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Multi Million Dollar sale of Civil and Earthmoving equipment to go under the hammer in QLD starting at $9!

GraysOnline launches online auction on behalf of O’Leary Constructions  GraysOnline is excited to offer a huge selection of ...
Air Compressor Hire

The 5 different types of Air Compressors and which one is right for your job.

The 5 Different Types of Air Compressors Air compressors are a key component of construction sites as they are a power ...
Scissor Lift

What are the best diesel scissor lift and electric scissor lift brands in Australia?

What are the best diesel scissor lift and electric scissor lift brands in Australia? Manitou Skylift JLG Genie Haulette ...
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Your pre-excavation management may be putting you in danger

What steps do you take when you plan for an excavation? Do you think they are thorough enough? Or could you be doing more to ...
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2019 Australia’s Mining and Construction Rich List

Australia’s Top 10 richest people in the construction and mining industries is a motley crew comprising of squabbling kids ...
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The problems with expos #1 - They're WAY too expensive

iSeekplant refuses to exhibit at construction industry expos and events for a number of reasons. The bottom line is the ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions Now Selling – Powered by GraysOnline

Grab a bargain today with GraysOnline's large range of construction, agricultural, mining and earthmoving equipment for sale ...
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The problems with expos #7 - Two words, Promo Girls

Using promo girls to sell your products is backwards and lazy, if you can't make a sale without them what are you doing in ...
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Doka Formwork: From a small family business to the global innovation leaders

International leaders in the formwork and scaffolding industries, Doka have spent over 150 years innovating, manufacturing ...
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What to look for when inspecting a skid steer loader

A skid steer loader or sometimes referred to as a bobcat is one of most used equipment used across a range of different ...
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The problems with expos #6 - You cannot possibly prove ROI

How much of your profit is traceable? How many sales can you attribute to their original marketing methods? Tracing your ...
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How to Demolish a Building by Implosion

Demolition is a very precise work - and not every plant hire or construction company is willing to take on a demolition job. ...
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The Best Ways to Transport Construction Equipment

In the world of construction, many construction companies seek to acquire equipment for hire from equipment hire companies ...
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What to look for when inspecting a dozer?

Dozers are one of the most common machines you see on all the major construction, mining or forestry projects across ...
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What are Australians building according to Google

When we think of summer in Australia a couple of things cross our minds, cricket, bbq’s, beach and DIY projects! Luckily for ...
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How to create a safe and inspirational home-school environment.

So you have made the big decision to home-school your kids, but where and how do you set up your classroom? While the ...
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How Versatile is a Telehandler?

With the various attachments, additions, sizes and models of telehandlers that are available, understanding which ...
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Can any other machines do they same job as a scraper?

What machines are used for earth-moving? In summary, yes, there are other machines used in the construction, mining and ...
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Types of Scraper Machines used on Construction Sites

  4 Types of Scraper Machines for Hire There are a number of different types of scraper for hire that are used in the ...
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How bridges are built

In today’s world, with technology becoming more and more advanced, bridges are popping up all over the place, and faster ...
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The problems with expos #5 - There are too many of them

It seems like every other day an email hits my inbox about ANOTHER construction expo or event. Now I don't know about you, ...
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A complete guide to Machine Telematics (and how we use them at iSeekplant)

Telematics is a very broad term describing any device that combines telecommunications and informatics - but as it relates ...
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Seven tips to keeping your pet safe during home renovations

About to start home renovations but not sure if you can have your pets onsite? That decision is completely up to you, but ...
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7 Tips for Running a Plant Hire Company for Young Players

Here are some of the most relevant, funniest and otherwise worrisome issues our customers have told us plague the early ...
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Five steps to keeping your pet safe near a construction site

When a new construction begins in your street or neighbourhood it can be a slight inconvenience for you, but have you ...
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10 of the Coolest New Sustainable Construction Materials

Since the beginning of time, innovative people in history have incrementally improved the consumable technology and inputs ...
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The problems with expos #4 - Big purchase decisions aren't made in a day

When was the last time you went anywhere and, with any real research or time to think, spent $25,000 on a machine?! Again ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions Now Selling – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has an extensive range of construction, agricultural, mining and earthmoving equipment for sale across ...
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Construction Site Noise: What are Industry Standards?

Construction Site Noise Standards to Prevent Hearing Loss Heaps of people working in the construction, mining and ...
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A guide to Backhoe Hire Rates: How much should you be paying?

What are average backhoe hire rates? On average, you can expect to pay around $200-$250 per hour when wet hiring a Backhoe. ...
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Discovered bones on your construction site? Here’s what to do

Don’t panic - that’s my first piece of advice - finding bones on a construction site can mean a whole range of things so ...
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How one bolt is revolutionising the concreting industry

Some of the simplest smallest and seemingly insignificant inventions on earth have been the most revolutionary. Sliced ...
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What are the best Concrete Pump brands?

What are the best Concrete Pump Brands in Australia? Schwing Putzmeister Liebherr JUNJIN The best concrete pump truck brands ...
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Are there any other machines that do the same job as a Boom Lift?

What other machines help with elevated work access? Articulated Boom Lifts Telescopic Boom Lifts Scissor Lifts Towable Boom ...
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Concrete Pump Hire Rates: What does it cost to hire a concrete pump?

What are typical Concrete Line Pump Hire Rates? Line Pump (Trailer) dry hire rate: $165 - $182 + GST Per Hour Line Pump ...
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What is the right Concrete Pump for your Job?

What Concrete Pump do you need for your Job?   Uses Features Application Concrete Boom Pump High Rise Development ...
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What are the best Boom Lift brands?

What are the best Boom Lift brands in Australia? JLG Skyjack Genie Haulotte The best boom lift brands in Australia feature ...
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What are average boom lift hire rates?

What are average boom lift hire rates? Knuckle Boom Hire Rates Knuckle Boom Size Average Dry Hire Rates / Day Transport Each ...
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Vacuum Truck Hire Rates Guide

Vacuum trucks are quickly becoming one of the most sort out equipment on any construction site due to its ability to do non ...
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The problems with expos #3 - Decision makers never go to expos

If you think a busy, money making excavator operator has time to travel to a capital city and attend an event and then also ...
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What is the right Boom Lift for your Job?

What Boom Lift do you need for your Job?   Height Uses Function Telescopic Boom Lift (Straight Boom) 30Ft - 150Ft + Longer ...
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Do I need a ticket to operate a Franna Crane?

Do I need a crane license to operate a Franna Crane? In order to operate any mobile non-slewing cranes such as a Franna ...
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What are the best vacuum truck manufacturers

When you’re looking to hire a vacuum truck for a vacuum excavation job, the quality of the machine is an important factor to ...
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A guide to Street Sweeper Hire Rates: How much should you be paying to hire a Street Sweeper?

What are typical Machine Mounted Street Sweeper Hire Rates? Road Truck Street Sweeper Hire Rates Road Truck Street Sweeper ...
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Do you need a license to operate a street sweeper?

If you are looking to hire a street sweeper but not sure if you need a license to operate one, the answer is yes, you need ...
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The problems with expos #2 - Your cost per lead is insane

If you’ve ever exhibited at a construction industry expo or event you know they’re expensive, from sending your staff to run ...
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What is the right Street Sweeper for my job?

Street sweepers are one of the most commonly used machines across all projects as they are designed to reduce debris and ...
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What is the right vacuum truck for my job?

Working on any construction sites you often are confronted with the requirements of using vacuum truck (sometimes referred ...
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What size Grader do you need for you job?

What size Motor Grader to Hire   <10Ft Blade Grader 10Ft Blade Grader 12 Ft Blade Grader 14 Ft Blade Grader 16 Ft Blade ...
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Do you need a licence to operate a trencher?

Operating a trencher takes skill and experience, but not a licence. Now that’s a top level answer, but if you’re seriously ...
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How much should you be paying to hire a Tractor?

What are typical 4x2 Tractor Hire Rates? 4x2 Tractor Hire Rates 4x2 Tractor (25-60 hp) dry hire rate: $40 - $52 + GST Per ...
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A Guide to Water Cart Rates: How much should you be paying to hire a Water Cart?

What are typical Water Cart Hire Rates? Water Cart Hire Rates Water Cart (4,000 - 8000L) dry hire rate: $75 - $105 + GST Per ...
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What are the best tractor brands?

The best tractor brands in Australia are: John Deere Case IH Massey Ferguson New Holland Fendt The top five tractor brands ...
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What are the best Trencher Brands?

What are the best Trencher brands in Australia? Ditch Witch Vermeer Toro Caterpillar (Attachment) John Deere (Attachment) ...
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What is a Roller?

A roller compactor is a piece of machinery that is used to densify (compact) materials like soil, sand, and clean fill, ...
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Do you need a license to operate a water cart?

In Australia it is compulsory for anyone looking to operate a water cart, whether on hire or not, to be holding a Water ...
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How to Hire an Excavator (and get the best prices)

Need to hire an excavator but are unsure how to? It isn’t a difficult process but hiring an excavator does have a few steps ...
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What is the right Trencher for your Job?

What type of Trencher is best for your job?   Trench Width Digging Depth Application Self-Propelled (Walk-Behind) Trenchers ...
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Articulated vs Telescopic Boom Lifts: What’s the Difference?

Elevated work platforms are a necessity for workers to move light loads of equipment from a tall building to the ground or ...
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Do I need a ticket to operate a Scissor Lift?

In most Australian states, it is a legal requirement to obtain a Scissor Lift license prior to operating a electric scissor ...
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Do you need a licence to operate a grader?

When it comes to operating licences for earthmoving machinery like graders there have been changes in recent times that make ...
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Do I need a license to operate a concrete pump?

