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Tuesday July 17, 2018

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Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test
Civil
Tuesday July 17 2018

Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test

Locals in the Melbourne outer south-western suburb of Werribee describe the Ballan Road as a 'death trap.'

Fire Safety and the Ageing Population
Buildings
Thursday October 12 2017

Fire Safety and the Ageing Population

Life expectancy at birth is one of the most widely used and internationally recognised indicators of population health.

Australia Must Improve Waterproofing Standards and Practices
Residential
Thursday October 5 2017

Australia Must Improve Waterproofing Standards and Practices

For five Irish students and one Irish American, the date of June 16, 2015, should have been one in which they celebrated a 21st birthday party...

Green Shoots in a Concrete Jungle
Green
Wednesday April 5 2017

Green Shoots in a Concrete Jungle

In the midst of Australia’s concrete jungles, there are green shoots of hope.

Waterproofing Construction Joints
Commercial
Tuesday February 14 2017

Waterproofing Construction Joints

Concrete is an indispensable building material, used worldwide for all types of structures. Durable in a wide variety of applications and site conditions, cit can nonetheless...

Slabs Crush Man to Death at Queensland Worksite
Safety
Thursday December 22 2016

Slabs Crush Man to Death at Queensland Worksite

A man has been crushed to death by two granite slabs weighing about 600kg at a worksite on Brisbane's bayside.

Concrete Fasteners “Safety Critical” Compliance – It’s Now Law
Business
Tuesday December 20 2016

Concrete Fasteners “Safety Critical” Compliance – It’s Now Law

For decades in Australia, builders and engineers have not been subject to any regulated regime in the selection, design or installation of concrete fasteners and anchors.

Concrete Lessons from the Bridge Experience
Prefabrication
Friday December 16 2016

Concrete Lessons from the Bridge Experience

Queensland's first State Infrastructure Plan will see a $300 million investment in critical road and rail upgrades.

Charges Laid Over Tradie Deaths at Qld Racecourse
Safety
Friday November 18 2016

Charges Laid Over Tradie Deaths at Qld Racecourse

Two construction workers rode on the back of a falling concrete slab, only to be crushed to death by a second slab at a Brisbane racecourse,...