Commercial Building Set to Drive Activity Forward
Last October, Cbus Property turned the first sod on what it says will be a landmark ‘vertical village’ in Melbourne’s CBD featuring two twin 39-storey vertical...
Myths and Facts about NCC Performance Solutions
When Lend Lease built what was then the world’s tallest timber building at the Forte apartment complex in Melbourne’s Docklands in 2012, the company had some...
Big Opportunities in Hotel Development and Construction
Four years ago, Australia’s hotel market was struggling as a surging dollar saw the cost competitiveness of our tourism industry relative to overseas peers plummet, weak...
Lawnmowers Next to the Cheese: Australia’s Big Box Boom
They are the roadside megastores that have muscled in on Australia’s retail market with affordable appliances, homeware goods, and produce.
Aussie Construction Expectations Soar
Expectations within the building and construction sector in Australia have soared as leading indicators paint an encouraging picture of the sector’s prospects.
Resolving Fire Safety for Aluminium Composite Cladding Products
The problems surrounding the Building Code and its enforcement with respect to aluminium composite panels (“ACPs”) used for building cladding, along with the dangers of combustibility...
Commercial Building Recovery Set to Take Hold
Australia’s commercial building sector is set to emerge as an area of opportunity over coming years as the boom in residential work subsides, a new forecast...
Cladding: A Troublesome Issue for Those Unable to Make a Decision
The fire that raced up the Lacrosse building in November 2014 fuelled by the combustible polyethylene composite external panelling appears no closer to a resolution after...
Non-Complying Product Scapegoating is Major System Failure
Much has been said and written of late about the failure of manufacturers to produce complying products in the wake of the recent UK Grenfell Towers...
Ground Broken at Western Sydney Airport
The first piece of earth has been broken at the construction site for the new Western Sydney Airport.
New Renal Unit Opened at SA Hospital
Children with life-long or chronic conditions will benefit from a redeveloped medical day unit and renal dialysis unit at Adelaide's Women's and Children's hospital.
Workers Walk at Hobart Hospital Over Pay
More than one hundred plasterers have indefinitely walked off the job at Hobart's major hospital over a pay dispute but the end date for the redevelopment...
SA:Hospital Site Safety Defended at Inquest
The death of a man while working on a scissor lift during construction of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital does not mean safety on the project...
Victoria Developers Face Fine Over Vic Nylex Site
A property development group which owns Melbourne's historic Nylex clock silos site on the banks of the Yarra River has been given three weeks to carry...
Govt Accused of Inflating Stadium Figures
A key claim supporting the NSW government's business case for a new western Sydney stadium was never agreed to by the NRL, a parliamentary inquiry has...
At Least 9 Dead in India Building Collapse
Rescuers have found nine bodies as they almost finished clearing a mound of rubble after the collapse of two multistorey buildings east of New Delhi
Union accused of blocking Victorian Construction sites
The building industry watchdog has launched legal action against the construction union, alleging three representatives illegally blocked access to two Melbourne building sites.
Victoria Developers Charged for Blocking Roads
Developers who block arterial roads in inner Melbourne will be charged thousands of dollars under a new trial starting on Friday.