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Engineers Must Learn ‘Winning’ Negotiation Strategies
Business
Thursday March 15 2018

Engineers Must Learn ‘Winning’ Negotiation Strategies

For many engineers, talks surrounding fees and terms of engagement can cause plenty of discomfort.

What’s in a Conforming Tender?
Business
Thursday September 7 2017

What’s in a Conforming Tender?

The tender process is a tricky game to play, and the end result is that no one - not the consumers and not the participants -...

Contestability Key to Infrastructure Improvements and Savings
Infrastructure
Tuesday June 6 2017

Contestability Key to Infrastructure Improvements and Savings

New modelling on the benefits of franchising, released as part of Infrastructure Australia’s ongoing Reform Series, shows that subjecting government-operated bus and rail services to competitive...

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.

The Tender Point of Safety in the Construction Industry
Safety
Thursday December 8 2016

The Tender Point of Safety in the Construction Industry

All the ‘experts’ are once again beating on their drums, complaining and blaming everyone and anyone associated with the boss for the lack of safety in...

Licensing Ain’t a Bad Idea to Minimise Insolvency
Business
Wednesday February 24 2016

Licensing Ain’t a Bad Idea to Minimise Insolvency

The recently released report from the Senate Economics Committee into Insolvency in the Construction Industry contains 44 recommendations to address the issue of insolvency.

Construction Prices Rise as Trade Shortages Grow
Commercial
Tuesday November 10 2015

Construction Prices Rise as Trade Shortages Grow

Tender price escalation for major construction projects in Australia is set to intensify as trade shortages worsen and a booming apartment sector drives a shortage of...

Trade Shortages Worsen as Construction Boom Rolls On
Business
Monday July 27 2015

Trade Shortages Worsen as Construction Boom Rolls On

As the apartment building boom continues, upward pressure on construction tender prices in Australia is continuing as bottlenecks continue to emerge in some trades.

Are Low-Ball Fees Cannibalising the Engineering Sector?
Business
Tuesday April 28 2015

Are Low-Ball Fees Cannibalising the Engineering Sector?

In a tightening market, competition is fierce and fees are getting lower and lower. What does this mean for the sector and how can better procurement...