To operate a concrete pump, otherwise known as a concrete placing boom, you do require a PB HRW license. The PB High Risk ...
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What are the best grader brands?

The best grader brands in Australia are: Caterpillar John Deere Komatsu Volvo The top 4 grader brands in Australia Graders ...
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Do you need a license to operate a vacuum truck?

Whether you need a license to operate a vacuum truck or not can be a difficult question to answer. There is no specific ...
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Are tracks or wheels better for a Skid Steer Loader?

A skid steer loader is a machine that has a small-engine that can be used to complete various job site tasks. Skid steers ...
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What are the best Backhoe brands in Australia?

What are the best backhoe loader brands in Australia? CASE Backhoe Loader Caterpillar Backhoe Loader JCB Backhoe Loader John ...
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What are the best street sweeper manufacturers?

Street sweeper manufacturing is a niche market with a few brands specialising in the design and build of street sweepers ...
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A guide on how to rototill a lawn

Using a rototill as an effective powered garden tool to help revive your lawn or install a new yard, as it turns over the ...
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Five tips for scissor lift safety

It’s common for construction projects to have work that needs to be done at height - this can include anything from ceiling ...
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What are the best tipper truck brands?

Tipper trucks, also known as a dump truck or truck lorries, come in a variety of sizes and classes which have a range of ...
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Construction site dust suppression techniques: How to keep site dust under control

Construction site dust suppression techniques - keeping dust under control. Australia’s construction industry has some of ...
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What is a Dump Truck?

Dump trucks are heavy machinery used to transport large volumes of loose materials such as dirt, sand, ores, gravel, and ...
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Do you need a licence to operate a tractor?

When trying to work out if you need a licence to operate a tractor there are a number of situational things you need to know ...
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Excavator vs. Backhoe: Which machine is best for your project?

Got an excavating project? Wondering what the difference is between an excavator or a backhoe? We’ve got you covered. ...
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What are the best water cart brands?

The best water cart brands in Australia are: Shermac Magnum Australia Allquip Water Trucks Felco Manufacturing Trans Tank ...
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What is a trencher?

Trenchers are like an excavator as they serve the same purpose of breaking soil and rock and removing it from the ground. ...
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What is a dozer?

A dozer short for bulldozer is a continuous tracked tractor with a substantial wide metal plate (blade) that is mounted to ...
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What is the best dozer brand?

Dozers have been around for over a century and are a common earthmoving machine. Otherwise known as bulldozers, they were ...
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DBYD’s Certified Locating Organisation Program is changing the utility locating industry

Gathering all the necessary paperwork for your utility locating work can be tedious on a good day. The process has improved ...
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What is a Street Sweeper?

The waste from construction work contributes to 40 per cent of Australia’s total waste, creating a risk to the environment. ...
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What is Vacuum Excavation?

Vacuum excavation, also referred to as hydro excavation or Non-Destructive Digging, is the process of combining ...
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Why you should use a Group Training Organisation to hire your next apprentice or trainee

When you’re looking to employ an apprentice or trainee you soon discover it’s a lot harder than it used to be. Hiring a ...
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Top 10 Excavator Brands in Australia

What are the best excavator brands available in Australia? When it comes to selecting the right track mounted excavator ...
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What is the best forklift brand?

With a range of brands to choose from it is important you are looking for a high quality forklift to use, as they are not a ...
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What is the right water cart for my job?

The water cart is an essential machine in the mining and construction industry. Dust from construction and mining projects ...
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What Franna Crane brands are the best?

Top Franna Crane brands in Australia Also known as mobile non-slewing or a pick and carry crane, the Franna crane brand is ...
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What is a grader?

Not quite sure why you need a grader for your next project? Knowing what a grader does and what type you need is important ...
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What is a Tractor?

Considered the ultimate transformer with more attachments than you could think of a tractor is a high-powered utility ...
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Which tractor is the right tractor for your job?

Tractors are often used in the construction and farming industries to move and load materials like wood chips, sand, rock, ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions Now Selling – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has an extensive range of construction, mining and earthmoving equipment for sale across Australia.  New ...
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What is a Pipe and Drain Inspection Camera?

Pipe inspection cameras are used to inspect, evaluate and test underground services, pipelines and drains. Pipe and drain ...
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What is a Forklift?

A forklift is a heavy-duty powered vehicle that is used to lift and move materials over short distances. Forklifts were ...
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Which Backhoe attachment is right for your project?

With its wide range of attachment options, knowing which one is best for your backhoe hire job is critical to the success of ...
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Which roller is the best for your job?

Single, double, smooth or padfoot? If you’re deciding to hire a compaction roller for your next job we have the guide for ...
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Do I need a licence to operate a backhoe?

When hiring, operating and managing a backhoe it can be uncertain if you are meeting the right licencing and qualification ...
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3 Major forklift hazards and how to reduce your risks

Any large piece of machinery can become a hazard when not used correctly. Weighing up to 4,000 kilograms, it’s no surprise ...
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Australia’s top 8 warehouse safety issues

Every warehouse comes with different safety issues and knowing which can apply to you is vital to maintaining a safe work ...
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Is A Mini Excavator the Right Excavator For Your Job?

Mini excavators are one of the most popular hire machines for construction sites today so it’s important that you take full ...
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What is a Water Cart?

Water carts and water trucks are specialised water carrying vehicles used across a range of construction and mining ...
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What is Surveying?

Survey equipment refers to a variety of tools used to conduct surveying, which is the mapping and measurement of a certain ...
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John Deere 260E Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) Review & Specs

The 260E John Deere dump truck features a redesigned cab with upgraded chassis and axles which makes work much more ...
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What is a backhoe?

A backhoe is an excavation machine that utilises a digging bucket on the end of a two-part articulated arm. Backhoe loaders ...
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What are common attachments for an Excavator?

Once you have chosen the right excavator for your job, you often need excavator attachments to aid your project. An ...
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What is the right tipper truck for your job?

When you need to hire a tipper truck there are a few things you need to consider before giving a hire company a call. Tipper ...
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Cyclone Safety on Construction Sites: How to Prepare your Construction Site for an Incoming Cyclone

Cyclone and Storm Preparedness on Construction Sites: If you are working in an area of Australia that is prone to cyclones ...
If you don’t think mining and construction is women’s work, you’re wrong.

7 Reasons Why Drop Bears are More Common than Women in Construction

I often claim to work in construction- but we all know I don't. I work in an office in central Brisbane, on a keyboard and ...
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Equipment theft is on the rise and the solution is easier than you think

It’s something that instills fear in even the toughest construction blokes, turning up to site to start a days work and your ...
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What is the right dozer for your job?

When you need to hire a dozer there are a few factors you need to consider before calling a hire company. While all dozers ...
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Seniors Home Modifications: How to Adapt your Home to Prevent Falls and Accidents for the elderly.

This article is a complete guide to making modifications to your house or living spaces for elderly residents or people ...
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John Deere 770G Grader Review & Specs

John Deere 770G Grader review In the heavy construction and labour industry, it can be difficult to keep up to date with ...
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What is a Skid Steer Loader?

A skid steer loader is a versatile machine used to dig, collect, lift and move material, particularly dirt and sand, and ...
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What is a water pump?

Water pumps and dewatering systems are water control equipment that utilise pumping or evaporation to remove or drain ...
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What is the right forklift for your job?

When you need to hire a forklift you normally know what you need it to do. Forklifts have a specific role that involves the ...
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The 10 Longest Tunnels in Australia: How much they cost, how were they built and who runs them now

What are the longest tunnels in Australia? Airport Link Tunnel, Brisbane: 6.7km's Clem Jones Tunnel, Brisbane: 4.8km's ...
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Do you need a license to operate a forklift?

The forklift hire process can be strenuous when you’re new to operating forklifts, or don’t have any plant hire contacts. ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions Now Selling – Powered by GraysOnline

Huge End of Financial Year at GraysOnline with a large range of construction, mining and earthmoving equipment for sale ...
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Caterpillar 226D Skid Steer Loader Review & Specs

Cat 226D Skid Steer comes with more power, functions and control than past models, making it the Cat skid steer of choice ...
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Dial Before You Dig NSW partners up with Civil Contractors Federation for major industry announcement

Sensing a gap in the skills development of the civil infrastructure industry, Dial Before You Dig and the Civil Contractors ...
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What is the right Franna Crane for my job?

Choosing which franna crane to hire for your job can be a complicated task with the seemingly endless range of options on ...
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The seven best site safety management plans you don’t have to fill out

Though the job title can vary, there are a number of people in construction that need to fill out safety and management ...
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iSeekplant does not exhibit at construction industry expos and events. And here's why...

WARNING: This eBook will give you compelling mathematical analysis that will refute the long-held construction industry ...
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What are common attachments for a Dozer?

To properly complete a dozer hire job, it’s important to understand what attachments you may or may not need for your ...
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Hitachi ZX17U-5 Mini Excavator Review & Specs

An introduction to the Hitachi ZX17U-5 Mini Excavator. Hitachi are a leading name in the excavator game because they have ...
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Do you need a license to operate a Tipper Truck?

There are a wide range of functions that dump truck hire can assist you with for your next construction, mining or ...
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Do you need a licence to operate a dozer?

When you're going to hire a dozer for your next project, it’s important to recognise whether or not a license or ticket is ...
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Hitachi EX1200-6 Excavator Review & Full Specs

The Hitachi EX1200-6 excavator is a revolutionary hydraulic excavator, which takes advantage of the latest developments in ...
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What is the right scissor lift for your job?

Deciding on what type of scissor lift you need to hire for your job can be a complicated task. There are a great deal of ...
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What is a Tipper Truck?

Completing any given construction project in a cost and time efficient manner can be tricky at times, so it’s important to ...
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What is a Franna Crane?

