Construction Companies Want to Control Their Own Data
Contractors throughout Australia’s construction industry want to have effective control of their own data, the latest survey suggest.
HomeBuilder Lifts New Home Construction Market Everywhere Except Victoria
The market for new home building has lifted in all major states except Victoria as buyers rush to capitalise on the Commonwealth Government’s HomeBuilder program.
Ground Breaks on World’s Longest Wild Dog Fence
Ground has broken on construction of what when complete will be the world’s longest wild dog fence which will run along the NSW border with Queensland...
Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Procurement Policy
The newly updated Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Procurement Policy (Policy) places Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and regional businesses front of mind for Government...
NSW Pumps $3 Billion into Infrastructure
Funding commitments for eight new infrastructure projects across healthcare, education and transport have been announced as part of a $3 billion program which the NSW Government...
John Holland, McConnell Dowell to Help Upgrade Auckland’s Rail Network
Two of Australia’s leading civil construction firms will play a critical role in the upgrade a major upgrade of Auckland’s rail network after being award the...
Open Letter to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews
The following letter was written by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA Victoria), Master Builders Victoria (MBV) and Property Council of Australia (Property Council)
Victorian Builders Fight for Sales Reopening
Builders in Victoria have called on Premier Daniel Andrews to open up display homes, land sales offices, sales suits and Open for Inspections, saying extended restrictions...
World Construction Set for Decade Long Boom
The world’s construction market is set for a decade long boom which will deliver more than a trillion dollars’ worth of opportunities despite COVID, the latest...
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.