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Reliance smashed on FY20 profit downgrade
Business
Monday February 24 2020

Reliance smashed on FY20 profit downgrade

Reliance Worldwide's share price has plummeted by more than a quarter after the manufacturer of plumbing fittings downgraded its full-year guidance and announced its first-half profit fell by...

Queensland Gets New Licensing for Mechanical Services
Commercial
Monday November 18 2019

Queensland Gets New Licensing for Mechanical Services

Technicians who install mechanical services in homes, hospitals, offices aged care homes and shopping centres throughout Queensland will need to be licensed under a new licensing...

Australia’s Watermark Scheme is Undergoing Change
Buildings
Thursday February 1 2018

Australia’s Watermark Scheme is Undergoing Change

Having previously suffered from asbestos problems, the troubled Perth Children’s Hospital project hit a further snag in May 2016 after lead levels which exceeded the Australian...

One in Five Victorian Plumbing Installations Fail Audit Test
Business
Wednesday June 7 2017

One in Five Victorian Plumbing Installations Fail Audit Test

More than one in five plumbing installations in Victoria which were audited in April failed compliance with required standards, according to the building industry regulator in...

Qld Plumber Puts Hundreds at Lead Risk
Safety
Wednesday May 17 2017

Qld Plumber Puts Hundreds at Lead Risk

A Queensland plumber caught using lead solder on water pipes has put residents of hundreds of southeast Queensland properties at risk of lead poisoning.

Facilities Manger Helped Son Win $1.56 Mill in Prison Projects: IBAC
Commercial
Tuesday April 18 2017

Facilities Manger Helped Son Win $1.56 Mill in Prison Projects: IBAC

A former public sector manager employed at a prison in Melbourne’s west arranged for $1.56 million worth of building and maintenance contracts to be awarded to...

Construction Sector Acts on Faulty Products
Safety
Friday December 18 2015

Construction Sector Acts on Faulty Products

The construction sector in Australia has taken further action in its efforts to rid the building sector of dangerous and life-threatening products which do not meet...

Business
19 Nov, 2019
Plumber penalised over $150,000 for Cheating Workers and Lying

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties of $151,200 against a Victorian plumber and his company for underpaying a young worker following previous court action involving...

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