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IAQ supportive of Palaszczuk's new economic ministers

IAQ supportive of Palaszczuk's new economic ministers

The returning Queensland Labor government's revamped approach to the economy is already winning praise from industry, with Infrastructure Australia Queensland welcoming the ministerial team responsible.

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MOBA Mobile Automation AG celebrates 45 years of innovation

MOBA Mobile Automation AG celebrates 45 years of innovation

MOBA started life in a domestic garage 45 years ago. Through the development of innovative technology for the construction sector, it has become a global player with more than 500 employees worldwide.

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More work to be done to realise full transport reform benefits

More work to be done to realise full transport reform benefits

The fifth edition of the National Transport Reform Implementation Monitoring Report highlights that most jurisdictions (with the exception of WA and NT) are now operating under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

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First tower goes up at Mt Gellibrand wind farm

First tower goes up at Mt Gellibrand wind farm

A 500-tonne crane has lifted up three base sections forming the first 61-metre tower to go up at ACCIONA's Mt Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria.

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Strictly Cranes erects new Raimondi luffing LR213 in Sydney suburb

Strictly Cranes erects new Raimondi luffing LR213 in Sydney suburb

NSW-based Strictly Cranes, official Raimondi Cranes agent, has erected the first ever LR213 luffing crane in a mixed-use residential and commercial development jobsite by ALAND, which is situated in Sydney's Liverpool and is scheduled to be onsite for approximately two years.

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Positive forecast for WA infrastructure

Positive forecast for WA infrastructure

Infrastructure investment will play an important role in driving WA's economy as it continues to transition from the resources boom to sustainable growth, according to the 2018 Western Australian Infrastructure Report, launched by the Civil Contractors Federation WA in conjunction with BIS Oxford Economics.

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Deere completes acquisition of Wirtgen Group

Deere completes acquisition of Wirtgen Group

Exactly six months after announcing the transformative deal, Deere & Company says it has completed its acquisition of the Wirtgen Group.

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West Gate Tunnel EES gets green light

West Gate Tunnel EES gets green light

At the end of November, Victorian Planning Minister, Richard Wynne, signed off on the Environmental Effects Statement (EES) for the West Gate Tunnel Project - a move welcomed by the project proponent, Transurban, and Roads Australia.

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Sentiment on the rise for SMEs in construction

Sentiment on the rise for SMEs in construction

Overall optimism (Current and Future Conditions) in the Construction industry jumped 16.4% over the quarter, with an increase in the volume of non-residential building offsetting a small decline in residential work, according to the Westpac-Melbourne Institute SME Index, which examines the economic health of Australian small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Tenders called to deliver $39.5M NT project

Tenders called to deliver $39.5M NT project

Contractors are being sought to build the $39.5 million Barneson Boulevard in the Northern Territory, which will connect Tiger Brennan Drive and the CBD.

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