When does a Fonzie flat become a Class 2 Building?
Collaborative construction or what is often called ‘integrated project management’ can be a powerful tool in most new construction projects, but not often afforded in ‘smaller’...
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Digital Twins Can Help Prepare Cities for Future Pandemics
Digital twins can help cities around the world to prepare for and recover from future shocks including pandemics, a leader in engineering technology says.
Scott Morrison has embraced net zero emissions – now it’s time to walk the talk
Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday acknowledged what many Australian businesses, investors and others have long known – the global economy is transitioning to net zero emissions, and so...
Australia’s Hydrogen Technology Hotspots Unveiled
Thirteen regional clusters which could underpin the emergence of a multi-billion dollar hydrogen industry in Australia have been unveiled.
Victoria Bans Flammable Cladding
Highly combustible cladding products can no longer be used on multi-storey buildings in Victoria as an order banning their use is now in effect.
Victorians Asked to Help Plan 30 Years of Infrastructure Success
Victorians are being asked for feedback on 95 proposed actions as the state plans for 30 years of infrastructure success.
Australia Should Mandate Lower Lead in Plumbing Products
Australia should mandate a maximum lead content of 0.25 percent in all plumbing products which come into contact with drinking water, a new paper has suggested.
Engineers Union Hits Out at Draft NSW Building Regulation
The union for engineers has hit out at draft regulations which will accompany new building legislation in New South Wales, saying that a failure to extend...
WA seeks FIFO silver lining from COVID-19
Western Australia is urging fly-in fly-out workers to move to the state permanently, saying it would be better for their families and boost the local economy amid...
Shower a 'sanctuary' from virus: Syd study
Sydneysiders are using enough water to fill 155 Olympic-sized swimming pools each day as they spend more time at home.
Five miners burned in underground blast
Four mine workers are fighting for life and a fifth is in a serious condition after an underground blast at a Queensland coal mine.
Murray Basin rail project fails to deliver
The Murray Basin Rail Project has failed to improve rural freight outcomes for Victoria despite a $440 million public spend, according to the state's auditor-general.
Qld flood class action win to be appealed
A second Queensland water provider is appealing a class action decision on the 2011 floods potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Trade Worker Demand Hotspots Unveiled
Train drivers refused to travel on the section of track where two people died in a Sydney-Melbourne XPT derailment, the rail union says.
NSW rail project cost to blow out by $3b
The cost of a major construction project to build a rail line that will run under Sydney Harbour is likely to blow out by up to...
Qld mining death eighth in two years
Sydney desal plant could double in size
The NSW government is going ahead with plans to expand Sydney's desalination plant to ensure the state isn't left "flat-footed" should the drought continue.