Crane Count Defies Construction Slowdown
Cranes continue to dot Australian skylines despite the anticipated slowdown in residential construction, the latest data shows.
Cranes, Safety, Air Rights and Oversail Licences
The unprecedented high-rise residential boom has punctuated Australian city skylines with cranes for some years now.
Caution, Construction Cranes Overhead
There have been a few crane incidents recently, and it may be years if ever, before the public details of these are available. Trying to get...
SA Calls for National Heavy Vehicle Charge
The construction sector in Australia could be hit with higher costs in transporting equipment and materials to site under a new proposal from South Australia to...
Crane Activity Shows Multi-level Residential on the Rise
Cranes are appearing in greater numbers on building sites in Australia's major cities as demand for high-rise residential projects increases.
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.
Could Cranes Show Pre-Construction Planning Effectiveness?
A leading national quantity surveyor recently published a report that proposed a crane index as a measure of industry confidence in the face of the current...
Takeover Could Shake up World Market for Low Voltage Drives
The world market for variable frequency drives found in electrical motors used in HVAC systems, cranes and water infrastructure could be set for a shake-up following...
Australia’s Biggest Crane Company Loses $79.5 Million
Falling resource activity and turmoil in coal markets have forced Australia’s biggest crane services provider into loss making territory, and the company says conditions will not...