The most unproductive time when welding is usually the time spent walking to and from the power source to adjust the welding parameters. Depending on the job, an operator might make multiple trips to adjust the welding parameters like voltage and amperage, which in turn, reduce operator productivity and expose welders to higher workplace risks.
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Maximising welding productivity with remote control

What’s the most unproductive time when welding? The time spent walking to and from the power source to adjust the … 161
Inland Rail
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EY to support 15 Inland Rail project proposals

A further 15 project proposals will receive technical and commercial support under the Australian Government’s Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program … 869
Construction on the first phase of the Suburban Rail Loop's Stage One has been $2.2 billion in the 2020-2021 Victorian Budget.
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Builders shortlisted for Suburban Rail Loop Stage One

Three construction companies are lining up to build the Melbourne Suburban Rail Loop as pre-construction works progress. 934
Contractors are being sought to build the first stage of the M6 Project, an underground motorway from Arncliffe to Kogarah in Sydney.
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Second Sydney Harbour tunnel deemed national priority

The New South Wales Government’s proposal for a second Sydney Harbour tunnel has been added to the Infrastructure Priority List. 686
A proposal for a four-lane bridge on the Princes Highway over the Shoalhaven River at Nowra has been added to Infrastructure Australia's Priority List.
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New bridge for Rookwood Weir complete

A new bridge over the Fitzroy River in Queensland has officially opened, as part of the $367.2 million Rookwood Weir … 245

Construction Technology

Procore Technologies has announced new cost management tools that provide users with accurate data and real-time insights into the financial health of construction projects, while connecting entire project teams on a single, secure platform.

Procore releases new cost management tools

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Australia could become a leader in using Artificial intelligence (AI) to design and build better cities, towns and infrastructure, according to a roadmap developed by CSIRO.

Procore launches Action Plans

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Research & Analysis

A new research project will investigate how the construction industry can transition to a circular economy, a system that eliminates waste and keeps resources flowing in a loop.

RMIT launch study into construction waste

A new research initiative aims to use robotic technology to improve the Australian construction industry’s productivity and quality.

New facility to develop construction robots

The natural strength of lobsters shells inspired the research team. Lobster x-ray image by Florian Elias Rieser, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license

How lobsters can improve concrete 3D printing



The winners of Bentley Systems' annual Year in Infrastructure awards program have been announced, to celebrate excellence in the design, construction and operation of infrastructure.

Finalists announced for Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards


MATES in construction fly the flag for suicide prevention

Nominations are closing soon for the upcoming 2020 Women in Industry Awards, which aim to acknowledge outstanding women from a range of industries, including construction.

Women in Industry 2020 winners announced