WATCH: TBM for Snowy Hydro 2.0 Tested in German Factory Before Landing at Port Kembla
The first Snowy Hydro 2.0 TBM has been shipped from Germany by equipment manufacturer Herrenknecht.
The TBM is 205 metres long and 11 metres in diameter and is the most sophisticated TBM that will be used on Snowy Hydro 2.0 with the ability to bore on an incline.
WATCH: The World’s First Height-Adjustable Crane System
The innovative crane system allowed Hutchies to comply with aviation requirements by encroaching into aircraft airspace during the day and lowering the crane at night below the maximum permitted height.
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Queensland Introduces ‘Project Bank Accounts’ to Protect Head & Subcontractors
Not only will this secure timely payments but will prevent dodgy developers from racking up debts and then liquidating companies at the expense of head and sub-contractors.
Coronavirus Impacts Construction Supply Chains
With so many construction products sourced from China, accounting for as much as 20% of total construction cost, Australian contractors are advising their clients to expect project delays.
Software Billionaire's Portable Solar Provides Power to Bushfire-Hit Areas
The collaboration between Atlassian Cofounder, Mike Cannon-Brookes, and solar company 5B is called the Resilient Energy Collective and uses prefabricated solar panels in conjunction with Tesla’s Powerwall battery pack to generate and store electricity.