The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) was set up by the Victorian Government to manage a program of removing level crossings to improve road safety and traffic flow. Read more
2016 has been another tough year for our industry, with a reported slowing for total construction investment in 2015-16 of -9.8% versus a forecast of -2.4% given last year.
Of course, this is the figure for total construction however, there were pockets, which continued to show strong growth, namely multi-level apartment construction, which was up 18.6%. The good news is that the 2016-17 forecast is for positive growth at 4.6%, driven mainly by infrastructure-related engineering works with road and rail leading the way. Read more
DPW Plant hire has been hiring a broad range of specialist rotating telescopic handlers and multi cranes since 2005. Currently, DPW is working with John Holland and other general contractors on the Sydney Metro Northwest project – putting it all together with Assignar software.
Iowa Mold Tooling (IMT) have introduced its new 42684 hydraulic loader, its largest loader crane to date, during the 2018 Gypsum Management Supply (GMS) Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina.
National Crane has developed a tractor-mounted version of its popular NBT30H-2, the NBT30H-2 TM, which is a 30-tonne machines that was created as a response to the company’s Voice of the Customer feedback program.
A major infrastructure project in Sydney has leveraged the benefits of Yale Ergo 360 ratchet lever hoists, suited to pulling, securing and lifting, featuring manufacturer Columbus McKinnon’s (CM) patent-pending crank handle.
Manitowoc have released a new range of high-performance lifting (HPL) winches for Potain tower cranes, which brings new levels of speed, control and efficiency to the industry.
Ratch Australian Corporation have announced that it has raised the last of 53 turbines at its 180MW Mount Emerald Wind Farm project – 19 months after construction works first got started.
HIAB is launching its new building material crane models at the IAA exhibition in Hannover, Germany, which the company says offers the HIAB HiPro – an advanced remote-control system, as well as HIAB’s pioneering features, all to ensure safe and fast crane operation.
Australian heavy lift and logistic company Joyce Krane recently ordered an LHM 280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr to help them their ambitions to move into the maritime sector.