All Australasia Articles

Caterpillar upgrades its D4 dozer
New Tier 4/Stage V compliant Cat D4 dozer weighs 13.3 tonnes and delivers 130 horsepower
Makinex appoints new CEO
Incoming CEO John Stewart brings extensive construction industry experience 
Besix Watpac consortium wins Australian green bridge contract
New AUD$140 million Kangaroo Point Green Bridge will be a ‘game-changer’ for Brisbane
Webuild consortium is preferred bidder for $5.3bn road project
Spark consortium to negotiate contract for tunnelling package on AU$15.8 billion North East Link project in Victoria, Australia
New Favco luffing tower crane for US market
Favelle Favco in Australia launches 64 tonne luffing jib tower crane for US high-rise market
Global demand develops for specialist tower cranes
Prestige projects results in surge for specialist tower cranes
Bechtel to help deliver Sydney metro West
US-based Bechtel to help deliver driverless metro rail line
Coates drops ‘Hire’ from its name
Change reflects its increasing focus on engineering services alongside traditional equipment rental activities.
New pedestrian detection camera technology
Pedestrian detection camera said to be able to work across any vehicle without the need for anyone on site to wear or carry tags
Global construction struggles with materials shortages and prices
The post-pandemic availability – and cost – of construction materials is a growing concern
Marr installs two heavy lift luffers
Having won the heavy lift contract for construction of the new Sydney Metro Crows Nest Station Marr Contracting has now installed two M2480D HLLs
Epiroc to acquire specialist mining data company
Manufacture continues its mining sector investments with the addition of Kinetic Logging Services
Haulotte Australia wins two HIRE21 awards
Company named best supplier for the second year running and its HS15 E Pro scissor wins best new product 
Australian recycler chooses Edge Innovate
Cleanaway’s mobile recycling centre in Victoria follows two similar investments in Queensland
Infrastructure to lead Australia’s recovery
Australia’s construction industry to record annual average growth of 3.4% between 2022-2025
Coates Hire launches 150t capacity structural prop
Lightweight, heavy-duty prop is the fruit of a research project with Monash University in Australia
Trackunit expands in Asia Pacific
New offices and senior appointment in the region for Trackunit
Trade show return for Sinoboom
MEWP manufacturer to attend three live equipment exhibitions this month, in Australia, Japan and China 
Cat launches new 953 track loader
New 15.6 tonne Stage V loader is now available to customers in the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
WCTS Asia in September postponed
Event scheduled for 30 September postponed, but Singapore Crane Week will still be held
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