Security is Critical in Building Management Systems
Back in 2013, US retailer Target became engulfed in a crisis after cyber criminals gained access to its point of sale (POS) system and stole credit/debit...
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
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
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
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
The word maintenance is being deliberately distorted by the building industry.
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
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
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...
Trade Worker Demand Hotspots Unveiled
Train drivers refused to travel on the section of track where two people died in a Sydney-Melbourne XPT derailment, the rail union says.