When Queensland contractor Gunne Civil Constructions was engaged to carry out site preparation earthworks for Komatsu’s forthcoming new Wacol distribution centre and technology hub, it was an opportunity for the company to take advantage of the latest technology in managing its side of the project. Gunne Civil has a substantial fleet of Komatsu equipment, manyContinue reading “Gunne Civil takes in latest Komatsu technology”
Surrounded by ocean, most of New Zealand’s reinforced-concrete infrastructure lies close to the coast, making it susceptible to corrosion. Could new glass-based reinforcing hold the answer? Research at the University of Canterbury (UC) led by Structural Engineering Professor Alessandro Palermo has highlighted the impact deterioration can have on the performance of structures. This research isContinue reading “A sustainable new solution for ageing, corroding infrastructure”
Expert Hydraulink technicians have installed hammer piping and other new features in a complex customisation of CAT machinery designed to further extend its functionality and versatility. The customisation was completed for a customer that wanted the option to add different attachments to their reliable and efficient CAT 320f excavator, which weighs about 22t and featuresContinue reading “Hydraulink customisation extends versatility of workhorse CAT machinery”
The latest environmentally friendly fire suppression technology is being introduced to the New Zealand market by Hydraulink Fire Suppression, to protect lives, assets and product.
Steel, manufacturing and construction are not sectors that usually make us think of whizz-bang technologies and cool ‘apps’, but COVID-19 has meant crunch time – regardless of the sector – with customer and employee expectations of a seamless pivot to working and transacting online.
Hydraulink hydraulic hose and maintenance expertise of “the type that keeps Australasian and Asia-Pacific industrial machinery performing 24/7 to global standards” will go on display to millions of people in 225 countries when the 36th America’s Cup begins in coming months.
RCT’s Industrial senior business development manager, Grahame Don talks about the importance of reducing the risks in forklift operations and the materials handling industry.
Work commenced at Whakatane Wharf mid-August 2020 as well as on the Ohope Wharf September 2020 to remove existing concrete from the structural piles and beams via hydro-demolition and is planned for completion in 2021.
A mining tradition hundreds of years old was observed at dawn when a statue of St Barbara, the patron saint of miners, was blessed and placed in a small shrine near the tunnel entrance at the City Rail Link Mt Eden site.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge will open to light vehicles and camper vans before Christmas with a single lane past two slips on the northern side of the gorge.