All Australasia Articles

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
New 36 tonne luffer from Favco
Electric luffing jib tower crane new from Favelle Favco offers a 36 tonne capacity (on three fals of rope) and a 70 metre hook radius
United Rentals moves into portable accommodation and storage
Acquisition of General Finance Corp adds storage and accommodation businesses in US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
City Circle Grieve Parade Bridge Demolition
Australian contractor’s third demolition as part of the Melbourne West Gate Tunnel project
LONGER READ: Data fusion
Angus Kennard, former Kennards Hire CEO, explains why he has created a new business, Inauro, to help rental companies manage data.
Hitachi CM invests in new autonomy tech
Breakthrough LiDAR device could take company’s mining and quarry equipment to level 4 autonomy
3D printed crane gets DNV approval
Aluminium crane’s structural parts made using wire additive manufacturing now formally verified by DNV
Drum cutters for New Zealand’s biggest transport project
Erkat transverse drum cutters being used to help create US$3.1 billion rail link
Monadelphous wins Fortescue crane contract
Five-year, AU$150 million contract won by Monadelphous for crane services to Fortescue Metals
Edilcentro Srl signs up with Kinosk
Italian rental and sales company Edilcentro Srl has signed up with the Kinosk online rental management platform
Caterpillar launches Stage V dozer
New 29.8 tonne D7 dozer has a redesigned undercarriage and, says Cat, can move 8% more material an hour 
Liberty Industrial at Hanson Blackwattle Bay
Timelapse footage of a concrete batching plant demolition project in Australia
Haulotte signs up Tahiti distributor
Sopadep Industry will offer sales, training and support for Haulotte’s range across French Polynesia
Coates profits hold up in first half-year
Owner Seven Group Holdings commits Coates and WesTrac to net zero emissions by 2040
Volvo CE updates EC250E and EC300E excavators
Upgraded heavy-duty models are fitted with D8M Volvo engine that offer 10% more fuel efficiency
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