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Victorian government to invest in massive port expansion
08 November, 2012
Heavy government investment to nearly quadruple cargo-handling capacity at the Port of Hastings in Victoria, Australia is expected, after the port’s development agency highlighted government commitment to the project.
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Australian man killed by overhead crane
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 A 37-year old man was crushed to death in a workshop in North Rockhampton, Australia when a steel beam on an overhead crane left its rails and fell. Other employees in the building at the time were left unscathed.
Crane malfunction at New Zealand port
Thursday, October 25, 2012 A crane malfunction has caused a 27t container of avocados to fall 7m from a container crane on to a ship loading at the Port of Tauranga, New Zealand, local news reported. The incident saw a supporting beam-stay break off at one end and hang as the crane finished loading a container onto a ship.
New cranes for Port of Brisbane
Thursday, October 04, 2012 DP World has ordered 14 Kalmar automatic stacking cranes and 14 Kalmar one-over-one shuttle carriers for the Port of Brisbane in Australia.
Sydney container terminal expansion approved
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 AUD 348M (USD 362M) will be spent to redevelop and expand Asciano's container terminal at Port Botany in Sydney, Australia, the company announced yesterday.
TBM crane recommissioned
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Eilbeck Cranes Brisbane, in Australia, has successfully recommissioned a 260t crane designed to be used to assemble tunnel boring machines, allowing it to be used on a new tunneling project.

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