Construction Salaries Remain Stuck
Despite the construction boom, large pay increases for built environment professionals throughout Australia remain hard to come by.
Sydney and Melbourne Construction Prices Will Rise for Years
Construction tender prices throughout Sydney and Melbourne are set to remain under pressure for several years as a massive pipeline of infrastructure work creates resource and...
Can Australia Keep up with its own Construction Needs?
The present state of play.
Aussie Construction Firms Embrace New Technology
Construction companies throughout Australia are embracing new technology to improve practices and operations, a survey of 170 building firms has found.
Labor Fails Construction Scorecard
Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party have failed a building industry scorecard for federal election policies.
Australia Needs a Royal Commission into Construction Training and Accreditation
Australia is about to elect its next federal government.
Australia Must Stop Mould in Homes
“The day I moved into the house, I recall thinking, ‘I am not sure I can live here.’”
CSR Full Year Profit Sinks 59% to $78m
CSR's full-year profit has sunk 59 per cent to $78 million, weighed down by higher electricity costs and losses associated with the sale of its Viridian...
Building Jobs Cut as Values Fall: Survey
Construction jobs dwindled in April as house building activity contracted for the ninth month in a row, according to an industry survey.
Lend Lease Takeover Rumours Swirl
Construction giant Lend Lease could be an acquisition target amid rumours that a major Japanese company is plotting a takeover of the company, media reports suggest.
Call to Jail NSW Bosses for Worker Deaths
"Kill a worker, go to jail" is the simple change sought by the parents of an 18-year-old apprentice crushed to death by scaffolding on a Sydney...
March House Approvals at Five Year Low
“March building approvals marked the weakest month for detached house approvals since 2013,” said HIA’s Senior Economist Geordan Murray.
Two Arrested over Travelling Con Men Scam
Two alleged travelling con men have been arrested in Melbourne over an "Irish roof scam", fleecing $260,000 from one victim to buy Rolex watches and designer...
Ex-Ipswich Contractor to Face Sentencing
A former contractor who engaged in corrupt dealings with a Queensland council and the state's racing body will be sentenced in a Brisbane court on Friday.
Tenth Charged in Sydney Fake Tradie Scam
A tenth person has been charged after an alleged fraud syndicate handed out bogus qualifications to wannabe tradesmen during Sydney's property market boom.
Australian Cash May Aid Notre Dame Rebuild
Australians are likely to be given an opportunity to contribute to rebuilding the Notre Dame cathedral with both sides of politics lamenting the destructive fire that...
Vic Crane Crash Victims Ran for Lives
The company whose crane crushed a Melbourne house, forcing three occupants to flee, says it's "devastated" by the incident.
Crane Collapse in Melbourne Injures Two
A crane has crashed on two houses in Melbourne's inner west, injuring two workers, and emergency crews are figuring out how to rectify the up-ended vehicle.