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Sunday July 22, 2018

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Client Briefs and Specifications
Business
Wednesday June 6 2018

Avoiding Pitfalls in Client Briefs and Specifications

In any project, the client brief sets the foundation of the client/architect relationship, whilst specifications detail how buildings are constructed.

WA Public Sector Contracting Must be Cleaned Up
Business
Wednesday April 25 2018

WA Public Sector Contracting Must be Cleaned Up

“here are underlying systematic issues that mean that most of the projects were subject to an environment needing improvement and reform.”

Engineers Must Learn ‘Winning’ Negotiation Strategies
Business
Thursday March 15 2018

Engineers Must Learn ‘Winning’ Negotiation Strategies

For many engineers, talks surrounding fees and terms of engagement can cause plenty of discomfort.

The Security of Payment Act and its Important Consequences
Business
Thursday February 22 2018

The Security of Payment Act and its Important Consequences

The Security of Payment Act is meant to be critical for builders to get paid for construction works that they do.

Getting the Contract Right
Business
Thursday February 1 2018

Getting the Contract Right

A key part of any procurement activity, particularly in the construction and infrastructure sector, is to get the contract right.

New Laws to Impact on Parties’ Right to Terminate
Business
Friday December 15 2017

New Laws to Impact on Parties’ Right to Terminate

The construction industry will soon have tighter regulations placed on the ability of parties to enforce the right of termination based on insolvency events.

Mid-Level Bureaucrats Responsible for Adding Costs to Housing
Residential
Tuesday November 28 2017

Mid-Level Bureaucrats Responsible for Adding Costs to Housing

At the end of September, South Australian Labor Premier Jay Weatherill announced that the bidding process by the private sector to develop the former Royal Adelaide...

Building Contracts – Important Things to Look Out For
Business
Saturday October 28 2017

Building Contracts – Important Things to Look Out For

If you are about to enter into, or have already entered into, a building contract in relation to a residential building, there are some critical things...

What’s in a Conforming Tender?
Business
Thursday September 7 2017

What’s in a Conforming Tender?

The tender process is a tricky game to play, and the end result is that no one - not the consumers and not the participants -...

Business
13 Dec, 2017
CIMIC Group Secures Billions in New Contacts

Construction giant CIMIC has announced three new major contracts for its companies, including design and construction for Victoria's multi-billion dollar West Gate Tunnel project.

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Residential
6 Dec, 2017
What Protection Do NSW Buyers Have Against Unfair Sunset Clauses

Wind back three years and you could pick up an average apartment in the inner Sydney suburb of Ultimo for around $560,000.

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