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Housing Bubble Warning as Sydney Home Prices Skyrocket

Sydney property prices have skyrocketed to new record highs, sparking warnings to investors amid growing risks of a housing bubble.

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Construction
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Senator Abetz Set to Drive ABCC Bill into the Wall

The next two weeks in the Senate will have a profound effect on Australia’s construction industry no...

Published on 25 March 2015

Engineering
steel

Greater Vigilance Needed on Imported Steel Quality

The quality of steel imported into Australia can vary markedly. With structural steel usually utilised in ‘safety...

Published on 26 March 2015

Engineering
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High Rise Fires: Rethinking Exit Strategies

The advent of supertowers coupled with an ageing population have prompted engineers and fire officials to take...

Published on 30 March 2015

Engineering
IAQ

Energy Savings Are Part of the Process, Not the End Goal

Building rating schemes deliver energy savings, but they only deliver a “perceived” improvement in air quality.

Published on 25 March 2015

Construction
residential construction

Suppliers to Reap Rewards from Housing Boom

Suppliers of building materials are set to benefit as detached houses take over from high-rise apartments as...

Published on 31 March 2015

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