A franna crane or commonly referred to as “non-slewing mobile crane” or “pick and carry crane” is a mobile hydraulic crane ...
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What is the right excavator for your job?

Deciding which is the right excavator to hire for the job is often the hardest part of the hire process. Excavators come in ...
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What is the right backhoe for your job?

What is the right backhoe for your job? There are a few factors you need to consider before choosing which backhoe loader ...
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The Top Ten Best Things About the 2019 Election

I don’t care how uncool it makes me sound that Saturday night was one of the best nights home I’ve had in a long time. As ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has a large range of construction, mining and earthmoving equipment for sale across Australia.  GraysOnline has ...
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Best Operator Training Courses & Schools Across Australia - We’ve Reviewed and Given You Our Top 3

At iSeekplant - we’re pretty dialed into the construction industry, so people tell us things (even when we don’t want them ...
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The manhole form assembly guide you’ve been looking for

Manhole forms come in a range of sizes and shapes, but the assembly and removal of them is straightforward. These ...
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What is Demolition?

If you are an individual or company about to embark on a construction project, you might be wondering what demolition is, ...
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The best Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for mobile plant hire - helpful links & resources

Creating a Safe Work Method Statement (pronounced ‘swims’ in the construction ‘biz’) for working in plant hire is essential ...
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Why updating your survey equipment will save you money long term

Updating your vital surveying equipment will save you money in the long run! We've engaged the industry experts Position ...
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Plant & Machinery Pre-Start Checklist - Your Complete Guide

As a responsible operator, running a pre-start check on your plant or machinery before you start the day is the best way to ...
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Why you should keep a machine maintenance record

Machine maintenance records - What should a machine maintenance record include? Machine maintenance records are the most ...
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New design Cat Excavators put safety first

Falls are the highest cause of fatalities in construction in Australia and the new Cat excavator design is aimed at ...
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How to get your excavator licence - a complete guide to tickets, cost and the best trainers!

Congratulations on your decision to join the best industry on earth, construction! Now is the time to do it, with all the ...
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Adani Approved – Vegans Busier than Ever

Vegans blame Jupiter’s retrograde for their busiest time in recent memory – as an unseasonable plethora of reasons to ...
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A Basic Guide to: SEO for Plant Hire Companies – Part 8

Brought to you by the construction professionals who have 1.5 million ranks, across 108 machine classes, and 12,000 ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

  View GraysOnline large range of earthmoving & construction equipment available for sale this week across Australia.  ...
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A complete guide to becoming a DBYD Certified Locator!

Almost everyone in our industry has heard of Dial Before You Dig, the not-for-profit service helping projects across ...
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A Basic Guide to: SEO for Plant Hire Companies – Part 7

Brought to you by the construction professionals who have 1.5 million ranks, across 108 machine classes, and 12,000 ...
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Variable Message Board & Traffic Message Board Hire Rates: What should you be paying?

A necessity for most roadworks jobs, variable message boards come in a variety of sizes and types can be found in plentiful ...
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A Guide to Trencher Hire Rates: How Much Should You Be Paying to Hire a Trencher

When someone wants to hire a 'trencher' our next question is always, what the hell do you mean by that? That's because there ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has an extensive range of earthmoving & construction equipment for sale across Australia.  GraysOnline has an ...
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Komatsu PC200-8 Excavator Review & Specs

Known for their holistic approach to practical design, Komatsu does not disappoint with their fuel efficient, powerful and ...
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Crane Trucks & Hiab Trucks Hire Rates: What you should pay per hour, per job and per load

Crane trucks, which are sometimes called Hiab trucks (because Hiab manufacture the most popular brand of crane truck), are ...
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A Guide To Roller & Compaction Hire Rates: What should you be paying?

This article discusses the hire rates you can expect to pay across 5 types of civil construction rollers, including padfoot ...
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A Basic Guide to: SEO for Plant Hire Companies – Part 6

Brought to you by the construction professionals who have 1.5 million ranks, across 108 machine classes, and 12,000 ...
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A Guide to Bull Dozer Hire Rates: How much should you be paying to hire a dozer?

Dozers would easily be the machines in earthmoving undergoing the most profound transformation in usability in this era of ...
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A Guide to Scissor Lift Hire Rates: How much should you be paying?

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A Guide to Post Hole Digger Rates. How much should you be paying?

DIY Hire (Dry Hire) Rates for a Post Hole Digger Post Hole Digger: One man hand operated boring machine, dry hire - $95 + ...
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Scaffolding Hire Rates: How much should you be paying to hire scaffolding and have it installed?

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Hiring a Tipper, Semi Tipper, Truck & Dog or Low Loaders - Average Hire Rates

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Sydney set for innovative manhole form solutions!

Sydney projects are in for a treat as innovative manhole form hiring services finally expand to NSW. The trend of hiring out ...
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A Guide to Mini Excavator Hire Rates: Here's how much you should be paying

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A simple guide to digging trenches

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A simple DIY guide to land clearing

Steps to clearing your backyard: Know the lay of the land Create a plan Organise machines and any missing equipment Knock ...
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A Basic Guide to: SEO for Plant Hire Companies – Part 4

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Do you need a licence to operate an excavator?

You’ve probably considered working in excavation or thought of renting a machine for some DIY home excavations, but what are ...
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A step-by-step guide to building a shed

Steps to build a shed: Know the lay of the land Draft your up your plans Finalise plans and mark out area Excavate the slab ...
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A step-by-step guide to building a retaining wall

 Steps to build a retaining wall: Know the lay of the land - contact Dial Before You Dig Draft your wall design Finalise ...
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A step-by-step guide to building a new driveway

Steps to build a driveway: Check for underground utilities Survey your land and know your boundaries Mark your project area ...
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ZX55U-5 Hitachi Mini Excavator Review & Specs

The ZX55U-5 5 tonne mini excavator by Hitachi simple maintenance, an impressive operator’s cab and high performance ...
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We’ve engaged in the equipment finance space long enough to hear all the tales of woe, from a lack of process understanding ...
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The complete steps to building a pool in Australia

The steps to building a pool Ensure you have the money Know the lay of the land Finalise plans and hire labour Dig out the ...
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A Basic Guide to: SEO for Plant Hire Companies – Part 3

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As any business owner in a capital intensive industry would know, finance plays a significant role in business. On top of ...
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Should I hire or purchase my manhole form?

There are more than just a few reasons why you should hire rather than buy when it comes to manhole forms. To help out, ...
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A Basic Guide to: SEO for Plant Hire Companies – Part 2

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Top construction and mining news sources in Australia

Keeping up with industry news isn't just a great way to find out what's happening, it can also give you a serious commercial ...
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South Australia set for $5.4 billion, 4-year project boost!

The Government of South Australia has outlined a $5.4 billion pipeline of infrastructure works for across the State, over ...
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Construction in Sydney is booming - here’s what it means for Plant Hire companies!

Infrastructure development is booming across New South Wales and with the WestConnex, Western Sydney Airport, Sydney Metro ...
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WestConnex reaches halfway mark

Construction of WestConnex, which the City of Sydney Council has recently estimated to cost over $45 billion, is fast ...
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Multi-billion-dollar high-speed rail proposed for Regional NSW!

The current New South Wales Government has announced plans for four state-of-the-art fast rail routes connecting Sydney to a ...
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Guide to CPB Contractors and their major projects

CPB Contractors is the largest and most prominent construction contracting company in Australia, with projects ...
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Guide to the Sydney Metro

Pinned as Australia's biggest public transportation project, the 3-stage, $33.7 billion Sydney Metro covers 31 stations and ...
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Rio Tinto to invest $3.5 billion into WA’s Koodaideri iron ore mine!

Rio Tinto has approved $3.5 billion AUD for their intelligent Koodaideri mine project in Western Australia, with the ...
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Breaking: Adani's mega Carmichael Mine to go ahead, will be self-financed

Adani have confirmed that the Carmichael mine in Queensland will go ahead with the company covering the remaining funding ...
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How much should I be paying to hire a Forklift?

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Anglo adapts payment policy to help small businesses

Anglo American is shifting to a 30-day payment policy for small to medium-sized Australian businesses, in a bid to support ...
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$1.3 billion Sydney Metro construction contract awarded to CPB

CIMIC subsidiaries, CPB Contractors and UGL, have been selected by the NSW Government to deliver the ‘Line-wide works ...
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Dump Truck Hire Rates Guide

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North Queensland set for major $1.3 billion nickel and cobalt project!

The former nickel town of Greenvale will be revitalised through a $1.3 billion nickel and cobalt production project. The ...
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A complete guide to Western Sydney Airport

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Major mining lease awarded for Central Queensland’s newest mine!

A mining lease has been granted pertaining to a greenfields underground longwall operation, Ironbark No. 1, that is ...
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Volvo G930 Grader Review & Specs

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Autonomous revolution in full swing as Cat reaches billion tonne milestone!

Caterpillar’s autonomous trucks have hauled over one billion tonnes since the first few trucks were launched in 2013. The ...
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A Complete Guide to the South Flank Mine

What is the South Flank Mine? The $4.5bn South Flank mine is a BHP-led iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia. ...
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Grader Hire Rates Guide

Many earthmoving and construction jobs will need a grader on site. Graders are used for civil engineering projects to ...
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A complete guide to Thiess and their major projects

Founded in the 1940s, Thiess is the world’s largest contract miner. Thiess is an Australian company, owned by CIMIC, whose ...
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Fortescue and Theiss team up for machine AI revolution

Dozens of Fortescue Metals Group’s haul trucks will be upgraded with autonomous system technology under a contract with ...
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330G John Deere Skid Steer Review & Specs

The 330G John Deere skid steer packs a lot with its punch. With a high operating capacity and gross horsepower in this small ...
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All-new $1 billion lithium plant to be built near Bunbury, WA!

