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Researchers Create Building Blocks from Mushrooms
Green
Monday May 2 2016

Researchers Create Building Blocks from Mushrooms

We slice them on pizza, toss them in salad and sauté them in stirfrys, but the humble mushroom continues its surprising debut as a building material.

Boral Optimistic as Building Boom Continues
Business
Thursday February 11 2016

Boral Optimistic as Building Boom Continues

The future looks bright for Boral, with a string of major road and infrastructure projects on the horizon as the building products maker benefits from the...

The Hidden Dangers of Electrical Work
Buildings
Friday December 11 2015

The Hidden Dangers of Electrical Work

We have all heard about the dangers of electricity but what about the hidden dangers faced by electricians in the building industry?

Australia Could Get Building Products Certification Scheme
Business
Tuesday August 4 2015

Australia Could Get Building Products Certification Scheme

The construction sector in Australia could be set for a mandatory certification scheme as part of efforts to rid the nation of life-threatening building products under...

Docklands Fire Shines Light on Compliance and Regulation
Business
Friday May 22 2015

Docklands Fire Shines Light on Compliance and Regulation

When the Docklands Lacrosse Apartment Building Fire erupted in November 2014 the photos of the firestorm suggested there was something very strange and wrong.

Aluminum Infographic
Business
Thursday March 19 2015

Aluminum Infographic

Interesting facts about aluminium

Product Transparency: Hazard and Risk
Green
Friday December 5 2014

Product Transparency: Hazard and Risk

The Sourceable written recently by Justin McGar is interesting from various points of view.

Faulty Building Products Flooding Australian Market: Minister
Safety
Monday December 1 2014

Faulty Building Products Flooding Australian Market: Minister

Faulty construction products and materials are a serious problem in Australia which is putting families and lives at risk as well as putting legitimate and compliant...

Adelaide Brighton Suffers 15% Profit Drop
Business
Friday August 29 2014

Adelaide Brighton Suffers 15% Profit Drop

Building materials maker Adelaide Brighton's half year profit has fallen and it expects demand for cement to remain subdued.