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Building a Third Construction Sector Through Sustainable Procurement
Green
Tuesday August 22 2017

Building a Third Construction Sector Through Sustainable Procurement

No matter what political position one takes, it is apparent that neither capitalism nor government intervention has succeeded in addressing the growing tide of social and...

Analytics in the Construction Sector
Technology
Thursday May 25 2017

Analytics in the Construction Sector

Though the construction sector creates and manages some of the most costly and complex projects, the industry as a whole has been notorious for lagging in...

FWBC Seeks Urgent Court Injunction to end Brisbane Disruptions
Business
Thursday September 29 2016

FWBC Seeks Urgent Court Injunction to end Brisbane Disruptions

FWBC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court seeking a court injunction against the CFMEU and seven of its officials in an effort to bring an...

Why the Construction Industry Needs to Innovate
Business
Friday July 3 2015

Why the Construction Industry Needs to Innovate

Business leaders are constantly told that innovation is ‘essential’ to business growth, competitiveness and productivity in a world of increasing competition and depleting natural resources.

Retail and Hotel Sectors Reap Green Building Benefits
Strata
Wednesday July 3 2013

Retail and Hotel Sectors Reap Green Building Benefits

The US retail and hospitality sectors have stepped up their levels of investment in green building projects in recent years.

Construction Commences on China’s First Shale Gas Pipeline
Mining
Thursday June 27 2013

Construction Commences on China’s First Shale Gas Pipeline

State-owned enterprise China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has commenced construction work on the PRC's first dedicated shale gas pipeline in the vast inland province of Sichuan....

Subway Construction Destroys Ancient Chinese Tombs
Civil
Tuesday June 25 2013

Subway Construction Destroys Ancient Chinese Tombs

Construction work to expand the subway system of the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has led to the destruction of a group of ancient tombs ranging...

China Finishes Work on Record-Breaking Bridge
Civil
Friday June 21 2013

China Finishes Work on Record-Breaking Bridge

Construction work has wrapped up on the world's longest multi-pylon cable-stayed bridge, which spans a distance of 10 kilometres over Hangzhou Bay in the Chinese coastal...

Saudi Arabia’s Investment in Green Building Hits $26 Billion
Commercial
Friday June 21 2013

Saudi Arabia’s Investment in Green Building Hits $26 Billion

The total amount of investment by Saudi Arabia in green building construction projects and developments now exceeds $26 billion, according to the latest figures from government...