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Ignore Independent Building Inspections at Your Peril
Commercial
Thursday January 5 2017

Ignore Independent Building Inspections at Your Peril

When it comes to building inspections in commercial and domestic construction, the most astonishing finding is the blind trust in the builders and the owners with...

Access to NSW Home Inspection Audits Set to Start
Residential
Monday April 4 2016

Access to NSW Home Inspection Audits Set to Start

The NSW government is set to make property inspection reports more accessible in a move it hopes will save potential home buyers hundreds of dollars.

Are There Hidden Agendas in Proposed Mandatory Inspections?
Residential
Friday February 12 2016

Are There Hidden Agendas in Proposed Mandatory Inspections?

When it comes to building and pest inspections for purchase of property, there are often hidden agendas involved in the current process.

Developer of Taiwan’s Collapsed Building Detained
Structural
Wednesday February 10 2016

Developer of Taiwan’s Collapsed Building Detained

The Tainan District Prosecutors Office said Lin Ming-hui and two others, identified only by their surnames, Chang and Cheng, were suspected of negligence resulting in death,...

So What Does the Building Industry Really NEEBP?
Green
Thursday January 28 2016

So What Does the Building Industry Really NEEBP?

Just before Christmas, the report for Phase 2 of the National Energy Efficient Buildings Project (NEEBP) was published. The project, led by the South Australian Government...

Proposed Mandatory Pre-Sale Inspections for NSW
Residential
Tuesday December 8 2015

Proposed Mandatory Pre-Sale Inspections for NSW

The Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation in NSW Victor Dominello has declared interest in introducing a mandatory pre-sale inspection regime when listing property for sale...

Will Licensing Subcontractors Solve Non-Compliance Issues?
Business
Tuesday October 20 2015

Will Licensing Subcontractors Solve Non-Compliance Issues?

Recent investigations undertaken by the WA Building Commission suggest that a high percentage of building work performed by subcontractors is deemed to be non-compliant with NCC...