All Australasia Articles

Initial works contract for US$6.6 billion Australian rail link
Laing O’Rourke has been awarded the Initial Works and Early Works package for Suburban Rail Loop in Australia
Cat’s latest mini hydraulic excavators
Machines are emissions compliant and built for use in all climates
Aggreko survey highlights role of hybrid power
“More needs to be done to drive forward necessary change” survey finds
Supply chain issues hurting construction in Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand’s construction markets challenged by supply chain issues and rising costs
Trime opens Asia Pacific division
Division to promote T-ZERO PRO solar and hybrid lighting towers and generators
Three consortiums shortlisted for Sydney metro airport project
Teams shortlisted for next phase of US$8 billion project 
Australian rental firm boosts workflows with Inauro
Inauro’s Perspio captures view of fleet along with rental and servicing data 
Podcast: IRN looks at data fusion with Inauro
IRN talks to Angus Kennard (co-CEO) and Max Girault CEO of Australian company Inauro about how rental companies are using digital technology to manage their data.
Excavator technology team up from Volvo CE and Topcon
Integrated Topcon 3D-MC system lets operators dig trenches, grade slopes and create site profiles using automated digging 
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
New Aecom deal advances Australia tunnel project
Environmental assessment contract awarded for 11km long tunnel 
Caterpillar takes another step towards zero emissions mining
Caterpillar to work with global mining group Rio Tinto for the development of zero emissions autonomous haul trucks
‘Tipping point’ for digital infrastructure
The building of data centres in the future needs to be ‘greener’ and more agile, says new report
Caterpillar and BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks
Caterpillar and resource company BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks at BHP sites
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
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
Altrad acquisition extends geographic reach
Acquisition of scaffolding supplier enables Altrad’s entry into Ireland. 
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