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Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia
Business
Friday August 3 2018

Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia

When facilities managers hear about Bitcoin in the news, chances are they are not thinking about disruption to their own industry.

BIM Must Be Used Throughout the Whole Building Life Cycle
Technology
Tuesday October 24 2017

BIM Must Be Used Throughout the Whole Building Life Cycle

There is a problem in how we are using BIM and delivering projects throughout Australia, as much of the knowledge about how a building is constructed...

Facilities Managers Must Be on Top of Fire Safety
Strata
Tuesday August 22 2017

Facilities Managers Must Be on Top of Fire Safety

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London and the 2014 Lacrosse apartment blaze in Melbourne, fire safety within multi-storey buildings has been the subject of considerable...

Should We Rethink Sustainable Waste?
Green
Wednesday June 7 2017

Should We Rethink Sustainable Waste?

There’s a sense amongst some facilities management professionals that there’s something rotten in the waste collection services industry.

Facilities Manger Helped Son Win $1.56 Mill in Prison Projects: IBAC
Commercial
Tuesday April 18 2017

Facilities Manger Helped Son Win $1.56 Mill in Prison Projects: IBAC

A former public sector manager employed at a prison in Melbourne’s west arranged for $1.56 million worth of building and maintenance contracts to be awarded to...

What You Need to Know About Managing Legionella Risk
Commercial
Thursday January 12 2017

What You Need to Know About Managing Legionella Risk

Back in June 2013, the human cost associated with legionella was on full display when 60-year-old cancer patient John Pearson died after contracting the disease at...

Building Managers Open up Their Wallets
Strata
Thursday September 22 2016

Building Managers Open up Their Wallets

Facilities management appears to have emerged as an important area of opportunity within the property sector throughout Australia as owners of higher grade buildings increasingly seek...

FM Managers Locked Out of BIM
Business
Monday September 12 2016

FM Managers Locked Out of BIM

Building Information Modelling and the digital representation of built assets offer many advantages, but one area which can easily be overlooked is BIM's impact on building...

How the Internet of Things Will Revolutionise Facilities Management
Strata
Wednesday July 27 2016

How the Internet of Things Will Revolutionise Facilities Management

The commercial building environment is focusing increasingly on the internet of things and the ways in which systems that control functions such as heating, ventilation, air-conditioning,...