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Many Mascot Towers owners can’t pay levy
Buildings
Tuesday September 10 2019

Many Mascot Towers owners can’t pay levy

Apartment owners in Sydney's cracked Mascot Towers have asked for the NSW government to help fund remediation works because a third of them can't afford to...

Design, construction flaws at Opal Tower
Structural
Monday February 25 2019

Design, construction flaws at Opal Tower

Critical support beams in Sydney's Opal Tower were left susceptible to "bursting" because they were under-designed and some made from lower strength concrete, an independent report...

Concrete Industry Demands Action on Fire Safety
Buildings
Tuesday February 12 2019

Concrete Industry Demands Action on Fire Safety

Australia’s concrete and masonry industry has called for more action to ensure that non-combustible materials are not installed on multi-storey buildings.

Overhaul of Standard Will Unleash Masonry Design Opportunities
Buildings
Wednesday June 20 2018

Overhaul of Standard Will Unleash Masonry Design Opportunities

Artistic, versatile, durable and resistant to fire, and sound, masonry construction has been used in architectural achievements such as the Egyptian Pyramids, the Colosseum in Rome,...

Sustainability with Modern Masonry Products
Green
Tuesday February 7 2017

Sustainability with Modern Masonry Products

In recent years, multiple factors have converged to create increasing demand for green and sustainable buildings. Stricter building codes, along with LEED and other building performance...

Brickworks Confident About Forward Momentum
Business
Thursday March 27 2014

Brickworks Confident About Forward Momentum

Australian construction materials manufacturer Brickworks says it is confident about forward momentum despite a dip in first-half profit as a recovery in domestic housing starts continues...

Safety
Jan 29 2019
SA Funds Workers Screening for Silicosis

South Australian stone industry workers will be able to access immediate health screening after a rise in detections interstate of the incurable respiratory disease 'silicosis'.

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