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Improving Project Visibility and Profits With Automated Forecasting Tools
Technology
Friday December 23 2016

Improving Project Visibility and Profits With Automated Forecasting Tools

Construction firms typically operate with small margins and robust competition. Any improvement in operations, such as in project forecasting, could help firms to edge past other...

Good Areas of Opportunity Remain for Architects
Business
Friday March 4 2016

Good Areas of Opportunity Remain for Architects

Though conditions are set to drop back in some areas, architects are expected to continue to be presented with significant levels of opportunity going forward as...

Economic Conditions Facing the Construction Industry in 2016
Business
Wednesday February 10 2016

Economic Conditions Facing the Construction Industry in 2016

This year commenced with a marked deterioration in economic sentiment.

Can Infrastructure & Road Works Lead Us to a New Path?
Civil
Tuesday January 5 2016

Can Infrastructure & Road Works Lead Us to a New Path?

A recent Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) report has forecasted greater fallout from the fading mining and resources boom than what was previously anticipated, with a...

Comprehensive Barometer for Building Materials Forecasting
Residential
Monday September 28 2015

Comprehensive Barometer for Building Materials Forecasting

New home building is set to reach record levels during 2015, and stay at a healthy (albeit lower) level in 2016.

How Much More Can Residential Construction Grow?
Residential
Tuesday August 11 2015

How Much More Can Residential Construction Grow?

The latest dwelling commencements figures, released in mid-July, confirmed that Australia started more new homes in the year to March 2015 than in any other 12-month...

Australian Performance of Construction Index Drops
Business
Friday May 8 2015

Australian Performance of Construction Index Drops

The weaker result for April was driven by a fall in the new orders sub-index, which fell by 6.2 points to 44.6 after recording a solid...

Australia Set for Hotel Construction Boom
Commercial
Tuesday April 7 2015

Australia Set for Hotel Construction Boom

Australia is set for a decade-long boom in the construction of hotels and accommodation facilities as a sustained recovery in tourism drives long-term demand, a leading...

Construction Building Approvals Fall 3.2% in February
Residential
Wednesday April 1 2015

Construction Building Approvals Fall 3.2% in February

Building approvals have fallen for the first time in five months, but economists believe it is a temporary setback for the booming property sector.