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Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?
Buildings
Wednesday March 14 2018

Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?

Since the Grenfell tragedy in London and the Lacrosse apartment debacle in Melbourne, politicians of all stripes have been under pressure to act on combustible cladding...

Leaders Call for Action as Full Cladding Debacle Exposed
Business
Wednesday September 6 2017

Leaders Call for Action as Full Cladding Debacle Exposed

Industry leaders are calling for national action following revelations that problems with non-compliant cladding have been known for decades.

NSW Must Act on Buildings with Flammable Cladding
Business
Thursday July 20 2017

NSW Must Act on Buildings with Flammable Cladding

The NSW government is coming under increasing pressure to address the issue of apartments that could be covered in highly flammable cladding.

Ensuring Your Building Products Conform
Business
Thursday June 16 2016

Ensuring Your Building Products Conform

Around Australia, the issue of building products which do not comply with standards as set out in the National Construction Code has generated considerable levels of...

Imported Asbestos Creating Extreme Danger for Workers
Safety
Monday February 29 2016

Imported Asbestos Creating Extreme Danger for Workers

Materials imported from China which contain asbestos are creating new areas of danger for workers within the construction sector as well as home owners and building...

Have We Learned Anything from the Docklands Fire?
Business
Wednesday February 24 2016

Have We Learned Anything from the Docklands Fire?

It's time to look back at the Lacrosse fire in Docklands in November 2014 and the investigation being undertaken by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA), which...

Victoria Failing on Building Control: Fire Brigade
Buildings
Monday January 4 2016

Victoria Failing on Building Control: Fire Brigade

Significant levels of failure within the building regulatory regime in Victoria are leading to major risks of fire-related deaths in high-rise apartment buildings, according to the...

Cladding Installation at Melbourne’s Royal Women’s Hospital Under Review
Commercial
Tuesday November 10 2015

Cladding Installation at Melbourne’s Royal Women’s Hospital Under Review

Construction giant Lend Lease could be made to undertake millions of dollars’ worth of work to rectify cladding on a major hospital project in Victoria which...

Should 116 Construction Standards be Withdrawal?
Business
Tuesday October 6 2015

Should 116 Construction Standards be Withdrawal?

As concern about dangerous and non-conforming products within the Australian construction sector grows, moves to withdraw more than one hundred construction standards are raising concern.