All Australasia Articles

Bricklaying robot hits 200 blocks per hour
Technology firm FBR celebrates achieving commercial lay speed with Hadrian X robot
HED expands telematics connectivity
OEMs will now be able to offer connectivity between fleets across N America, Europe and Australia
AI technology boosts safety
New Artificial Intelligence technology focuses on both operator and pedestrian safety
Construction to contract 5.7% in Australia
Despite ongoing activity, industry feels impact of Covid-19 and low oil prices 
Green light for Australia’s tallest building
Planning approval for 356m-high tower in Melbourne
Australian union calls for adherence to safety protocols
Australia’s CFMEU union has called on contractors and builders to follow enhanced health and safety and hygiene practices to combat the spread of coronavirus
Eyewitness: Australian construction and COVID-19
Tim Nuttall, Managing Director of Access Hire in Australia, reports on the impact of COVID-19 
New Zealand stops all but ‘essential’ construction
Government of New Zealand provides clear guidance of what it considers to be essential construction work
Australian construction body welcomes NWS approach to pandemic
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia welcomes New South Wales’ commitment to continue infrastructure and construction work
Cimic replaces CEO after AUD$1 billion loss
Australian company sees big annual loss following difficulties in Middle East
New Zealand’s US$7.7 billion infrastructure package
Spending called by New Zealand PM a ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity to invest in New Zealand’
Aurecon named engineer for US$3.4B Sydney airport
Australian firm to oversee engineering process of Western Sydney International Airport in Australia
Shortlist for US$1.5 billion Australian road project
Salini Impregilo one of the shortlisted companies for the Sydney Gateway infrastructure project 
Doka formworks Sydney Metro
Doka undertakes its largest tunnelling works as part of extension project to Australian metro line
Construction activity in New Zealand to peak in 2021
Government report predicts growth for industry to a high in 2021 of US$24 billion 
Lendlease appoints new managing director
Simon Gorski promoted managing director for Construction in Europe business area
New HQ for Bonfiglioli Australia
New larger facility to help Bonfiglioli improve quality assurance and accommodate more stock
Australian construction industry stabilising
GlobalData report says difficult 2019 will be followed by increased growth momentum from 2020 to 2023
New Zealand’s new rail link moves closer
US$1.1 billion design-construction alliance contract signed for Auckland rail link
Global construction equipment overview
Two years of steep growth took global construction equipment sales to a record high in 2018. Off-Highway Research’s Chris Sleight discusses what drove this growth and what the future holds
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