RESEARCH & REPORTS

RLB outlook report for construction remains positive

RLB outlook report for construction remains positive

The Rider Levett Bucknall Q1 2017 Oceania Report released this week shows the construction outlook for both Australia and New Zealand remains positive. The report states, the residential market fuelling growth with inconsistent rises in construction costs forecasted across the region.

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Opportunities for tyre recycling

Opportunities for tyre recycling

In a recent report from the Australian Tyre Recyclers Association (ATRA), there are opportunities for the ever increasing volume of end-of-life tyres.

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The impact of the prohibitive cost of building in Victoria

The impact of the prohibitive cost of building in Victoria

The Institute of Public Affairs has released a new research paper that has found the Victorian Government could spend considerable amounts of money on public infrastructure if it stopped wasting money on excessively generous construction union wage deals.

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New report shows cash flow crisis costing builders $15.4 billion

New report shows cash flow crisis costing builders $15.4 billion

A new report released this week from the Invoice Market, found that builders are drowning in a sea of unpaid customer bills, with $15.4 billion worth of outstanding invoices crippling their ability to grow.

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Will Trump affect our industry, our economy?

Will Trump affect our industry, our economy?

As a new era begins in the US, we are all thinking about what it means for Australia and the building and construction industry. A recent Australian Construction Industry Forum Webinar had some important insights from Investment Strategy team at Cbus Super.

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Asia Pac expected to push mobile cranes market

Asia Pac expected to push mobile cranes market

The mobile cranes market in the North America region is forecasted to grow at a snail's pace between 2016 and 2026 but the good news is growth is expected in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) region.

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Demolishing gender structures in Australia's construction sector

Demolishing gender structures in Australia's construction sector

Over the last five years, the percentage of women working in Australia's construction sector has fallen, and if we want to increase these numbers then we need to be willing to challenge working conditions for men.

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Assessing construction mega cities around the globe

Assessing construction mega cities around the globe

Timetric's Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) tracks large-scale construction projects in all sectors around the world, and following their most recent assessment of project pipelines globally, have compiled a listing of 50 "Construction Mega Cities" - each having an investment value above US$30 billion.

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Construction sector ready for digital disruption

Construction sector ready for digital disruption

The construction industry is not just ready, it is hungry for digital disruption, says the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) but the reality is, it is still a long way from reaping the full benefits of innovation.

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Report examines status of national transport reforms

Report examines status of national transport reforms

The National Transport Commission's have released its annual National Transport Reform Implementation Report which, provides an independent assessment on how well nationally agreed transport reforms are being implemented.

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