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Friday September 21, 2018

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Build More Homes, Improve Affordability
Residential
Tuesday September 18 2018

Build More Homes, Improve Affordability

Housing affordability is about supply and demand.

Increase Housing Supply and Prices Will Fall
Residential
Friday September 14 2018

Increase Housing Supply and Prices Will Fall

You often don’t know you’re in a bubble until it has actually popped. This is what ASIC chairman, Greg Medcraft, was warning three years ago. Shortly...

Best Practice in Security of Payment Laws Has Been Defined
Business
Wednesday September 12 2018

Best Practice in Security of Payment Laws Has Been Defined

“At noon last Friday, instead of receiving nearly $76,000 from a major client, we were given – two minutes before it (the client) closed before the...

Construction Professionals in Massive Demand
Business
Friday September 7 2018

Construction Professionals in Massive Demand

As Australia’s record breaking construction boom rolls on, professionals across multiple areas including surveying, contracts management and health and safety are in massive demand.

Industry 4.0 Will Reshape Property and Construction
Technology
Thursday September 6 2018

Industry 4.0 Will Reshape Property and Construction

For centuries, goods such as food, clothing, houses and weapons were made by hand.

Driving BIM Adoption Throughout Construction
Technology
Friday August 31 2018

Driving BIM Adoption Throughout Construction

In the 1987 classic comedy Beverly Hills Cop 2, detective Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) assumes temporary occupation and enjoyment of a multi-million dollar Beverly Hills mansion...

Commercial Building Set to Drive Activity Forward
Commercial
Thursday August 23 2018

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...

Financial Systems Must be Linked with Project Systems
Technology
Tuesday August 21 2018

Financial Systems Must be Linked with Project Systems

Late last year, directors of one Perth-based civil construction contracting firm were given what appeared to be great news.

Safety
Sep 18 2018
Vic Builders Fined $600K for Dumping

Developers who allegedly unlawfully knocked down a 159-year-old Melbourne pub have been fined more than $600,000 for dumping asbestos from the site to an area bordering...

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Business
Sep 12 2018
Employers Urge Senators to Back Union Bill

A major employer body is ramping up pressure on crossbench senators to pass draft laws making it easier to disqualify rogue unions and their officials.

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Safety
Sep 12 2018
Call for Victoria Cranes Check after Death

Every crane in Victoria should to be checked, authorities urge, after a key part was likely to have contributed to the death of a construction worker...

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Safety
Sep 12 2018
Quarry Operator Charged over Vic Tip Death

A Victorian quarry operator has been charged more than two years after a contractor was killed when a tip wall collapsed on her truck.

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Safety
Sep 7 2018
One Dead, One Critical in Crane Drop

A man is dead and his co-worker is fighting for life after after they were submerged in concrete that fell from a crane on a Melbourne...

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Commercial
Sep 7 2018
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...

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Business
Sep 7 2018
Workplace Disputes Hover Around Record Low

Industrial disputes have doubled as tensions rise between unions and the coalition government but they remain at historically low levels.

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Business
Sep 7 2018
Unions Protest Against ABCC in Sydney

Thousands of union members have marched through Sydney's CBD to protest against the federal government's building and construction watchdog.

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Safety
Sep 6 2018
Qld Company Fined $405k for Worker Deaths

Loved ones of a construction worker crushed to death by a concrete slab at Brisbane's Eagle Farm Racecourse believe a company's $405,000 fine for its role...

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