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Siemens and PaR Systems help enhance crane operation safety

Siemens and PaR Systems help enhance crane operation safety

The complex work performed by material handling cranes can lead to dangerous and costly accidents. Fortunately, recent advancements in digital technologies have fuelled innovation in the field of crane-control, and new solutions have been developed that are safer and smarter.

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Yanchep rail extension on track for construction stage

Yanchep rail extension on track for construction stage

The construction of the Yanchep rail extension is another step closer to fruition with the final documents for the project having been accepted by Infrastructure Australia.

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No buyer for York Civil

No buyer for York Civil

Just a week after being placed in voluntary administration, SA-based construction and engineering firm, York Civil, has ceased trading.

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LSM extends OH&S offering

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LSM Technologies recently announced that it had added Vision Techniques- Vehicle Safety Solutions to its current portfolio of OH&S solutions.

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SA government considering tunnels for North-South Corridor upgrade

SA government considering tunnels for North-South Corridor upgrade

The South Australian government will investigate installing tunnels at the remaining two sections of the North-South Corridor upgrade, according to reports from News Corp Australia.

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Year in Infrastructure Awards: the Aussies in the running

Year in Infrastructure Awards: the Aussies in the running

Five Australian companies have been named finalists in this year's Year in Infrastructure Awards.

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CICA on tower crane safety

CICA on tower crane safety

We are in the midst of an (un)official construction boom. According to the RLB Index Q2 2018, there are 684 tower cranes on projects in Australia at the moment with 51% of those in Sydney, 23% in Melbourne and 10% in Brisbane. Of that 684, 493 cranes are in the residential sector.

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IAQ: improved business sentiment in first half of 2018

IAQ: improved business sentiment in first half of 2018

An Infrastructure Association of Queensland (IAQ) survey released this week noted improved business sentiment in the first half of 2018, with two out of three respondents expecting to see greater activity in the next six months as committed local projects add to a strong national infrastructure outlook.

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Palfinger expands its comprehensive assistance systems range

Palfinger expands its comprehensive assistance systems range

Hydraulic lifting, loading and handling solutions equipment manufacturer Palfinger has expanded its range of operator assistance equipment with two new systems - Mext and Weigh.

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Premier Berejiklian to launch new WesTrac Sydney HQ

Premier Berejiklian to launch new WesTrac Sydney HQ

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian and Seven Group Holdings chairman Kerry Stokes have officially opened WesTrac's new Sydney headquarters in Casula.

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