Corrosion Protection Critical for Infrastructure Assets
Over the 10 years to 2027, Australian households, businesses and governments are expected to fork out $2.018 trillion in building new homes, commercial buildings, and civil...
Wynne’s Game of Russian Roulette: Playing With People’s Lives
A recent ruling by the Supreme Court should send shockwaves throughout the Victorian community.
How to Provide a Specification on All Your D&C Projects
Like it or not, design and construct (D&C) building procurement seems to be popular, especially for government or large commercial projects.
New Amendment Will Boost Fire Safety
Australia generally enjoys a comparatively good record of commercial fire safety.
Everyone is Entitled to Protection – But not Always the Same Level of Risk
When it comes to dealing with a known safety hazard, everyone is entitled to the same minimum level of protection.
The Bizarre Building Rule Book: The ‘Protected’ and ‘Protected Not’
It's almost impossible for any consumer to figure out Australia’s blueprint for ‘building control,’ but after years of commitment and dogged detective work, the ‘rules’ can...
Building Control – From Monopoly to Free Market to Hindsight
Building control law reform and building regulatory developments post-1993 - what worked, what failed, what was learnt and what wasn’t learnt.
Combination Coatings Create Infrastructure That Endures
The use of multiple coating processes in tandem can significantly heighten the durability of steel-based infrastructure items such as bridges, making them far more resistant to corrosion-related degradation and...
Adjoining Property Protection – An Owner Builder’s Responsibility
Building works in some instances may impact neighbouring or adjoining property. Building surveyors, certifiers and engineers carry the responsibility to guild and determine whether protection works...