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Friday November 15, 2019

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Union-busting bill delayed in parliament
Business
Friday November 15 2019

Union-busting bill delayed in parliament

The passage of laws making it easier to deregister unions and ban officials has been delayed, with the government yet to drum up crossbench support.

Australia’s Three Tiers of Construction Safety Performance
Business
Friday November 15 2019

Australia’s Three Tiers of Construction Safety Performance

The performance of construction firms throughout Australia in ensuring the safety of their workers can be separated into three categories, the latest report has found.

Time to Play the Short Game on Your Payments
Business
Thursday November 14 2019

Time to Play the Short Game on Your Payments

In business it is often said that it is better to play the Long Game, rather than the Short Game.

War Memorial Judged NSW Best Construction Project
Commercial
Tuesday November 12 2019

War Memorial Judged NSW Best Construction Project

The completion of a memorial honouring the sacrifice made by servicemen, service women and their families has been judged the best construction project in New South...

Over the Horizon
Business
Tuesday November 12 2019

Over the Horizon

The efficiency of the construction industry has been the subject of a number of studies over the years; one of the most credible was the McKinsey...

James Hardie lifts FY profit view
Business
Friday November 8 2019

James Hardie lifts FY profit view

James Hardie Industries, the world's biggest fibre cement maker, has raised full-year profit guidance after an improving US housing market helped it post a 17 per...

23,000 Building Jobs Wil Go in 2019/20
Business
Thursday November 7 2019

23,000 Building Jobs Wil Go in 2019/20

Around 23,800 building and construction jobs could go in the current financial year as the downturn in new home building more than offsets stronger activity in...

Construction slowdown hits Boral earnings
Business
Wednesday November 6 2019

Construction slowdown hits Boral earnings

Boral says first-quarter earnings have dipped across all three of the building materials maker's divisions, reaffirming guidance for a full-year profit drop of between five and...

Business
yesterday
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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Safety
Nov 8 2019
Charges over NT worker's fatal fall

Two construction companies from Australia and Japan face criminal charges over the death of worker Carl Delaney at the large INPEX gas project in late 2017.

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Business
Sep 23 2019
CFMEU fined over Melbourne demo site fight

The CFMEU has copped another fine, this time for trying to force a Melbourne demolition company into signing a pay agreement in 2013.

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Safety
Sep 6 2019
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. 

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Commercial
Sep 6 2019
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.

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Safety
Aug 27 2019
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.

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Commercial
Aug 23 2019
Stadium build 'could disrupt Marvel film'

Fox Studios Australia has warned the Sydney Football Stadium redevelopment could have "significant economic consequences" for the film industry and disrupt the production of a major...

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Residential
Aug 16 2019
Mascot Towers owners demand accountability

Apartment owners in Sydney's beleaguered Mascot Towers are demanding answers after they thought they'd secured the Australian dream only to see it turn into "a waking...

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Safety
Aug 14 2019
Vic tradie convicted over WorkSafe assault

A tradie has been convicted for assaulting and spitting on a safety inspector who randomly came across an unsafe Melbourne construction site

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