Lithium powerhouse, Albemarle Corporation, has been given environmental approval to construct and operate a $1 billion ...
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Runaway iron ore train derailed by BHP in the Pilbara

A train delivering iron ore in the Pilbara region was strategically derailed on Monday after it took off without a driver. ...
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A Guide to Crane Hire Rates: What Should You Be Paying?

What are typical hourly crane hire rates? Crane hire rates can vary dramatically based on a few factors that include, type ...
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A complete guide to Downer and their major projects

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A Complete Guide to the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Project

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Rio Tinto delivers huge for Western Australia, $27 billion and 47,400 jobs!

An independent analysis has shown that Rio Tinto injected $27.3 billion into the West Australian economy, along with 13,000 ...
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Volvo A60H Articulated Dump Truck Review & Specs

The Volvo A60H Articulated Dump Truck offers double the load and performance in half the time.     When it comes to ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

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A Guide to Excavator and Digger Hire Rates: How Much Should You Be Paying?

What are average excavator and digger hire rates? Excavator Size Average Dry Hire Rates Average Wet Hire Rates 1-2 Tonne ...
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Complete List of Australia's Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 Contractors and Builders

Below is iSeekplant's complete guide to Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 contractors and builders in Australia (along with ...
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Tunneling has begun on the $12.9 billion Sydney Metro Stage 2

Tunnelling work has begun under the Sydney Harbour, within Stage 2 of Australia’s biggest public transport project. The ...
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A complete guide to BHP and their major mining projects

BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, is a multinational mining, metals and petroleum company. Founded in the rural ...
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Woodside prioritises Bechtel for major Pluto LNG contract in $15.5 billion Scarborough project

Bechtel are preparing for a major contract to build a second Pluto LNG train (a liquefaction and purification facility) ...
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A complete guide to Rio Tinto and their major mining projects

Founded in 1873, Rio Tinto is one of the world's largest metals and mining companies. Rio Tinto is an Australian company ...
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Downer has won a major construction contract to deliver Australia's largest solar farm!

BELECTRIC GmbH have awarded Downer a major contract for work on “Australia’s largest solar farm project”. The contract ...
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Top Ten Heavy Equipment Manufacturers (2017/2018)

Following a downward trend in heavy equipment sales across the board in the past few years, 2017 bucked the trend with a ...
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Machine innovation continues with advanced excavator control systems

Pioneering on the machine technology front continues with a range of innovative support systems being released throughout ...
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Everything you need to know about Melbourne's $11 Billion Metro Tunnel

Melbourne's Metro Tunnel is one of Australia's largest ever public transport projects. Major construction works are already ...
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A major construction contract has been awarded for the $9.3b Inland Rail. Construction will begin this year!

INLink and the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) have agreed on a contract to construct the first section of the mega ...
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Major WA energy project to deliver 1,000 construction jobs!

Kwinana, south of Perth, looks to thrive on a massive job boost created by a $668m, state-of-the-art, waste-to-energy ...
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Bobcat T190 Review & Full Specs

The Bobcat T190 skid steer is a heavy-duty bobcat loader designed to go the distance. If you want a compact skid steer ...
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North Queensland's major $330 million energy hub to deliver hundreds of jobs

Far North Queensland is in for a job boost as the State Government of Queensland announces that the FNQ Renewables Energy ...
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Multi-billion dollar QLD transport upgrade hailed as a game-changer, massive job & tourism boost

Talk of a brand new rapid rail network in SE QLD continues to make headlines after gaining national coverage last week, as ...
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High-tech abattoir in Gladstone to deliver hundreds of construction jobs

A high-tech, $308 million abattoir project is set to deliver hundreds of jobs, with the Gladstone development due to start ...
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Major infrastructure link proposed for islands within Moreton Bay, SE QLD

As SE Queensland’s population continues to grow, calls have been made for infrastructure to connect key islands in the ...
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Thiess nabs major $1.2 billion, 300 job contract at Mt Arthur, Hunter Valley

Thiess has won a 5-year, $1.2b contract for mining services at Mt Arthur, in the Hunter Valley, that is anticipated to ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

  GraysOnline has a large range of earthmoving equipment available for sale across Australia!  GraysOnline are auctioning ...
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6000L Vac-U-Digga Vacuum Excavation Truck Review & Specs

If you’re looking to invest in a sucker truck that's been engineered for difficult hydro excavation, non-destructive ...
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Bis boosts Australian underground services, acquires UGM

Perth-based Bis have acquired an Australian mining services company, the UGM Group, who began their operations in 1997 ...
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Tenders called for desalination plant within WA’s $396m Myalup-Wellington project

Tenders have officially been opened for the construction of a desalination plant for a major Western Australian project, the ...
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Omega’s Contract for WA’s $1.12b NorthLink Stage 2 Cancelled, Administration Likely

The company contracted to complete 10 bridges for Western Australia’s $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project is reportedly in ...
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WA’s $390m Wellington Water Project makes steady progress

The $390 million Myalup-Wellington Water Project is on track with $190 million worth ($140m with a $50m loan) of Federal ...
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Mega Milestone: 20 Years of Dial Before You Dig in Queensland

Celebrating a milestone for Dial Before You Dig Queensland (DBYDQ) having reached 20 years of service driving the safe ...
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$104m Cairns Bruce Hwy Upgrade awarded to Georgiou Koppen JV

Stage Four of the Cairns Bruce Highway Master Plan, part of the greater $8.5b Bruce Highway upgrade project, has been ...
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Over $1.45b to deliver 2150 jobs in Darwin, Northern Territory

Two major projects in the Northern Territory are anticipated to deliver around 2150 jobs through investments worth around ...
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Mega Construction Equipment Convention set for Sydney this November

Construction Mining and Equipment Industry Group (CMEIG) have confirmed that Sydney will host the very first National ...
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EOIs invited for Victoria's Geelong and Warrnambool Line Upgrades

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has announced that the government is inviting firms to submit Expressions of ...
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Sponsored: Introducing iDig 2D Excavator Control

Position partners introduces, iDig 2D Excavator Control. This innovative piece of technology has been designed and built ...
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Mega 250km/h, $70b high speed rail proposal for SE Queensland, SMEC Report

A new report by SMEC has put forward a $70 billion proposal for a high speed rail solution to mitigate regional travel times ...
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A $1 billion Gladstone energy project has taken a major step forward! Will create 1,000 jobs

A $1 billion Gladstone Energy and Ammonia Project has taken a major step forward with Queensland's independent ...
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Jewel Crisis, 800 workers walk off $1.4b QLD development, waving CFMEU flags

Over 800 workers have walked off the $1.4 billion Jewel development site this week in protest of a mass sacking that ...
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BHP awards $240m contract to Perth-based Monadelphous

Monadelphous has been awarded a $240m contract by BHP, with activities focused around shutdowns, outages and minor capital ...
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Vict Govt awards $1b contract to CIMIC’s CPB contractors with RIA

The Victorian Government has awarded a Metro Tunnel Project package of works worth $1 billion to the Rail Infrastructure ...
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Google’s Mobile First is here: Could your plant hire site disappear from the net?

There are 99 different ranking factors spread across multiple Google algorithms. The mobile friendliness of a site has been ...
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$1.6b Toowoomba Second Range Crossing due to open 2019

Toowoomba’s mega $1.6 billion, 41 km roadworks project, the Second Range Crossing, continues to make headway as it maintains ...
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Rio Tinto has approved $2.1 billion for two massive iron ore projects in the Pilbara

Rio Tinto have approved a $2.1 billion joint venture endeavour that will see the delivery of two high-grade iron ore ...
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What is a power generator?

A power generator is an appliance that generates electricity by converting an energy source like diesel or petrol into power ...
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John Deere 670G Grader Review & Specs

The 670G John Deere grader offers a high torque engine, smooth operation, affordable running costs and ease of use.   In ...
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Lithium Mining Delivers BIG for WA, Increased Spodumene Production

The overall mining industry in WA boasted a direct employment figure of around 112,000 for the last financial year, with an ...
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Volvo A30D Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) Review & Specs | Volvo Dumper

The A30D Volvo dumper packs power, reliability, speed, industry-leading technology and productivity that is unique to this ...
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$8.5b Bruce Highway, Bne to Cairns, Sunshine Coast Progress

Queensland’s mammoth 1,700 km Bruce Highway Upgrade Program continues to make progress as it nears 5 years since the start ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

  GraysOnline is selling off loads of machines throughout Australia! GraysOnline are auctioning off a range of high quality ...
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PM on site as $5b Western Sydney Airport breaks ground

The first turning of sod at Badgerys Creek’s $5 billion Western Sydney Airport (SWZ) project occurred earlier this week, ...
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$440m Murray Basin Rail Project Suffers Delay to 2020

Vague timelines for the Murray Basin Rail Project are keeping businesses and grain traders in the dark, restricting them ...
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Progress on VIC’s North East Link, a $16b, 26km Freeway Project

The Victorian Government has released detailed design and digital assets for the State’s largest ever road project, the ...
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Plans Revealed for Perth’s Alkimos Central, Tourism Boost + 15k Jobs

The West Australian Government has released new details pertaining to MetroNet’s Alkimos Central Station and town hub ...
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$16b Adani Mine Steams Ahead With Rail Application

Adani’s $16b controversial mine continues to make progress, despite ongoing hurdles, as the company submits its operating ...
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Major Construction Continues on Tasmania’s $500m Mega Highway

Tasmania continues to see major infrastructure projects rolled out, as the $92.3 million Perth Link Roads project starts ...
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New Details on $15b Melb Airport ‘Super Train’ inc. 12k Jobs

