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Are You Getting a Donkey Ride?
Business
Tuesday December 12 2017

Are You Getting a Donkey Ride?

If you are building, then you are paying your builder handsomely, so you could be forgiven for thinking you have paid for a good ticket. So...

‘Death of a Tradesman’
Business
Monday March 20 2017

‘Death of a Tradesman’

When Arthur Miller wrote Death of a Salesman in 1949, he was exploring reality versus illusion and as the play demonstrates, each character has a unique...

Is Your Construction Contract Really a Sham?
Business
Monday March 20 2017

Is Your Construction Contract Really a Sham?

In October 2015, the ABC’s 7:30 program ran a story featuring ‘David’ (not his real name).

Construction Tender Software: 4 Points to Consider
Technology
Wednesday March 8 2017

Construction Tender Software: 4 Points to Consider

Most construction professionals would agree that the tendering/bidding process has changed significantly over the past 15 years.

National Security of Payment Approach Would Protect Subcontractors
Business
Wednesday March 1 2017

National Security of Payment Approach Would Protect Subcontractors

Late payments, non-payments and insolvencies have been long standing blights on the Australian building and construction industry. Fire protection contractors have been in the front line...

Collecting Principal Payments
Business
Tuesday September 13 2016

Collecting Principal Payments

The head contractor’s gone bust. Now the principal wants you to keep working and to pay you direct. Watch out!

Pressure Grows Over Unpaid WA Subbies
Commercial
Wednesday July 6 2016

Pressure Grows Over Unpaid WA Subbies

The West Australian government has been accused of abandoning the state's small businesses as increasing numbers of subcontractors complain about not being paid for work on...

Construction Staff in Record Demand
Business
Monday April 18 2016

Construction Staff in Record Demand

As the sector’s workforce reaches its highest ever levels, demand for tradespeople and key staff throughout the construction sector in Australia is booming.

ROI on BIM for Contractors and Subcontractors
Technology
Monday October 5 2015

ROI on BIM for Contractors and Subcontractors

At its heart, BIM improves communication in an industry that’s famous for dispute rather than effective communication.