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Is Electricity Privatisation a Boon for Consumers?

Debate continues over whether privatisation of the power network will raise or reduce the power bills of Australian consumers.

Features

Engineering
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Open Tenders Harm Business

Open tendering continues to be the primary form of engagement between the public sector and private sector.

Published on 21 January 2015

Construction
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Why 2015 Will Be the Year of Tall Timber Construction

In recent years, the building design and construction industry in many developed economies has witnessed an increased...

Published on 27 January 2015

Construction
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How Will 2015 Pan Out for Australia’s Housing Industry?

The likelihood of additional RBA interest rate cuts is again being discussed.

Published on 29 January 2015

Architecture
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Skyscraper Trends for 2015

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has dubbed 2014 “the tallest ever” for skyscraper construction.

Published on 27 January 2015

Construction
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Newman’s Construction Policy Helping: Industry Leader

Though more needs to be done, the current Queensland government has made significant gains in a number...

Published on 21 January 2015

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