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Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code
Business
Wednesday May 1 2019

Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code

As of today, Australia has a new building code as the 2019 version of the National Construction Code (NCC) came into force this morning.

What You Can Expect From NCC 2019
Business
Tuesday April 9 2019

What You Can Expect From NCC 2019

As of May 1, Australia’s building industry will have a new National Construction Code (NCC).

Victoria Moves to Mandate Engineering Registration
Business
Thursday April 4 2019

Victoria Moves to Mandate Engineering Registration

Engineers who work across major construction categories in Victoria will be required to be registered under a new scheme which will see the mandatory registration of...

Engineers Ride Civil Construction Boom
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

Engineers Ride Civil Construction Boom

Engineers throughout Australia are enjoying a significant jobs boom as federal and state governments ramp up efforts to provide infrastructure to a growing population.

The Pros and Cons of Contract Employment for Engineers
Business
Wednesday October 10 2018

The Pros and Cons of Contract Employment for Engineers

When growing up, many Australians are told to study, get into tertiary education and get a job.

Does Your Product Comply with the NCC?
Business
Friday September 14 2018

Does Your Product Comply with the NCC?

Throughout Australia, the seriousness of building products which fail to comply with the National Construction Code is well-known following the tragedy at Grenfell in London, the...

Australian Government Must Strive to Be Model Clients
Business
Monday September 10 2018

Australian Government Must Strive to Be Model Clients

For a contract to design a public facility worth $320,000, one architectural firm reports spending $9,000 simply to prepare their bid.

Business
Jun 4 2019
Australian Standards to Become More Widely Available

Australian standards are set to become more widely available and potentially less costly after the organisation responsible for developing and maintaining the standards announced a new...

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Business
Mar 26 2019
Vic Engineer Claims Farts can be Bullying

A Melbourne engineer who claims his colleague repeatedly farted near him and "thrusted his bum" at him is hoping his bullying claim is successful on appeal.

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Business
Mar 21 2019
Subbies to Lose $170 Million on Engineering Firm Collapse

Subcontractors and suppliers will not be paid any of the $170 million they are owed as a result of a major engineering firm collapse, the firm’s...

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Business
Mar 20 2019
Fed, SA Govts Ink $551m Adelaide City Deal

Federal, state and local governments have inked a $551 million deal designed to boost economic growth, tourism and innovation in Adelaide.

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Business
Mar 13 2019
WA Govt Axes Deal with Wave Power Company

The West Australian government has decided to stop subsidising a company that planned a wave power project in the state's south but ran out of cash.

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Business
1 Nov, 2018
Construction Geotechnical Risk Must be Carefully Managed

When building the $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre in the inner northern Melbourne suburb of Parkville in 2012, construction giant Grocon was carving out a...

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Business
27 Sep, 2018
Gender Quota Bid for Vic Public Sector

Victoria's public service could be legally required to employ at least 40 per cent women.

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Business
14 Sep, 2018
Unemployment Rate Steady at 5.3% in August

Employment growth in August was twice as high as expected, keeping the nations' unemployment rate steady at 5.3 per cent for the second month in a...

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Business
14 Sep, 2018
ACCC Approves $13 Billion APA Takeover Bid

The competition watchdog has approved a Hong Kong consortium's $13 billion takeover bid for APA Group, Australia's biggest gas pipeline company.

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