Digital Disruption is Changing Mining
In 2014, Rio Tinto broke new ground when it introduced driverless trucks into its Hope Downs 4 iron ore mine in the Pilbara.
Technology Helps Drive Worker Safety on Construction Sites
Back on February 28 last year, a 30-year-old rigger with a young family was helping a crane driver to move a heavy steel beam at around...
WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom
For much of the 2000s Perth was awash with money and in party mode thanks to the mining boom.
Engineers Needed to Fill Talent Mismatch
Engineers with suitable skills throughout Australia will be in high demand throughout 2018 to fill a mismatch between the abilities which are needed and the skills...
Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage
Over 250,000 construction workers are expected to retire this decade.
Construction Union Says Program Abused for Cheap Labour
Program intended for workers beneficial to Canada is used to fill construction jobs at lower wages, says union study.
Construction Professionals in Massive Demand
Professionals within the building sector in Australia are expected to be in significant demand as employment levels within the sector smash record highs and signs grow...
Australia Gains 101,200 Construction Jobs
As the boom in building and construction throughout Australia continues, the latest figures show that employment in the sector has reached another record.
Construction Productivity: Are We Measuring the Wrong Thing?
We are repeatedly told that if we wish to maintain our current standard of living of about two per cent per capita income growth per year,...
Sign of Solid Jobs Growth for Rest of 2018
Employment growth unsurprisingly cooled after an unsustainable record run in 2017, but there are signs job gains are likely to be solid for the remainder of...
NSW to Boost Apprentices on Big Projects
One in five people working on future NSW infrastructure projects will be apprentices, the state government says.
Locals Set for Western Sydney Airport Jobs
People living in western Sydney are being promised at least half of the jobs at the city's second airport when it becomes fully operational from...
Builders Fear Super-union's Economic Power
Builders warn a new super-union featuring the CFMEU and dock workers will have the power to hold Australia's supply chains to ransom.
CFMEU and MUA Merge to Form Super-union
The CFMEU is about to get another 'M' after the Fair Work Commission approved a merger of three of Australia's most prominent unions.
Solar Systems Smash Record Installations
The sun continues to shine on Australia's solar industry with a record 3.5 million panels installed on our rooftops last year.
WA Economy Back from the Brink: Report
A rebounding West Australian economy is forecast to bring jobs and long-awaited wages growth, but the weight of government debt remains a threat to the...
Dumping West Gate a Jobs Threat: Andrews
Dumping Melbourne's West Gate Tunnel toll road will destroy the economy and jobs, Premier Daniel Andrews says.
Quebec Construction Mogul Tony Accurso Acquitted
The jury in the trial of well-known Quebec construction magnate, Tony Accurso, who was accused of breach of trust, needed less than 24 hours of deliberations...