officers fined $313k for unlawful conduct

The Federal Court has ordered the CFMMEU and seven of its officers to pay penalties totalling $313,000 for their unlawful conduct against a number of concreting companies at construction sites in Sydney in 2014-15.

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Building infrastructure to grow the SA economy

Building infrastructure to grow the SA economy

The South Australian government's first State Budget is investing in a comprehensive infrastructure program to ensure continued growth in the state's economy and to support more jobs.

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Construction contracts signed for Inland Rail

Construction contracts signed for Inland Rail

The Parkes to Narromine section of the once-in-a-generation Inland Rail project is one step closer, thanks to the more than $300 million construction contract signed for the first section of the 1,700km rail line.

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Konecranes selected for port automation deal in the Middle East

Konecranes selected for port automation deal in the Middle East

UAE-based Abu Dhabi Terminals has selected Konecranes to be the supplier of an Automated Stacking Crane (ASC) system for the second phase of the building of its container terminal in Khalifa Port.

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Australian Churchill Fellowship winner to study truck safety

Australian Churchill Fellowship winner to study truck safety

Australia's Michael Holmes, Transport for NSW safety coordinator, has gained an NRMA-ACT Road Safety Trust Churchill Fellowship to investigate best practice to improve heavy vehicle safety in urban environments.

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New report finds traffic congestion in Australian cities getting worse

New report finds traffic congestion in Australian cities getting worse

A new report by the Australian Automobile Association (AAA), and commissioned by the NRMA, has highlighted the traffic congestion problem in the country's major cities, with speeds in Adelaide being the most sluggish, despite Sydney still remaining as the nation's most congested city.

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Manitex International appoints Laura R. Yu as new senior VP and CFO

Manitex International appoints Laura R. Yu as new senior VP and CFO

Manitex International, a leading international provider of cranes and specialised industrial equipment, has announced that Laura R. Yu has been named as the new senior vice president and chief financial officer of the organisation.

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Funding takes clever products to market

Funding takes clever products to market

A system to improve safety at remote railway level crossings is one of seven Australian projects sharing in $3.5 million of funding to accelerate commercialisation and create new business, export and jobs opportunities.

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Max Cranes named finalist for 2018 Regional Showcase award

Max Cranes named finalist for 2018 Regional Showcase award

Max Cranes has been announced as a finalist for the 2018 Regional Showcase - which provides an opportunity to celebrate and promote the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations that have made significant contributions to regional South Australia - and is now in the running to pick up the coveted Business Award.

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