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
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
All trades across residential construction in Australia are in short supply, the latest data suggests.
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
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
New Technology Can Optimise Preconstruction—and Recover Troubled Projects
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.