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Architects in Demand Despite Residential Slowdown
Business
Tuesday January 15 2019

Architects in Demand Despite Residential Slowdown

Despite the residential slowdown, architects remain in demand throughout much of Australia as opportunities emerge for work on commercial and public buildings, the latest report has...

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes
Architecture
Tuesday January 15 2019

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes

Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.

Australia Must Built Heat Resistant Homes
Architecture
Friday January 11 2019

Australia Must Built Heat Resistant Homes

Around Australia, much effort has been afforded to building homes which stay warm in winter and minimise energy costs. Less attention has been given to heat...

Australia Needs Mandatory Registration for Engineers
Australia
Sunday January 14 2018

Australia Needs Mandatory Registration for Engineers

When construction of Melbourne’s iconic West Gate Bridge across the Yarra River commenced in 1968, it was to be the then Bolte state government’s crowning glory.

Australia Prepares to Pumped Hydro
Energy
Monday March 20 2017

Australia Prepares to Pumped Hydro

Australia Prepares to Pumped Hydro

Energy
2 Aug, 2018
Energy Policy Key to Renewables, Prices

Australians will be denied cheaper electricity unless swift action is taken on a national energy policy, the Turnbull government has been advised.

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Mining
13 Jun, 2018
Qld Law Firm Considers Silica Dust Action

Queensland mines and businesses whose workers have suffered the ill effects of silica dust could be subjected to large-scale legal action.

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Residential
9 Mar, 2018
Houses, Apartments Lift February Construction

Home building, including that of city apartments, led an expansion in construction activity in February.

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Residential
1 Feb, 2018
Sydney Home Values Ease on Fewer Investors

Sydney's annual house price growth has slowed and the growth in its apartment values are at a 15-month low, while Melbourne's median house price exceeds $900,000...

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Civil
1 Feb, 2018
Victoria's West Gate Tunnel Works Underway

Work has begun on Victoria's controversial West Gate Tunnel, as it remains uncertain exactly who will foot the bill for the $6.7 billion project.

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Commercial
1 Feb, 2018
Unexploded Bomb Found in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police have sealed off part of a busy downtown neighbourhood after an unexploded bomb was found during construction work in the Asian financial centre.

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Environment
1 Feb, 2018
Murray inquiry fighting for SA: Weatherill

South Australia is "fighting for what's right" by establishing a royal commission into the Murray-Darling Basin, Premier Jay Weatherill says.

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Safety
1 Feb, 2018
Toronto's Construction Workplace Safety Blitz

The results of a province-wide enforcement blitz that focused on supervision of construction projects and workers were released recently.

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Commercial
1 Feb, 2018
Ottawa Senators Inch Closer to New Arena

The Ottawa Senators’ potential move to a downtown arena is a small step closer to becoming reality after the National Capital Commission (NCC) announced recently it...

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