PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Unfair tender processes - will tenderers have a remedy if there's no process contract?

Unfair tender processes - will tenderers have a remedy if there's no process contract?

We expect Australian courts will start using the doctrine of estoppel to provide a legal remedy to tenderers that can prove the tender process was not conducted fairly, or in accordance with the RFT.

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Annual ACIF Briefing will see the launch of the 2017 Forecasts

Annual ACIF Briefing will see the launch of the 2017 Forecasts

The new expert panel has been announced for the upcoming Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF), where the launch of the May 2017 ACIF Forecasts for residential building, non-residential building and engineering construction.

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Scholarship program making headway for women in construction

Scholarship program making headway for women in construction

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) have announced the recipient of the 2017 IWD scholarship, which is seen as the most significant scholarship for a female professional in the property and construction industry.

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Acciona makes major investment

Acciona makes major investment

Global infrastructure and renewable energy leader Acciona has made its first major investment in an Australian company with the acquisition of the Geotech Group.

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PrefabAUS becomes latest member of the ACIF

PrefabAUS becomes latest member of the ACIF

PrefabAUS becomes the latest member of the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF), bringing to the industry table one of the newest and fastest growing sectors in building and construction - prefabrication.

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Wilhelm Harnisch steps down

Wilhelm Harnisch steps down

Master Builders Australia's longstanding CEO, Wilhelm Harnisch, has announced he is stepping down from the role after 15 years at the helm.

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Melbourne City executive announced

Melbourne City executive announced

Arcadis have announced the appointment of Pru Sanderson to the newly created role of Melbourne City executive to support the company's strong continued growth in the Victorian capital.

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Aurecon adapts amidst increasing disruption

Aurecon adapts amidst increasing disruption

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon has extended the term of global CEO Giam Swiegers until February 2019 in order for him to continue work on the firm's investment strategies, which has a strong focus on leadership, innovation and change.

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UOW and Hong Kong's MTR celebrate 25 years of collaboration

UOW and Hong Kong's MTR celebrate 25 years of collaboration

This year marks the 25th anniversary of an ongoing collaboration between the Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTR) in Hong Kong and the University of Wollongong's engineering asset management team.

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The challenge of finding the right solution

The challenge of finding the right solution

Holding a long-term interest in a defined career path is a rare thing these days. People move in and out of industries, change careers a number of times and reinvent their skill set annually.

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