New details have emerged surrounding the now $15 billion Melbourne Airport Link project, including figures on job estimates, ...
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Positive Changes for Canberra’s Billion Dollar Light Rail

The Australian Capital Territory’s Light Rail project is expected to see some big improvements as planning for stage 2 is ...
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Hire out with iSeekplant or sell off with GraysOnline at $0 Seller’s commission during October 2018*

iSeekplant is pleased to announce an exclusive offer for customers via GraysOnline, throughout October. For the month of ...
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$1b Coal Mega Mine near Moranbah Starts Consultation

Community residents have been invited to have their say on a proposed $1 billion open cut metallurgical coal mine that will ...
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Melbourne Airport Rail Link gets $5 Billion Private Boost

A private consortium has injected $5 billion into the Melbourne Airport Rail project, lifting total funds to a whopping $15 ...
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Stage 2 of $711m Monash Freeway Invites Tenders

The next stage of the $711 million Monash Free Upgrade will soon see shortlisted contractors invited to submit delivery ...
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3000L Vac-U-Digga Vacuum Excavation Truck Review & Specs

If you're a company that needs to complete sub-surface excavation in order to expose pipes, cables or other infrastructure ...
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VIC Govt Announces $16m Training Centre for Tunnelling

In an Australian-first, the Victorian Government will deliver a $16 million Tunnelling Centre with the Holmesglen Institute ...
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QLD Govt Awards AtP to Central Petroleum for Domestic Gas

The Queensland Government has announced that Central Petroleum has secured an Authority to Prospect at the Surat Basin, ...
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Civmec Expansion to Bolster Economy in Hunter Valley NSW

Hunter Valley residents are in for a job and wage growth injection as Civmec continues to roll out operations at its brand ...
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GraysOnline Unreserved Major Event Online Auction – All Must Go!

  Prime Movers, Agitator & Water Trucks, Side Tipper and Dry Power Trailers, Dollys, Graders, Wheel Loaders, Rollers and ...
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Townsville Port Stage 1 gets $150m from State & Federal Funding

The Federal Government has announced $75 million in funding, matching the QLD Govt, for the first stage of the Townsville ...
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Your Ticket to Munich is on us: Join Position Partners at BAUMA 2019!

Have you been thinking about adding 3D machine control to your equipment? Now is the time! Be one of the first 20 customers ...
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Wagner Family Wins Defamation Case Against Slander Jones

Customers of iSeekplant and general local good blokes, the Wagner family of Toowoomba’s construction powerhouse the Wagner ...
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Clive Palmer to Deliver 1k Jobs via $1.54b QLD Power Station

Queensland Tycoon Clive Palmer has announced a $1.54 billion coal-fired power station project to be developed in ...
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Gold Bonanza hits WA Locals with $6.5m find over four days

West Australia’s famous Goldfields are back in the news after a whopping $6.5m worth of gold, in the form of two mega ...
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Thiess Wins New $190m Contract for Nickel Mine in Leinster WA

BHP’s Nickel West has awarded Thiess, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, a contract worth $190m for mining services at the ...
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Barminco Secures 5-year $700m Extension for WA Gold Mine

Barminco has secured a 5-year extension on activities at AngloGold Ashanti’s Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, located 55 km south of ...
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WA Govt Releases RFP for two METRONET Projects

A single Request for Proposal (RFP) has emerged for two projects within Perth’s greater METRONET expansion. The RFP ...
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$9.3b, 1700 km Inland Rail Project Given Green Light to Start Construction

Australia’s biggest interstate rail project has been green-lighted to begin construction on the 1,700km Melbourne to ...
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Massive End of Project & Surplus Asset Disposal LIVE Auction – Powered by GraysOnline

Australia's largest online industrial auctioneer, GraysOnline, will be selling off hundreds of assets at a live auction ...
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Specialist squads conduct swift recovery of 2 men at Tahmoor Coal Mine in NSW

Some great news has come out of New South Wales this morning with reports that the two men trapped down Tahmoor Coal Mine ...
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Criscon charged $405k for 2016 Eagle Farm construction deaths

A $405k fine has been handed down to the employer of two construction workers who were killed on-site when a pair of ...
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South Australia fast tracks major infrastructure projects with $395 million

The Federal Government has announced that it will fast track $395 million worth of funding for three major South Australian ...
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Sydney Metro continues to break ground as project prepares to build its newest tunnel

Sydney Metro, an automated rapid transit system, continues to take shape as a new batch of tunnel boring machines (TBMs) ...
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MACA awarded $700m Queensland Bluff PCI contract, with December start

A $700 million Queensland mining contract has been won by MACA Limited (ASX: MLD), to be undertaken over 10 years. The ‘life ...
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Case CX210C Excavator Review & Full Specs

The Case CX210 excavator offers versatility, power and fuel-efficiency.   A mid-range masterpiece from Case, the Case CX210C ...
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Rio Tinto’s Amrun mine has already paid $1.5 billion to Queensland businesses

Rio Tinto's $2.6b Amrun project has reached 90% completion, with the project expected to become operational over summer. Rio ...
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Tasmania to deliver $200 million worth of port infrastructure upgrades

The Tasmanian Government has revealed more information on its $200 million Port Master Plan, which includes a $50 million ...
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Construction starts on $370 million Moorabool Wind Farm, northwest of Melbourne

Construction has begun on the Victorian Moorabool Wind Farm project, 67km from Melbourne, with news that the first sod of ...
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Victorian Govt announces $50 billion Melbourne rail expansion, with 20,000 construction jobs

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that his government plans to build a $50 billion underground rail expansion, ...
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EOI's have opened for a massive earthworks contract at Western Sydney Airport

The Western Sydney Airport has reached a major milestone as Expressions of Interest are called for a major contract to ...
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Anglo secures long-term lease of 16 Komatsu 830Es for QLD’s Bowen Basin

Anglo American have leased 16 Komatsu 830Es on a long-term deal with National P&E. A dozen mining dump trucks have been ...
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CAT 140M Grader Review & Full Specs

140M grader offers industry-leading design, durability, engine power and comfort. Caterpillar are one of the best-known ...
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Australia’s largest prison set to deliver on 1100 construction jobs in NSW

Australia’s largest prison, a mammoth $700 million project covering roughly 180 football fields, continues to roll out ...
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Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS) delivering on jobs promise

South Australia’s NAIS project has already begun delivering on its construction jobs promise as 29 km of transfer pipeline ...
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Brisbane’s $3.6bn Queen’s Wharf starts civil work

Brisbane’s biggest riverside project since the South Bank Parklands has formally begun civil work with a 2022 completion ...
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West Australian Govt approves $158m major development project next to Perth Arena

After months of discussions, the Western Australian Government has finally approved a $158m addition to the Perth City Link ...
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Bobcat s650 Skid Steer Review & Specs

The Bobcat s650 skid steer loader has been cleverly designed to be a machine that’s easy to handle with a higher lifting ...
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The Victorian Government will deliver a $736 million project to duplicate the Geelong Rail line

The Victorian Government has committed to delivering a $736 million project which will duplicate an 11 kilometre stretch of ...
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EOI's being called for a major earthworks package at the Western Sydney Airport

Western Sydney Airport Co is calling for expressions of interest for the first of three major earthworks packages on the ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

  GraysOnline have done it again! This week, they're rolling out a bonanza of top quality gear to get the bargain hunters ...
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York Civil will cease trading immediately, all 188 employees made redundant

York Civil, a major construction and engineering company, has ceased trading. This will leave all 188 of their employees out ...
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Toowoomba becomes first Council to require ‘DBYD’ Certified Contractors

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has become the first Local Government in Australia to endorse and require ‘Dial Before You ...
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Downer awarded a $160 million construction contract for Victorian solar farm

Downer has been awarded a major Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract worth approximately $160 million for the ...
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Kubota SVL75 Compact Track Loader Review & Full Specs

The Kubota SVL75’s innovative design coupled with a pragmatic approach to engineering and a focus on real-life use in ...
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Fluor Awarded construction management contract at BHP's South Flank Pilbara mine

Fluor has been awarded a project and construction management contract at BHP's major new South Flank iron ore mine in ...
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Rio Tinto has approved funding for its 'intelligent' Pilbara Mine

Rio Tinto has approved $197 million in preliminary funding for its Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara ...
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Construction contract awarded for stage 4 of the $1.6 billion Northern Road upgrade

The New South Wales Government has awarded the construction contract for Stage 4 of Western Sydney's $1.6 billion Northern ...
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Construction has begun on BHP's South Flank project

First sod has officially been turned on BHP's $4.9 billion South Flank iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region. ...
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$152 million construction contract awarded for Far North Queensland's Smithfield Bypass

The Queensland Government has awarded a design and construction contract for the Smithfield Bypass. The contract has been ...
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CAT 740 Articulated Dump Truck Review & Full Specs

The Caterpillar 740 articulated dump truck is an excellent all-rounder that provides a mix of versatility, powerful ...
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Tenders called for works on Brisbane's $3.6 billion Queens Wharf mega-project

One of Australia's largest CBD developments, the $3.4 billion Queens Wharf project, has taken a major step towards getting ...
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EOI's have opened for the $944 million Brisbane Metro

A special industry briefing was conducted yesterday for local and international businesses to learn more about the Brisbane ...
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Oceania Damage Prevention Conference

OCEANIA DAMAGE PREVENTION CONFERENCE GOLD COAST CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE Queensland, Australia August 20-23, 2018   ...
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Victorian Gov approves a $5 billion investment in the Melbourne Airport Rail Link

The Victorian State Government has announced that it will match The Federal Government's $5 billion funding of the Melbourne ...
Northern Gas Pipeline

Construction of the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline has been Completed

