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Tradespeople Reap Construction Jobs Boom
Business
Wednesday August 8 2018

Tradespeople Reap Construction Jobs Boom

As the building and infrastructure boom rolls on, tradespeople across Australia’s residential, commercial and civil construction sector are enjoying extremely buoyant labour market conditions.

Super Union Will Change Construction Landscape
Business
Wednesday April 18 2018

Super Union Will Change Construction Landscape

Whether it be for bringing the nation’s ports to a standstill in 1998 or being slammed for rampant disregard for the law in the Royal Commission...

Australia Faces Housing Trade Skills Shortage
Business
Monday July 31 2017

Australia Faces Housing Trade Skills Shortage

As the home building boom rolls on, a shortage of skilled tradespeople has emerged across significant parts of the residential construction industry in Australia.

Project Managers Wanted as Construction Jobs Boom Rolls On
Business
Thursday July 27 2017

Project Managers Wanted as Construction Jobs Boom Rolls On

Project managers, construction managers and contract administrators are in massive demand as the home building boom has seen the construction sector in Australia increase its headcount...

Grenfell Tragedy Should Be a Catalyst for Change
Business
Tuesday July 25 2017

Grenfell Tragedy Should Be a Catalyst for Change

The devastating fire that has destroyed the Grenfell Tower building along with the lives of many of its occupants has naturally been a topic of much...

Integrated Project Delivery: A Collaborative Team Approach
Technology
Monday July 17 2017

Integrated Project Delivery: A Collaborative Team Approach

As competition intensifies and profit margins come under pressure, construction firms are continuously looking for ways to enhance project productivity and avoid cost and schedule overruns.

NSW Must Reinstate Integrity of Qualifications Linked to Building Licences
Business
Thursday June 8 2017

NSW Must Reinstate Integrity of Qualifications Linked to Building Licences

A media release was sent out earlier this year by the NSW opposition Shadow Minister for Skills, Prue Car MP, highlighting the risks to potential students...

Australian Construction Employment Soars to Record Heights
Business
Friday May 26 2017

Australian Construction Employment Soars to Record Heights

As employment within the building sector soars to record heights, construction industry professionals such as site mangers, contracts administrators and forepersons/supervisors are in massive demand, a...

Watersun Constructions Down the Gutter, and Tradies Suffer
Residential
Wednesday May 24 2017

Watersun Constructions Down the Gutter, and Tradies Suffer

The second collapse of the commercial arm of Watersun, which entered administration on April 28, 2017, was once again devastating to its subcontractors who have lost...