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Sunday December 9, 2018

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SA Calls for National Heavy Vehicle Charge
Business
Monday July 20 2015

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...

Victoria Scraps Crane Permits on 700 Roads
Business
Monday May 19 2014

Victoria Scraps Crane Permits on 700 Roads

Crane operators in Victoria will no longer need permits to travel on a network of around 700 roads as the state moves to simplify compliance within...

Fake Stickers Put Crane Safety in Doubt
Business
Thursday March 20 2014

Fake Stickers Put Crane Safety in Doubt

False safety stickers currently appearing on cranes in several states around Australia are putting operators as well as other workers on construction sites and the general...

States Take Control of Heavy Vehicle Processing
Business
Friday February 28 2014

States Take Control of Heavy Vehicle Processing

Australia’s three biggest states have temporarily taken back control of the processing of heavy haulage vehicle permits for trips wholly within their states as the crisis...

Heavy Vehicle Scheme in Crisis: Crane Industry
Business
Wednesday February 19 2014

Heavy Vehicle Scheme in Crisis: Crane Industry

A national scheme to harmonise the licensing of heavy vehicle operators in Australia is in crisis as inadequate preparation for the new scheme has led to...

Corruption Allegations Rock Heavy Vehicle Industry
Business
Thursday October 17 2013

Corruption Allegations Rock Heavy Vehicle Industry

Corruption allegations have rocked the heavy vehicle industry as a case involving allegations of bribery in exchange for certifying heavy vehicle operators in New South Wales...

Delay Heavy Vehicle Laws: Crane Industry
Business
Monday August 26 2013

Delay Heavy Vehicle Laws: Crane Industry

A major crane industry lobby group in Australia has called for new national regulations surrounding heavy vehicles to be postponed until the body responsible for administering...