The Northern Gas Pipeline, linking Tennant Creek to Mt Isa, has officially completed construction and gas is expected to ...
BHP South Flank

BHP has awarded NRW Holdings a $176 million contract at their South Flank Mine

BHP has contracted NRW Holdings to deliver the bulk earthworks and concrete works at the South Flank iron ore mine in the ...
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$1 billion Metro Tunnel contract awarded to John Holland, CPB Contractors, AECOM joint venture

A consortium comprising of John Holland, CPB Contractors and AECOM has been awarded a $1 billion Metro Tunnel contract to ...
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Contract awarded for Stage 2 of $615 million Gawler Rail Line electrification

Lendlease, who delivered stage 1 of the Gawler Rail Line electrification, has been given the nod by the South Australian ...
Granville Harbour Wind Farm

$280 million Granville Harbour Wind Farm set to begin construction after receiving green light

Tasmania's Granville Harbour Wind Farm is set to begin construction shortly after receiving its required funding. This 112 ...
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$711 million Monash Freeway Upgrade has been given the green light

The Monash Freeway will be upgraded into a 10-lane mega highway after being placed on Infrastructure Australia's ...
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Watpac awarded major contract for Adelaide's $165 Million Airport Terminal Expansion

Watpac Limited has been appointed to deliver the construction management contract for the Adelaide Airport Terminal ...
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BHP Rolls Out Electric Utes to its Light Vehicle Fleet

BHP has rolled out two electric utes into its fleet of 240 light vehicles at South Australia’s Olympic Dam mine. The ...
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Laing O’Rourke Awarded $495 Million Defence Construction Contracts

UK Contractor Laing O’Rourke has been awarded two construction contracts by the Australian Defence Force worth a combined ...
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Thiess has been awarded a $480 million contract at QCoal’s Northern Hub Mines

QCoal has awarded Thiess a $480 million contract extension to continue operations at their Northern Hub mines in ...
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Three Major Contracts Awarded for the Western Sydney Airport

Construction on the Western Sydney Airport is set to begin before the end of 2018. The federal government this week awarded ...
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Cool Machine of the Week: ADiT Engineering’s L-MUVA

In the late 80’s ADiT Engineering was briefed to build a low-maintenance utility vehicle for use in underground mining. ...
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Jemena to Deliver New $140 Million Gas Pipeline & Processing Facility in QLD

Jemena, along with Queensland-based gas company Senex Energy, are moving ahead with plans to build a gas processing facility ...
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BHP has awarded Thiess a $225 million contract for their Rocky’s Reward mine

BHP has awarded a $225 million contract to Thiess to continue to provide mining services at Rocky’s Reward nickel mine in ...
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NSW Government Announces $3 Billion in Funding for Stage 3 of the Sydney Metro

The New South Wales Government has announced $3 billion in funding has been reserved for the third leg of the Sydney Metro ...
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You can now check a machines telematics using your phone’s camera

The Fleet Office has launched their game-changing new telematics product FleetAR. FleetAR displays the data being ...
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CPB Contractors Awarded $260 Million Contract at BHP’s South Flank

CIMIC Group's CPB Contractors has been awarded a major contract by BHP to deliver the construction of bulk earthworks, ...
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BHP approves $4.5 billion Pilbara Iron Ore Mine

BHP Billiton’s board has approved a $3.8 billion spend on a new iron ore in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. In total, ...

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Thiess Awarded a $160 Million Contract Extension at Curragh Coal Mine

Thiess has been rewarded for a strong performance at the Curragh Coal Mine with a $160 million contract extension. Coronado ...
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$300 Million LNG Terminal to be Constructed in NSW

Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest’s Australian Industrial Energy is going ahead with plans to build a floating LNG import terminal in ...
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The Keys to a Plant Hire Kingdom

My name is Steveo, from Steveo’s Plant Hire. I’m sure you’ve heard of us, we’re the blokes who have got contracts with all ...
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$1 Billion Queensland Wind Farm Has Received Approval

In a push to reach its 50 per cent renewable energy target Queensland’s Labor government has approved one of Australia’s ...
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Stage 1 of the $1 Billion Parramatta Light Rail Set to Begin Construction, Create 5,000 Jobs

Construction will begin within months on stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail after the project received planning approval. ...
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What is a Concrete Pump?

Concrete Pumping in Australia is an invaluable service when undertaking any construction project. In many situations, ...

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

If you're looking for some new gear at bargain prices –check out what GraysOnline has on auction! Australia’s leading ...
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Australian Government to construct Antarctica's First Paved Runway

The Turnbull Government has announced that it intends to construct Antarctica’s first paved runway, which will be located ...
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Downer Awarded a $150 Million Solar Project in New South Wales

First Solar has awarded Downer a $150 million contract for the engineering procurement and design of their 875MWac Beryl ...

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

This month, GraysOnline has stacks of great gear up-for-grabs If you're looking to invest in some new heavy equipment, check ...
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Work has Begun on Victoria’s $350 Million Bulgana Green Power Hub, Will Create 1300 Jobs

Work has begun on the Bulgana Green Power Hub in Stawell, Victoria. This major energy project will includes the construction ...
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Downer and Seymour Whyte Awarded $450 Million Princes Highway Contract

Downer and Seymour Whyte have been announced as the contractors awarded the $450 million contract for the construction of ...
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$1.6 Billion Floating LNG Project Granted Major Project Status

The Australian Government has granted a $1.6 billion floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) Major Project Status. ...
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2018 Budget: What We Know About the $24 Billion Infrastructure Package

The 2018 Federal Budget is set to be announced tonight with some major funding expected for infrastructure projects. Below ...
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Cat is Sending its 5000th 793 Mining Truck to Australia

Cat has reached a major milestone in the production of its 793F truck. Caterpillar will send its 5000th 793, which has been ...
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Courts Revive $900 Million New Acland Mine Expansion

Queensland’s Supreme Court has overturned a recommendation from the Land Court to scrap the expansion of the New Acland coal ...
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Construction in Adelaide is Booming! Here’s an Overview of What’s Going On

iSeekplant’s CEO Sally McPherson recently travelled to the City of Churches to catch up with some customers and get a ...

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has stacks of quality earthmoving machines up for auction this May GraysOnline, Australia’s leading industrial ...
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WA to Receive $5.4 Billion Cash Injection for Infrastructure Projects

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that Western Australia will receive a “game-changing” $5.4 billion ...
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Victorian Government to Invest $941 Million into Regional Roads

The 2018/19 Victorian Budget will see the Victorian Government invest nearly a billion dollars into the state’s regional ...
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$5 Billion Committed to Melbourne Airport Rail Link by the Federal Government

The Federal Government has committed $5 billion to Melbourne’s Airport Rail Link, which will connect Melbourne Airport in ...
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Chevron to Expand Gorgon Gas Project, Will Create Hundreds of Jobs

Chevron and its partners have announced a multi-billion dollar expansion for its Gorgon LNG Project. So far Chevron and its ...
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Sydney’s Northwest Rail Project is $500 Million Under Budget

The New South Wales Government has announced that the Sydney Northwest rail project is $500 million under budget. New South ...
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Downer has been awarded a $660 Million Contract at OZ Minerals Carrapateena Mine

Downer has been awarded a $660 million contract which will see them deliver underground mining services at OZ Minerals’ ...
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OVERTURNED: Northern Territory Lifts its Fracking Ban

The Northern Territories Chief Minister Michael Gunnar has today announced the Northern Territory Government will lift its ...
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Not Getting Paid Sucks, That’s Why iSeekplant is letting you run free Credit Checks

For a limited time you can run FREE credit checks through iSeekplant.com.au. Don’t risk doing business with someone who ...
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iSeekplant Takes a Humorous Look at the Stark Reality of Getting Work in Construction

Today, online plant hire equipment database iSeekplant launches a new video marketing campaign which follows the story of ...

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

This month, GraysOnline has tonnes of quality earthmoving equipment on auction Australia’s leading industrial auctioneers, ...
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The Biggest Gold Mines in Australia

At iSeekPlant, we’re committed to keeping you in the know, which is why we’ve done the research for you. We’ve got a list of ...
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This Man Has Been Using His Franna Crane as a Ridesharing Vehicle

The below blog was provided by Darryl to shed some light on how he became The Driver G’day to all my readers, my name is ...
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Is All Of Your Debt Tied Up With A Bank? If So, You Could Be Paying Too Much

We’ve partnered with our mates over at Finlease to give you some tips about how to properly finance your machines to make ...
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$640 Million Wind Farm Project Receives Approval, Will Create 800 Jobs

One of the countries largest wind farm projects has received approval from the New South Wales Government. The Liverpool ...
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Giant Plane Used to Deliver Drilling Rigs to the Pilbara

Epiroc, a mining equipment manufacturer, has chartered one of the world’s largest planes to deliver two 21 tonne drill rigs ...
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What is an Excavator?

