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AGL seeking big wind farm project proposals

AGL seeking big wind farm project proposals

AGL plans to spend about $900 million on large-scale wind farm projects as part of its plan to replace the ageing and unreliable Liddell coal generator in NSW, and is about to seek expressions of interest for around 500MW of large-scale wind generation.

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AFP freezes out drug dealers (video)

AFP freezes out drug dealers (video)

Last month, a sea cargo consignment containing two crane jibs destined for Adelaide were intercepted and further examination revealed 313kg of crystal methamphetamine (ice).

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JLG launches SmartLoad technology

JLG launches SmartLoad technology

The JLG 1644 high capacity telehandler is the company's first machine to feature SmartLoad Technology.

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New spray system unveiled

New spray system unveiled

A specialised spray nozzle system that lowers water consumption and reduces maintenance expenses for dust suppression is now available from Reynolds Soil Technologies (RST).

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AFS launches patented rediwall speedy-snap-in range

AFS launches patented rediwall speedy-snap-in range

Australian permanent formwork system manufacturer AFS has launched its new versatile rediwall speedy-snap-in range.

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Acquisition for Trimble

Acquisition for Trimble

Trimble has acquired the privately-held e-Builder, a SaaS-based construction program management solution.

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Australian crane manufacturer descends on Holden site

Australian crane manufacturer descends on Holden site

Victorian-based Australian Crane and Machinery (ACM) is building a crane manufacturing facility on the former Holden automotive assembly site in Adelaide.

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Stantec signs letter of intent to acquire TDG

Stantec signs letter of intent to acquire TDG

Global design firm Stantec is strengthening its New Zealand and Australia-based capabilities with the planned acquisition of Wellington, NZ-based consulting transportation engineering firm Traffic Design Group (TDG).

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Strong finish to the year, says Terex

Strong finish to the year, says Terex

Terex Corporation released its fourth quarter and full 2017 results this week, reporting a "strong finish to the year" with Q4 net sales of nearly US$1.1 billion (A$1.39 billion).

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Container cranes to arrive next month

Container cranes to arrive next month

Australia's largest stevedore, DP World Australia will take delivery of four new ZPMC quayside container cranes next month, for its Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne terminals.

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