Building and Construction

Winds of change blow strong for smart architectural revolving doors

Solving the wind tunnel effect in retail, hospitality and health facilities – as well as those affecting all the taller buildings in increasingly crowded cityscapes – is benefitting from a fresh look at an entrance inspiration more than 100 years old – the revolving door.  Architects internationally have known for a long time about the welcoming tranquility, energy efficiency, safety and sustainability benefits …

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Climate change drives new focus on hygienic tank protection

As Australia looks forward to the prospect of a wetter-than-usual summer in many parts of the country, many public utilities and private industries are preparing to harvest and safeguard water to safeguard against drier times in the future. “Open storage tanks are obviously one area of concern, inviting evaporation and airborne pollution of both a …

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What a fleet – Hydraulink veteran Jeff doubles down as civil engineering and job opportunity ramps up spectacularly at new Western Sydney Airport

Massed civil engineering equipment at the site of the new Western Sydney airport, where Hydraulink is working with Caterpillar to optimise service standards and uptime. Picture: Skyviewaerial The Australasian and international Hydraulink organisation is relishing an important role at the site of the new Western Sydney Airport in helping to maintain a fleet of civil …

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Global Boon Edam opens the green door to higher energy efficiency in Australasia

Boon Edam Tourniket ranges, one of the major ranges to which the green technologies apply The global architectural revolving door and security entrance specialist Boon Edam is introducing to Australasia new Green Feature packages to further optimise the high energy-saving performance of its major products. The company – which provides entrance technologies for dozens of …

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Red Stag still buzzing after ANZAC heart transplant maintains high production during multi-million upgrade

The Australasian Bonfiglioli industrial motors and drives team recently combined with New Zealand’s largest sawmiller, Red Stag Timber, to show true ANZAC spirit, keeping its old mill thriving while a new $NZ120 million super mill is built to serve major housing and manufacturing markets. Bonfiglioli designed and assembled a compact and powerful custom-engineered HDP 150 …

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Vietnam’s high-flying Xuan Thanh Cement lifts reliability to new heights with Konecranes as it expands to be the largest in the world

Xuan Thanh Cement Manufacturing Vice Director Nguyen Quang Trung, right, with Konecranes Vietnam Sales Manager Huynh Thanh Thien One of South-East Asia’s leading cement manufacturers, Xuan Thanh Cement, is deploying Konecranes durable CXT lifting equipment enhanced with TRUCONNECT® remote monitoring technology to optimize the safety, efficiency and reliability of its plant in Ha Nam province …

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