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John Gillespie 1952 to 2021
Industry icon John Gillespie 1952 to 2021
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
New Zealand has ‘dropped off’ global supply chain
Fears that construction supplies are not reaching New Zealand
Interview: Mammoet’s Pieter Jacobs on the quest for wind energy
Mammoet’s Pieter Jacobs discusses the future of the ever-evolving onshore wind energy
Watch McMahon Services demolish the ex-HMAS Success
Largest military ship ever built at Sydney Harbour was decommissioned after more than 30 years’ service
Coates CEO Murray Vitlich on ‘the evolution of hire’
Read IRN’s exclusive interview with CEO of Coates, Australia’s largest rental company
Interview: Murray Vitlich outlines vision for Coates
Coates has dropped ‘Hire’ from its name as it focuses on increasing its engineering services
Australian Olympics could be delivered ‘on budget’
Brisbane Olympics and Paralympics in 2032 could come in on budget, says Australian Constructors Association
Australia awards US$1.44 billion Metro West tunnel contract
Joint venture between Ferrovial and Acciona will construct the central 11km of the new Metro West line in Sydney, Australia
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
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
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