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Monday November 19, 2018

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Overcoming the Cost Barrier to Asbestos Removal in Australia
Safety
Wednesday October 10 2018

Overcoming the Cost Barrier to Asbestos Removal in Australia

If you want to know about costs associated with asbestos in residential premises, you only have to ask the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government.

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities
Mining
Monday December 11 2017

Mining Maintenance Boom Drives Huge Contractor Opportunities

Contractors in areas such as mechanical, electrical and equipment servicing are set to grab billions of dollars’ worth of opportunity as expenditure on maintenance and servicing...

Green Roofs and Walls: Be Warned
Green
Tuesday November 21 2017

Green Roofs and Walls: Be Warned

If you are thinking of designing a building with a green roof or walls, you may be about to cause yourself some problems. Basically, buildings and...

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...

Maintenance is Not Rectification and Band-Aiding is Not Maintenance
Residential
Wednesday January 25 2017

Maintenance is Not Rectification and Band-Aiding is Not Maintenance

The word maintenance is being deliberately distorted by the building industry.

Concrete Lessons from the Bridge Experience
Prefabrication
Friday December 16 2016

Concrete Lessons from the Bridge Experience

Queensland's first State Infrastructure Plan will see a $300 million investment in critical road and rail upgrades.

How to Manage a Green Roof over the Christmas Period
Green
Thursday December 8 2016

How to Manage a Green Roof over the Christmas Period

The Australian summer can be challenging for gardens and green roofs, with extreme conditions, heat waves and lack of water taking a toll on plants. Now...

Maintenance Spending Set for Five Years of Growth
Business
Thursday December 8 2016

Maintenance Spending Set for Five Years of Growth

Whilst construction activity in some civil sectors may well be on the wane, contractors may find opportunities in terms of maintenance of existing assets, a new...

Managing Green Roofs for Optimal Water Performance
Green
Thursday October 13 2016

Managing Green Roofs for Optimal Water Performance

Green roofs can be a key tool in onsite water management.

Business
16 Jun, 2014
UGL Sells off DTZ, Announces New Boss

Building and engineering giant UGL is set to hive off its global property services business to a private equity consortium in a move that will see...

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