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The Aussie-OSCM Vocational Education Challenge
Business
Friday July 12 2019

The Aussie-OSCM Vocational Education Challenge

The Box Hill Institute had a strong presence at Frame Australia’s 2019 Conference in Melbourne this week. Attended by over 240 delegates from Australia and overseas,...

Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success
Structural
Wednesday June 19 2019

Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success

When you expect fifty people at a ‘lunch and learn’, you naturally order around 25 pizzas.

Is Timber the Answer to Green Building?
Green
Wednesday June 12 2019

Is Timber the Answer to Green Building?

“Wood is the only building material that helps tackle climate change.”

Choosing Commercial Flooring to Create a Vibrant Mood
Business
Thursday April 4 2019

Choosing Commercial Flooring to Create a Vibrant Mood

Back in 2001, upon commencing as an accountant at a mid-tier technology company known as Pracom, I noticed that our office carpet was bright green.

Buildings Which Give You a Positive Frame of Mind
Commercial
Tuesday March 26 2019

Buildings Which Give You a Positive Frame of Mind

When visitors enter the three-storey Library at the Dock building at Melbourne’s Docklands for the first time, many respond to the building’s natural elements such as...

Is Timber Really Cheaper?
Business
Thursday September 6 2018

Is Timber Really Cheaper?

Ever since Lend Lease built its Forte apartment complex in 2012 using cross laminated timber (CLT), the use of wood and especially engineered wood/mass wood products...

The Low Carbon Engineering of Things
Buildings
Thursday February 22 2018

The Low Carbon Engineering of Things

If asked to consider how to cut carbon emissions, most people would probably focus on reducing energy use in their home or place of work, or...

Timber the Material of the Future on Multi-Storey Construction
Structural
Tuesday November 28 2017

Timber the Material of the Future on Multi-Storey Construction

In 2013, Melbourne’s Docklands precinct witnessed the opening of Australia’s first modern high-rise building to be constructed out of engineered timber as Lend Lease opened the...

Many Balconies Will Fail Prematurely
Residential
Wednesday November 8 2017

Many Balconies Will Fail Prematurely

Lax and unspecified regulations put far too many home owners at risk due to faulty materials and work on their balconies.

Environment
Apr 9 2019
Vic Timber Recycler Banned over Stockpiles

A timber recycling centre in Victoria has been banned from accepting more combustible timber waste by the environmental watchdog. 

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