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‘Chain of Errors’ Before WA Rigger’s Death
Safety
Tuesday December 6 2016

‘Chain of Errors’ Before WA Rigger’s Death

The death of a 43-year-old man who was crushed when an 800 kilogram concrete soakwell lid fell on him during work on an apartment complex in...

Safe Practices Crucial for Construction
Prefabrication
Thursday October 27 2016

Safe Practices Crucial for Construction

Investigations are underway into the specific causes of yet two more recent construction site tragedies.

Is Manufacturing Innovating Enough?
Prefabrication
Friday September 30 2016

Is Manufacturing Innovating Enough?

With increasing widespread acknowledgement that the construction industry in Australia needs to make more use of off-site manufactured products to improve efficiencies, it is important to...

Flexible Precast Concrete Makes for Easier Pavement Installation
Prefabrication
Wednesday September 21 2016

Flexible Precast Concrete Makes for Easier Pavement Installation

Researchers from Singapore have developed a new form of flexible precast concrete that promises to create more durable and slip-resistant road surfaces while also cutting construction...

The Oft-overlooked Virtues of Precast Concrete
Technology
Wednesday July 15 2015

The Oft-overlooked Virtues of Precast Concrete

Precast concrete confers a range of benefits in addition to those conventionally touted within the building industry.