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Energy Storage Giant to Build WA’s Biggest Battery
Civil
Wednesday October 20 2021

Energy Storage Giant to Build WA’s Biggest Battery

One of the world’s leading energy storage companies has been chosen to deliver the biggest battery ever to be constructed in Western Australia.

Successfully Preparing for Live Environment Projects
Commercial
Wednesday October 20 2021

Successfully Preparing for Live Environment Projects

Global supply chain challenges are continuing to disrupt Australian businesses and prompting more organisations to consolidate their operations.

New home sales strengthen in September
Business
Wednesday October 13 2021

New home sales strengthen in September

Press release from Housing Industry Association.

Four in Ten New NSW Apartments Have Serious Common Property Defects
Residential
Monday October 11 2021

Four in Ten New NSW Apartments Have Serious Common Property Defects

Almost four in ten newly completed apartment complexes across New South Wales have had serious defects uncovered in relation to common property, a survey of strata...

‘The Fulfilment Profiler’ for The Construction Sector
Civil
Monday October 11 2021

‘The Fulfilment Profiler’ for The Construction Sector

“Many businesses lean on ‘informal’, slightly subjective practices which often lack clarity and do not necessarily support workers.”

Safety Regulator Blasts Rampant Forklift Danger and Non-Compliance
Safety
Monday October 11 2021

Safety Regulator Blasts Rampant Forklift Danger and Non-Compliance

The regulator for safety in New South Wales has taken aim at unsafe use of forklifts across several industries including construction, saying that rampant flouting of...

Make Your Mental Health a Priority This Month
Safety
Thursday October 7 2021

Make Your Mental Health a Priority This Month

October is National Safe Work Month as well as Mental Health Month.

Construction Will Power World Economy Over Next Decade
Business
Thursday October 7 2021

Construction Will Power World Economy Over Next Decade

The construction sector is set to power the world’s economy over the next decade as high levels of residential building activity drive near-term growth and infrastructure...

Commercial
Aug 19 2021
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.

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Safety
Aug 1 2021
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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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...

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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.

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