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Monday August 20, 2018

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Corporate Governance and Risk Management
Business
Tuesday February 13 2018

Corporate Governance and Risk Management

It is public knowledge in NZ that Fletcher Construction has taken a large profit write down on two significant projects in Auckland and Christchurch to the...

Corporate Governance and Risk Management
Business
Tuesday December 12 2017

Corporate Governance and Risk Management

It is public knowledge in NZ that Fletcher Construction has taken a large profit write down on two significant projects in Auckland and Christchurch to the...

Industry Under Threat from Cyber Crime
Business
Monday October 5 2015

Industry Under Threat from Cyber Crime

As the move toward BIM and open collaboration gathers momentum, architects, engineers and other service providers are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attack and need to consider...

Are Standard Form Contracts Fair?
Business
Wednesday August 12 2015

Are Standard Form Contracts Fair?

Most players in the engineering space are familiar with standard form contracts (SFC), whether they are the local Australian Standard versions or the international FIDIC suite...

Are Construction Contractors Taking on too Much Risk?
Business
Monday August 10 2015

Are Construction Contractors Taking on too Much Risk?

As governments around Australia embark on a major push for new infrastructure, the subject of who should assume the majority of risk on large public sector...

Adjoining Property Protection – An Owner Builder’s Responsibility
Business
Friday July 3 2015

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...

Mixed Messages from Governments on Poles and Wires
Business
Friday April 24 2015

Mixed Messages from Governments on Poles and Wires

According to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER), unexpected events that lead to substantial overspend by owners of poles and wires is capped to 30 per cent.

Risk Management in a Design-build Era
Business
Thursday March 26 2015

Risk Management in a Design-build Era

With expanding populations and increased investment in commercial and residential construction, Australian cities are experiencing a renaissance.

Australian Standard Contracts not Enshrined in Law
Business
Thursday January 29 2015

Australian Standard Contracts not Enshrined in Law

The new year seems to have taken off at a reasonable pace in the construction and engineering sectors, despite a definite shrinking of project availability.