Australasia news

  • Scan Global
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    SGL to acquire Orbis

    2021-09-15T08:30:00Z

    Scan Global Logistics (SGL) will acquire New Zealand-based freight forwarder Orbis Global Logistics.

  • steven lofaro BWS
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    Lofaro joins Blue Water

    2021-09-13T10:04:00Z

    Steven Lofaro has been named managing director Australia for Blue Water Shipping Energy & Projects.

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    Townsville opens truck staging area

    2021-09-09T08:37:00Z

    The port of Townsville in Australia has opened its AUD4.5 million (USD3.3 million) truck staging area.

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    Advanced solution with Liebherr

    2021-09-08T08:39:00Z

    Australia’s Advanced Cranes and Rigging has deployed its Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 to dismantle the Maffra Weir in Victoria.

  • LCR AC 1000-9 (1) Tadano Australian first
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    Australian first for Tadano

    2021-08-18T08:30:00Z

    Australia’s LCR Group has taken delivery of a 1,200-tonne lifting capacity Demag AC 1000-9 all-terrain crane.

  • Marr contracting
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    Marr progresses with tower dismantling

    2021-08-13T10:43:00Z

    In partnership with Mirvac, Australia-based Marr Contracting has removed the top section of the TCN-9 TX transmission tower in Sydney, Australia.

  • Port of mackay aus wharf one complete
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    Port of Mackay steps up capabilities

    2021-07-30T08:30:00Z

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has completed the AUD2.4 million (USD1.8 million) project to extend wharf one at the port of Mackay in Australia.

  • port of newcastle LHM investments
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    Newcastle investment to attract project cargo

    2021-07-28T09:05:00Z

    The Australian port of Newcastle is enhancing its project cargo, general cargo and container handling capabilities further with the investment in two Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour cranes at its Mayfield 4 berth.

  • Shivanan Sundralingam blue water
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    Sundralingam joins Blue Water APAC

    2021-07-26T12:11:00Z

    Blue Water Shipping has appointed Shivanan Sundralingam to the newly created position of head of renewables for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

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    Blue Water Energy & Projects Australia opens

    2021-07-09T08:29:00Z

    Blue Water Shipping has launched its Energy & Projects Australia division, headquartered in Brisbane.

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    Four more Konecranes for New Zealand

    2021-06-24T08:37:00Z

    New Zealand-based Lyttelton Port has ordered four Konecranes Noell straddle carriers.

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    Marr engaged at Rockingham

    2021-06-23T08:30:00Z

    Marr Contracting will deliver specialised heavy lifting crane services at the East Rockingham waste-to-energy (WtE) project in Western Australia.

  • Ara Ake to bring new energy innovators to Taranaki
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    Ara Ake launches decarbonisation tool

    2021-06-14T08:30:00Z

    New Zealand’s Ara Ake has launched a free tool designed to help freight companies and the public sector better understand the options for decarbonising their road fleet.

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    Marr lands at Crows Nest

    2021-06-01T10:31:00Z

    Marr Contracting has installed two M2480D heavy lift luffing cranes after being awarded the heavy lift contract for construction of the Sydney Metro Crows Nest station.

  • Happy Star arrives at port of newcastle
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    Happy Star’s special delivery for Newcastle

    2021-05-17T10:22:00Z

    BigLift’s Happy Star has delivered a bulk ship unloader from Vietnam to the port of Newcastle in Australia.

  • Marr contracting
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    Marr and Mirvac team up for tower dismantling

    2021-05-04T15:49:00Z

     Australia-based Marr Contracting has partnered with Mirvac to dismantle the TCN-9 TX transmission tower in Sydney, Australia.

  • Drake trailers
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    Drake Trailers develops double acting rams

    2021-04-09T08:30:00Z

    Australia’s Drake Trailers has developed double-acting suspension rams for its series of low loaders.

  • Boggo-Road-Station Marrs
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    Marr wins rail project work

    2021-03-29T11:16:00Z

    Australia-based Marr Contracting has been awarded a heavy lift contract to support the construction of the Boggo station as part of Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project.

  • Tutt Bryant
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    Tutt Bryant and Cranecorp form JV

    2021-03-29T11:07:00Z

    Australian crane contractors Tutt Bryant and Cranecorp have formed a joint venture that will provide a single source of supply for cranes, heavy lifting, heavy transportation and alternative lift and shift solutions.

  • Mammoet tunnel boring machine Melbourne
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    Mammoet’s underground operation

    2021-03-24T13:09:00Z

    Mammoet has relocated two tunnel boring machines (TBM) and their components at the site of Metro Tunnel Project’s Anzac Station in Melbourne, Australia.