Construction Union War Heads to Court
Construction union boss John Setka is facing court action to stop him from stealing members from other sections of the powerful industrial body.
Three Quarters of Construction Project Managers are Stressed at Work
Almost three quarters of construction project managers throughout Australia experience at least moderate levels of stress at work, the latest research has found.
Is the Comparison Between Houses and Cars Still Meaningful?
Off-site construction (OSC) is an innovative technique associated with the manufacturing industry.
Big Nov rebound for building approvals
A November building approvals rebound has vastly outstripped expectations, with units and townhouses driving total dwelling approvals up by 11.8 per cent after a shockingly bad...
NSW splashes extra $1b for fire recovery
The NSW government will tip an extra $1 billion into bushfire management and recovery amid a devastating and unprecedented fire season which has claimed 20 lives...
Construction index hits lowest since 2013
Australia's construction sector ended 2019 on a low note with deteriorating activity, new orders and supplier deliveries pushing a key industry index to its lowest mark...
Construction Companies Must Drive Safety Behaviour on Sites
Companies in building and construction must understand what drives behaviour on site and learn to communicate safety messages effectively, a leader in construction safety says.
Construction Employment Surges to All-Time Record
Employment in Australia’s construction sector has surged to all-time highs, the latest data suggests.
Woodside Gets Not for Sangomar Project
Senegal has authorised the West African country's first oil development, the $US4.2 billion Sangomar offshore oil project, operator Woodside Petroleum has announced.
Mirvac, John Holland win $800m Metro build
Mirvac says its consortium with John Holland has been chosen to build an $800 million development around a new inner-city Sydney Metro station.
Industry groups want climate change action
Six industry groups are calling on the Victorian government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while ensuring a fair transition for the workers, communities and industries affected.
Worker dies after Sydney pipe bursts
A worker has died in hospital after being struck in the head by a burst pressurised water pipe at a central Sydney worksite.
Plumber penalised over $150,000 for Cheating Workers and Lying
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties of $151,200 against a Victorian plumber and his company for underpaying a young worker following previous court action involving...
Worker injured in Melbourne crane fall
A man has been rescued from a crane at a Melbourne construction site after falling two metres and suffering head and back injuries.
Safety body for Qld workers after deaths
A new independent safety body for Queensland resource workers would be established under a bill introduced to state parliament.
Sydney stadium demolition cost revealed
The demolition of Sydney's Allianz Stadium will cost taxpayers just under $40 million, leaving $689 million in the budget to rebuild the venue at Moore Park.
NT Mine Worker Dead after Wall Collapse
A worker has been confirmed dead after a wall collapse at a mine in the Northern Territory with industry officials warning risks remain at the site.