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Tuesday November 13, 2018

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Christchurch Sees Slowing Construction activity
Business
Wednesday November 1 2017

Christchurch Sees Slowing Construction activity

Construction activity is slowing in Christchurch, Dunedin and Hamilton and picking up in Wellington, Auckland and Queenstown, based on the RLB Crane Index.

Crane Count Defies Construction Slowdown
Business
Thursday October 5 2017

Crane Count Defies Construction Slowdown

Cranes continue to dot Australian skylines despite the anticipated slowdown in residential construction, the latest data shows.

Crane Cable Slams into Sydney’s Luna Park
Safety
Wednesday August 30 2017

Crane Cable Slams into Sydney’s Luna Park

A crane has collapsed on Sydney Harbour, launching a metal wire into Luna Park's iconic face entrance in what's been labelled a "catastrophic failure" that could...

Collapsed Crane Keeps Sydney Residents Out
Safety
Tuesday August 8 2017

Collapsed Crane Keeps Sydney Residents Out

Residents of a high-rise unit block in Sydney's south face are waking up with no idea of when they can return home after a crane collapsed...

Saudi King Sanctions Binladin Firm over Collapse
Commercial
Thursday September 17 2015

Saudi King Sanctions Binladin Firm over Collapse

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has sanctioned the powerful Saudi Binladin Group over the collapse of a construction crane at Mecca's Grand Mosque which killed more than...

FWBC Brings ADCO Contructions Before Federal Court
Business
Monday August 10 2015

FWBC Brings ADCO Contructions Before Federal Court

A major Queensland construction company is facing court action after it allegedly refused to work with a crane company which had not signed a “bona-fide EBA”...

Melbourne Crane Collapse Injures One
Safety
Monday August 10 2015

Melbourne Crane Collapse Injures One

Disaster was narrowly avoided when a crane collapsed at a Melbourne construction site, leaving one person with minor injuries.

Crane Oversail: The Balance of Trespass and Development
Business
Tuesday May 5 2015

Crane Oversail: The Balance of Trespass and Development

Building development, especially in densely populated cities, has led to the growing use and need for the deployment of tower cranes.

Firm Fined for WA Crane Collapse
Safety
Thursday January 29 2015

Firm Fined for WA Crane Collapse

A West Australian engineering firm has been fined $16,000 over the collapse of an 80-tonne crane.

Safety
Sep 12 2018
Call for Victoria Cranes Check after Death

Every crane in Victoria should to be checked, authorities urge, after a key part was likely to have contributed to the death of a construction worker...

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Safety
Sep 7 2018
One Dead, One Critical in Crane Drop

A man is dead and his co-worker is fighting for life after after they were submerged in concrete that fell from a crane on a Melbourne...

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Safety
Jul 25 2018
Unsafe Crane Keeps Victoria Residents Away

When Melbourne police first knocked on Cliff and Josef's door in the middle of the night, they ignored it.

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