SEEK predicts 2020 to mark ‘turning point’ for construction jobs


SEEK's 2020 Trends Report predicts a positive year for construction-related jobs driven by an increase in large infrastructure projects.


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Sam El Rihani – defying industry decline


Decode Group's Sam El Rihani talks expanding in a slow market, shaping strong internal culture and being named Building and Construction Exec of the Year.


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Lack of confidence costing construction SMEs cross-border trade


New research from OFX and CoreData reveals a lack of confidence in the economy is costing Australian SMEs billions in cross-border trade deals.


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Bonython builders win big at Master Builders Awards


The construction team behind Gosford's Bonython Tower has won three major awards at the 2019 Master Builders Association Newcastle Building Awards.


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Infrastructure upgrade plans a relief for SA construction industry


South Australian construction companies are set to benefit from a much-needed boost in infrastructure work funded by the federal government.


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Main works underway on Multiplex’s Sapphire by the Gardens


Mutiplex have commenced main works at the $565 million Sapphire by the Gardens mixed-use development in the heart of the Melbourne CBD.


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Can we transform the building sector? (part two)


In part two of his article on transforming the building sector, TURLOUGH GUERIN explores ethics in construction, developments in supply chains and more.


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Gender discrimination is keeping women from careers in construction


Randstad's 2019 Women in Construction Report paints a grim picture of the conditions keeping women from entering or remaining in the construction industry.


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Coffee sets foundation for innovation in construction


An RMIT University engineering lecturer and his students have devised an innovative way to create more sustainable concrete – make it out of coffee.


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Job losses loom as SA government tender rates hit record low


Thousands of people may lose their jobs as the South Australian government's tender rates continue to fall, warns the Civil Contractors Federation.


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