OPINION

Review critical of local build for $50B sub project

Review critical of local build for $50B sub project

THE federal Productivity Commission (PC) has released the Trade and Assistance Review 2014-15, criticising the premium for building Australia’s new submarine locally as compared to an overseas build.

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New waste to energy cranes launched in Australia

New waste to energy cranes launched in Australia

KONECRANES is introducing a broad range of lifting and materials handling technologies to Australasia, designed specifically for waste to energy (WtE) and biomass applications.

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Final crane goes up at Jupiters

Final crane goes up at Jupiters

THE second tower crane has gone up at the $345 million Jupiters redevelopment on the Gold Coast.

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WorkSafe WA issues warning on High Risk Work Licenses

WorkSafe WA issues warning on High Risk Work Licenses

FOLLOWING a warning issued in early June, WorkSafe WA has discovered another falsified High Risk Work License leading to the organisation calling for vigilance in the sector.

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Konecranes offers to split off subsidiary to buy Terex MHPS

Konecranes offers to split off subsidiary to buy Terex MHPS

KONECRANES is offering to split off one of its subsidiaries to address concerns from the European Commission (EC) about the supply of hoists within the European Economic Area.

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State of the States report released

State of the States report released

VICTORIA has the fastest annual economic growth rate in the country while NSW has retained it’s top ranking on key economic growth, equipment investment and construction according to the latest CommSec State of the States report.

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Managing contractor appointed to $500M defence works

Managing contractor appointed to $500M defence works

BILLED as a way to help the Northern Territory’s workforce transition after the completion of the Ichthys LNG Project, the $500 million worth of upgrades to Larrakeyah Base and other naval infrastructure facilities now has a managing contractor for the planning phase.

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Continuing court battles for the CFMEU

Continuing court battles for the CFMEU

THE Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has been in court this week in Brisbane and Melbourne as one case against them is dismissed, while the other goes to trial.

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Penalties for CFMEU brings 2016 SA fine total to over $1M

Penalties for CFMEU brings 2016 SA fine total to over $1M

THE Federal Court has issued penalties to the CFMEU over unlawful conduct across Adelaide in 2014, bringing the South Australian fine total against the union to just under $1.1 million for 2016.

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CIMIC reports steady profit amid 27% revenue drop

CIMIC reports steady profit amid 27% revenue drop

CIMIC has released the results for the six months ending on 30 June, showing a small increase in profit but a substantial drop in revenue compared to the same period in 2015.

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