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Is the Glass Really Half Empty?
Residential
Tuesday April 19 2016

Is the Glass Really Half Empty?

The pervasive catch-cry regarding economic conditions seems to involve the word ‘weaknesses’ in the first quarter of 2016.

Some Fog in the 2016 Jobs Outlook
Business
Monday February 15 2016

Some Fog in the 2016 Jobs Outlook

In 2014/15, governments across the country made a commitment to kick start jobs growth via the construction sector.

Tracking Construction Costs in NSW, VIC & QLD
Residential
Tuesday January 5 2016

Tracking Construction Costs in NSW, VIC & QLD

Impact on global confidence from political uncertainty and the lower Australian dollar is both stimulating growth and starting to highlight Australia's dependence on imported construction material....

Residential Construction Forecast Remains Healthy
Residential
Wednesday October 28 2015

Residential Construction Forecast Remains Healthy

The residential construction industry will see out another healthy year in 2015/16, says the Housing Industry Association (HIA).

Why Forecast Beyond the End?
Business
Monday September 28 2015

Why Forecast Beyond the End?

Having been a career estimator in the commercial construction industry for nigh on 40 years, there is one question I still ask myself over and over...

Infrastructure Investment to Help Fill Gap in Economy
Civil
Wednesday June 24 2015

Infrastructure Investment to Help Fill Gap in Economy

Further growth in residential building plus a resurgence in state public infrastructure spending over the next five years will go some way toward ‘filling the hole’...

Colour Forecast 2015
Residential
Wednesday January 7 2015

Colour Forecast 2015

This month, Pantone released its colour of 2015, Marsala, named after a full-bodied red wine.