header nav1

Construction News

Monday August 2, 2021

Loading Icon
Waterproofing Design In Construction
Commercial
Friday July 30 2021

Waterproofing Design In Construction

Building constructions are a composite of complex components. As water ingress is amongst one of the most pressing concerns in the industry, waterproofing is a core...

NSW Police Can Now Shut Down Construction Sites
Business
Friday July 30 2021

NSW Police Can Now Shut Down Construction Sites

Police in Greater Sydney will have the power to close down construction sites where public health orders are not followed.

All Housing Construction Trades are in Shortage
Residential
Friday July 30 2021

All Housing Construction Trades are in Shortage

All trades across residential construction in Australia are in short supply, the latest data suggests.

NSW Reopens Most of Sydney’s Construction Sector
Business
Wednesday July 28 2021

NSW Reopens Most of Sydney’s Construction Sector

Construction work will be able to restart in Greater Sydney outside of eight local government areas from midnight on Saturday night as the NSW Government partially...

Greater Sydney Tradies and Construction Businesses Now Need a COVID Safety Plan
Business
Wednesday July 28 2021

Greater Sydney Tradies and Construction Businesses Now Need a COVID Safety Plan

Tradespeople and construction businesses who operate on unoccupied premises across Greater Sydney will now be required to have a COVID-19 Safety Plan as the sector prepares...

When AI Meets Construction
Technology
Wednesday July 28 2021

When AI Meets Construction

New Technology Can Optimise Preconstruction—and Recover Troubled Projects

World Construction Costs to Rise
Commercial
Monday July 26 2021

World Construction Costs to Rise

Construction costs are set to rise throughout most of the world as demand from stimulus spending and disruptions to global trade are leading to shortages of...

Safety
1 Jun, 2020
Company fined over fatal NSW wall collapse

A building company and its subcontractors have been fined a total of $620,000 after one man was killed and another injured when a brick wall fell...

889 0

Business
27 Mar, 2020
Builder avoids jail over insurance fraud

A South Australian builder who duped investors and councils by forging more than 200 insurance certificates has avoided jail time.

612 0

Commercial
19 Feb, 2020
Asbestos dust litters Sydney school

Asbestos dust and fragments left littered across a Sydney private girls' school, have raised health concerns for students and local community members.

398 0

Residential
21 Jan, 2020
WA shock safety campaign delay questioned

The mother of a girl who was left severely brain-damaged from an electric shock at state-owned housing in Perth has welcomed a public safety campaign but...

707 0

Business
10 Jan, 2020
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.

795 0

Green
18 Dec, 2019
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.  

843 0

Safety
29 Nov, 2019
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.

1,071 0

Business
19 Nov, 2019
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...

1,084 0

Business
13 Nov, 2019
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.

713 0