An excavator is a machine group used for activities like demolition, earthmoving, excavation, dredging and trenching. It is ...
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BREAKING: North Korea Agrees to Finance Adani’s Carmichael Mine

Marking the hermit states first major foray into foreign investment, North Korea has reached terms with Adani to finance the ...
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A $514 Million Contract has been Awarded for QLD’s Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade

Queensland’s Bruce Highway is set to receive a $514 million upgrade via the Haughton River Upgrade project. The Queensland ...
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BHP Has Awarded Thiess a $185 Million Coal Contract

BHP has awarded Thiess a $185 million contract to provide mining services at the Mt Arthur coal operation in New South ...
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This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has quality heavy equipment on auction at bargain prices GraysOnline, Australia’s leading industrial ...
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Glencore Agrees to Acquire Rio’s Queensland Coal Assets for $2.2 Billion

Rio Tinto and Glencore have agreed to a deal for the purchase of Rio Tinto’s Queensland coal assets. Glencore will purchase ...
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Western Sydney Airport is Requesting Tenders for a Massive Earthworks Package

The Western Sydney Airport Company has released a request for tender for the Western Sydney Airport's early earthworks ...
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Thiess Has Been Awarded a $190 Million Contract at Anglo’s Dawson South

Anglo American has awarded Thiess a $190 million mining services contract extension at their Dawson coal mine in ...
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7 Great Construction Websites You’ll Want to Copy

In an industry that still likes to do a lot of business over the phone a well-designed website is vital to converting ...
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Adani to Spend $1 Billion on Renewables Projects

Adani is examining potential pumped hydro and wind power projects across Australia. They could potentially invest $1 billion ...
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Huge Unreserved Ezyquip Hire Fleet Auction Hits GraysOnline

This month, GraysOnline will be selling off 40+ of Ezyquip Hire's earthmoving machines and trucks Ezyquip Hire is selling ...
Front-End-Loader

A WA Man in a Front End Loader has Led Police on ‘Pursuit’ Through Rural Town

A local magistrate has labelled a fly in, fly out worker who went on a drunken joyride in a front-end loader an “idiot” The ...
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$955 Million Sydney Metro Contract Awarded to Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke has been awarded a $955 million contract to build Sydney Metro platforms at Central and Central Walk     The ...
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Dry Hire vs Wet Hire - The Difference and the Respective Benefits

What is the difference between wet hire and dry hire? Wet hire includes machinery and an operator, whilst Dry hire provides ...
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Peabody Energy has Ordered a Cat Longwall With Advanced Automation

Peabody Energy has placed an order with Caterpillar for a complete longwall mining system which features advanced automation ...
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$40 Million EPC Contract Awarded to Sedgman at Century Zinc Mine

The $40 million engineering, procurement and construction contract has been awarded to Sedgman, part of the CIMIC Group, by ...
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What is Land Clearing and Mulching in Australia?

What is Land Clearing in Australia? Land clearing in Australia is better known as the targeted removal of certain ...
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Cat S61 Smartphone: A Smartphone by Caterpillar, For Tradies

There is hardly a more recognised brand in construction than Caterpillar. Cat is synonymous with its bright yellow machines, ...
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John Holland Awarded $225 Million Contract for the Sunshine Coast Airport Upgrade

The Sunshine Coast Council has announced that the John Holland Group has been awarded a $225 million to construct a new 2450 ...
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Twiggy Forrest Wants to Build a $250 Million LNG Import Facility in Newcastle

Australian Industrial Energy (a consortium backed by Perth billionaire Andrew Forrest) has plans to build a $250 million LNG ...
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BHP Has Awarded Downer a $600 Million Mining Services Contract

Downer has been awarded a three year $600 million mining services contract at BHP-Mitsubishi Alliance’s Blackwater Mine in ...
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Woodside to Raise $2.5 Billion for LNG Expansion

Woodside Petroleum has flagged it is raising $2.5 billion to increase its ownership of Western Australia’s offshore ...

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has plenty of high-quality earthmoving, mining, construction and civil contracting equipment on auction this ...
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Construction on the $1 Billion Pentridge Prison Upgrade Project Has Begun

Construction has begun on a $1 Billion project to convert Melbourne’s Pentridge Prison into a residential and retail ...
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Shortlist Announced to Build the $5.4 Billion, 7700 Job Cross River Rail

5 consortiums have been shortlisted and will now compete to win the final contract on Brisbane’s Cross River Rail.     This ...
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CIMIC’s UGL Has Won a $170 Million Solar Energy Project

UGL, a CIMIC Group Company, has been awarded a $170 million contract to construct and maintain the 127MW Tailem Bend Solar ...
Pilbara-Minerals

Pilbara Minerals To Go Ahead With $207 Million Mine Expansion

Pilbara Minerals, a lithium miner, has announced that it will more than double the capacity at its Pilgangoora project. ...
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Contracts Awarded for Toowoomba to Brisbane Section of the $10b Inland Rail Mega Project

Work is continuing to progress on the 1,700km, $10 Billion Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail mega project     $31.5 million ...
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MAJOR EVENT: Unreserved Late Model Caterpillar Equipment Up For Grabs

A major vendor in Queensland is selling off a load of quality Caterpillar equipment. Australia’s largest online industrial ...
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AGL Energy to Build $295 Million Gas Power Plant in South Australia

AGL Energy will start construction this week on the $295 million, 210-megawatt power station shortly. The gas power station ...
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Construction has Begun on Australia’s Largest Wind Farm

First sod will be turned on the $850 million Coopers Gap Wind Farm in Queensland today. The site of the Coopers Gap Wind ...
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Rio Tinto’s Autonomous Trucks Have Now Moved 1 Billion Tonnes of Material

Rio Tinto’s Fleet of 80 Komatsu Vehicles have now moved over 1 billion tonnes of ore and waste material in Western ...
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Greater Board Diversity Key to Success for Miners

A key finding in a report by business consultancy Deloitte is the importance of mining boards to diversify in both gender ...
Pacific-Motorway

Major Construction Contract Awarded to Widen Queensland’s Pacific Motorway

Seymour Whyte Constructions has won a $180 million contract to widen a stretch of Queensland's M1 Motorway.     This project ...
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Construction has Begun on the $6.8 Billion West Gate Tunnel

Despite key planning approvals and legislation not having passed parliament, construction has begun on Victoria’s West Gate ...
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Two New Iron Ore Mines have Received Approval in South Australia

SIMEC Mining has gained approval for its new Iron Sultan and Iron Warrior Mines in South Australia. The newly approved ...
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Rio Tinto has Slashed a Major Pilbara Rail Contract

Rio Tinto has massively scaled back one of the Pilbara’s longest-running contracts, putting 400 jobs at risk.   Fluor has ...

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has some seriously awesome gear going cheap across Australia! If you're looking to invest in used heavy ...
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$2 Billion Contract Awarded to Develop the Central Barangaroo Project

The NSW Government has awarded a $2 billion contract to Scentre Group, Grocon and Aqualand to develop the final stage of the ...

Downer Awarded a $400 Million Mining Services Contract at Gruyere Gold Project

Joint-venture partners at the Gruyere gold project in West Australia have signed a five-year, $400 million mining contract ...
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EOI’s Open to Complete the $2.2 Billion M80 Ring Road Upgrade

The Australian and Victorian governments are calling for Expressions of Interest to build the $290 million final stage of ...
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Lendlease Awarded Contract to Deliver the $615 Million Gawler Rail Project

The South Australian Government has announced that Lendlease has been chosen to deliver stage one of the Gawler Rail ...
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Lendlease Announced as Contractor to Deliver the $615 Million Gawler Rail Project

The South Australian Government has announced that Lendlease has been chosen to deliver stage one of the Gawler Rail ...
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Major Gas Projects on the Way as Victoria Discovers 13 Major Gas Fields

A $42.5 million investigation headed by Victorian lead scientist Amanda Caples has discovered major gas deposits both on and ...
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$650 Million, 650 Job Solar Power Project Receives Approval

American company Solar Reserve will construct a new $650 million solar thermal power plant. The South Australian State ...
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$650 Million, 650 Job Solar Power Project Receives Approval

American company Solar Reserve will construct a new $650 million solar thermal power plant.

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline has some seriously awesome gear going cheap across Australia! If you're looking to buy heavy equipment at ...
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Downer has been Awarded a $400 Million WA Mining Contract

Downer has been awarded a $400 million mining services contract at Western Australia’s Gruyere gold project. South Africa’s ...
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All I want for Christmas is a bag of Galilee Basin Coal

As Adani and Downer call it quits, it's getting harder and harder to be relentlessly positive about the prospects of the ...
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BREAKING: Adani Has Scrapped a $2 Billion Contract with Downer

Adani has cancelled all contracts awarded to Downer for works on its Carmichael Coal Mine after the Queensland Government ...
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Adani Has Scrapped a $2 Billion Contract with Downer

Adani has cancelled all contracts awarded to Downer for works on its Carmichael Coal Mine after the Queensland Government ...
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Construction Set to Begin on Melbourne's $11 Billion Metro Tunnel

Contracts to build Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project have been awarded to a Lendlease, John Holland, ...
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Construction Set to Begin on Melbourne's $11 Billion Metro Tunnel

Contracts to build Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project have been awarded to a Lendlease, John Holland, ...
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1600 Mining Jobs up for Grabs in Western Australia

A pick up in the resources industry has lead to an incoming influx of 1600 mining jobs in Western Australia Several ...
SEEK Names Mining & Energy the Fastest Growing Jobs Sector of 2017

SEEK Names Mining & Energy the Fastest Growing Jobs Sector of 2017

After a review of all job postings on their platform in 2017, SEEK has found that the mining, resources and energy sector ...
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CPB Contractors-John Holland JV Awarded Contracts to Build the $6.7 Billion West Gate Tunnel

The Victorian Government has announced that it has awarded the contract to build the $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel to a CPB ...
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CPB Contractors-John Holland JV Awarded Contracts to Build the $6.7 Billion West Gate Tunnel

The Victorian Government has announced that it has awarded the contract to build the $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel to a CPB ...
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A Downer JV Has Been Awarded a $312 Million EPC Contract from OZ Minerals

A JV between Downer and Ausenco has been awarded a $312 million for OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper-gold mine. According to ...
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AGL Energy is Moving Forward With $1.4 Billion in Energy Projects

AGL Energy will shutter its coal-fired Liddell power station and invest $1.36 billion in gas, wind and solar energy projects.
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AGL Energy Moving Forward With $1.4 Billion in Energy Projects

AGL Energy will shutter its coal-fired Liddell power station and invest $1.36 billion in gas, wind and solar energy ...
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Glencore Looking to Fill 200 Mining Jobs in North Queensland

A recovery in metals prices has led to Glencore looking to fill more than 200 new mining roles in North Queensland. Major ...
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Rio Tinto Moving Forward With New $2.2 Billion Mine in the Pilbara

On the agenda for Rio Tinto in 2018 is moving forward with a $2.2 billion “intelligent” iron ore mine in the Pilbara.     ...

