Komatsu establishes advanced technical Training Academy

Leading mining and earthmoving equipment supplier Komatsu Australia has moved into the vocational educational field, offering a range of high-level technical, operator and management courses throughout Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia.

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Why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help?

Why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help?Lock icon

Why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help? This was the problem statement I was asked to deliver as part of the inaugural University of New England (UNE) Smart Region Incubator Augmentation (Hackathon) event held recently at the UNE Smart Farm near Armidale.

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Engineering firm first mover in shared parental scheme

An engineering firm has launched a first among its peers - a Shared Care parental scheme that gives family more choice when it comes to child care responsibilities.

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World's first international standard for sustainable procurement explained

World's first international standard for sustainable procurement explainedLock icon

Procurement plays an important role in all organisations, having far-reaching environmental, social and economic impacts. In the public sector alone, procurement comprises approximately 12% of GDP and 29% of government expenditure in OECD countries.

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Arcadis to design Metro tunnel

Design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, Arcadis, and joint venture partner BG&E have won a lead design role in the Sydney Metro tunnel project.

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Nudge towards better health and wellbeing

Nudge towards better health and wellbeingLock icon

Recent reports illustrate an alarming issue for the construction industry; the physical and mental wellbeing of its workforce.

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Answer the question! This is not a second bite at the cherry

Under Australia's various security of payment legislation (SOP Act), an adjudicator is permitted to request further written submissions from either party on specific issues or questions of law, to which each party must be given an opportunity to respond. 

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Mega union a step closer

Mega union a step closerLock icon

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and the Maritime Union of Australia recently made their first official moves to form a new militant 'super' union, prompting the resources industry to seek urgent new laws to restrict the merger.

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Positive Cordell results for June

CoreLogics' June Cordell Construction Report shows it was a positive month, rebounding from a relatively soft start to the year. 

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Transport infrastructure to underpin construction activity

A new report by Master Builders Australia has revealed that transport infrastructure construction will underpin broader building and construction activity over the next four years.

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