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Coroner Rules over Fatal Victoria Wall Collapse
Business
Friday June 8 2018

Coroner Rules over Fatal Victoria Wall Collapse

The safety of a wall that collapsed and killed three people in Melbourne six years ago was the responsibility of site owner Grocon, a coroner says.

Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe
Buildings
Wednesday June 6 2018

Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe

The cladding system on the outside of London's Grenfell Tower was so conducive to the spread of fire it did not support the "stay put" policy...

Electrocution Inquest Hears from Sparky
Safety
Thursday January 25 2018

Electrocution Inquest Hears from Sparky

An electrician tasked with securing a construction site where a carpenter was electrocuted says the light fitting that likely caused his death was live because it...

Grenfell Tower Fire Toll Officially 71
Buildings
Tuesday November 21 2017

Grenfell Tower Fire Toll Officially 71

The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower housing block in London in June is 71, after five months of painstaking search...

Vic Builder Fined after Apprentice Death
Safety
Thursday September 7 2017

Vic Builder Fined after Apprentice Death

A Melbourne building company and its director have been fined $880,000 after an apprentice fell to his death at a construction site.

London Block Warnings Ignored
Buildings
Thursday June 15 2017

London Block Warnings Ignored

An action group at a west London tower block ravaged by fire have said their warnings fell on "deaf ears" after highlighting safety concerns about the...

NSW:Death of NSW Rigger was Preventable: Union
Safety
Friday March 3 2017

NSW:Death of NSW Rigger was Preventable: Union

The death of a rigger on a Darling Harbour barge could have been prevented, with union officials denied access to inspect the construction site in late...

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.

Safety
Sep 12 2018
Call for Victoria Cranes Check after Death

Every crane in Victoria should to be checked, authorities urge, after a key part was likely to have contributed to the death of a construction worker...

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Safety
Sep 12 2018
Quarry Operator Charged over Vic Tip Death

A Victorian quarry operator has been charged more than two years after a contractor was killed when a tip wall collapsed on her truck.

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Safety
Sep 7 2018
One Dead, One Critical in Crane Drop

A man is dead and his co-worker is fighting for life after after they were submerged in concrete that fell from a crane on a Melbourne...

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Safety
Sep 6 2018
Qld Company Fined $405k for Worker Deaths

Loved ones of a construction worker crushed to death by a concrete slab at Brisbane's Eagle Farm Racecourse believe a company's $405,000 fine for its role...

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Commercial
Aug 22 2018
SA:Hospital Site Safety Defended at Inquest

The death of a man while working on a scissor lift during construction of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital does not mean safety on the project...

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Safety
Aug 21 2018
New Construction Safety Rules after SA Worker's Death

A construction company has changed its safety rules for working with scissor lifts after the death of one of its workers on the new Royal Adelaide...

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Structural
Jul 25 2018
Hundreds Missing in Laos After Dam Collapses

Hundreds of people are missing and several are feared dead after a hydro-electric power dam under construction in southern Laos collapsed, causing flash flooding which swept...

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Commercial
Jul 20 2018
At Least 9 Dead in India Building Collapse

Rescuers have found nine bodies as they almost finished clearing a mound of rubble after the collapse of two multistorey buildings east of New Delhi

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Public
Jul 20 2018
Underwater Graveyard Plan for Gold Coast

Sleeping with the fishes may not be as sinister as it sounds if a Gold Coast plan for an underwater graveyard gets the green light.

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