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High-Rise Buildings Provide Challenges with Infectious Diseases
Architecture
Monday August 17 2020

High-Rise Buildings Provide Challenges with Infectious Diseases

Growing numbers of high-rise buildings in increasingly dense cities will provide challenges in reducing the spread of infectious disease such as COVID-19, a leading epidemiologist says.

Sourceable Apologises for Publishing a Story Under Embargo
Property
Thursday June 18 2020

Sourceable Apologises for Publishing a Story Under Embargo

Sourceable would like to apologise for publishing a story on Tuesday which was under embargo and was not intended to be published by any media outlet until today (Thursday.

Salary growth for property, infrastructure and energy professionals in 2020
Property
Monday December 9 2019

Salary growth for property, infrastructure and energy professionals in 2020

As we look into 2020, it is important for both hiring managers and professionals alike in the property, infrastructure and energy sectors to be aware about likely job market trends and strategies which they can employ to derive best possible outcomes.

Commercial Property Still Offers Good Opportunities
Property
Thursday September 5 2019

Commercial Property Still Offers Good Opportunities

The Sydney and Melbourne office and industrial property sectors still offer solid investment opportunities for investors, says Per Amundsen, Head of Research for the specialist commercial property lender Thinktank.

Behind Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Facility
Property
Monday August 19 2019

Behind Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Facility

“We’ve been talking for five or ten minutes now but we haven’t seen a parcel go past. Can’t we just turn it off?”

Change Starts with Beliefs and Values
Architecture
Wednesday October 10 2018

Change Starts with Beliefs and Values

“Australia needs to make ‘a complete shift’ in the way it plans cities” outgoing Infrastructure Australia chief executive Philip Davies told the Australian Finance Review Weekend recently.

The Importance of Living Infrastructure in Schools
Architecture
Friday September 14 2018

The Importance of Living Infrastructure in Schools

Did you know that in 2017, there were more than 3.8 million students enrolled in 9,444 (public, catholic and independent) primary and high schools across Australia?

Why Architects are Stuck at Bottom of Construction Pay Scale
Architecture
Monday September 10 2018

Why Architects are Stuck at Bottom of Construction Pay Scale

With around $218.4 billion worth of work having been done on the construction of houses, commercial buildings and civil infrastructure over the year to March, Australia’s building sector has plenty of money up for grabs.

Property
21 Mar, 2019
PM Morrison Hits 'Pause' on Migrant Intake

The prime minister has hit "pause" on Australia's annual migration intake as he tries to redirect more new arrivals away from overcrowded capital cities and into...

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Property
31 Oct, 2018
What’s the Difference Between a Repair and an Improvement?

Deductions for repairs, maintenance and improvements are areas the Australian Taxation Office pay particular attention to on annual tax returns.

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Engineering
12 Sep, 2018
Value Capture Models Maximise Returns for Infrastructure Projects

Federal and State government, as well as the private sector have a unique opportunity to leverage opportunities associated with Australia’s $70 billion infrastructure spend over the...

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Property
12 Sep, 2018
One Million Ordered to Evacuate Florence

More than one million people have fled toward higher ground in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence.

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Construction
10 Sep, 2018
Skills Shortage Hits Canadian Construction Market

Canada’s construction industry is one of a few sectors to be hit hardest by a decade of labour shortages and lower margins, according to a study...

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Construction
10 Sep, 2018
US Construction Spending Rises 0.1% in July

Spending on U.S. construction projects ticked up 0.1 per cent in July, led by an increase in homebuilding and the publicly funded building of schools and...

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Engineering
10 Sep, 2018
Japan Quake Kills 44, Hits Power Supply

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in northern Japan last week has risen to 44, with 660 injured, the government says, as electricity supply remained...

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Property
6 Sep, 2018
Japan Cleaning up After Typhoon Kills 11

Japan has begun cleaning up after a powerful typhoon killed 11 people, injured hundreds and stranded thousands at a flooded airport, though when the airport in...

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Architecture
8 Aug, 2018
US Congress Approves Funding for Architecture Education

The labor shortage currently plaguing the American construction industry might see relief in coming years.

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