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Melbourne construction shut down for two weeks

The Victorian Government will shut down construction in metropolitan Melbourne and other Local Government Areas currently in lockdown for two … 465
The contract to design and build Western Sydney International (WSI) Airport’s 3.7-kilometre runway and rapid-exit taxiways has been awarded to a CPB Contractors and ACCIONA joint venture, following a competitive procurement process.
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Western Sydney Airport runway construction contract awarded

The contract to design and build Western Sydney International (WSI) Airport’s 3.7-kilometre runway and rapid-exit taxiways has been awarded to … 433
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Are easements now required for ground anchors under a neighbouring property in NSW?

Temporary ground anchors are often used in construction to help prevent excavation walls from collapsing prior to the building’s permanent … 301
 Nearly 90 per cent of Australian building sites currently make use of string line technology for setting out. The principal drawback of string lines is the potential for small errors to have frustrating consequences. A small measurement error can potentially prove to be costly and time-consuming.
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Save time and money with construction site set out technology

 Nearly 90 per cent of Australian building sites currently make use of string line technology for setting out. The principal … 403
SafetyCulture takes a closer look at how teams can achieve extraordinary things in this new world of work.

Magic Johnson, Diana Nyad, Nadja West, Bob Chapman team up to talk teamwork

Headlined by NBA superstar Magic Johnson, world champion athlete Diana Nyad, Lieutenant General Nadja West, and International Business Times ranked #3 CEO in the … 189

Construction Technology

The complexity around tiered retention calculations and manual processes is slowing down not just operations but increasing risks including financial penalties. 

Are digital solutions the answer to managing retention?

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Business management platform MYOB has launched a joint initiative with Procore Technologies to provide a new platform for construction firms.

Procore and MYOB launch joint initiative

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Research & Analysis

UniSA investigates construction suicides to help save lives

The Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) has called for civil construction skills to be listed as essential on the Federal Government's National Skills Needs List to help the sector attract new workers and upskill the existing workforce.

NSW supports ageing workforce research

With the Coalition likely to form a majority government, Inside Construction looks into how its First Home Loan Deposit Scheme could impact the construction industry.

Research finds Australia has “social housing timebomb”



Heavy equipment managers in civil construction, mining, quarrying, and heavy haulage industries are often under pressure to maximise equipment uptime and increase project returns. This pressure is likely to intensify if the Australian and global economies go through a slow-growth phase.

Giving equipment more time on the job with Shell Driveline


Tiny Suveyor robot rolled out for Shire of Esperance


Continuous product innovation from Procore



The Women in Industry Awards has selected a 2021 Ambassador, who will encourage women in male-dominated industries to nominate for the awards.

Women in Industry Awards appoint ambassador


Webinar – Advancing digital construction of infrastructure projects


Webinar: Advancing digital construction of infrastructure projects


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Sunshine Plaza has been named Queensland’s most sustainable shopping centre, acquiring the state’s first 5 Star Green Star Design and As Built rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).
Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) has appointed Dr Kate Nguyen as Chief Engineer to help reduce the risks posed by combustible cladding.

Cladding Safety Victoria choose Chief Engineer

Environmental monitoring technology has reached a point where some companies are choosing to do it themselves rather than hire a consultant.

Environmental monitoring technology in demand

Tasmania has recorded the highest number of monthly dwelling approvals in a decade, with 369 being reported, which is expected to continue according to the state government.

Victoria ramps up delivery of new social housing

Standards Australia has published new specifications for aluminium composite panels (ACP) to help identify them following fires at Lacrosse and Grenfell.

Construction forecast for 2021-2022

Coates has redefined itself over the last few decades from an equipment hire company to an all-in-one solutions provider serving multiple industry segments. In temporary works engineering, Coates is a perpetual player. Rafi Tchopourian, General Manager of Coates Engineering Solutions, explains why Coates is well-positioned to support Australia’s growing infrastructure sector and deliver on its promise of “equipped for anything” with customers.

End-to-end engineering solution, under the one Coates


Contractors save historic QLD Loudoun Weir