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

Looking for best heavy machinery on auction in Australia? Then look no further! There is some seriously great earthmoving, ...
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Rio Tinto Moving Forward With New $2.2 Billion "Intelligent" Mine in the Pilbara

On the agenda for Rio Tinto in 2018 is moving forward with a $2.2 billion “intelligent” iron ore mine in the Pilbara.    
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10 Deals for Tradies Now That Amazon has Launched in Australia

After months of rumours, Amazon has finally opened its doors in Australia today! Amazon is already it’s a one-stop shop for ...
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A $250 Million Mining Services Contract has been Awarded for the Mt Morgans Gold Mine

Dacian Gold has awarded Macmahon contractors a $250 million mining services for their Western Australian Mt Morgan gold ...
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Macmahon Awarded $250 Million Mining Services Contract for Mt Morgans Gold Mine

Dacian Gold has awarded Macmahon contractors a $250 million mining services for their Western Australian Mt Morgan gold mine.
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Melbourne’s $5.5 Billion West Gate Tunnel has Received Final Approval

Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved plans for the construction of the West Gate Tunnel Running between ...
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$350 Million Byerwen Coal Mine Mining Services Contract Has Been Awarded

A $350 million mining services contract for the Byerwen coal mine in Queensland has been awarded to Perth based contractor ...
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Melbourne’s $5.5 Billion West Gate Tunnel has Received Final Approval

Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved plans for the construction of the West Gate Tunnel.
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$350 Million Byerwen Coal Mine Mining Services Contract Has Been Awarded

A $350 million mining services contract for the Byerwen coal mine in Queensland has been awarded to Perth based contractor ...
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BHP to Invest $3.9 Billion into Olympic Dam, Double Output

In an expansion and operational overhaul, BHP is planning on investing $3.9 billion into its Olympic Dam mine. Yesterday, ...
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Clive Palmer Considering Re-Opening Townsville Nickel Refinery

After winning a $150 million lawsuit, Clive Palmer has flagged that he may reopen his Townsville nickel refinery. The West ...
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Tri-Annual Sausage Party Fails to Decide Government

In what is fast becoming a state-wide celebration of pork sausages and community cake stalls, the press would have you ...
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$16.5 Billion Road Project Announced for Victoria

Premier Daniel Andrews today announced Victoria’s biggest ever road project, with a budget of $16.5 billion. Victorian ...
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Horror Statistics in Australian Construction

In collaboration with Dial Before You Dig we’ve put together this list of horror events that happen to regularly in ...
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This Bricklaying Robot can Lay 1,000 Bricks an Hour (and it’s from Perth)

Perth company Fastbrick Robotics is in the process of building a second of its commercial prototype of its Hadrian X ...
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Drew's Reviews: Ezyquip's Cat 637K Scrapers (Interview 4)

iSeekplant's co-founder Drew McPherson recently visited the EzyQuip yard in Brisbane to have a chat about their recent ...
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The Hadrian X Can Lay 1,000 Bricks an Hour

This bricklaying robot can lay the brickwork in a house in 1-3 days!
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AGL Energy Moving Forward With $250 Million LNG Import Terminal

AGL Energy has kicked off an official process inviting key LNG companies to supply the project. The proposed LNG import ...
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Contracts Awarded for the Brisbane to Melbourne Inland Rail

Around $30 million worth of contracts have been awarded for feasibility studies and detailed design on the Inland Rail.     ...

This Week’s Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline is auctioning off a truckload of great plant and heavy equipment across the county.   From mini diggers to ...
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Almost $3 Billion Worth of Contracts Awarded on the Pacific Highway Upgrade

The Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway has cemented itself as one of Australia’s most significant ...
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BHP Announces 120 New Jobs at Their Olympic Dam Mine

In another sign the mining boom is returning mining giant BHP will create 120 new jobs at its Olympic Dam operation in South ...
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Rio Tinto on the Verge of No Longer Mining Coal

In what would have been an unthinkable move just five years ago, it appears that the world’s second-largest miner Rio Tinto ...
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Probuild Awarded Queensland’s Largest Ever CBD Excavation Contract

Probuild will excavate 450,000 cubic meters of material from the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane City site. Destination Brisbane ...
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Drew's Reviews: Ezyquip's Cat 637K Scrapers (Interview 3)

iSeekplant's co-founder Drew McPherson recently visited the EzyQuip yard in Brisbane to have a chat about their recent ...
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The Mining Boom is Back: Miners Increase Profits 426%

Analysis by accounting firm KPMG has shown that the mining boom is back after several down years. The five mining companies ...
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Construction Has Begun on the $400 Million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade

First sod was turned last Friday on the 470 job, $400 million Ipswich Motorway project. The project is jointly funded by the ...
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European Giant Vinci Construction has Acquired Seymour Whyte

Vinci Construction has acquired 100% of Seymour Whyte’s shares, expanding their presence in the Pacific. Seymour Whyte, a ...
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Don't Dig Up ANYTHING Until You've Read This

Dial Before You Dig- The Essential First Step Dial Before You Dig is a FREE national referral service designed to assist in ...
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Fed Gov Awards Contract for $5 Billion WA to East Coast Gas Pipeline

Ever-growing energy prices across the Eastern seaboard has resulted in the Federal Government exploring pipeline from ...
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Drew's Reviews: Ezyquip's Cat 637K Scrapers (Interview 2)

What does an operator have to say about how the Cat 637K Scrapers perform? Find out here

This Week's Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

This week, GraysOnline is auctioning off a tonne of well-maintained plant and equipment across Australia! From excavators to ...
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NGP now the Great Northern Gas Pipeline After Carlton & United Wins Naming Rights

Carlton & United Breweries has made a massive marketing acquisition by purchasing the naming rights to the Northern Gas ...
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Thiess Awarded a $440 Million Contract to Build BHP Coal Conveyor

BHP Mitsubishi Alliance has awarded Thiess a $440 million contract for mining services at their Caval Ridge and Peak Downs. ...
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iSeekplant Helps Solve a Whale of a Problem

What do you do when you run a beachside cafe and a whale beaches itself on your doorstep? Stewart Clark, the owner of Doppio ...
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John Holland Awarded a $467 Million Pipeline Construction Contract

WaterNSW has awarded a contract to design, build, operate and maintain a 270 km steel water pipeline. The contract has been ...
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Drew's Reviews: Ezyquip's Caterpillar 637K Scrapers (Interview 1)

Last week Drew headed out the EzyQuip yard in Brisbane to have a chat about their recent acquisition of eight 623K ...
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Clough JV Wins $232 Million Water Recycling Plant Contract

A joint venture between Clough and French company Suez has been awarded a contract to construct the second stage of the ...
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Jemena Makes Deal to Extend Northern Gas Pipeline to the East Coast

Jemena and Galilee Energy have struck a deal to deliver a large new source of gas to the East Coast via the Galilee Basin ...
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Hyperloop One Wants to Build A $40 Billion Hyperloop in Australia by 2021

Ultraspeed Australia, the official Australian representative of Hyperloop One (now known as Virgin Hyperloop One after an ...
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Chevron Has Made A Decision About Further Gas Projects Offshore SA

Chevron has made a decision as to the future of its activities in the Great Australian Bight The American company acquired ...
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Cat 308e2 Mini Excavator Full Specs and Review

The Cat 308e2 Mini Hydraulic excavator provides a mix of performance, durability and versatility wrapped up into a compact ...
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Chevron Is On Track to Start A Massive New Gas Project in WA

Chevron Australia has purchased three exploration interests in WA’s offshore Carnarvon Basin off the Western Australian ...

This Week's Hot Auctions on Sale – Powered by GraysOnline

GraysOnline is auctioning off stacks of great gear around the country! This week, GraysOnline has a wide range of ...
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Townsville & Rockhampton Selected as Adani FIFO Hubs

Adani has selected Townsville and Rockhampton to be the fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) hubs for its Carmicahel coal mega-mine in the ...
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$1.64 Billion Townsville Port Expansion Given Green Light

Construction works on the Townsville Port Expansion could start next year. The Queensland Coordinator-General has approved ...
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Laing O’Rourke is Using 3D Printing to Construct Crossrail Stations

Laing O’Rourke is proving its chops as a global construction innovator as it unveils the first large-scale use of ...
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Civmec Awarded Several Northern Gas Pipeline Contracts

Jemena has awarded several contracts for works on the Northern Gas Pipeline. Construction and engineering company Civmec ...
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Monadelphous Has Won a Massive Rio Tinto Contract

Monadelphous Group has won several new contracts and extensions to conduct maintenance and construction work both ...
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A Massive Gas Pipeline from WA to the East Coast has Received Government Support

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has thrown his support behind a new pipeline which would link Western Australia’s gas ...
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BHP has Added 1000 Women to its Workforce

Australian mining giant BHP added 1000 women to its workforce in the 2016/17 financial year, this represents a 2.9% growth ...
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Adani to Construct a 150 Job $100 Million Solar Farm in Queensland

Adani is planning to begin construction on a solar energy plant at Moranbah in Queensland by the end of the year. This week ...
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Brierty Loses $100 million Rio Tinto Contract- Miners Sent Home

Failed civil and mining contractor Brierty’s biggest job at a Pilbara iron ore project has been cancelled by Rio Tinto. ...