NAWIC has continued to build and recognise the talent of hard-working women in the construction industry by honouring eight inspiring WA women and innovative companies for their achievements at November's NAWIC Awards for Excellence.
The Federal Court ordered the CFMMEU and seven of its officers to pay the penalties for their unlawful conduct against a number of concreting companies at construction sites in Sydney in 2014 and 2015.
In a formal submission to the coronial inquest into the death of construction worker Jorge Castillo-Riffo, his widow and the CFMMEU have called for a new, independent safety commissioner for South Australia.
The Green Star certification process for building interiors will be more accessible with a fast-track system being introduced for the tenants of commercial buildings that have achieved Green Star status.
Workers in the construction and transport industries experience high rates of traumatic spinal injuries, and there is an urgent need for more effective safety and prevention measures, says a new study led by a team at UNSW Sydney and the University of Sydney.
For the eighth consecutive year, Australia and New Zealand’s real estate market has been ranked the world’s number one for sustainability in the internationally recognised 2018 GRESB real estate results.
Queensland government industrial relations Minister Grace Grace has issued an urgent safety warning for Queensland’s engineered stone benchtop manufacturing industry after an increase in confirmed cases of silicosis.
The architecturally designed Kardinya Close House by HONED Architecture + Design has been awarded the New Entrants Category Award at the 2018 Think Brick Awards.
Fieldwire, a construction field management solution, has announced that Built, an Australian private construction group, has chosen Fieldwire’s platform to drive productivity across its projects.
Following the recent announcement by the NSW Fair Trading’s Commissioner, Rose Webb, prohibiting the use of some types of combustible aluminium composite panels (ACPs) on certain building types, Fairview, which runs the SafeClad training programs, has released a response detailing the ban's impact on the construction industry.
The 30th anniversary of one of regional Queensland’s most iconic building and design marvels represented a full circle moment for one of Australia’s oldest construction companies.
Australian advanced materials technology company Talga Resources has achieved high levels of electrical conductivity in concrete by using an additive developed from its graphene-graphite research and development laboratory. The breakthrough offers substantial potential in existing and emerging industrial applications, particularly as concrete is the world’s largest construction material by volume.
Australia’s first Robotics Roadmap has launched and is set to benefit the construction industry guiding and supporting the development of critical new robotic technology.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a labour supply company in Perth, alleging it misclassified young labourers as independent contractors, when they were in fact employees, and underpaid them thousands of dollars.
Victoria’s new Building Regulations 2018 will be unpacked at this week’s Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) Victorian member forum.
Tradesperson media company Target Tradies has teamed up with Cancer Council to help educate Australian construction workers about the importance of being SunSmart at work.
Entries into the Think Brick Awards, which celebrate excellence in the use of clay bricks, concrete masonry and roof tiles by architects and designer, have increased by 60 percent for the 2018 edition.
Labor’s pledge to give mid-tier construction contractors better opportunities to work on publicly funded infrastructure reinforces its strong commitment to projects that meets the needs of our community, according to Master Builders Australia.
The ACCC (has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from home builder Wisdom Properties Group Pty Ltd (Wisdom) to remove contract terms contained in its standard home building agreements that are unfair under the Australian Consumer Law.
The two-day conference to be held at Bayview Eden, Queens Road, Melbourne on 28 and 29 August 2018 aims to improve productivity, cost efficiencies and innovative design through prefabricated and modular design and delivery.
GCP Applied Technologies has presented a research paper on improving the quality of cement from vertical roller mills by reducing pre-hydration during the 25th ASEAN Federation of Cement Manufacturers Technical Symposium & Exhibition.
As the Sydney and Melbourne markets go flat, some property professionals are touting Central Queensland as the ‘next big thing’ in the investment property market, following strong price reduction in recent years.
The recently released CoreLogic Market Movement Report indicated that 2429 projects moved into construction in Australia in the December quarter...
The value of non-residential building approvals jumped by 14.8 percent in February, adding to growth of 18 percent over the previous 12 months according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data.