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What Can Governments do to Foster Sustainable Construction?
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Friday June 15 2018

What Can Governments do to Foster Sustainable Construction?

Back in 2007, Australia had a broad consensus about dealing with climate change and establishing an emissions trading scheme and carbon price. Fast forward several years...

Building a Third Construction Sector Through Sustainable Procurement
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Tuesday August 22 2017

Building a Third Construction Sector Through Sustainable Procurement

No matter what political position one takes, it is apparent that neither capitalism nor government intervention has succeeded in addressing the growing tide of social and...

It’s Time for Builders to Embrace Energy Efficiency
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Monday July 3 2017

It’s Time for Builders to Embrace Energy Efficiency

With Australia facing an energy crisis, improving energy efficiency in the built environment could dramatically improve how much Australians pay to run their homes, and how...

What’s Halting the Uptake of New Green Technologies in Construction?
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Thursday March 2 2017

What’s Halting the Uptake of New Green Technologies in Construction?

The latest World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report identified the global failure of climate change policy to be the greatest risk to business and society over...

What Does the Future Hold for Performance Requirements?
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Tuesday January 10 2017

What Does the Future Hold for Performance Requirements?

It is normal for this time of year to start thinking about May 1, but this year is different as we do not have to prepare...

Construction Waste is Big Business
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Wednesday October 12 2016

Construction Waste is Big Business

Construction rubbish is big business, depending on the angle from which you view it.

Could Composite CLT be the Next Big Thing in Australia?
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Wednesday September 7 2016

Could Composite CLT be the Next Big Thing in Australia?

Composite flooring systems consisting of cross laminated timber with reinforced concrete have significant potential for use in multi-storey buildings such as offices, hospitals and schools throughout...

Can Concrete Be Environmentally-friendly?
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Monday July 11 2016

Can Concrete Be Environmentally-friendly?

Concrete – it’s literally the foundational material of the building and construction industry.

Four Emissions Reducing Building Technologies
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Tuesday June 14 2016

Four Emissions Reducing Building Technologies

Australia has signed up to the Paris climate agreement, pledging to reduce our net carbon emissions to zero by 2050. With buildings producing one fifth of...

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Feb 6 2018
SA Solar Network to Create Jobs: Premier

The South Australian government's plan to install solar panels and Tesla batteries in 50,000 homes will create hundreds of jobs, Premier Jay Weatherill says.

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