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Wastewater Testing to Make Smarter, Healthier Cities
Environment
Tuesday March 28 2017

Wastewater Testing to Make Smarter, Healthier Cities

In the hunt for “Big Data” that will underpin smarter cities, the next new discoveries may be found in an unexpected place – our sewers.

Australia’s Shadow Construction Industry
Business
Tuesday December 13 2016

Australia’s Shadow Construction Industry

John Howard’s GST has helped Australia’s construction economy to be ready for the next phase of its modernisation.

Should Workers Testing Positive for Drugs be Sacked?
Safety
Tuesday December 6 2016

Should Workers Testing Positive for Drugs be Sacked?

On January 25th this year, Shayne Clayton was involved in a forklift incident at a Coles distribution centre where he worked as a forklift driver.

VIC:Real Estate Drug Grower Faces Life in Jail
Residential
Friday September 16 2016

VIC:Real Estate Drug Grower Faces Life in Jail

A Melbourne real estate agent is facing life in jail after he admitted turning rental properties into cannabis growing houses as part of a large commercial...

Is Mandatory Drug Testing the Way to Go?
Safety
Tuesday May 3 2016

Is Mandatory Drug Testing the Way to Go?

Whilst issues associated with drugs and alcohol on building sites have been acknowledged for some time, media reports suggesting that as many as one in five...

How Can We Stop Ice Use on Construction Sites?
Business
Monday July 13 2015

How Can We Stop Ice Use on Construction Sites?

Roughly a year ago, reports of crystal methamphetamine flowing like tap water at midweek parties which workers at Thiess’ Wonthaggi Desalination Plant construction project were encouraged...

Drug and Alcohol Proposal Focuses on Assisting Those with Problems
Construction
Monday April 27 2015

Drug and Alcohol Proposal Focuses on Assisting Those with Problems

There is no doubt that the recent announcement by the CFMEU of its intention to introduce a new proposal for an impairment policy that for the...

Are Chaplains the Next Big Thing on Construction Sites?
Business
Thursday April 16 2015

Are Chaplains the Next Big Thing on Construction Sites?

With long hours, pressure to meet deadlines, a lack of job security and possibly significant amounts of time away from family, a construction sector workplace can...

Calls to Implement Construction Site Testing For Drug and Alcohol
Safety
Thursday March 26 2015

Calls to Implement Construction Site Testing For Drug and Alcohol

The CFMEU and Victorian Labor have reversed their opposition to mandatory drug testing on construction sites after growing problems with the drug ice.